Archive for November 2017

Scottish EUDC Launches Training Website

Scottish EUDC Launches Training Website It is not uncommon for major tournaments to host training programmes, as Duncan Crowe, one of the main organizers of the Scottish EUDC training series, puts it. However, the effort invested in the Scottish EUDC training series has been exceptional in length and extent. Instead of being a selected set of workshops delivered directly prior to the competition, this training series has involved the production and distribution of new, live training content directly to societies across Europe. The launch of the Scottish EUDC Training Platform marks the introduction of a new pillar to the international debate education. ...
Nov 29th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Jurieren, Mittwochs-Feature, Rezension, Turniere |

Leiden wins Munich Open

Leiden wins Munich Open[caption id="attachment_33086" align="alignright" width="400"] The winners and chief adjudicators of the Munich Open 2017. From left to right: Nishith Hedge (CA), Gigi Gil, Devin van den Berg, Melda Eren (CA), Paul Smith (CA) - © Julian von Lautz[/caption] Gigi Gil and Devin van den Berg from Leiden won the Munich Open 2017, speaking as team Leiden B in Closing Government to the motion „TH supports the creation of an artificial island for those who do not want to live under the jurisdiction of any state.“ They beat Kustin is not to be trusted (Anna Akimova, Artyom Zolotareb) in Opening Government, Stockholm ...
Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women’s Open

Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women's Open[caption id="attachment_33036" align="alignleft" width="400"] The champions of Cambridge Women's Open, left to right: Marina Tan, of Yale, and Bobbi Leet, of Stanford. photo credit: Marina Tan[/caption] Yale/Stanford LT (Bobbi Leet, Marina Tan) have won Cambridge Women's Open 2017 on the motion that "This house regrets the idealisation of motherhood" from Closing Opposition. In Opening Government was Bad at feminism motions but trying (Lucía Arce, Rachel O'Nunain); in Opening Opposition was LSE sarah or yings (Sarah Tay, Ciara Mitchell); and in Closing Government was the accurately-named More Women Here than in Oxbridge Finals (Melda Eren, Valerie Lim). Judging the final round was a ...
Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

KCL, Tel Aviv win Oxford IV

KCL, Tel Aviv win Oxford IVBreaking 9th seed, Darion Hotan and Sam van Elk from Kings College London proceed to win the 2017 Oxford Intervarsity. The tournament's Chief Adjudicators were Evan Lynyak, Sella Nevo, Sophie Large, Teck Wei Tan, and Joshua Bailey. The tab team, SUULUU Candles, was led by Roxana Legezynska and included Katherine Dunbar, Steven Roy, Alex Murray, Joseph Sisson, and Jiwoo Won. [caption id="attachment_33048" align="alignright" width="400"] In Closing Opposition, BPP A ran an economics extension in the Final. photo credit: Justin Kirk[/caption] Debating as KCL A, Darion and Sam proposed that “Assuming it could be done peacefully, this House would replace all existing governments ...
Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Tel Aviv, Munich win the Cambridge IV

Tel Aviv, Munich win the Cambridge IVThe Cambridge IV 2017 preliminary rounds concluded similar to the Oxford IV, with Tel Aviv AD again breaking first, this time on 13 points. Dan Lahav again topped the open speaker tab - this time accompanied by Darion Hotan of KCL A, both averaging an 83.6 that begged belief. Dan Lahav was once again the top ESL speaker. Xavier Redmond, of Oxford RK, was the top novice speaker with an average of 79. In the final round, Tel Aviv AD (Ayal Hayut-Man, Dan Lahav) won from Opening Government defending the motion that "This house believes that it is always immoral to ...
Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

USA Blue wins Alfred Tuna Snider WSD Tournament

USA Blue wins Alfred Tuna Snider WSD Tournament[caption id="attachment_32966" align="alignright" width="400"] The participants at the Alfred Tuna Snider WSD Tournaments 2017 - © Cornell University Speech & Debate Society[/caption] The team USA Blue (Leila Saklou, Ranen Miao, Shreyoshi Das) managed to win as proposition over USA Red (Nikhil Ramaswamy, Emily Rantham, Piper Doyle) in opposition at the Alfred Tuna Snider World Schools Debate Tournament in New York. The tournament is named as a tribute to the 2015 deceased Alfred C. "Tuna" Snider due to his efforts in promoting debate. The motion for the final was: THW hold multinational companies liable for actions committed by corporations in their supply ...
Nov 14th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

About Life, Debating And How To Become A Better Debater – An interview with Owen Mooney

About Life, Debating And How To Become A Better Debater - An interview with Owen MooneyA few days ago, we interviewed the magnificient Owen Mooney, current EUDC champion. We asked him some questions about his debating development and which advice he would give to novices and debaters who seek to become better. Enjoy some funny stories, expert suggestions and clever comments! ...
Nov 8th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Menschen, Mittwochs-Feature |

Berlin Debating Union wins first tournament at Bard College Berlin

Berlin Debating Union wins first tournament at Bard College BerlinKonstantina Nathanail and Pegah Maham from the Berlin Debating Union have won the Bard College Berlin ProAm. [caption id="attachment_32914" align="alignright" width="377"] The winners of the Barc College Berlin Pro/Am: Konstantina Nathanail and Pegah Maham - © Elâ Marie Akay[/caption] The two from the team Constant Mayhem convinced the jury as Opening Opposition to the motion “This House would prefer to live in a world in which genetic engineering of fetuses is possible and widely accessible.” All three other teams in the final were from the Berlin Debating Union, too: Martian Law (Marcel John, Martijn Roo) in Opening Government, BDU Huggator (Kathrin Niederschuh, ...
Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

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