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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 |

Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European ChampionsThe European Universities Debate Championship 2017, taking place in Tallinn, have come to an end. On the day of the finals both the last four teams of the Open track and the English as a Second Language (ESL) track came together at the Nordea Concert hall for the two finals. ...
Aug 21st, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

Tallinn EUDC 2017: The breakOn the third day of the European University Debate Championship 2017 the pre-rounds come to an end, meaning: The break happens. We've gathered all the information available for you and will edit more once we get our hands on it. ...
Aug 18th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

Day 1: TH supports coming to Tallinn EUDC

Day 1: TH supports coming to Tallinn EUDCDay one is over and the participants of Tallinn EUDC are still hopeful and excited. At least it seems like it. The Achte Minute went around asking participant to deliver their best case for either Government or Opposition on the motions “TH supports coming to Tallinn EUDC” The overwhelming majority proposed that it was a great idea to join and also the voice who regrets coming, can’t really been taken seriously. Some of the arguments focused on the beauty of the city: I generally like traveling. The city and the old town is fun to go around and the waterfront is beautiful. There is ...
Aug 15th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Menschen, Turniere | Comments Off on Day 1: TH supports coming to Tallinn EUDC

Toronto wins World Schools Debate Academy Tournament

Toronto wins World Schools Debate Academy Tournament[caption id="attachment_32286" align="alignleft" width="309"] Winning team Toronto 1 - © UTS Speech and Debate Society[/caption] The tournament at the World Schools Debate Academy 2017 was won on a 6 - 3 split desicion by Toronto 1 (Gautam Manohar, Adithya Chakravarthy, Angela Li, Andrei Comlosan Pop and Mia Richmond; Canada) in Opposition on the motion "THBT developed nations should not recruit high skilled workers such as doctors and engineers from developing countries". They debated in the final against the team North European Trade Agreement (Sonia Meehan, Leo Ohl, Julius Schillinger, Luesa Vallin and Mariam Kojo; Finnland/Germany). The final was adjudicated by Duncan Crowe (c), Kristina Loayza, Jenny Tumas, Rok Hafner, Penny Sadeghi , Malvika Kala, Roel Becker, Elizabeta ...
Jul 9th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Cambridge wins Trinity Open

Cambridge wins Trinity Open[caption id="attachment_32158" align="alignright" width="400"] Winners Katherine Dunbar (left) and Etsuko Lim (right) during prep time - © TCD Hist/Phil[/caption] The Trinity Open 2017 was won by Cambridge B (Etsuko Lim & Katherine Dunbar) in Closing Government. They debated against Oxford Tecks and Sophie (Teck Wei Tan & Sophie Large) in Opening Government,  Upgrading from Aodhan (Adam Stairs & Clíodhna Ní Chéileachair, UCD Law) in Opening Opposition and Edinburgh A (Tim Squirrel & Nish Hegde) in Closing Opposition on the motion "You are an author who has just been granted a power such that any book you write would be taken as gospel by all who read it. ...
Jun 19th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Cambridge wins Trinity Open

ULU/Oxford win Helsinki Open

ULU/Oxford win Helsinki Open[caption id="attachment_32040" align="alignright" width="158"] Winners of the Helsinki Open - Alex Harris (left) and Brian Wong (right) - © Brian Wong[/caption] Congratulations to ‘Alex is never Wong’ (Alex Harris, former ULU, and Brian Wong, Oxford) for winning the Helsinki Open 2017. They won the final from Closing Government defeating ‘The Cupcakes or Your Life’ (Miri Muntean and Ingo Bandhauer, Vienna) in Opening Government, ‘Schrodinger’s Dichotomy’ (Jenni Juvonven, former Tampere, and Martijn Roo, Berlin) in Opening Opposition, and ‘Mainor A’ (Oskar Gross and Kasper) in Closing Opposition on the motion ‘This House would grant an amnesty to citizens who fought for ISIS ...
Jun 1st, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on ULU/Oxford win Helsinki Open

Toronto wins the Alfred Tuna Snider World Schools Tournament

Toronto wins the Alfred Tuna Snider World Schools Tournament[caption id="attachment_31637" align="alignright" width="400"] The finalists and CAs - ©Private[/caption] The Alfred Tuna Snider International World Schools Tournament was won by Toronto Mix (Sarah Rana, Zain Daudi, Dori Zhoud, Sophie Wu) in Proposition on a 3:2 split decision. They debated the final on the motion "This House believes that the West should not portray ‘’The Great Explorers’’ (e.g. Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama) as heroes" against UTS A (Martine Duffy, Alykhan Jetha, Adithya Chakracarthy, Gautam Manohar; Canada) in Opposition. The final was judged by Adnan Muttalib, Cornell in chair together with Duncan Crowe, UK/Vermont, Nae Sovaiala, Romania, Zheng Bo, China and Wanda Gibson, ...
Mar 21st, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

The good, the bad and the bread – A review of WUDC 2017

The good, the bad and the bread - A review of WUDC 2017With debaters from all around the world recovering on their travels back home, it's time to look back at the ups and downs of the tournament. Helena Hecke commented on the Dutch WUDC experience. The debating world has once more crowned the best debaters in the world. This year it's USU A from Sydney in the Open category, Tel Aviv A in the ESL category and Belgrade C in the EFL category. But celebrating the new world champions is not all that has happened at this year’s Worlds. The debating: Of course debating is the most important aspect at WUDC. This year, the Adjudication ...
Jan 8th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on The good, the bad and the bread – A review of WUDC 2017

The winners of Dutch WUDC 2017

The winners of Dutch WUDC 2017After nine preliminary rounds, two days of elimination rounds and three finals, the winners of this years WUDC have been determined. [caption id="attachment_30874" align="alignright" width="302"] EFL Champions 2017: Belgrade C ©DutchWUDC[/caption] In the EFL Final, Belgrade C (Miloš Marjanović, Teodora Rešetar) took the win via unanimous decision against BINUS A (Stella Emada Bestio, Willem Chua) in Opening Government, SKT A (Konrad Gütschow, Philipp Schirmer) in Opening Opposition and SUFE B (Jinting Liu, Miranda Shen Yan) in Closing Government on the motion "THBT the European left should promote a hard left agenda, including the nationalisation of major industry, very high tax rates on the ...
Jan 5th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | mit 12 Kommentaren

Oxford & KCL win Centrale Open 2016

Oxford & KCL win Centrale Open 2016The team Bailey orders asian Teck-a-Wei (Teck Wei Tan & Bailey Reid, Oxford/KC London) won the final of Centrale Open 2016 from Opening Opposition. They won over Tilbury House Minions (Agnes Putri & Leonard Münstermann, Cologne) in Opening Government, There is but one God and He is not called Jesus (Dan Lahav & Muhammad Asadullah Khan, Tel Aviv/Cambridge) in Closing Government and Cardiff A (Raphael Hill & Calan Eskandar) in Closing Opposition on the motion "THBT the Democratic Party should take on a much more centre-leftist position and support a mass redistribution of wealth agenda". The final was judged by Harish Natarajan in chair, together with Sharmila Parmanand, Nika ...
Dec 13th, 2016 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

Munich/Friedrichshafen wins Tilbury House IV

Munich/Friedrichshafen wins Tilbury House IV[caption id="attachment_30437" align="alignright" width="300"] Philipp Müller and Calyxx Peucker  - © Katharina Heinrich[/caption] „Such a nasty team“ (Calyxx Peucker, Friedrichshafen and Philipp R. Müller, Munich) won the final of the Tilbury House IV in Closing Government. They defeated Münster F (Marc-Andre Schulz and Marcel Jühling) in Opening Government, TU Delft (Wissam Chalabi and Ina Vollmer) in Opening Opposition and Nerds on Tour (Lucy Lester and Alex, Maastricht) in Closing Opposition on the motion “THR the decision of Clinton supporters in the immediate aftermath of the 2016 US election to frame the Trump victory as the result of misogyny and racism and ...
Nov 28th, 2016 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Tilbury House IV 2016

Logo Tilbury House IV 2016From Friday, November 25th, to Sunday, November 27th, the Tilbury House IV 2016 will be hosted in Cologne. The tournament is international, therefore it will be held under British Parliamentary Style (BPS) rules with English as the spoken language. It consists of 5 preliminary rounds, followed by semi finals and a final. The CA-Team consists of Johan Båge, Duncan Crowe and Melda Eren. Also, mixed teams are allowed. Questions may be directed to Agnes Ineza who can be reached via agnes.ineza@gmail.com. The information on the tournament in a nutshell: Date: 25-27 November, 2016 Host: Tilbury House Accomodation: Hostel Registration: Online Formular Registration fee: ...
Sep 15th, 2016 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House IV 2016

EUDC 2015 – St. Andrews and Tel Aviv are the new European Champions

EUDC 2015 - St. Andrews and Tel Aviv are the new European ChampionsSt. Andrews A (Ruairidh Macintosh, Alex Don) and Tel Aviv B (Stav Singer, Iddan Golomb) are the European Champions 2015.St. Andrews won the debate on "This House would treat the deaths of soldiers as regrettable losses of lifes rather than examples of heroism." out of Closing Opposition against GUU A (Duncan Crowe, Chris Edgar) in Opening Government, UCD LawSoc A (Aodhan Peelo, Paul O'Dwyer) in Opening Opposition and Tel Aviv A (Ayal Hayut-man, Dan Lahav) in Closing Government.The final in the category "English as a Second Language" was won by Tel Aviv B out of Opening Opposition. They debated against ...
Aug 10th, 2015 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2015 – St. Andrews and Tel Aviv are the new European Champions

GUU Ancients and GUU Women’s 2015

GUU Ancients and GUU Women’s 2015The Glasgow University Union (GUU) invites debaters from all over the world to participate at the GUU Ancients and the GUU Women's on Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17, 2015. The organising comitee promises a three course black-tie dinner and yakka.The Chief Adjudicaters for GUU Ancients are Emilia Carlqvist, Simon Tunnicliffe, Hugh Guidera and Heather Whiteside. For GUU Women's, Parnian Sadeghi, Hannah Martin and Maria Ni Fhlatharta sit on the panel.Important information for GUU Ancients:Host: GUUDate: 15 and 16 May 2015Convener: Duncan CroweRounds: Five preliminary rounds, break to the semisChief Adjudicators: Emilia Carlqvist, Simon Tunnicliffe, Hugh Guidera and Heather WhitesideRegistration fee: £40 in advance for UK based institutions and Open teams (£50 on ...
Mar 25th, 2015 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on GUU Ancients and GUU Women’s 2015

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: [:de]International[:en]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: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

Feedback for the applicants as DCA of the Vienna EUDC 2015

Feedback for the applicants as DCA of the Vienna EUDC 2015Christine Simpson und Michael Shapira, Chief Adjudicators (CA) of the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) 2015 in Vienna, have published a list of candidates for the post of Deputy Chief Adjudicator (DCA) for the Vienna EUDC. After a phase where feedback can be given, three of them will be selected as DCAs of the Vienna EUDC. The CAs therefore call upon all debaters who know one or more of the following applicants, to submit detailed feedback about their qualifications. Christine und Michael write about the feedback: "What we would like to hear from you is anything that you think is related ...
Apr 4th, 2014 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on Feedback for the applicants as DCA of the Vienna EUDC 2015

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