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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: [:de]International[:en]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: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018

Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018 The Yale IV 2018 was won by Harvard CH (John Hunt and Sophia Caldera) from Opening Government. They debated the final on the motion "This House would legalize and train sex workers specifically to work with disabled people" against Brown GG (Jack Gramlich, Sandy Greenberg) in Closing Opposition, Harvard BrMe (Ed Bracey, Dasha Metropolitansky) in Closing Government, and Princeton AO (Samuel Arnesen, Sinan Ozbay) in Opening Opposition. The final was chaired by Michael Mao with Bobbi Leet, Charlie Barton, Daniel Berman, Lorenzo Pinasco. The Novice Final of the tournament was won by  Princeton JW (Daniel Ju, Greg Weaving) in Opening Government, on the motion "This House believes that the horrors of history are incompatible with a belief in ...
Nov 9th, 2018 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018

“Without Achte Minute There Would Be A Lot of Nothing”

“Without Achte Minute There Would Be A Lot of Nothing”There is a time for everything. After more than five years working for and with Achte Minute, we, Gudrun and Tim, are going to retire by the end of the year 2012 from editorial work. Since in September 2007 in Hamburg, the first post of a digital Achte Minute went online the magazine - and a lot has changed. Many - an estimated hundred - freelancers, writers and video journalists, whistleblowers and twitterers, designers and graphic across VDCH country, young people wrote about "old warriors" as well as others have written pieces about "baby vegetables". peer-reviewed each others work and published ...
Nov 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 6 Kommentaren

Generations – Willy Witthaut on the German debating Alumni tournament Masters’ Cup

We are sorry, this post is only available in German. We strongly recomend yo to study that beautiful language and read our magazin in German. This is, because our German is way better than our English ;)
Oct 5th, 2012 | By | Category: DDG, Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

DDG-Mitgliederversammlung wählt Vorstand neu

Sep 30th, 2012 | By | Category: DDG | Comments Off on DDG-Mitgliederversammlung wählt Vorstand neu

Jena is German Champion 2011

Severin Weingarten, Moritz Niehaus and Clemens Lechner of Debattiergesellschaft Jena won the 11th German Debating Championship. More informations to follow soon. Please read the German version meanwhile.
Jun 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 6 Kommentaren

DDM 2011: Breaks to semis

For teams qualified for semis of the Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM), or German Debating Championship. Read here who competed on a sunny Sunday morning for the title of Deutscher Meister. The motion read "Brauchen wir einen europäischen Marshallplan für Nordafrika?", or "Do we need a Marshall Plan for North Africa?". ...
Jun 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on DDM 2011: Breaks to semis

DDM 2011: Breaks to quarters

The German Debating Championship is getting more and more exciting. The motion reads "Soll die Wikipedia Weltkulturerbe werden?", or "Should Wikiepedia become World Heritage?". Read here who made it to quarters in Heidelberg: ...
Jun 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on DDM 2011: Breaks to quarters

The German Debating Championship about to start in Heidelberg

Heidelberg calling: Debaters from all places on the German language debating circuit assemble by the river Neckar to compete for the title at German Nationals, or Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM). 45 Teams from 34 debating societies follow the call of Debating Club Heidelberg: Aachen, Bayreuth, Berlin, Bonn, Dortmund, Dresden, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Graz, Halle, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Ingolstadt, Jena, Karlsruhe, Kiel, Köln, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Mainz, Marburg, Mannheim, München, Münster, Potsdam, Salzburg, Stuttgart, St. Gallen, Tübingen, Wien and Zürich. Internationally speaking, the 11. DDM gets more attention than ever: Four societies from Austria and two from Switzerland will participate in the tournament held ...
Jun 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 3 Kommentaren

Friendship Debates Of Debattierclub Aachen With Bonn

In preparation for the german championships the debating societies of Aachen and Bonn met to debate two rounds. Please read the german version of this article.
Jun 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs | Comments Off on Friendship Debates Of Debattierclub Aachen With Bonn

ZEIT DEBATTE Jena: Tübingen wins

Streitkultur Tübingen (Simon Lehle, Steffen Jenner and Sarah John) won the final of ZEIT DEBATTE Jena 2011!Simon also was awarded Best Speaker. Please read more on this in the German version of this article. vro / apf ...
May 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 11 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

The German debating societies meet at ZEIT DEBATTE Jena

To learn more on ZEIT DEBATTE Jena 2011, please do not hesitate to read the German version of this article. The tournament series ZEIT DEBATTEN is organised by VDCH, the Association of Debating Societies at Universities, in cooperation with the weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and German Telekom as well as with the support of ZDF, a German public broadcaster. It has been a decade now since the first ZEIT DEBATTEN series started with at least five big annual competitions. One of these is the German debating championship. Honorary patron of the series is the former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt. tr
May 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on The German debating societies meet at ZEIT DEBATTE Jena

How teams are allocated for German Nationals

We're sorry, this article is not available in English. Please got to the German version of this article to learn about how teams are allocated for DDM (German National, or Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft).
Apr 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on How teams are allocated for German Nationals

Anmeldung zur 11. Deutschen Meisterschaft eröffnet

Registration for the German Debating Championship is open from now on! Debating societies which are members of VDCH (Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen, engl. Association of Debating Societies at Universities) are allowed to register their teams for the biggest annual debating tournament in Germany. Teams from Germany itself, Switzerland, Austria and maybe even Italy are expected to participate. Registration details are published online, see www.ddm-heidelberg.de. The German Debating Championship will be staged in Heidelberg from 9 to 12 June 2011. Convenors are Jenny Holm, Kristina Seebacher, Till Kroeger and Daniel Sommer, the CA-team is formed by Tim Richter,  Gudrun Lux, Jan Lüken ...
Apr 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 3 Kommentaren

Charm vs. hunger – Gudrun Lux on the Western German Championship

Friendliness, lunch, recovery - and what Stefan Hübner, Franziskus Bayer and Tim Richter have to do with it. Twitter, losing one's voice, a huge deb soc and the audience's award of best speaker - and what Jenny Bachmann, Jenny Holm, Nicolas Eberle and Andrea Gau have to do with it. Please read Gudrun Lux' entertaining cover-up on the Western German regional - in Deutsch.
Apr 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on Charm vs. hunger – Gudrun Lux on the Western German Championship

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

Countdown for German regionals

Please read the German version of this article to learn more about the German regionals in Bayreuth (South), Frankfurt (West), Osnabrück (North) and Halle (East). 60 teams from all over Germany, Austria and Switzerland are expected to compete on the next two weekends for the titles - and additional teams for the German Debating Championship in Heidelberg in June. ...
Apr 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 3 Kommentaren

Registration Open For ZEIT DEBATTE Jena 2011

The next big event of the ZEIT DEBATTEN series is looking just around the corner: The ZEIT DEBATTE in Jena is open for registration. From 20 to 22nd May this tournament will take place in Jena, Germany. The convenors allure to German speaking debaters with the "Wartburg" style where no proposals are allowed so you have to create questions that can be answered clearly with “yes” or “no”. ...
Apr 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Registration Open For ZEIT DEBATTE Jena 2011

Overview: German Regional Championships 2011

The regional championships will take place from 16 to 17 April 2011 with exception of the South German Championship which will be held one week earlier.The Northern regionals will be hosted by Debattierclub Osnabrück, a society still not much older than a year. Convener of the Southern regionals is going to be Debattierclub Bayreuth which is located in Franconia. Host of the Eastern regionals will be Klartext Halle, acting Eastern regional champion and German debating champion of 2008. Stage to the Western regionals will be Frankfurt by the river Main, hosted by Debattierclub ...
Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 26 Kommentaren

A poem, another poem and a prophecy – That was the Rheingötter competition

We're very, very sorry this text is not available English. Please read the German version of this article to learn more about poetry among debaters and the final debate on two formats widely spread in Germany: BPS vs. OPD. apf / sol
Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 6 Kommentaren

Isa Loewe, Bene Nufer, Daniel Grotzky and Daniel Sommer became rhine gods 2011

Isabelle Loewe (DC Bonn), Benedikt Nufer (DC Hamburg) and Daniel Grotzky (DC München) as team Die Zwillinge vom Zillertal won the Rheingötter-Debattierwettstreit. This article is not yet available in English, please check back later or read the German version.
Feb 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 12 Kommentaren

Debate tournament awarded by EU

The Berlin Humboldt Intervarsity 2010, formerly known as Berlin Open, was awarded an exemplary project for transnational youth initiatives in Europe by the EU programme “youth in action”. The former executive of VDCH, the Association of Debating Societies at Universities, had encouraged the Berlin Debating Union (BDU) to apply for support of their competition. The tournament held by the BDU was subsidized by the commission of the European Union through “youth in action” among others such as film and theater projects. The website says the following about the Berlin Open: "'Berlin Open 2010: The European debate tournament‘ is the biggest and ...
Jan 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

ZEIT DEBATTE Mainz: Leipzig wins final!

ZEIT DEBATTE Mainz: Leipzig wins final! Leipzig won the final of ZEIT DEBATTE Mainz 2011! Please read more on this in the German version of this article. ...
Jan 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 5 Kommentaren

ZEIT DEBATTE Mainz: Break to finals

Please read the German version of this article to find out who broke to semi-finals at ZEIT DEBATTE Mainz!
Jan 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Mainz: Break to finals

Merry christmas!

Dear readers of Achte Minute, dear friends, we wish you merry holidays and a happy new year! On top of that, we would like to thank you for being such devoted readers. We hope that after the holidays we will be your up-to-date and reliable reporters that you are used to when it comes to debate related issues on the German speaking debating circuit and beyond. Achte Minute is a honorary project which is supported by the commitment of many. We thank you all for your commitment that makes Achte Minute what it is. We are always happy about recent information and ...
Dec 24th, 2010 | By | Category: DDG, VDCH | Comments Off on Merry christmas!

DDM 2011: Adjudicators qualification requirements announced

Please read the German version of this article if you want to learn more on the requirements for the qualification of judges for the German debating championship (DDM) of 2011. The German debating Championship will be staged in Heidelberg from 9 to 12 June 2011. Format will be OPD, the open parliamentary debate widely spread on the German speaking debating circuit. The Debating Club Heidelberg (DCH), then German debating champion in 2004, will now be host to Germany’s largest tournament where at least 45 teams will participate. The ZEIT DEBATTEN series is convened by VDCH in ...
Dec 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 15 Kommentaren

CAs for German Debating Championship 2011 announced

The Debating Club Heidelberg announced the German Debating Championship's complete CA team.  Former VDCH-president and Western German Champion of 2008 Tim Richter from the Debattierclub Bonn will join the already announced Chief adjudicators Gudrun Lux (Debattierclub Bonn), Jan Lüken (WFI Debattierclub Ingolstadt) and Marcus Ewald (DCJG Mainz). The German debating Championship will be staged in Heidelberg from 9 to 12 June 2011. Format will be OPD, the open parliamentary debate widely spread in the German speaking debating circuit. The Debating Club Heidelberg, then German debating champion in 2004, will now be host to Germany’s largest tournament. The ZEIT ...
Nov 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on CAs for German Debating Championship 2011 announced

Streitkultur Cup 2010

Mixed teams of all kind are welcome at the Streitkultur Cup 2010. That comprises novices and experienced speakers, male and female debaters, and even debaters from different institutions. The most renowned open competition on the German speaking debating circuit will take place on 11 December in Tübingen and will be held in the format of OPD (open parliamentary debate, a format developed by the hosting society), hence teams of three may now register via vorstand[at]streitkultur.net. Please let your host, the famous Streitkultur Tübingen, know how many teams your institution is going to send to the tournament. Registration fees are 10 Euros ...
Nov 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Streitkultur Cup 2010

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