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Culture and Religion

Culture and religion

Secularization, increasing globalization & diversification and technological advances are influencing personal and social identities. Our scientists analyze and interpret the consequences of these developments for language, culture and religion.


New in Culture en religion

  • Pentecost: Feast of enlightenment 12 May 2016News Pentecost: Feast of enlightenment
    This time of year Christians around the world celebrate the high feast of Pentecost, fifty days after Easter. In the Christian tradition, Pentecost is known as the ‘feast of the (holy) spirit.’ A wonderful reference, of course, but what is the significance or relevance of a feast like this in a society that is quickly shedding its Christian feathers? Frank Bosman, culture theologian, explains it all.

  • Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing by Paul Mutsaers 29 Feb 2016Direct link Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing by Paul Mutsaers
    Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing: Law Enforcement and Migrants in the Netherlands by Paul Mutsaers (Politieacademie/Tilburg University, 2015).

  • Publication: Freedom of Religion in the 21st Century 26 Nov 2015Publication Publication: Freedom of Religion in the 21st Century
    Recent history shows that a number of religious claims challenge the neutral state. How can conflicting interpretations of the relation between religion and state be balanced in our world?

  • Refugees and the dark side of ICT 11 Nov 2015Video Refugees and the dark side of ICT
    Between 2009 and 2015, 25.000 refugees were abducted in the Sinai, mostly originating from Eritrea. It is estimated that USD 600 million was paid for the release of these refugees. Research by Mirjam van Reisen Conny Rijken and Meron Estefanos highlighted the increasing importance of mobile money and mobile phone in human trafficking and smuggling. This is refered to as "the dark side of ICT".

  • Conversation-provoking HIV/AIDS campaigns may be counter-productive 12 Oct 2015Press release Conversation-provoking HIV/AIDS campaigns may be counter-productive
    Press Release, 12 October 2015 -- Mass media campaigns aimed to make adolescents in South Africa talk about issues related to HIV/AIDS may be counter-productive.



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Augenstein, D.H.
Name dr. D.H. Augenstein
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law
Position Associate Professor
Room M 508
Phone +31 13 466 8283
E-mail d.h.augenstein@tilburguniversity.edu
Beck, H.L.
Name prof. dr. H.L. Beck
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position Full Professor
Room D 222
Phone +31 13 466 2583
E-mail h.l.beck@tilburguniversity.edu
Hellemans, G.A.F.
Name prof. dr. G.A.F. Hellemans
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Religious Studies
Position Full Professor
Room NE 106
Phone +31 13 466 2716
E-mail g.a.f.hellemans@tilburguniversity.edu
Hoondert, M.J.M.
Name dr. M.J.M. Hoondert
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 207
Phone +31 13 466 3551
E-mail m.j.m.hoondert@tilburguniversity.edu

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