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New Editor-in-chief and Assistant Editor-in chief appointed

New Editor-in-chief and Assistant Editor-in chief appointed [caption id="attachment_21882" align="alignright" width="379"] Jonas Huggins (l.) and Nikos Bosse (c) private[/caption] The editorial board of the Achte Minute is complete again. The publishers of the online-magazine, the Association of German Speaking University Debating Societies (VDCH) and the German Debating Society (DDG), have filled two posts: Taking effect immediately, Jonas Huggins (Berlin Debating Union e.V.) is Editor-in-chief; Assistant Editor-in-chief is Nikos Bosse (Streitkultur e.V. Tübingen). This has been announced by Florian Umscheid, President of VDCH, in a mail to all member clubs. For the first time since 2006 the editorial board now comprises of three persons. Together with Editor-in-chief Sarah Kempf, Jonas ...
Feb 14th, 2014 | By | Category: In eigener Sache, international | mit 2 Kommentaren

New editor-in-chief of Achte Minute

New editor-in-chief of Achte MinuteAfter Florian Umscheid has run the Achte Minute along with Annette Kirste since January 2013, he will assume a new task now: The representatives of german-speaking debating clubs elected him the president of VDCH (Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen), the umbrella organisation of over 70 mostly German and Austrian debating clubs at universities. Along with Annette, Sarah Kempf will now run the Achte Minute as editor-in-chief. She has been Chief Convenor of the German Universities Debating Championship 2009 and the Gutenberg-Cup 2009 and 2010. Since 2010, she reports on local affairs and culture for the daily newspaper Allgemeine Zeitung in Mainz. ...
Sep 7th, 2013 | By | Category: In eigener Sache, Menschen | mit 3 Kommentaren

WUDC 2013: Press review 1

WUDC 2013: Press review 1The WUDC Berlin 2013 is creating a massive press echo. Mayor German newspapers write about the Championships, radio stations have live interviews with WUDC staff and even the first camera team came to the TU yesterday. For the press review, please read the German verision of this article.
Dec 28th, 2012 | By | Category: international | Comments Off on WUDC 2013: Press review 1

MDD 2012: Break to semis

68 teams, seven prelims and a quarters round make up for semis in Vienna. The following eight teams made it to semis of the German language debating championship (Meisterschaft im deutschsprachigen Debattieren or MDD): Berlin Stadt im Norden (Annette Kirste, Julian Ohm) Mainz Anton (Andrea Gau, Daniil Pakhomenko) Stuttgart CNC (Michael Saliba, Igor Gilitschenski) Berlin Flauschpfote (Hauke Blume, Niels Schröter) MS Hamburg Loki (Kira Lancker, Barbara Schunicht) Berlin HS (Johannes Häger, Georg Sommerfeld) Berlin Babes Bolay (Dessislava Kirova, Juliane Mendelsohn) München Alpha (Valerio Morelli, Marco Witzmann) (This is not a ranking. ) Learn more about MDD in the German version of this article and follow us on Facebook and Twitter ...
Jun 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | Mit einem Kommentar

WUDC 2013: Marietta Gädeke is looking for helping hands for Worlds

WUDC 2013: Marietta Gädeke is looking for helping hands for WorldsDo you have a helping hand? Contact Marietta Gädeke via m.gaedeke@wudcberlin.com and learn more about how to help make Berlin Worlds 2013 a tournament to remember. Read the German version of this to learn more about the details. ...
Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Menschen, Turniere | Comments Off on WUDC 2013: Marietta Gädeke is looking for helping hands for Worlds

The Worlds hammer is now in Berlin: Patrick Ehmann talking about WUDC 2013

sorry, there is no English translation available. Please read the German version. ...
Jan 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Heidelberg gewinnt ZEIT DEBATTE Hamburg / Breaks und Themen auf einen Blick

Please read the German version of this.
Jan 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 7 Kommentaren

WUDC 2012: Interview with the runner-ups Dessislava Kirova and Juliane Mendelsohn

Female power straight on through to the final - Dessislava Kirova and Juliane Mendelsohn of Berlin Debating Union (BDU) are runner-ups to Omer and Sella Nevo from Israel who won the ESL final of the World University Debating Championships (WUDC or Worlds). Congrats from Achte Minute to all! The ladies gave Achte Minute an interview - please switch to the German page to read the full story or check back later for an English translation.
Jan 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen | mit 2 Kommentaren

Miriam Hauft on the Elbe Open 2011 in Magdeburg

Verkündung der Sieger Dessislava Kirova und Juliane Mendelsohn vom Team “Berlin Moral Agency” durch die Finaljury, v.l.: Miriam Hauft, Torsten Rössing, Hauke Blume, Isabelle Loewe und Annette Kirste. Please read the German version of this article to learn more on how Miriam Hauft experienced the Elbe Open in Magdeburg.
Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Miriam Hauft on the Elbe Open 2011 in Magdeburg

Berlin gewinnt Potsdam PULS Punk

Berlin beats Berlin in the Potsdam PULS Punk final on the motion "Should all jobs be payed equally?". The opposition side with Annette Kirste, Emre Yildiz and Franz Müller (Berlin Debating Union) won the palm against the government speakers Kai Dittmann, Arne Windeler and Philipp Cragg (also BDU). The so-called free speakers in the final were Arash Alawi (BDU), Nikolai Badenkoop (Streitkultur Berlin) and Kai Nosbüsch (Debattierclub Stuttgart). Tournament style was the German open parliamentary debate (OPD). The CAs Nils Haneklaus (Debattierclub Stuttgart), Rafael Heinisch (S.A.E.C.L.O. Greifswald) and Christoph Krakowiak (Streitkultur Berlin) had th efollowing motion for the prelims up their sleeves: Round ...
Jun 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Berlin gewinnt Potsdam PULS Punk

Worlds as a media coup / Manuel Adams and Annette Kirste talk to Achte Minute

Worlds as a media coup / Manuel Adams and Annette Kirste talk to Achte Minute“Embracing Dissent“ is the motto of the WUDC Berlin 2013 – “We believe this reflects the enlightening and liberating clash of ideas that shaped European and German history - and, of course, what makes debate relevant and exciting”, the Facebook site of WUDC Berlin 2013 announced. No doubt, there is a natural dissent between the fractions of a parliamentary debate. Yet, there might also be dissent during the preparatory phase of the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC or Worlds), for instance in a heated debate about the motto. However, consent was the motto when now WUDC convenor Patrick Ehmann travelled the ...
May 18th, 2011 | By | Category: international | Comments Off on Worlds as a media coup / Manuel Adams and Annette Kirste talk to Achte Minute

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

Controversial Masters’ Debate in Berlin

Reaching a broad public, debating controversial social topics, provoke thoughts – that’s the idea behind the Masters’ Debate. In this way the Berlin Debating Union (BDU) wants to perform its sociopolitical role. Furthermore the members of BDU want to show what is possible in a really good debate and that even difficult, controversial and contra intuitive motions can be discussed in a reasonable, ambitious and entertaining way. So early December's motion was a heavy one: “This house would allow disabled parents (in countries where pre-implantation diagnostics are allowed) to choose embryos with the same disability.” The Opening Government with Annette Kirste and ...
Dec 6th, 2010 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen | Comments Off on Controversial Masters’ Debate in Berlin

Berlin won Preußen Punk Potsdam

The Berlin Debating Union won the Preußen Punk Potsdam tournament. The competition was held in German, the format was British Parliamentary Style (BPS). ...
Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Jaywalking – Kick-off event in Berlin

Tuesday, 26th November, the Berlin Debating Union (BDU) opened the new debating semester with the motion "This House would jaywalk“. About 60 guests were curious about the topic and were able to join an exciting debate about the borders of citizens duties. On the side of the Government, Julian Ohm (finalist North-German Championships 2010), Jonas Werner (German Champion 2009) and Johannes Häger (semi-finalist SOAS IV 2010) were stating that a responsible handling of governmental rules also implies to trespass them in particular cases. Only in this way can a healthy relationship to the governmental power be created and the citizens are ...
Oct 27th, 2010 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen | Comments Off on Jaywalking – Kick-off event in Berlin

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