Protecting citizens against crime, war, terrorism and disasters is a crucial government responsibility. Is the government going too far sometimes, or not far enough? What can we do ourselves? Tilburg University investigates the security of society at various levels, including that of cyberspace.
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14 Dec 2016News
New publication: "Africa and the ICC; Perceptions of Justice"
Eefje de Volder of Tilburg University is one of the editors of the recently published book Africa and the ICC; Perceptions of justice (Cambridge University Press). This book provides the reader with detailed insights into the interaction between the African Union and the International Criminal Court (ICC), but also looks further at the impact of the ICC at a societal level in African states and examines other justice mechanisms on a local and regional level in these countries.
14 Dec 2016Press release
Dictator’s ideology partly determines the extent to which they can be influenced
The extent to which a dictator believes in the ideology he propagates is a crucial factor in the decision-making process of his regime. This ideological conviction also determines the extent to which they can be influenced.
08 Dec 2016Press release
Max van der Stoel Awards 2016 awarded to three theses on human rights
On the occasion of World Human Rights Day on December 10th, the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Awards 2016 have been awarded at Tilburg University. Two PhD researchers and a master’s student received a prize for their theses: Lize Glas of Nijmegen University, Michelle Parlevliet of the University of Amsterdam and Thomislav Chokrevski of Tilburg University.
05 Dec 2016Background
Data Analytics for a Better World
Algorithms that make the World Food Program more effective. Flood protection for the Netherlands using ‘business analytics’. Tilburg University wants to use data analytics to achieve a better and safer world. The Data Science Center Tilburg (DSC/t) participates in the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, which was recently opened by Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.
21 Nov 2016Press release
Traumas of refugees and migrants neglected
PRESS RELEASE 21 November 2016 - European as well as Dutch policies on migration and victims of human trafficking should devote much more attention to the traumas people suffer during migration. That is the position Professor of Human Trafficking and Globalization Conny Rijken took in her inaugural address at Tilburg University on Friday November 18, 2016.
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