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LSE wins Manchester IV

LSE wins Manchester IVThe LSE team Line of Control (Hamza Tariq Chaudhry, Mythili Mishra) has won the Manchester IV 2019. Out of Closing Opposition, they defeated the Opening Government Moral Metrics and Shit (Arth Mishra, Josh Ashworth, LSE), Opening Opposition Oxford present and rejected (Abhinav Bathula, Jamie Johnson; LSE/Oxford) and Closing Government something something toxic masculinity (Ciara Mitchell, Cheyenne Ong; LSE). The motion for the grand final read "THBT the scientific community should reject the view that science and religion are non-overlapping magisteria (incl. infoslide)". The final was judged by Jacklin Kwan (chair), Jason Woods, Joel Richardson, John Karellis, Maurice Coutiel, Rosie Vorri and ...
Mar 1st, 2019 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on LSE wins Manchester IV

Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017

Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017Oxford TS (Andrew Seow and Teck Wei Tan) won the Newcastle IV 2017 from Closing Opposition on the motion "This house supports the increasing secularisation of the world". The Newcastle IV 2017 took place on 25th and 26th November 2017. In the Open Final Oxford TS debated against St Andrews Sausage Bean and Cheese Melt (Ruth Batten and Duncan Bowyer) in Opening Government, Manchester was out of team spots (Jacklin Kwan and Rudolfs Treilis) in Opening Opposition and Sheffield SS (Areeb Sherwani and Leon Stone) in Closing Opposition. The panel came to an unanimous decision. The final was judged by Chris ...
Dec 5th, 2017 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017

“An incredibly awesome surprise”- Interview with ESL Champions Peer & Emilia

“An incredibly awesome surprise”-  Interview with ESL Champions Peer & EmiliaLast weekend a dream that many debaters dream came true for Peer Klüßendorf and Emilia Carlqvist: They became European Debating Champions in English as a second language. Peer started debating in highschool when he attended "Jugend debattiert" and advanced to its national and international final in 2007. One year ago, he resumed debating when he moved to Lund. Emilia just moved to Lund in 2011 and tried debating at a local tournament. Despite liking it, she was too busy and did not debate again until 2012 when she decided to run for the board of Lund Debate Society. Achte Minute ...
Aug 28th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Menschen, Mittwochs-Feature, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

EUDC Manchester: Finalists and Champions

EUDC Manchester: Finalists and ChampionsOn thursday and friday the outrounds and the final of the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC) took place in Manchester. Via Twitter and Facebook the results were announced already on Friday evening. Here is an overview of the motions and finalists. English as a Foreign Language: ESL Quarter-Finals: THBT men should consistently 'call out' and correct chauvinistic claims made by friends and coworkers ESL Semi-Finals: THBT environmentalists should start a campaign of sabotage and property damage aimed at major polluting companies ESL Final: THB the state should not fund works of art/ performance that average citizens would not recognize as having artistic merit OG: Berlin ...
Aug 27th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC Manchester: Finalists and Champions

EUDC Manchester: The preliminary rounds

EUDC Manchester: The preliminary rounds[caption id="attachment_17792" align="alignleft" width="256"] The University Place - the main debating venue[/caption] Since sunday 214 teams from Europe , 19 of which are from VDCH- Clubs, are competing in the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC). The Manchester Debating Unions is hosting the biggest event in the european debating circuit this year at the University of Manchester. Here are some insights into the tournament, the debates and how the German teams did. The locations The teams live in cosy small apartments with single and double bed rooms around the campus. The distance to the debate rooms is very short - it takes teams 5-10minutes. ...
Aug 21st, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC Manchester: The preliminary rounds

Guilty pleasures, lamb with mint and loving England – Andreas Lazar about the Manchester IV

Guilty pleasures, lamb with mint and loving England - Andreas Lazar about the Manchester IVWet, wet, wet - you must love England, for its weather, its guilty pleasures (deep fried chicken wings, huge burgers, chips and vinegar) and its talkative debaters. That was equally true for this year's Manchester IV in late February. With Ruth Faller (CA Galway Euros) and Sam Block (CA De La Salle Worlds) as motion setters for 80 teams, the Manchester Debating Union did a great job entertaining the debaters with regard to culinary and social needs. Particularly popular were the debate videos they had produced, playing with famous TV shows as "Dragon's Den" or "Glee", Andreas Lazar from Debattierclub ...
Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Guilty pleasures, lamb with mint and loving England – Andreas Lazar about the Manchester IV

Manchester IV 2011

Manchester calling: From 25 to 27 February, the British town will be stage to the Manchester IV 2011. The conveners advertise their tournament with a funny music vid. In the past, VDCH teams have been quite successful in Manchester: In 2010, they outnumbered other associations or countries in the ESL final, while in 2009, a team from a VDCH society even won the ESL final. CAs of this coming Manchester IV are going to be Ruth Faller (CA EUDC 2011) and Sam Block (CA WUDC 2012). More information on the competition is available via iv[at]mdu.manchester.ac.uk and soon on ...
Oct 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | mit 7 Kommentaren

Drei VDCH-Teams im ESL-Finale des Manchester IV 2010

Drei VDCH-Teams im ESL-Finale des Manchester IV 2010Im Finale der Nichtmuttersprachler des Manchester IV 2010 standen drei VDCH-Teams. Sie mussten sich jedoch einem Team aus Rotterdam geschlagen geben. Beim Manchester IV waren am letzten Februarwochenende 52 Teams angetreten, darunter zwei Team von Tilbury House Köln (Sebastian Hagemann und Lyuba Ilieva auf Rang 13 im Teamtab nach den Vorrunden sowie Assen Kochev und Charlotte Stollmann auf Rang 24 im Teamtab nach den Vorrunden) sowie drei Teams der Berlin Debating Union (John Eltringham und Cloud Ramasendaran auf Rang 15,  Dessislava Kirova und Niels Schröter auf Rang 17, Bastian Laubner und Patrick Ehmann auf Rang 18 im Teamtab nach den Vorrunden). Sebastian und ...
Feb 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Drei VDCH-Teams im ESL-Finale des Manchester IV 2010

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