Disreputable actions

Ireland“In late March, the University of East London suspended one of its senior staff, Anthropologist Professor Chris Knight, for bringing the university into disrepute. He had done this, in the view of the university, when during the preparations for his ‘alternative G20 summit’ he had told the Evening Standard newspaper: ‘The message to police is “if you press your nuclear button, I’ll press mine”. It sounds like a threat? Well, yeah – don’t do it. If you want violence, you’ll get it.’ This was deemed to be an incitement to violence, and action was taken against him …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 8 April]

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