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EUDC in Tallinn: Der VDCH im Break

EUDC in Tallinn: Der VDCH im BreakAm dritten Tag enden die EUDC-Vorrunden, der Break steht an. Wie üblich hat die Achte Minute ein besonderes Augenmerk auf VDCH-Teams geworfen. Es breaken: ...
Aug 17th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Debating at WUDC 2015: The VDCH-Teams

Debating at WUDC 2015: The VDCH-Teams Yesterday the 35th World University Debating Championships were officially started by the grand Opening Ceremony. The German speaking debating circuit is represented by a strong delegation this year. Seven members of the VDCH – the Association of German Speaking University Debating Societies are comprised of ten teams and ten adjudicators. Debating societies Berlin Debating Union (BDU, Berlin), Debattierclub Goethes Faust Frankfurt (Frankfurt), Debattierclub Kiel, Debattierclub München (Munich), Debattierclub Münster, Wortgefechte Potsdam, Debattierklub Wien (Vienna). [caption id="attachment_25445" align="alignright" width="400"] The Opening Ceremony. © 2014 Matthias Carcasona[/caption] Debate teams BDU A: Philip Schröder, Christina Dexel BDU B: Lilian Seffer, Alexander Hans BDU C: Pegah Maham, Christof Kebschull Frankfurt A: Andreas Dreher, Sven Schuppener Kiel ...
Dec 29th, 2014 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Zu Gast beim „Debattierclub, der eine Zeitung nebenher betreibt“ – Tina Rudolph über den Präsidententag der ZEIT 2014

Zu Gast beim „Debattierclub, der eine Zeitung nebenher betreibt“ - Tina Rudolph über den Präsidententag der ZEIT 2014Sorry, this entry is only available in German.
Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Mittwochs-Feature, Veranstaltungen | Comments Off on Zu Gast beim „Debattierclub, der eine Zeitung nebenher betreibt“ – Tina Rudolph über den Präsidententag der ZEIT 2014

Lund’s Emilia Carlqvist and Peer Klüßendorf win the Berlin IV

Lund’s Emilia Carlqvist and Peer Klüßendorf win the Berlin IVThe Berlin IV – European Debates Conference 2014 has its winners: Emilia Carlqvist and Peer Klüßendorf from Lund Debate Society won the final in a three-to-two split decision. Peer and Emilia debated in Opening Government as the team "Dixendorf". The motion of the final read: "This House believes that the EU should force member states to adopt socially progressive legislation (e. g. same-sex marriage, abortion rights, ethnic and religious minority rights)." [caption id="attachment_22737" align="alignright" width="400"] Participants during the public debate on Friday (c) Matthias Carcasona[/caption] "REC Truth Department", another team from Sweden consisting of Olivia Sundberg and Martin Devenney, spoke in Closing ...
Apr 13th, 2014 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

How does TTIP affect the Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? The first European Debates Conference in Berlin

How does TTIP affect the Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? The first European Debates Conference in BerlinKai Dittmann began cautiously. “It often is not easy to argue for free trade,” said the 2014 World Champion in the category English as a Second Language (ESL). “But it is the marginal benefits that sum up.” Together with John Eltringham, who works at the American Academy in Berlin, he represented the government side in a public debate on the first evening of the Berlin Intervarsity. The question debated was: “Does Europe need the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?” Speakers at the public debate (from left to right): John Eltringham, Kai Dittmann, Christoph Krakowiak, Rebecca Irvine and Philipp Stiel (c) ...
Apr 13th, 2014 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Klartext Europa, Veranstaltungen | Comments Off on How does TTIP affect the Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? The first European Debates Conference in Berlin

General assembly of VDCH elects new executive board

General assembly of VDCH elects new executive boardThe general assembly of VDCH (Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen), the umbrella organisation of over 70 german-speaking debating clubs at universities, has elected a new executive board on August 31. Florian Umscheid (Berlin/Bamberg) was elected president by the representatives; vice presidents are Tobias Kube (Marburg), Jennifer Holm (Heidelberg) and Alexander Labinsky (Dresden).   The Achte Minute congratulates the new board and wishes them best of success for their term of office! kem
Aug 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Menschen, VDCH | Comments Off on General assembly of VDCH elects new executive board

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: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC Manchester: The preliminary rounds

Convenors wanted for ZEIT DEBATTEN series of 2012/2013

Deb socs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland - get your applications ready for hosting a ZEIT DEBATTE in the upcoming season of 2012/2013! Please read more on the details in the German version of this article. More info is also available on the VDCH website. The ZEIT DEBATTEN series with at least five major tournaments has been staged in alternating cities for more than a decade under the patronage of the former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Part of it is also the German language debating championship (Meisterschaft im deutschsprachigen Debattieren or MDD) Behind the serie are VDCH (Verband der Debattierclubs an ...
Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: VDCH | Comments Off on Convenors wanted for ZEIT DEBATTEN series of 2012/2013

Der VDCH in neuen Kleidern / Neues Design der Achten Minute

Der VDCH in neuen Kleidern / Neues Design der Achten Minute
Mar 14th, 2012 | By | Category: VDCH | mit 7 Kommentaren

Berlin presents Worlds bid

The Berlin Debating Union (BDU) has made a decision: They want to bring the Worlds to Germany! On Saturday, Patrick Ehmann, John Eltringham and Cloud Ramasendaran are going to present their bid for convening the World Universities Debating Championships at the Oxford IV. The support of VDCH, the Association of Debating Societies at Universities, facilitated the decision of Berlin Debating Union: “Only because we know we have the German debating circuit to support us we dare to do this,” BDU president Patrick admits. He is even more delighted to have other German debaters at the Oxford IV to back BDU’s presentation ...
Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 9 Kommentaren

Die Bewerbungsphase für die nächste ZEIT-DEBATTEN-Saison ist eröffnet

Stefan Hübner, Vizepräsident des Dachverbandes VDCH, hat soeben die Bewerbungsphase für Turnierausrichter in der nächsten ZEIT-DEBATTEN-Saison eröffnet. Mit der nächsten Saison starten die ZEIT DEBATTEN in ihre zehnte Auflage! Insgesamt sind neun Turniere zu vergeben. In der kommenden Saison wird es vier ZEIT DEBATTEN geben, sowie die 11. Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft, die im Rahmen der ZEIT DEBATTEN stattfinden wird. Außerdem sollen wieder vier Regionalmeisterschaften ausgetragen werden. Das Auftaktturnier der ZEIT DEBATTEN soll im Oktober/November, eine ZEIT DEBATTE im Januar, eine ZEIT DEBATTE im Februar/März, eine ZEIT DEBATTE im Mai und die DDM im Juni stattfinden. Die Regionalmeisterschaften sind im April geplant. Stefan ...
Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on Die Bewerbungsphase für die nächste ZEIT-DEBATTEN-Saison ist eröffnet

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