More Thoughts on Scholarly Misconduct, and What We Can Learn from It: A Critical Response to Peter Jan Margry’s Article about the Bax Affair

The anthropologist Mart Bax, who as professor of anthropology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam made up numerous (non-existing) publications, and who had published about events (in Medjugorje, Bosnia) that never happened, and about places (in the province of Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands) that did not exist. This non-existing “empirical” material formed the basis for Bax’s theory of “religious regimes” and his academic career.