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The monumental Black Lives Matter movement has reached the University of Copenhagen. But serious anti-racism efforts in the university's privileged bubble are yet to be seen, writes Maria Heines, who contradicts Danish ideals of equality with the help of anecdotal evidence from two minority students.
It keeps on happening: Stories of sexism and crazy initiation rituals, the global #metoo movement, and guidelines on offensive behaviour keep the University of Copenhagen at the centre of a stormy debate.
The two scientists behind an open letter on racism at the University of Copenhagen say that their message was hijacked by a debate over identity politics.
Professor Ole Wæver's theory of securitization has been accused of being so racist that it should never be applied again. But the criticism is bad science, Wæver responds. He says he is caught in a catch-22 situation where it is hard to defend himself.