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Carleton/Hart House wins NAW*DC 2019

Carleton/Hart House wins NAW*DC 2019[caption id="attachment_35241" align="alignright" width="300"] Top Seed Carson Crane & Sukhmani Kaur (Cornell) prepare for the final round - (c) Achte Minute[/caption] The Open Champion of the North American Womxn's & Gender Minorities Debate Championship 2019 is the hybrid partnership Ella Baker (Harar Hall: Carleton/Hart House). They won from Closing Government on the motion "Assuming the public would never find out, THP historical narratives that prioritize equal representation throughout history, even if people and events need to be fabricated". Their opponents were the teams Sonia Sotomayor (Carson Crane, Sukhmani Kaur; Cornell) in Opening Government, Sunitha Krishnan (Emily Xie, Melissa Giblon; Western/Hart House) in ...
Mar 26th, 2019 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Harvard wins HWS IV

Harvard wins HWS IV[caption id="attachment_34639" align="alignright" width="400"] The top two speakers and champions of this year's HWS IV: Aditya Dhar and Tejal Patwardhan - © Eric Barnes[/caption] The HWS IV 2018 was won by Harvard DP (Tejal Patwardhan, Aditya Dhar) from Opening Government. They debated the final on the motion "This House believes that the state should curb assortative mating" against Yale CP (Ko Lyn Cheang, Lorenzo Pinasco) in Opening Opposition, Brandeis/Northeastern SS (Ravi Simon, Dennis Su) in Closing Government, and Rochester FO (Ben Frazer, Warish Orko) in Closing Opposition. The final was chaired by Buzz Klinger with Alexander Beaumont, Allie McGowan, Dan Yoon, Daniel Berman, Shani Bennett, and Steph White.  The Novice Final of the tournament was ...
Nov 10th, 2018 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Harvard wins HWS IV

Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018[caption id="attachment_34633" align="alignright" width="338"] © Saharalipour[/caption] The Hart House Inter-Varsity 2018 was won by Laurier/Unaffiliated SX (Ivy Xu and Brendt Schmidt) from Opening Opposition. They debated the final on the motion "This House opposes the propagation of Canadian exceptionalism" against Harvard CH (John Hunt, Sophia Caldera) in Opening Government, Yale AC (William Arnesen, Ko Lyn Cheang) in Closing Government, and Cornell KW (Jin Mo Koo, Emma Rose Wirshing) in Closing Opposition. The final was chaired by Mo Niaz with Alexandra Sundarsingh, James Hardy, Julia Milden, and Meghan Auckland. The Novice Final of the tournament was won by  Western DX (Vidit Desal, Emily Xie) in Closing Government, on the motion "With the goal of improving representation in media, this House would ...
Nov 10th, 2018 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

UCD/Cambridge win Glasgow Ancients, UCD L&H and GUU win Glasgow Women’s

UCD/Cambridge win Glasgow Ancients, UCD L&H and GUU win Glasgow Women's[caption id="attachment_31828" align="alignleft" width="241"] Winners of Glasgow Ancients - © Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell[/caption] Glasgow Ancients The team Iconic Misandry (Clíodhna Ní Chéileachair, Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell; UCD/Cambridge) was victorious in the final on the motion "THW grant legal personhood to major ecological entities (eg. the Amazon rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef etc.)." They won as Closing Government over 2 indy 2ref: edinburgh drift (Oskar Avery, Chris Paschali; Newcastle) in Opening Government, My teammate didn't want any puns, but Im feeling quite ADAM-ant (Adam Stairs, Aodhan Peelo, UCD) in Opening Opposition and Already Broke (Up) (Lucia Arce, Jure Hederih; Sheffield/Oxford) in Closing Opposition. The Final was judged by Eilidh McCreath in ...
Apr 14th, 2017 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on UCD/Cambridge win Glasgow Ancients, UCD L&H and GUU win Glasgow Women’s

Bates wins the North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship – Burnaby Mountain Secondary School wins Novice Final

Bates wins the North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship - Burnaby Mountain Secondary School wins Novice Final[caption id="attachment_31673" align="alignright" width="400"] Left to right: Samantha Malone (finalist), Tessa Holtzman (champion), Abigail Westberry (champion) and Katherine Ziegler (finalist) - (c) Jan Hovden[/caption] Bates sophomores Bates HW (Tessa Holtzman, Abigail Westberry) were recognized Champions of the 2017 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championships (NAW*DC) on a tight 3-2 call for Closing Government, beating out fellow Bates MZ (Samantha Malone, Katherine Ziegler) across the closing bench as well as UADS JK (Moira Kelly, Emma Jones) of the University of Alberta in Opening Government and University of British Columbia & Hart House team Hybrid FB (Gozal Farrokh, Jayun Bae) in Opening Opposition. In the ...
Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Bates wins the North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship – Burnaby Mountain Secondary School wins Novice Final

Tübingen gewinnt das HeidelBÄM

Tübingen gewinnt das HeidelBÄM
Apr 18th, 2015 | By | Category: FDL/DDL, Turniere | Comments Off on Tübingen gewinnt das HeidelBÄM

World Open Debating Championships in Las Vegas

World Open Debating Championships in Las VegasUpdate: As not enough teams have registered, the Open Worlds have been canceled.In the summer of 2015, Las Vegas will be the glamourous site for the Open Worlds. This is a new, week-long tournament meant to complement the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC). Just as at WUDC, the Open Worlds uses British Parliamentary Style. The main difference however is that as an open tournament, there is no restriction to university institutions.Teams may register independently or represent universities or even employers. “Too often debating is restricted to university students when experience tells us that communication skills, and the ability to develop ...
Nov 28th, 2014 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on World Open Debating Championships in Las Vegas

Red Sea Open 2014

Red Sea Open 2014From the 14th to the 18th of September 2014, the Red Sea Open 2014 (RSO) will once again take place in Eilat in the south of Israel. This tournament invites debaters to combine high-level debating with a relaxing holiday trip. In the last years, participants were accommodated in an all-inclusive hotel in vicinity of the beach. Apart from that, the RSO features workshops offered by experienced debaters covering debate theory as well as various topics relevant to debating. The tournament itself will have 6 preliminary rounds, semi-finals and a final. The Chief Adjudicator will be Anat Shapira from Israel, who was CA ...
Mar 6th, 2014 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Termine, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

New executive board in Mainz

In their general assembly, the Debattierclub Johannes Gutenberg Mainz (DCJG) elected a new executive board. Marina Freund is now president. He is flanked by Betty Braun and Allison Jones as vice presidents. Max Fritz has been elected treasurer.
Aug 1st, 2012 | By | Category: News of debating clubs | Comments Off on New executive board in Mainz

“Es wurde zu wenig über Politik geredet”: Allison Jones gewinnt ZDF-Sendung “Ich kann Kanzler!”

Ich kann Kanzler-Gewinnerin Allison Jones umringt von der Jury: Maybrit Illner, Michael Spreng, Oliver Welke und Jörg Pilawa, Foto: (C) ZDF, Max Kohr 
May 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Menschen | Comments Off on “Es wurde zu wenig über Politik geredet”: Allison Jones gewinnt ZDF-Sendung “Ich kann Kanzler!”

Der letzte große Test vor der Meisterschaft: Debattierland schaut nach Münster

Der letzte große Test vor der Meisterschaft: Debattierland schaut nach Münster;
May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 4 Kommentaren

“I can chancellor” – Allison Jones in the final of the TV show

The German public broadcaster ZDF is featuring a TV show named "I can chancellor". Allison Jones, a debater of Debattierclub Johannes Gutenberg from Mainz, made it to the final which will be broadcasted on May 1. See what she thinks on child beenfits and the like and watch the YouTube video featuring the four finalists.
Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Menschen | mit 2 Kommentaren

Sophie Binas and Franziska Bröker win at first women only tourney

From 17 to 19 August the first women only debating tournament took place in Germany organized by the Debattiergesellschaft Jena. 16 speakers argued in five preliminary rounds and the final. Sophie Binas (Klartext Halle) and Franziska Bröker (S.A.E.C.L.O. Greifswald), the latter just finished grammar school, won the final from the position of Closing Opposition. To learn more about the tournament and its motions, please read the German version of this article. Get an impression of the tournament from the video that broadcaster Jena-TV published on their website. vro / apf
Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

Wo der Bär steppt – Manuel Adams über das Berlin Humboldt IV 2011

Wo der Bär steppt – Manuel Adams über das Berlin Humboldt IV 2011 Mixing cocktails, strolling through Berlin, the German women football team losing to Japan, prospective Worlds and Euros convenors beating each other in distributing their giveaways ... All that and much more is the Berlin IV. Find here the motions, the break to (semi-)finals and the tab! And read the German version of this article to learn more about how Manuel Adams saw the Berlin IV or what it is called these days. The motions: [caption id="attachment_10365" align="alignright" width="226" caption="Convenor Dessislava Kirova talking to a participant of the Berlin IV.  (Picture: Manuel Adams)"][/caption] 1. Vorrunde: This house would financially incentivise parents to have two ...
Jul 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

DDM 2011: Breaks to octos

This article is not available in English. Please read the German version to learn about which teams, free speakers and adjudicators made it to octos at the Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM), or German Championship in Heidelberg. ...
Jun 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on DDM 2011: Breaks to octos

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

Debaters From Mainz Teached A School Class

Debaters from Mainz taught a debating class in a secondary school in Sulzbach (Germany), this time for the second time. Their commitment is based on a cooperation between the Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium and the debating society in Mainz, Debattierclub Johannes Gutenberg. ...
Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Presseschau | Comments Off on Debaters From Mainz Teached A School Class

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