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Impressions from the women-only tourney in Jena

Extra, extra! The first women only debating tournament in the history of German debating took place: Jena hosted the girls from August 17 to 19. Chief adjudicators Andrea Gau (Mainz), Sarah Jaglitz (Greifswald) and Dessislava Kirova (Berlin) and female debaters from Greifswald, Halle, Münster, Mainz, Tübingen and Jena assembled in the Thuringian town to debate. Fun Fact No. 1:  It was the boys who were catering for the girls: Coffee, cake, and hot'n'spicy Curry à la Clemens Lechner. Yummy! Fun Fact No. 2: Half of the debaters for vegetarians. Hence, the vegetarian curry. Fun Fact No. 3: An ...
Aug 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 16 Kommentaren

Der dritte Boddencup – Ein Wasserstandsbericht von Manuel Adams

Rain, rain, rain - all over Germany! But the brave debaters of the Boddencup never gave in and even did their BBQ in Greifswald. A short lesson on German geography: "Bodden are brackish bodies of water along the southwestern shores of the Baltic Sea, primarily in Germany's state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern around the island of Rügen," as Wikipedia has it. This year's Boddencup was staged by Greifwald's debating society for the third time in a row. It was also the final of the first season of Freie Debattierliga, or free debating league (FDL). Read more on a rainy weekend by the ...
Jul 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Women’s Open in Jena: Registration deadline extended

Registration is now possible until August 7 for the very first German women-only tournament. For more details, please refer to the German version. xzy / tr
Jul 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Women’s Open in Jena: Registration deadline extended

Women’s Open in Jena

The first ever women-only tournament on German soil: It's going to take place in Jena from August 17 to 19. Please read more on the tournament in the German version of this article and join the fierce debate on positive and negative discrimination, the advantages/disadvantages of affirmative action and add to the ongoing discussion in the comment section below. xzy / apf
May 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | mit 121 Kommentaren

ZEIT DEBATTE Jena: Break to Final

The break to finals of the ZEIT DEBATTE Jena is online! Please read the German version of this article to learn who made it to final. vro / apf ...
May 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Jena: Break to Final

ZEIT DEBATTE Jena: Breaks to semis

The Break of the ZEIT DEBATTE Jena is online! Please read the German version of this article to learn who made it to semis. apf / vro ...
May 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 5 Kommentaren

Professors against students – a public debate in Jena

On 28 April, three speakers from the Debattiergesellschaft Jena (DJG) will step into the ring against the three professors Stephan Lessenich (Sociology), Michael Dreyer (Political Science) and Stefan Strohschneider (Intercultural Business Communication). Jacob Horn, Friederike Meyer zu Wendischhoff and Severin Weingarten will be arguing on the student side. The audience is to choose the topic and to nominate the winner of the debate. Suggested motions are "Vegetarianism for everyone – should meat consumption be banned?", "Should worse pupils be supported more than better pupils?" and "Should the portrait rights be abandoned?" The show debate starts at 20.15 pm in auditorium 3, located ...
Apr 28th, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Termine | Comments Off on Professors against students – a public debate in Jena

Again the professors won – Retrospection on ZEIT DEBATTEN evening in Jena

Again the professors won – Retrospection on ZEIT DEBATTEN evening in JenaOn 4 November, the Debattiergesellschaft Jena (DGJ) organised its annual ZEIT DEBATTEN evening, which is a public debating contest between students and professors. In the last years, the exhibition debate that is generously supported by the weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT had inspired a lot of spectators and made them familiar with debating in general. This year the team of professors consisted of Eberhard Eichenhofer (Law), Alfred Fahr (Biology/Pharmaceutics) and Andreas Freytag (Economics). Speaking for DGJ were Clemens Lechner, Friederike Meyer zu Wendischhoff and Jonathan Scholbach - Clemens being a German Debating Championship finalist of three times, Friederike and Jonathan finalists ...
Nov 17th, 2010 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen | Comments Off on Again the professors won – Retrospection on ZEIT DEBATTEN evening in Jena

ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010: Break to the Grand Final

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Oct 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Greifswald 2010: Break to the Grand Final

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