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 has a unique combination of disciplines: philosophy, cultural studies, communication and information sciences, cognitive sciences and AI, the University College, and the Tilburg Center of the Learning Sciences (TiCeLS). From this strong foundation, we join forces to work on the challenges that people, organizations, and society are faced with. TSHD focuses on the further development of digital sciences, with strong roots in the humanities and social sciences, and on the further development of the humanities and social sciences with digital sciences.
Read more about our vision, ambition, and goals in our Strategy 2022-2027: Shaping our Future Society Together.
Sanneke de Haan appointed as endowed professor in Rotterdam20th January 2022
Dr. Sanneke de Haan of the Department of Culture Studies was appointed as an endowed professor of psychiatry and philosophy at the Erasmus School of Philosophy and the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam on January 1st. She will also remain affiliated with TSHD.
Gesture educational robots promote learning and performance children in second language class20th January 2022
PhD candidate Jan de Wit of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences found in his research that interaction between children and social robots with their sign language leads to better learning performance when learning a second language.
New publication: Online Academic Education: What to Keep and What to Drop?13th January 2022
The fourth volume in Tilburg Series in Academic Education has been published, entitled: 'Online Academic Education: What to Keep and What to Drop?' This issue examines the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for education within our university.
10:00 - 11:30
PhD Defense J.M.S. de Wit PDEng
Robots that gesture, and their potential as second language tutors for children
14:00 - 16:00
PhD Defense Drs. J.M. van der Loo
Mastering The Art of Academic Writing: Comparing the Effectiveness of Observational Learning and Learning by Doing
13:30 - 15:00
PhD Defense M.K. Van de Sanden-Szabla MSc
Superdiversity, Diaspora and Chronotopic Analysis in the Online-offline Nexus
A case study on the Polish diaspora in the Low Countries
16:15 - 17:15
Valedictory address Prof. E.J.P. van Loon