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Historian Laurent Turcotte reprimanded UQTR for plagiarism

Historian Laurent Turcotte reprimanded UQTR for plagiarism

First published by Montreal Magazineconfirmed by UQTR President Christian Blanchett in an interview with the programme always in the morning.

In the past few months, the educational institution received an anonymous complaint about the book Sports and Entertainment : a history of origins to the present day, Written by Laurent Turcot, published in 2016 by Éditions Gallimard.

The complaint identified 13 unquoted passages whose origins can be traced almost entirely to other documents. Then a group of experts was formed to shed light on these claims.

There were 13 passages and Professor Turcot provided the references, but he did not write them as he should have done. He should have been quotedMr. Blanchett explained to Radio Canada.

This nuance, to us, is important and that is why the report says that there is a breach, and that there is plagiarism, but we judge that there is no malice, because the sources are indicated, but they should have been cited.

So UQTR didn’t punish the professor, but asked him to More stringent In the future. The question of academic property, it is necessary In UQTR and because The work we do is delicate workFollow the university president.

The latter said that Laurent Turcot’s editor had assured that passages would be corrected and moved in future editions of the book.

Revenge according to the professor

as stated Montreal MagazineLaurent Turcot defended himself before the group of experts by noting that the book was prepared using course documents, some passages of which are not referenced.

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Quotes and references may have been accidentally removed by him or his publisher forventilation text, he would have argued.

In an interview with the Montreal Daily, the professor admitted that Some mistakes were madebut without Iman Sei. He also claimed that it was retaliation against a colleague who had been harassing him for years.

Laurent Turcot is known in the media scene for his regular appearances on various networks, including Radio Canada. He is the host of the podcast military history, on Ohdio. his youtube channel, History will tell us, She has 377,000 subscribers.