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  • Skopje Open

    Skopje Open

    It is the first international debating tournament in British Parliamentary Style (BPS) in Macedonia: Skopje Open will take place on the weekend of November 7-9, 2014. Up to 32 teams can register now. The tournament costs €50 per participant, including …

    Vom 30. Sep 2014 um 23:09
  • EUDC 2014 – Winners and Top Speakers

    EUDC 2014 – Winners and Top Speakers

    The European Universities Debate Champions 2014 have been announced. In the category English as a Second Language, Stefan Siridzanski and Helena Ivanov from Belgrade B in Opening Opposition won the debate with the motion „This house would, assuming it was …

    Vom 23. Sep 2014 um 15:22Comments Off

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Tilbury House IV 2014 – 2nd European Debates Conference

Tilbury House IV 2014 - 2nd European Debates ConferenceTilbury House IV 2014 - 2nd European Debates ConferenceFrom the 7th to the 9th November, the annual Tilbury House IV will take place in Cologne, Germany. The event will combine the debate tournament ... 12. Sep 2014

Malaysia World Universities Debating Championship 2015

Malaysia World Universities Debating Championship 2015Malaysia World Universities Debating Championship 2015The World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) is the largest international debating tournament. The first WUDC took place in Glasgow in 1981. Back then, 43 teams ... 27. Aug 2014

SOAS IV 2014

SOAS IV 2014SOAS IV 2014On the 18th and 19th of October, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Debating Society at the University of London will hold their ... 12. Aug 2014

Roosevelt Open 2014

Roosevelt Open 2014Roosevelt Open 2014The Roosevelt Debating Society will host the third Roosevelt Open on October 17th and 18th in Middleburg in the South-West of the Netherlands. The conveners ... 05. Aug 2014

Cambridge Women’s Open 2014

Cambridge Women's Open 2014Cambridge Women's Open 2014On Sunday November 23rd 2014, the first Cambridge Women’s Open will take place right after the Cambridge IV 2014 on the weekend before. It is ... 05. Aug 2014

Cambridge IV 2014

Cambridge IV 2014Cambridge IV 2014The Cambridge IV 2014 will take place on the 21st and 22nd November in Cambridge, England. The tournament features five preliminary rounds with seven minute ... 01. Aug 2014

Zagreb Adjudication Test online

Zagreb Adjudication Test onlineZagreb Adjudication Test onlineAdjudicators for the upcoming European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) 2014 in Zagreb have to complete a mandatory adjudication test. This test will influence their ranking ... 31. Jul 2014

EUDC 2014 – Break to the Finals

EUDC 2014 - Break to the FinalsEUDC 2014 - Break to the Finals

The break to the Finals at the European Universities Debating Championship 2014 has been announced. In the ESL category, Berlin A, Lund A, Belgrade B and BBU A made it through the semi-finals with the motion “This house believes that …

Vom 23. Aug 2014 um 03:57Comments Off

Zagreb EUDC 2014 – Open and ESL break

Zagreb EUDC 2014 - Open and ESL breakZagreb EUDC 2014 - Open and ESL break

The break of the European Universities Debating Championship 2014 in Zagreb has been announced. The following teams will compete in the out-rounds on the 22nd of August (data might be inaccurate): Open Break 23: Cambridge C 22: Oxford B 21: …

Vom 22. Aug 2014 um 03:08 mit 3 Kommentaren

The European Universities Debating Championship 2014 in Zagreb begins

The European Universities Debating Championship 2014 in Zagreb beginsThe European Universities Debating Championship 2014 in Zagreb begins

Update: The Hashtag that will be used for Twitter from the 19th August on is #EUDC14 This Monday, the 18th of August, the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) 2014 starts in Zagreb, Croatia. For the next six days, 216 teams …

Vom 18. Aug 2014 um 09:22Comments Off

Comparison of the bids for EUDC 2016

Comparison of the bids for EUDC 2016Comparison of the bids for EUDC 2016

At the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) in Zagreb, the EUDC council will meet to decide who will host the EUDC in 2016. A couple of weeks ago, the University of Cork announced their bid for the EUDC 2016. Now …

Vom 16. Aug 2014 um 11:46Comments Off

Swordfights and Republican Values – the French Speaking Debate World Championship

Swordfights and Republican Values - the French Speaking Debate World ChampionshipSwordfights and Republican Values - the French Speaking Debate World Championship

The German Peer Klüßendorf, who has been debating for Lund University for the last two years and won the European Championship 2013, went to the second French World Debating Championship in Paris. In this week’s Mittwochs-Feature, he summarises his experiences …

Vom 30. Jul 2014 um 10:00Comments Off

Trans debaters ought to be welcomed, not only tolerated: Crash Wigley argues in favour of pronoun introductions

Trans debaters ought to be welcomed, not only tolerated: Crash Wigley argues in favour of pronoun introductionsTrans debaters ought to be welcomed, not only tolerated: Crash Wigley argues in favour of pronoun introductions

Having been openly trans for a while, at the beginning of this year I abandoned my old name and started dressing more unambiguously femininely. When I went to debating competitions it was obvious that there were some practical things that …

Vom 23. Jul 2014 um 10:00Comments Off

Tel Aviv wins BBU Open 2014

Michael Saliba (l.) and Peer Klüßendorf in the BBU Final (c) BBU DS

Yael Bell and Dan Lahav have won the first BBU Open that took place from the 11th to the 13th July 2014 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The team from Tel Aviv won from Closing Opposition in a debate with the motion: …

Vom 15. Jul 2014 um 14:05Comments Off

Cambridge wins Paris Open 2014, Lund wins ESL final

Cambridge wins Paris Open 2014, Lund wins ESL final

Ashish Kumar and Michael Dunn Goekjian have won the Paris Open 2014. The final jury unanimously decided that the team from Cambridge prevailed as Opening Opposition to the following motion: This House supports the unlimited use of war-time propaganda which …

Vom 30. Apr 2014 um 20:29Comments Off

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