Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has a unique focus on humans in the context of the globalizing digital society, on the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, on their impact on communication, culture and society, and on moral and existential challenges that arise.
TSHD holds a strong position, recognized both nationally and internationally. In national rankings, Bachelor's and Master's programs of TSHD are rated excellent on a regular basis, as was the case recently for the Communication and Information Sciences program and the Culture Studies program in the Keuzegids (impartial national overview ranking the educational programs in Dutch higher education).
#blacklivesmatter hashtag activism primed for major impact18th June 2020
Professor Jan Blommaert specializes in superdiversity and has written extensively on identity, culture, and racism. He is Professor of Language, culture, and globalization as well as Director of Babylon, Center for the Study of Superdiversity. Tineke Bennema talked to him about the significance of the worldwide antiracism demonstrations.
Mirjam van Reisen raises € 2 million for research into Digital Education for Resilience in Africa15th June 2020
Mirjam van Reisen, professor of International Relations, Innovation and Care, recently obtained three grants for her research, totalling € 2 million. The programmes focus on strengthening digital opportunities in Africa through capacity building and education.
Jolien Peeters new TSHD managing director20th May 2020
The Executive Board has appointed Jolien Peeters as managing director of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD). She succeeds Cécile de Vos and interim director Hans-Georg van Liempd and will start in her new position on July 13, 2020.
16:30 - 18:00
PhD Defense Y. Lu
Biaoqing on Chinese Social Media: Practices, products, communities and markets in a knowledge economy
16:00 - 17:30
PhD Defense B. Budi Rahman Hakim
Actualization of Neo-Sufism: A Case Study of the Tariqa Qadiriyya Naqshabandiyya Pondok Pesantren Suryalaya
16:30 - 18:00
PhD Defense A.M. Tinga MSc
Assessment of learning through non-invasive neurophysiological measures