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).
Deep-seated anti-institutionalism calls for unifying collective narrative28th January 2021
What is the background of the violence, who are these troublemakers? And what can the government and politicians do about it to stem the discontent? An interdisciplinary analysis with sociologist Peter Achterberg, public administration experts Pieter Tops and Niels Karsten, Juliette Schaafsma, humanities, and social psychologist Florian van Leeuwen.
Ico Maly: Solving digital illiteracy may be more important than restricting social media sites14th January 2021
The banning of groups from social media is not enough to fight the spreading of fake news and extremism, says researcher Ico Maly. It would be better to do research on the causes and to teach people how to learn to recognize misleading content. He particularly sees a role for the government here.
In memory of Jan Blommaert08th January 2021
It is with deep sadness that we received the news that January 7th, 2021, Jan Blommaert passed away at the age of 59.
13:30 - 15:00
PhD Defense M. Kurani MA
“Is the voice of a woman shameful?” A linguistic anthropological study of the multinormativity of Jordan’s society
16:00 - 17:30
PhD Defense N. Braun
Affective Words and the Company They Keep: Investigating the interplay of emotion and language
10:30 - 13:00
TSHD Career Day 2021
The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences considers it is important that you orientate on the labor market and prepare for your future career. The annual TSHD Career Day offers this possibility. This year, we organize an online edition for you on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.