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BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open

BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open[caption id="attachment_31316" align="alignright" width="400"] Winners of LSESU Open: Joe Mayes (left), Steven Rajavinothan (right) - © Seah Ying Ying[/caption] The team Young, Scrappy and Hungry (Joe Mayes, Steven Rajavinothan) has won the Open final of the LSESU Open 2017 from Opening Government on the motion "This house believes that history curriculums should portray in an overwhelmingly negative light all celebrated historical figures responsible for racially motivated violence. E.g. Winston Churchill, Oliver Cromwell, Charles De Gaulle." They defeated the teams ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (Joe Roussos, Tim Mooney) in Opening Opposition, Almodovar Film Club (Annie Williamson, Toby Tricks) in Closing Government and Rake unknown ...
Feb 20th, 2017 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open

WUDC 2015: And the winners are…

WUDC 2015: And the winners are...The World Universities Debating Championship 2015 in Malaysia has its champions:And the winners are...The Open CategorySydney A (Edward Miller, Nick Chung) won the final in the Open Category. They debated the motion "This House believes that humanitarian organisations should, and should be allowed to, give funding, resources or services to illegal armed groups when this is made a condition for access to vulnerable civilians." and won against Oxford A (Patrick Bateman, Natasha Rachman) in Opening Government, BPP A  (Steven Rajavinothan, Michael O'Dwyer) in Opening Opposition and Harvard A (Bo Seo, Fanelesibonge Mashwama) in Closing Opposition. The final was adjudicated by Shafiq Bazari (chair), Dominic ...
Jan 5th, 2015 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

EUDC 2014 – Break to the Finals

EUDC 2014 - Break to the FinalsThe 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 leaders of minority religions in Europe should strongly encourage their congregations to refrain from public displays of their faith". In the Open break, Oxford A, Sheffield A, Nottingham A, and Edinburgh A won the semi-finals with the motion "THBT the US should invade and forceably partition Iraq". Semi-finals of the Zagreb EUDC In the Open semi-final 1, the following teams competed: OG: Edinburgh A OO: ...
Aug 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2014 – Break to the Finals

Zagreb EUDC 2014 – Open and ESL break

Zagreb EUDC 2014 - Open and ESL breakThe 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: Cambridge B 21: Oxford A 21: GUU A 20: Cambridge A 20: Oxford C 19: Edinburgh A 19: LSE A 19: Sheffield A 19: Durham B 19: KCL A 19: Hebrew A 19: Nottingham A 19: Durham C 18: BPP A ESL Break 19: Hebrew A 18; Belgrade B 18: Lund A 18: Tartu A 18: Berlin A 17: Tel Aviv B 17: Leiden A 17: Bucharest A 17: BBU A 17: Tilbury House A 17: Mannheim A 17: ELTE A 17 BGU A 16: Belgrade A 16: Tel Aviv A 16: tie of ...
Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

BBU Open 2014

BBU 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 and the tournament, the Babes-Bolyai University (BBU) Debate Society published this video on their website: The tournament features 5 preliminary rounds, semi-finals and a final. The Chief Adjudication team comprises of Anser Aftab (WUDC grand finalist 2011 and EUDC champion 2013), Fred Cowell (best speaker at EUDC 2010 and twice WUDC grand final judge), Karin Merckens (ESL grand finalist at WUDC 2013), Michael Shapira (future CA of the EUDC 2015), Milan Vignjevic (future CA of the ...
Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on BBU Open 2014

Proposals for a fairly, better bidding process

Proposals for a fairly, better bidding processOn August 23 EUDC Council assembled in Manchester. Amongst other things the decisions on who will host Euros in 2014 and 2015 were made, with bids by Durham and Zagreb for EUDC 2014 and a bid by Vienna for EUDC 2015. Zagreb took the win over Durham and will host Euros next year. Vienna’s bid was confirmed, which makes them the hosts for Euros the year after next. Teresa Widlok was present in Council in her capacity as International Officer of the Association of German Speaking University Debating Societies and German delegate to Council. The following article describes her impressions ...
Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | mit 5 Kommentaren

Applications for DCA at Durham Euros are open

Applications for DCA at Durham Euros are openFred Cowell and Danique van Koppenhagen, the CAs of Durham EUDC 2014 have openned the application process for Deputy Chief  Adjudicators. All infromations about where to apply can be found on the EUDC Druham website. The requirements for future DACs are outlined here.  Applicants need to fill in the form by 11.59pm 30th of August. fpu
Aug 4th, 2013 | By | Category: international | Comments Off on Applications for DCA at Durham Euros are open

The Appointment of DCAs for Durham EUDC 2014

The Appointment of DCAs for Durham EUDC 2014[caption id="attachment_17141" align="alignright" width="324"] Beyond black and white: Danique van Koppenhagen (l) and Fred Cowell (r) are looking for Co-DCAs[/caption] The DCAs of the Durham EUDC 2014 bid contacted Achte Minute about the application process for Druham EUDC DCAs. Below are all the informations you need if you want to consider an application. "We will not be appointing DCAs on a specifically regional basis but will instead be appointing those individuals who meet the qualifications and are best placed to fulfil the duties and expectations of a DCA. The qualifications and duties of a DCA are set out below, we will be ...
Jul 15th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Menschen, Turniere | Comments Off on The Appointment of DCAs for Durham EUDC 2014

Reshaping the DCA application process for EUDC

Reshaping the DCA application process for EUDCIn the past the Deputy Chief Adjudicators of the European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC) were choosen in advance. Danique van Koppenhagen one of the Chief Adjudicators of the Durham EUDC bid shares her and Fred Crowell ideas about a reform. Comment and discuss away!  At EUDC council in Belgrade, a decision was made to no longer allow bids for EUDC to announce more than two members of their prospective CA team. The Durham EUDC bid for 2014 has taken this to heart, and announced only Fred Cowell and myself as co-CA’s. DCA’s will be announced after the bid has been awarded. The change ...
Apr 10th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Mittwochs-Feature | Mit einem Kommentar

Stockolm IV

Stockolm IVThe first ever Swedish Debating Tournament, the Sockholm IV, will take place May 10th - 12th in Stockholm. The Team-Cap is 48, the Reg-Fee is 45 Euro per participant. Delgeations must conform to n-1, the CAs are Michael Shapira, Frederick Cowell and Ben Gladnikoff. There will be five Rounds with a Break to Semi-Finals and possibly an ESL-Break. You can find more information on the website. fpu
Mar 29th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Termine | Mit einem Kommentar

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