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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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  • PhD student takes a close look at immigration: diversity good for regional economics 11 Oct 2018News PhD student takes a close look at immigration: diversity good for regional economics
    In three empirical studies, Greek PhD student Panagiotis Chasapopoulos investigated aspects related to international immigration, such as the relation between diversity and income, how immigrants’ countries of origin and skills level relates to anti-immigration sentiments, and, finally, the effect of immigration on electoral support for radical right-wing parties. Between 2004 and 2012, data were collected in 74 regions on the relation between cultural diversity and economic performance.

  • Piia Varis: Five years after the Snowden revelations 15 Jun 2018Direct link Piia Varis: Five years after the Snowden revelations
    Piia Varis: Five years after the Snowden revelations

  • Jan Blommaert: Did anything happen in May 68? 03 May 2018Direct link Jan Blommaert: Did anything happen in May 68?

  • 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.



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Arfman, W.R.
Name dr. W.R. (William) Arfman
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Department of Culture Studies
Position Researcher
Room D 221
Phone +31 13 466 2852
E-mail w.r.arfman@tilburguniversity.edu
Arcot Srikantan, G.
Name G. (Geetanjali) Arcot Srikantan
Tilburg Law School
Department for Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History
Position Assistant Professor
Room M 412
Phone +31 13 466 2602
E-mail g.srikantan@tilburguniversity.edu
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
Prüfer, J.O.
Name dr. J.O. Prüfer
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Associate Professor
Room P 2.113
Phone +31 13 466 3250
E-mail j.prufer@tilburguniversity.edu

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