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Students on the sociology programme at the University of Copenhagen say they are being forced to offend minority groups in a compulsory course where they act out excerpts from a book about life in a poor American city area. The head of the study programme defends the subject’s methodology.
Student Flavio Sabah Saleh rejects the Danish so-called ‘hygge-racism’. But others see stereotypical jokes and expressions as a path to familiarity and friendship.
Is there a culture of victimhood at the University of Copenhagen? Oh, yes. But what this means is a lot harder to get a hold on. As no one wants to be the offended party.