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Paul Post: in the end, all rituals are about banning evil08th November 2019
Professor Paul Post, having occupied the chair of Ritual Studies for 25 years, is retiring and saying farewell to Tilburg University. In his valedictory address, he looks back on his work on rituals, more particularly on how these take on new forms.
Dr. Mario Braakman appointed as Endowed Professor of Transcultural Forensic Psychiatry10th October 2019
Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Mario Braakman as Endowed Professor of Transcultural Forensic Psychiatry, effective October 1, 2019. Braakman will focus on making behavioral experts’ reports in the justice system more culture-sensitive and improving the psychiatric care for detainees and persons with a migration background who are detained under a hospital order.
Historical study on catholic girls' lycea relevant to the Dutch debate on article 23 of the Constitution)12th September 2019
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.
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Luce / Centrum voor Religieuze Communicatie
Het verzorgen van postinitieel onderwijs en theologische vorming voor pastores en andere beroepskrachten die in hun werk in aanraking komen met vragen over geloof, zingeving en ethiek.
Centre for the Study of Early Christianity
Aan het interuniversitair Nederlands Centrum voor de Studie naar het Vroege Christendom / Centre for the Study of Early Christianity (CSEA) van de Faculteit der Godgeleerdheid van de Vrije Universiteit te Amsterdam en de Tilburg School of Catholic Theology (TST) werken theologen, filologen en godsdienstwetenschappers samen om wetenschappelijk onderzoek te doen naar de vroege kerk in haar historische en culturele context.
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