Press releases Tilburg University
VR application with vibrations makes you feel like an animal and stimulates empathy
Through this research in Virtual Reality we can create future applications that enable users to have a highly emotional connection with animals and from there promote their conservation.
Book launch: Portraits of Injustice
In order to show the impact of international crimes on victims, the International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT) of Tilburg University will present the photo book 'Portraits of Injustice: Forced marriage and related sexual violence under the Khmer Rouge' on September 24th, 2019. The photo book portrays twelve victims of forced marriage under the Khmer Rouge in words and pictures.
Historical study on catholic girls' lycea relevant to the Dutch debate on article 23 of the Constitution)
Fons Vitae in Amsterdam, Mater Dei in Nijmegen and the Theresialyceum in Tilburg, three Catholic girls' lycea, are described in detail for the period 1914-1968 in Marieke Smit’s historical dissertation. Central question: how did Catholic, female and intellectual education relate to each other at these schools? The desire to found the lycea on their own philosophical basis and to form good citizens did not contradict. In this sense, the dissertation is relevant to the current Dutch education debate on article 23 of the Constitution, according to Smit in ‘In deugd en wijsheid groeien’ (Growing in virtue and wisdom), which she will defend at Tilburg University, on September 18.