Reading lists inspected for capacity to incite violence

UK“The reading lists of lecturers at the University of Nottingham’s School of Politics and International Relations are being scrutinised for material that is illegal or could incite violence. The institution has set up a ‘module review committee’, made up of teaching-group heads, to advise on academics’ teaching material. A document about the process explains that the reviews’ purpose is to provide feedback to staff on a range of issues, including the topics covered, the assessment methods used and ‘whether any material on reading lists could be illegal or might be deemed to incite people to use violence’ …” (more)

[Melanie Newman, Times Higher Education, 25 June]

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