Influenced by sexual assault scandal, 2018 Nobel prize for literature will be postponed.

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 Influenced by sexual assault scandal, 2018 Nobel prize for literature will be postponed.


The 18 academicians of the Swedish Academy are lifelong tenure and cannot resign theoretically, but they can choose not to participate in meetings and decisions. At present, 7 people are no longer active members, which is quite difficult for the Swedish Academy. According to the articles of association, 12 academicians are required to vote on the new members. It is reported that the crisis stems from the Swedish Academy employing lawyers to investigate 18 women and accusations of sexual assault by Swedish cultural celebrity Jean Claude Arnaud. It is reported that Arnaud is the husband of the poet and Katharina Frostenson, a Swedish Academy member. Because the Swedish Academy voted not to expel her, 6 academicians in the college resigned. It is reported that several academicians of the Swedish Academy proposed to retain this years awards, together with 2019 awards next year. Academician Ying Long said, taking into account the current situation of colleges, and the best interests of the award, it may be best to postpone a year. We are considering this matter, said Olsen, a temporary Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. Well let you know as soon as possible. It is reported that after the Swedish Academy involved in the scandal, Ying Long is one of the 5 academicians who resigned in recent weeks, including permanent secretary Dainius. However, another academician, Ma Yue ran, rejected the idea. He said the awards would be awarded according to the plan. Source: China News Net editor: Zhu Xiaodong _NBJS6126 It is reported that the crisis stems from the Swedish Academy employing lawyers to investigate 18 women and accusations of sexual assault by Swedish cultural celebrity Jean Claude Arnaud. It is reported that Arnaud is the husband of the poet and Katharina Frostenson, a Swedish Academy member. Because the Swedish Academy voted not to expel her, 6 academicians in the college resigned. It is reported that several academicians of the Swedish Academy proposed to retain this years awards, together with 2019 awards next year. Academician Ying Long said, taking into account the current situation of colleges, and the best interests of the award, it may be best to postpone a year. We are considering this matter, said Olsen, a temporary Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. Well let you know as soon as possible. It is reported that after the Swedish Academy involved in the scandal, Ying Long is one of the 5 academicians who resigned in recent weeks, including permanent secretary Dainius. However, another academician, Ma Yue ran, rejected the idea. He said the awards would be awarded according to the plan.