JONATHAN JANSEN | Yet another university disinvites me: what’s at stake here?

Across three cases, it is clear my columns ruffle the feathers of higher-ups

27 September 2023 - 21:28

This Tuesday morning on the other side of the world I opened my email to a strange subject line: “withdrawal of invitation”. I thought it was my jetlag playing up but there it was, the third South African university to issue a warm invitation to keynote a major conference only to withdraw its own request to the speaker weeks or months later...

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