Cambridge lecturer protests Brexit by giving lecture nude, letting people sign her body

Cambridge lecturer protests Brexit by giving lecture nude, letting people sign her body
Victoria Bateman, Cambridge economist. Cambridge Junction via College Fix

[Ed. – Helpful, in a dialogue kind of way.]

“Brexit leaves Britain naked.” That was the message scrawled on economics scholar Victoria Bateman’s completely nude body during a recent lecture she gave at which audience members were also allowed to “create a living anti-Brexit petition by signing her bare body,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

The Jan. 14 event was titled: “Brexit: The Naked Truth.” A description of the event said it would delve into the “economic, political and social damage that Brexit will cause, drawing on her expertise in economic history as well as detailing the practical and emotional impact on her own academic community.”

Signing her body attempted to create “the first living human petition,” the description noted, adding “expect impassioned argument and nudity in equal measure.”

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