Sacked professor sues the state

“Earlier this month, five days were spent in an Oslo court to hear testimonies in a case where sacked University of Oslo Professor Arnved Nedkvitne is suing the Norwegian government. Professor Arnved Nedkvitne has demanded he either be reinstated as a full professor in medieval history or paid financial compensation until he reaches pension age. The case is unique because sacking professors or other governmental officers is extremely rare in Norway …” (more)

[Jan Petter Myklebust, University World News, 24 January]

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