Archive for March 2018

“A challenge we greatly embrace” – Community Interview with the Novi Sad EUDC hosts

"A challenge we greatly embrace" - Community Interview with the Novi Sad EUDC hostsAs announced on our international facebook page we planned doing an interview with the newly elected hosts of the EUDC 2018 in Novi Sad. Everything has happened rather quickly since the former hosts from Edinburgh declared their problems with hosting the EUDC 2018 and we wanted to give the community the opportunity to ask the questions they had in mind. So we ended up having a conference call with Jovan Petronijević, the convener, and Miriana Muntean, the logistics officer and asking them a bunch of question you guys had sent in.  ...
Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Menschen, Mittwochs-Feature, Turniere |

Amsterdam & Leiden mixed team wins Rotterdam Open

Amsterdam & Leiden mixed team wins Rotterdam Open[caption id="attachment_33743" align="alignright" width="400"] The winners of the Rotterdam Open 2018 - © Laurens van Doorn[/caption] The Rotterdam Open (24.-25.03.2018) ist over and the results are here: In the Open Final, the team Cheaper than Couple's therapy (Marike Breed, Amsterdam & Roel Becker, Leiden) took the win as Closing Government on the motion "THW implement a system of ‘lease of life’ for all products of manufacture (such as: shoes, phones and machines)." The motion had an infotext (see below). They debated against Spatha A (Emma Lucas & David Metz, Leiden) in Opening Government, Stormy Daaniels plus one loyal customer (Floris Holstege, ...
Mar 27th, 2018 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018

Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018[caption id="attachment_33707" align="alignright" width="400"] David Metz (left) and Oskar Sherry (right) - © Aditto Bhattacharjee‎[/caption] Congratulations to the team Sebas, you can't mech out racism with 10 seconds left in your speech (Oskar Sherry (Oxford), David Metz (Leiden)) for winning last weekend's Tilbury House IV 2018. They won the final from Opening Opposition on the motion "THW legalise dueling to the death" against Give us new podcasts (Katharina Jansen, Stefan Kotz (Maastricht)) in Opening Government, Streitkultur Peitho (Konrad Gütschow, Lennart Lokstein (Tübingen)) in Closing Government and Streitkultur - Focus on Science (Marius Hobbhahn, Samuel Scheuer (Tübingen)) in Closing Opposition. The final was ...
Mar 15th, 2018 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018

Bridger – Discussing Differing Opinions

Bridger - Discussing Differing OpinionsSome people debate to improve their skills, some for the competition and some for an ideal of discourse or knowledge. For the latter, we'd like to present an opportunity to engage in conversations with people from all around the world to exchange and discuss differing views: Bridger. The newly developed app just got publicly available, so we thought it a good time to have in interview with the people behind it. ...
Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Debattieren in der Öffentlichkeit, Mittwochs-Feature | Comments Off on Bridger – Discussing Differing Opinions

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