Monday, 24 October 2011

University forum with Israeli scientists 'offends Muslims'

University of Sydney is Advised to Cancel Scholarly Event With Israeli Neuroscience Experts because the Event May Offend Muslims

UNIVERSITY of Sydney scholars set to exchange ideas with visiting Israeli experts on neuroscience, tissue regeneration and other cutting-edge research areas are being warned the event will offend potential Muslim undergraduates.

Associate Professor Jake Lynch, director of the university's Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, has urged his colleagues to withdraw from the research gathering, and the university administration to cancel it.

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