Tim Hayward (academic)

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Tim Hayward is Professor of Environmental Political Theory at Edinburgh University and Director of the University's Just World Institute.[1]

With Professor Piers Robinson of Sheffield University, he is a member of the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media.[2] In April 2018, The Times alleged that the group was spreading "disinformation" favouring the line of the government of Bashar al-Assad in the Syrian Civil War. Professor Hayward responded: “I do not accept that I am spreading ‘disinformation’.” [2] In a further response, Hayward said that The Times may have published its article because his group was subjecting to critical assessment claims that were being used as a pretext to escalate the war in Syria. [3][4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Hayward, Tim (1995). Ecological Thought: An Introduction. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-74-561320-8.
  • Hayward, Tim (1998). Political Theory and Ecological Values. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-74-561809-8.
  • Hayward, Tim (2005). Constitutional Environmental Rights. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-927867-1.
  • "How We Were Misled about Syria: The role of Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF)". (2016)
  • Human Rights and the Environment, edited, 4 Vols, (Routledge, 2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Hayward". Politics & International Relations (PIR), University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b Keate, Georgie; Kennedy, Dominic; Shveda, Krystina; Haynes, Deborah (14 April 2018). "Apologists for Assad working in British universities". The Times. Retrieved 19 April 2018. (subscription required)
  3. ^ Hayward, Tim. "Attacked By The Times". Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  4. ^ Hayward, Tim. "Chemical Attack in Douma: a false pretext for escalating war against Syria?". Retrieved 27 November 2018.

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