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Jacobs Open 2014

Jacobs Open 2014From the 24th to the 26th October 2014, conveners Khanh Van Le and Beenish Waris from the Jacobs University Bremen Debating Society will host the annual Jacobs Open in Bremen, Germany. Henrik Maedler, whom Chief Adjudicator Niels Schröter called the "007 of debating", will also be part of the organisation team. The tournament features four Chief Adjudicators (CAs) and three Independent Adjudicators. The CA-team consists of the following: Peer Klüßendorf, European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) winner in the category English as a Second Language (ESL); Niels Schröter, EUDC ESL finalist; Cerys Bradley, EUDC semi-finalist; and Bionda Merckens, CA of ...
Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Termine, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

Jacobs Open 2012: Some Slots Are Available

Some slots are available during this years' Jacobs Open in Bremen. In April, Jacobs University Bremen (JUB) Debating Society is planning the Jacobs Open 2012 from 13 to 15. And the victory at Jacobs Open 2011 fell to Becky West and Rogier Baart (Leiden Debating Union) in an all-Dutch final debate on the motion “This house would promote atheism”. Manuel Adams (Berlin Debating Union) compiled a picture gallery and has put it online.
Apr 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Jacobs Open 2012: Some Slots Are Available

Jacobs Open 2012

The international debating community does not stand still. In April, Jacobs University Bremen (JUB) Debating Society is planning the Jacobs Open 2012 from 13 to 15. A mentionable fact: Alyona Asyamova from JUB Bremen won with her team partner Rob Honig (Leiden) the ESL final of Amsterdam Open 2009. And the victory at Jacobs Open 2011 fell to Becky West and Rogier Baart (Leiden Debating Union) in an all-Dutch final debate on the motion "This house would promote atheism". Manuel Adams (Berlin Debating Union) compiled a picture gallery and has put it online. xzy / apf
Sep 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Jacobs Open 2012

A tournament in the Open: Florian Umscheid about the Jacobs Open 2011

This article is not available in English in full. Please read the German version of this article to discover the Jacobs Open 2011 from Florian Umscheid's point of view. ...
May 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on A tournament in the Open: Florian Umscheid about the Jacobs Open 2011

Jacobs Open 2011 Pickings 1

This article is not available in English in full. Please read the German version of this article or look at the picture gallery by Manuel Adams!
May 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Jacobs Open 2011 Pickings 1

Leiden wins Jacobs open 2011

Becky West and Rogier Baart from the Leiden Debating Union won the Jacobs Open 2011. Their team Stop trying to make 'fetch' happen as Opening Opposition defeated three other teams from the Netherlands: Jeroen Heun and Daniël Springer (Erasmus Rotterdam), Setry Rabejaona and Liva Andersone (Erasmus Rotterdam) and Danique van Koppenhagen and Tomas Beerthuis (Utrecht Debating Society). Best final speaker as well as top of the tab was Daniël Springer. The tab of the Jacobs Open 2011 is online. All motions of the Jacobs Open at a glance: Round 1: This house would abolish monarchies. Round 2: This house believes that professional sports people ...
May 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Leiden wins Jacobs open 2011

Fine clothes and intense debates: Jacobs Open 2011

Today starts in Bremen this year's Jacobs Open. Please read our article in german language.
Apr 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Fine clothes and intense debates: Jacobs Open 2011

Regional German Championships 2011 Pickings 3

More impressions from the German regionals. Please read the German version of this article to learn more about what debating societies in Heidelberg, Mainz, Bremen and Tübingen have to say about their respective competitions and how the media in the Brandenburgian capital Potsdam cheer for the winners of the Eastern German regional. Der Westen even discusses the problem of minors breaking to the final - they are students from a school in Unna. glx / apf ...
Apr 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on Regional German Championships 2011 Pickings 3

Regional German Championships 2011: Breaks to semis in East, West and North

East, West and North have debated all day long in Halle, Frankfurt and Osnabrück to select the best debaters at German regional championships. Format of this year's regionals is OPD, or Offene Parlamentarische Debatte (open parliamentary debate). Achte Minute has all the results for you. ...
Apr 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | mit 26 Kommentaren

The most successful debating societies of the World / Stuttgart VDCH’s best deb soc

“Oxbridge“ among the top ten debating societies of the world? Of course, one may assume to find those two oldest deb socs in that list – but who else is to be listed there? Colm Flynn, former chair of the WUDC Council, is the founder and editor of the internet blog World Debating Website. There he has published his “Worlds Debating Rankings 2011“. According to this, the top ten comprises four Australian institutions and only two English ones – Oxford and Cmabridge Unions. Even an institution from the Philippines is listed among them. The most successful debating society from under ...
Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

New date for Jacobs Open 2011

New date for Jacobs Open 2011Natasha Ovchar, convenor of the tournament, has announced today that the Jacobs Open 2011 will take place from 29 April to 1 May. Originally the tournament organized by Jacobs University Bremen Debating Society (JUB Debating Society) was scheduled at the end of January, but had to be postponed due to several obstacles from different sides. ...
Feb 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on New date for Jacobs Open 2011

Attention: Jacobs Open 2011 postponed

The Jacobs University Bremen Debating Society announced on the tournament website of Jacobs Open 2011 that the competition has to be postponed to the late spring of 2011 "due to several obstacles from different sides". Therefore the Jacobs Open 2011 will not take place from January 28th to 30th as originally scheduled. Natasha Ovchar, convenor of the tournament, is asking all participants not to be discouraged and offers an even better organized tournament in Bremen instead. If you still have any questions, feel free to send Natasha an e-mail via n.ovchar[at]jacobs-university.de. vro / apf
Dec 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Attention: Jacobs Open 2011 postponed

Jacobs Open 2011

Fairy-tale romantic, business-like activity and ambitious ideas: all of this and even more offers the Hanseatic City of Bremen. If you want to experience more of this city, you are invited to participate in the Jacobs Open of Jacobs University Bremen Debating Society (JUB Debating Society). The tournament in English takes place from 28 to 30 January 2011 and will be held in British Parliamentary Style (BPS). Chief Adjudicator (CA) is Jens Fischer (Berlin Debating Union), who won the Jacobs Open 2010 together with Henrik Maedler (JUB Debating Society). Jens already served as CA at the European Championships 2006 in Berlin, ...
Nov 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Jacobs Open 2011

On travelling to a very remote area – That was ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald

“How far have you travelled?“is the starting sentence into any kind of conversation this weekend. It is the kick-off into the new season of ZEIT DEBATTEN series at Greifswald. Flirts, smalltalk - they all start with the "How long did it take you to get here" question. Indeed, the Hanseatic town by the Bodden, a bay at the Baltic Sea, is located in quite a remote area. However, about 65 debaters found their ways to Greifswald. Many of them split their journey - it took them a two-day's travel via Berlin or Hamburg to get to Meck-Pomm. To read more on ...
Nov 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Menschen, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on On travelling to a very remote area – That was ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald

ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010 Pickings 4

The tab of ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald can be found online! Interesting enough: The team of Hanse Debating Union Bremen broke to semis with a result of 15 out of 15 points. And the team from Klartext Halle that later won the final was third of the tab after prelims. ...
Nov 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere, VDCH | mit 3 Kommentaren

ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010 Pickings 3

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Nov 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010 Pickings 3

ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010: Break to the Grand Final

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Oct 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010: Break to the Grand Final

ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010: Break to Semis

Hooray and boohoo: Just eight teams out of 24 had the chance to break at the ZEIT DEBATTEN series kick-off that opens the current season of 2010/2011. Here are the teams that compete for the break into finals on Sunday morning at Greifswald by the Baltic Sea. ...
Oct 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010: Break to Semis

WUDC 2011: Updates and interesting facts

Less than four months until the worldwide debating circuit assembles in Gaborone, Botswana for the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC, a.k.a. Worlds) 2011 from 27 December 2010 until 4 January 2011! But before you open your new textbooks and work on your Setswana, the official language besides English, stop and check the technicalities. You need to make sure you have made your final payments. The conveners point out that banks charge a fee up to 25 US-Dollars for international wire transfer. Those who forgot about that fee may pay cash or with a check during physical check-in in Gaborone in ...
Sep 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on WUDC 2011: Updates and interesting facts

Auftaktveranstaltung der Hanse Debating Union Bremen

Nach einem Sieg gegen den FC Augsburg am Montagabend steht der FC St. Pauli nun praktisch als Aufsteiger in die Fußball-Bundesliga fest. Damit wird es im nächsten Jahr erstmals seit 2004 wieder zwei erstklassige Teams aus derselben Stadt geben. Im Debattieren ist das nichts Neues: Bereits seit Langem gibt es in Heidelberg zwei Vereine. Mit Beginn dieses Semesters darf sich auch Bremen zweier Debattierclubs rühmen: Zur etablierten JUB Debating Society an der Jacobs University gesellt sich die Hanse Debating Union an der Universität Bremen. Zur Auftaktveranstaltung des neugegründeten Vereins durften die Clubgründer Lars Brückner und Manuel Adams am Dienstagabend etwa 50 Zuschauer ...
Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen | Comments Off on Auftaktveranstaltung der Hanse Debating Union Bremen

Bremen: Uni-Pressemitteilung über den neuen Debattierclub

Die Universität Bremen hat eine Pressemitteilung über den frisch geschlüpften VDCH-Club Hanse Debating Union Bremen (HDU) versandt. Die Pressemitteilung über die HDU ist online abrufbar. Darin wird zur bereits von der Achten Minute vermeldeten Auftaktveranstaltung des Clubs eingeladen:  "Unterstützt von der Wochenzeitung DIE ZEIT, findet am Dienstag, den 13. April 2010 um 18 Uhr im SFG 2020 ein erstes Treffen aller Debattierwilligen statt. Dazu eingeladen sind der Vize-Europameister [gemeint ist der Vize-Europameister von 2002 Christoph Busch] sowie Gäste aus anderen Debattierclubs, die eine Show-Debatte präsentieren."
Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Presseschau | mit 2 Kommentaren

Erste Showdebatte der Hanse Debating Union Bremen

Erste Showdebatte der Hanse Debating Union BremenDas jüngste Mitglied des VDCH, die Hanse Debating Union Bremen (HDU), nimmt seinen Clubbetrieb auf. Bei einer Showdebatte werden namhafte Mitglieder der deutschen Debattierszene der Bremer Universität am Dienstag, 13. April, präsentieren, was Debattieren bedeutet. Auftakt-Showdebatte der HDU Die., 13. April, 18.15 Uhr Universität Bremen, SFG 2020 Enrique-Schmidt-Straße 7, Bremen
Mar 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Termine | Mit einem Kommentar

Jacobs Open Nachlese 2

Auf der Internetseite kreiszeitung.de ist ein Artikel über das Jacobs Open 2010 erschienen. ...
Feb 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere | Comments Off on Jacobs Open Nachlese 2

Jacobs Open Nachlese 1

Der VDCH-Club Wortgefechte Potsdam hat einen Bericht über das Jacobs Open in Bremen veröffentlicht. ...
Feb 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere | Comments Off on Jacobs Open Nachlese 1

Bremen ist eine Reise wert! Bericht von den Jacobs Open 2010

"Was ist eigentlich Bremen?" fragte sich Oisin Collins, als er gebeten wurde als Chefjuror (Deputy Chief Adjucator) an der Seite von Isabelle Loewe als hauptverantwortliche Chefjurorin (Chief Adjucator) die Jacobs Open 2010 zu jurieren. Doch nicht nur er sollte von diesem Turnier positiv überrascht werden: 24 Teams (darunter Teams aus Lettland, den Niederlanden und der Ukraine) traten drei Tage lang in hochwertigen Debatten gegeneinander an. Dabei reichte das Spektrum der Themen von "This House believes that Google should stay in China" bis zu "This House would ban the Burka". Im Finale setzten sich Jens Fischer und Henrik Maedler als Eröffnende Regierung zum Thema "This House would ...
Feb 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Bremen ist eine Reise wert! Bericht von den Jacobs Open 2010

Henrik Maedler und Jens Fischer gewinnen Jacobs Open 2010

Henrik Maedler und Jens Fischer gewinnen Jacobs Open 2010Henrik Maedler (Jacobs University Bremen Debating Society) und Jens Fischer (Berlin Debating Union) haben das Jacobs Open 2010 gewonnen. ...
Feb 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 5 Kommentaren

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