Research Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions.
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‘Tilburg University has worked in Artificial Intelligence for decades’
Of the 110 billion people who have ever lived on Earth, fewer than 600 have seen the Earth from space. Fifty years after the ‘Earth rise’ photo, fifty years after the first man on the moon, SPACEBUZZ has teamed up with astronaut André Kuipers to inspire children to become ambassadors of planet Earth. By means of an innovative educational virtual reality program, children can experience an astronaut’s perspective of the Earth, the so-called ‘overview effect’. A fifteen meter long spacecraft will be stationed on the Tilburg University campus on May 23 and 24.
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.
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