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).
Large international conference on Regulation, Law & Technology
Technology is transforming society on many fronts. In recent years, we have seen the sustained move from atoms to bits, rise of social media and the sharing economy, and the rapid development of cloud computing, big data, smart devices, and robotics.
Interview on chatbots: “I li-ke y-ou t-oo”
Can we strike up a friendship with a chatting robot? So researchers Marjolijn Antheunis and Emmelyn Croes wondered. The answer is ‘no’, or at any rate: not just yet.
Language of Comics, BBC interview Neil Cohn
Can a sequence of images be 'read' like a series of words?
16:00 - 17:00
PhD Defense Prof. L.T.B. Jackson
Diversity Management in the New South Africa: An Acculturation Approach
16:15 - 17:15
Inaugural address Prof. A. van Lenning
Out of the Labyrinth
02:30 - 03:30
PhD Defense Drs. G.A.C. Strik
Een plantaardig ademen: Nieuw materialisme in het vroege oeuvre van Hella S. Haasse