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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.


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  • Similarities and Differences at One World Day 03 Nov 2017News Similarities and Differences at One World Day
    “People are all the same. We all recognize one another's emotions, want our kids to grow up happy, and can imagine ourselves in someone else's shoes. But are we truly the same? Well then, how many Germans does it take to screw in a light bulb?”

  • Climate researchers must provide better visual communication on climate change 18 May 2017Press release Climate researchers must provide better visual communication on climate change
    Climate researchers should give more consideration to ways in which they can make the message about climate change clear to the public at large. This is argued by Professor of Communication and Cognition Fons Maes in a publication in Nature. Although enormous amounts of visual and digital information on climate change is available, hardly any attention is given to reaching one large and vulnerable target group: people with low levels of literacy.

  • Don't Just Subsidise Art, Start Taxing Junk Entertainment 27 Mar 2017Direct link Don't Just Subsidise Art, Start Taxing Junk Entertainment
    The peculiar thrill of art consists in the search for understanding. Unlike junk entertainment, our relationship with high art has the potential for upward development.

  • Vici grant for Jenny Slatman: Mind the Body in Health Care 20 Feb 2017Press release Vici grant for Jenny Slatman: Mind the Body in Health Care
    PRESS RELEASE 17 February 2017 - Professor of Medical Humanities Jenny Slatman is to receive an NWO grant worth € 1.5 million that will allow her to do further research on the meaning of the body in health care. Because the body is mainly perceived as a biological entity in health care, various embodied dimensions of health problems go off the radar. As a result, somatic problems are often given psychological explanations and mental problems are increasingly seen as brain deficiencies. Slatman wants to develop a broader view of embodiment.

  • How Trump used social media in his campaign 20 Jan 2017Direct link How Trump used social media in his campaign
    In the following paper Asya Krusteva and Kiki Bathoorn (students Online Culture: Art, Media and Society) will explain how the political figure Donald Trump uses social media and its format for his benefit.



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Arfman, W.R.
Name dr. W.R. (William) Arfman
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
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Augenstein, D.H.
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