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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Digital confessing: Sharing secrets with a chatbot and a human09th October 2019
Results of this research on digital confessiin can contribute to the discussion in society on the use of social chatbots in social and therapeutic situations.
VR application with vibrations makes you feel like an animal and stimulates empathy17th September 2019
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.
Three million euros for research into bullying and visual narratives05th September 2019
Two researchers from Tilburg University have each been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant of at least 1.5 million euros. The researchers are Neil Cohn (TSHD) and Matteo Giletta (TSB).
08:30 - 17:45
Conference Beyond Boundaries: Authorship and Readership in Life Writing
The two-day conference ‒ 24 & 25 October ‒ focuses on the question how authors and readers matter in life writing. It explores similarities and differences in self-representaton by adult and young authors and it discusses to what extent readers' age plays a role in how they are addressed in life narratives.
16:15 - 17:15
Valedictory address Prof. P.G.J. Post
Title: Ritual reusing as recasting
Ritual dynamics beyond inculturation and syncretism
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense Á. Kádár MA
Learning visually grounded and multilingual representations