Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions.
15 Jul 2016NewsVeni awards NWO for three promising researchers
Three promising young reseachers of Tilburg University have been awarded a Veni grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant consists of a maximum of 250,000 euro and will enable them to conduct innovative research for three years.
27 Jun 2016NewsCall for Papers Tilburg Law Review: 'Translating Law'
Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on 'Translating Law'. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and humanities, but we welcome submissions from other disciplines as well. This issue will also contain the Montesquieu Lecture that Boaventura de Sousa Santos will deliver at Tilburg University in the spring of 2017.
01 Jun 2016NewsPredicting geographical locations analyzing co-occurrences in text
Can we predict the geographical location of a city only using the way they happen to be mentioned in language? Based on the simple principle that places that are located together are mentioned together, data scientist Max Louwerse of the Tilburg School of Humanities and colleagues have demonstrated that you can.
09 May 2016NewsERASMUS+ 2014-2016 Learning Outcomes
The first Erasmus+ project 2014-2016 (Mobility within Europe) has ended. All incoming and outgoing students and staff participating in Erasmus mobility have completed an online report regarding their level of satisfaction with many aspects of their exchange.
Adams, Byron, Abubakar, A.A., Vijver, Fons van de, De Bruin, G., Arasa, J., Fomba, J., Gillath, O., Hapunda, Given, Looh La, J., Mazrui, L., & Murugami, M. (2016). Ethnic identity in emerging adults in Sub-Saharan Africa and the US, and its associations with psychological well-being. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 26(236-252), 236-252.
Vijver, Fons van de (2016, July 10). Assessment in education in multicultural populations. In G. T. L. Brown & L. R. Harris (Eds.), Handbook of human and social conditions in assessment (pp. 436-453). New York: Routledge Publishers.