Posts Tagged ‘ Weingarten ’

Hamburg wins Berlin Punk 2012

Barbara Schunicht und Julian haben das erste Turnier des Jahres 2012 gewonnen, das Berliner Punk-Turnier. (Foto: Philipp Stiel) Julian Ohm and Barbara Schunicht from Debattierclub Hamburg won the Berlin Punk 2012. They defeated Andreas Lazar and Roxanna Noll from Debattierclub Stuttgart and two teams from Berlin Debating Union: Jonas Werner and Katja Krüger aswell as Christina Dexel and Lilian Seffer. The final motion read “Dieses Haus glaubt, dass Menschenversuche Richtern als Strafmaß zur Verfügung stehen sollten.“ ...
Jan 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 4 Kommentaren

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

Sophie Binas and Franziska Bröker win at first women only tourney

From 17 to 19 August the first women only debating tournament took place in Germany organized by the Debattiergesellschaft Jena. 16 speakers argued in five preliminary rounds and the final. Sophie Binas (Klartext Halle) and Franziska Bröker (S.A.E.C.L.O. Greifswald), the latter just finished grammar school, won the final from the position of Closing Opposition. To learn more about the tournament and its motions, please read the German version of this article. Get an impression of the tournament from the video that broadcaster Jena-TV published on their website. vro / apf
Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

DDM 2011: Nachlese 1

Learn about what the media in Germany and beyond have to say about the German Debating Championship, or Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM) 2011. Please read the German version of this bit. Find the tabs of DDM online: The one after prelims and the final tab. ...
Jun 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Presseschau, VDCH | mit 8 Kommentaren

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 talks: Always second?

This article is not available in English. Please read the German version to learn about how the team from Jena gained a reputation to always go second in the German Championship. ...
Jun 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

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

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

Arguments in the state of the early birds – The Eastern German Championship of Halle

Please read the German version of this article to learn more about how our author saw the Eastern German Championship of mid-April and how he mocks the creativity of some judges when it came to knowing the rules of the format OPD, or open parliamentary debate.
Apr 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen | mit 31 Kommentaren

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

Small but mighty – That was the Jena Open 2011

Small but mighty – That was the Jena Open 2011 We are sorry, this article is not available in English. Please read the German version and get to know how debaters from five German cities enjoyed the small tournament in Wartburg style in Jena.
Jan 27th, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

“Adam und Eva” aus Jena gewinnen das Jenaer Freundschaftsturnier 2011

Jonathan Scholbach, Severin Weingarten and Eva Schlindwein (Debattiergesellschaft Jena) have just won this year’s Jena Open defying the Pro side. The motion reads "Open Goverment statt Geheimdiplomatie? – Sollen staatliche Informationen frei verfügbar sein?". ...
Jan 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on “Adam und Eva” aus Jena gewinnen das Jenaer Freundschaftsturnier 2011

Schobbe-Cup 2010: A Review

Schobbe-Cup 2010: A Review
Aug 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Schobbe-Cup 2010: A Review

Schobbe-Cup 2010 Pickings 1

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Aug 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Bonn wins at Schobbe Cup 2010

Debattierclub Bonn won the Schobbe Cup 2010! In the final round, the team “Die Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo” from Berlin Debating Union in the proposition argued with “Bonn Generations” about net neutrality at Campus Westend of Frankfurt Goethe University. The team of Isabelle Loewe,  Gudrun Lux and Jens Fischer from the former German capital defeated Georg Sommerfeld, Dessislava Kirova and Kai Dietmann from the now capital. Awarded the title as best speaker of the final were two: Jens Fischer from the winning team and Nicolas Eberle from Debattierclub Johannes Gutenberg of Mainz, a so-called Fraktionsfreier Redner, free speaker. There are usually ...
Aug 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Bonn wins at Schobbe Cup 2010

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