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Tilbury House Novice

Tilbury House NoviceTilbury House NoviceOn May 31st the Tilbury House Novice will take place in Cologne, Germany. After the Magdeburg Novice Tournament it is the second English Fresher's tournament ... 02. Apr 2014

Copenhagen Open 2014

Copenhagen Open 2014Copenhagen Open 2014From May 2nd to May 3rd the first international tournament in the history of Danish Debating will take place in Copenhagen. The Copenhagen Open 2014 ... 01. Apr 2014

Registration for the World Universities Debating Championships 2015 in Malaysia

Registration for the World Universities Debating Championships 2015 in MalaysiaRegistration for the World Universities Debating Championships 2015 in MalaysiaUpdate: Registration is open until April 19th, 4 am. The registration form can be found here. The organisation committee (Org-Com) of the World Universities Debating Championships ... 31. Mar 2014

BBU Open 2014

BBU Open 2014BBU Open 2014From July 11th to July 13th the BBU Open will take place in Cluj-Napoca in Transylvania, Romania. To give a first taste of the city ... 24. Mar 2014

Aberdeen Open

Aberdeen OpenAberdeen OpenOn the 19th of April 2014, the society "Aberdeen University Debater" will host the "Debater: University of Aberdeen Open". The one-day tournament in the Scottish city ... 22. Mar 2014

Split Open 2014

Split Open 2014Split Open 2014From Augst 15th to August 17th 2014, the Splitska Debatna Unija will host the Split Open 2014 in Split, Croatia. The city, founded in 300 ... 20. Mar 2014

Zagreb EUDC – Registration for Independent Adjudicators is now open

Zagreb EUDC - Registration for Independent Adjudicators is now openZagreb EUDC - Registration for Independent Adjudicators is now openThe registration of Independent Adjudicators for the Zagreb EUDC 2014 is now open. Everyone who wants to be a judge and has not registered for ... 20. Mar 2014

Lund’s Emilia Carlqvist and Peer Klüßendorf win the Berlin IV

Lund’s Emilia Carlqvist and Peer Klüßendorf win the Berlin IV

The Berlin IV – European Debates Conference 2014 has its winners: Emilia Carlqvist and Peer Klüßendorf from Lund Debate Society won the final in a three-to-two split decision. Peer and Emilia debated in Opening Government as the team “Dixendorf”. The …

Vom 13. Apr 2014 um 19:11 mit 2 Kommentaren

How does TTIP affect the Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? The first European Debates Conference in Berlin

How does TTIP affect the Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? The first European Debates Conference in BerlinHow does TTIP affect the Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? The first European Debates Conference in Berlin

Kai Dittmann began cautiously. “It often is not easy to argue for free trade,” said the 2014 World Champion in the category English as a Second Language (ESL). “But it is the marginal benefits that sum up.” Together with John …

Vom 13. Apr 2014 um 13:38

Cork bids for EUDC 2016

Cork bewirbt sich für die EUDC 2016Cork bids for EUDC 2016

The University College Cork (UCC) in Irland has announced their bid to host the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) 2016. The College already hosted the EUDC 2005 as well as the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) in 1996 and 2009. …

Vom 06. Apr 2014 um 14:05

Feedback for the applicants as DCA of the Vienna EUDC 2015

Feedback zu den DCA-Bewerbern der EUDC in Wien 2015Feedback for the applicants as DCA of the Vienna EUDC 2015

Christine Simpson und Michael Shapira, Chief Adjudicators (CA) of the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) 2015 in Vienna, have published a list of candidates for the post of Deputy Chief Adjudicator (DCA) for the Vienna EUDC. After a phase where …

Vom 04. Apr 2014 um 00:01

“A waste of time to examine context?” – Steve Llano on the ethics of the chair

"A waste of time to examine context?" - Steve Llano on the ethics of the chair"A waste of time to examine context?" - Steve Llano on the ethics of the chair

Under the impression of experiences at Vienna IV, professor of rhetoric and debating coach Steve Llano advocates for an “ethical adjudication”. This article was first published on his blog, Progymnasmata. The Vienna IV seems like a competition that time forgot. …

Vom 26. Mar 2014 um 10:00

Stefan Zweiker about the Vienna IV and the lessons it holds for EUDC 2015

Stefan Zweiker über das Vienna IV und die Lehren für die EUDC 2015Stefan Zweiker about the Vienna IV and the lessons it holds for EUDC 2015

The Debattierklub Wien (DKWien), host of the European Universities Debating Championships 2015, has looked back on their experiences with the Vienna IV 2014. Chief Organizer Stefan Zweiker published an article titled “Lessons Learnt: A Résumé on Vienna IV 2014″ reflecting …

Vom 22. Mar 2014 um 02:41

Preparatory meeting for the European Debates in Berlin

Treffen der Klartext Europa-Ausrichter in BerlinPreparatory meeting for the European Debates in Berlin

The elections for the European Parliament are right around the corner. This year’s elections promise to be different. For the first time, the citizens of the European Union can directly vote for the President of the EU parliament, while the …

Vom 19. Mar 2014 um 02:14

A small foretaste of EUDC: The Vienna IV 2014

The CAs of the Vienna IV Stefan Zweiker, Christine Simpson and Nicole Loiter with the winners Marija Simić and Djordje Jovicevic (l. to r.) (c) DK Wien

Marija Simić and Djordje Jovicevic are the winners of the Vienna IV 2014. On Sunday, the team Belgrado in Closing Government won the final round with the motion: “This House believes that no state, in any situation, has the right …

Vom 11. Mar 2014 um 11:18Comments Off

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