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).
Keuzegids Universiteiten 2021: Five Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs rank # 126th November 2020
The Keuzegids Universiteiten 2021 shows that students have ranked five Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs as the best in their field. In the annual Keuzegids Universiteiten, all academic Bachelor’s programs are compared, largely based on student satisfaction measured through the National Student Survey (NSE). In the overall ranking of Dutch universities, Tilburg University achieves a tied 5th position.
Connie de Vos: Recognition for sign language as a result of the corona pandemic27th October 2020
On October 13, the Senate passed a bill for the recognition of Sign Language of the Netherlands as an official language. The corona crisis speeded up this process by making press conferences accessible to deaf people by means of a sign interpreter.
#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.
16:00 - 17:00
PhD Defense J.P.W. Brouwers
De hoofddoek in de krant; Een inhoudsanalytisch onderzoek naar de berichtgeving over de islamitische hoofddoek in vijf Nederlandse dagbladen (2000-2014)
16:00 - 17:00
PhD Defense O. Prochazka MA
Negotiating Ludic Normativity in Facebook meme pages
13:30 - 15:30
PhD Defense J.K. Asmoredjo MSc
Change through exchange