“As soon as you begin to speak about black people and IQ you have a problem, because genetically-speaking ‘black people’ aren’t one homogenous group,” Rutherford said.“Any two people of recent African descent are likely to be more genetically distinct from each other than either of them is to anyone else in the world.” Another major organiser of the LCI is Emil Kirkegaard, who has attended all four conferences and even designed the website.
UCL’s Galton chair, named in his honour, was first occupied by Karl Pearson, another overt racist.” UCL’s Prevent Officer and those in charge of room bookings did not reply to London Student’s request for comment.
The conference has taken place at UCL four times since its inception in 2014, and now even boasts its own You Tube channel bearing the UCL logo.
UCL have told London Student that they are investigating the conference.
Helmuth Nyborg, a member of the UISR Academic Advisory Council, gave a lecture at last year’s American Renaissance conference which argued that Denmark’s gene pool would suffer from immigration from the Middle East. He has written numerous articles for Mankind Quarterly as well as a book for the UISR memorializing the former head of the Pioneer Fund, white nationalist J. His political leanings are betrayed by his public Twitter account, where he follows prominent white supremacists including Richard Spencer (who follows him back), Virginia Dare, American Renaissance, Brett Stevens, the Traditional Britain Group, Charles Murray and Jared Taylor.
Thompson is a frequent contributor to the Unz Review, which has been described as “a mix of far-right and far-left anti-Semitic crackpottery,” and features articles such as ‘America’s Jews are Driving America’s Wars’ and ‘What to do with Latinos? His own articles include frequent defences of the idea that women are innately less intelligent than men (1, 2, 3, and 4), and an analysis of the racial wage gap which concludes that “some ethnicities contribute relatively little,” namely “blacks.” Writer and geneticist Adam Rutherford told London Student that, based on the titles and abstracts, some of the views presented were a “pseudoscientific front for bog-standard, old-school racism”.