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Art still inspired by Christianity despite secularization27th March 2023
Even in an individualized and secularized society, people are still seeking mystery, transcending the everyday, and trying to represent it in art. Yet sometimes this is still done with or at least involved in religious traditions, as seen in museums and heard in music. Why is it that people revert to the heritage of religion? This is what Tilburg School of Catholic Theology and Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences are organizing a symposium on April 19. Theologian Stefan Gärtner, one of the organizers, explains why we always keep looking for mystery.
Tilburg University maintains its top positions in QS World University rankings by subject 202322nd March 2023
As in recent years, Tilburg University has achieved several top positions in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Since the 2020 edition of the ranking, Tilburg University has ranked in the worldwide top 100 in the broad faculty area of Social Sciences & Management.
Recognizing fake news in course CoMMiTTed27th February 2023
'Fake news is of all times, but has taken off with the corona pandemic. It is therefore an important subject of research. That is why we received a grant from the European Union to investigate the phenomenon,' says Jan Jaap de Ruiter, together with Max Spotti forming a team of Tilburg scientists, alongside Spanish, Portuguese and German colleagues. It has just been completed. The goal was to create a teaching module with the results and give students tools on how to recognize fake news.