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Germaine Greer – Hadyn Ellis lecture

22nd October, 2015

The University has been in contact with Germaine Greer’s representatives and the lecture is scheduled to go ahead.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Colin Riordan said: “We are committed to freedom of speech and open debate.

“Our events include speakers with a range of views, all of which are rigorously challenged and debated. This event will be no different.

“Our commitment to our LGBT+ students and staff members is unwavering and we fully recognise the tremendous benefits having such a diverse community brings to Cardiff University.

“At Cardiff University we work hard to provide a positive and welcoming space for LGBT+ people and we are in consultation with student and staff groups to ensure that the views of LGBT+ people are represented at our events.

“We in no way condone discriminatory comments of any kind.”