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Tilburg

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The Editors
26/10/2018

Diggit Magazine is connected to the University of Tilburg and many of our authors have studied at this University. In the context of courses and research programs, and for many of them Tilburg became a research field. In this file, we collect all research, reflection and blogs on Tilburg.

Side of the church of the Holy Heart in Tilburg

Deconstructing Tilburg: the Heilig Hartkerk

Academic paper
Inge Beekmans
16/11/2018
25 minutes to read

The Heilig Hartkerk was intentionally demolished by the inhabitants of the city. A decision many people now regret. Was it a flurry of bewilderment? Or did something more deliberate, and possibly even malicious, happen?

Spoorzone Tilburg Station

Linguistic directions in De Spoorzone of Tilburg

Paper
Jan Dijsselbloem
09/02/2018
22 minutes to read

'De Spoorzone', North of Tilburg station, was claimed in 1886 by Dutch Railways, and received the name 'Forbidden City'. Recently reclaimed, urbanization began. Hiding an abundance of signs, the area displays tons of indexicality.

Homemade semiotics and linguistic landscaping

Paper
Jules van Iperen
13/01/2017
19 minutes to read

Analyses of linguistic landscapes found in and around the city of Tilburg. The focus of this paper is on homemade signs. It demonstrates how authenticity plays a role in the sociolinguistic characteristics of signs.