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„Let’s not reinvent the wheel every year“ – Dessislava Kirova on South Africa’s bid for WUDC 2017

„Let's not reinvent the wheel every year“ – Dessislava Kirova on South Africa's bid for WUDC 2017South Africa is currently applying to host the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC) in 2017. Should the bid be successful, Dessislava Kirova would form the Chief Adjudication panel, together with Gemma Buckley from Australia and Syed Saddiq from Malaysia. Anne Gaa spoke with her about her plans for the Worlds.Achte Minute: How did you get to be nominated by the South African OrgCom? Is there a special relationship between the German and South African debating communities?Dessislava Kirova: It was quite surprising. At the Paris Open 2013, I met someone who was, at that time, part of the organizing team. That connection ...
Jan 28th, 2015 | By | Category: international, Menschen, Mittwochs-Feature | Mit einem Kommentar

Eilat: A Debate Holiday Resort and Future EUDC Venue?

Between September 8 and 11 2013 BGU carried out the Red Sea Open for the fourth time. Convened by Mor Zoran and Noa Golan hyper-funded by the Ben Gurion University the rounds took place on the Eilat Campus of BGU. 32 teams, an outstanding Chief Adjudication team and an all round board combined an intimate debate atmosphere with a party holiday mood.  And the debate community has a new contender that wants to host EUDC 2016. Eilat, a rather Unconventional Debate Scenery From around a dozen tournaments yearly generated on the Israeli circuit the Red Sea Open is the only one truly ...
Sep 20th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on Eilat: A Debate Holiday Resort and Future EUDC Venue?

WUDC Countdown 7: Embracing Dissent

WUDC Countdown 7: Embracing Dissent[caption id="attachment_13785" align="alignright" width="300"] Diese Woche in der ZEIT: Eine ganzseitige Anzeige der WUDC. (Foto: Henrik Mädler)[/caption] The countdown is running: There are only seven days left until the opening ceremony of the World Universities Debating Championship in Berlin begins. While more than 800 speakers, 300 judges and 200 volunteers from all parts of the world will find their way to Berlin, Achte Minute will accompany this countdown with preliminary reports around the WUDC Berlin 2013. We start with a text from Matthias Winkelmann which got published this week in a full page add in the mayor German newspaper „DIE ZEIT“. ...
Dec 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Debattieren in der Öffentlichkeit, international, Presseschau | Mit einem Kommentar

Saisonabschluss in der Freien Debattierliga

Saisonabschluss in der Freien Debattierliga
Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Saisonabschluss in der Freien Debattierliga

FDL: Berlin schreitet in Dortmund Richtung Titelverteidigung

FDL: Berlin schreitet in Dortmund Richtung Titelverteidigung
Jul 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on FDL: Berlin schreitet in Dortmund Richtung Titelverteidigung

WUDC 2012: Starting now!

Debaters from all over the world are flocking in to Manila, Philippines. From 27 December 2011 to 4 January 2012, they assemble at De La Salle University (DLSU) to compete for the title of the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC or Worlds). From under the roof of VDCH there will be the following debating society competing with around 400 teams from about 70 countries - all in a peaceful competition, the WUDC 2012 or DLSU Worlds: Berlin Debating Union: John Eltringham, Narendran Ramasendaran, Dessislava Kirova, Juliane Mendelsohn, Kai Dittmann, Matthias Winkelmann S.A.E.C.L.O. Greifswald: Rafael Heinisch, Ida Heidecker Debattierclub Mannheim: Jana Gilke, Katrin Sadroschinski Debattierclub Johannes ...
Dec 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Der Widerspruch ist gewollt / Filip Bubenheimer und Matthias Winkelmann über ihre Mitarbeit im WUDC-Team

Der Widerspruch ist gewollt / Filip Bubenheimer und Matthias Winkelmann über ihre Mitarbeit im WUDC-Team "Embracing dissent" is the claim of the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC, or Worlds). Please check back later for the English version of this article or read the German version of this piece meanwhile to learn about how Filip Bubenheimer and Matthias Winkelmann came up with this slogan, what they have to say about it and how they are qualified for brand management.
Jun 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Der Widerspruch ist gewollt / Filip Bubenheimer und Matthias Winkelmann über ihre Mitarbeit im WUDC-Team

Worlds as a media coup / Manuel Adams and Annette Kirste talk to Achte Minute

Worlds as a media coup / Manuel Adams and Annette Kirste talk to Achte Minute“Embracing Dissent“ is the motto of the WUDC Berlin 2013 – “We believe this reflects the enlightening and liberating clash of ideas that shaped European and German history - and, of course, what makes debate relevant and exciting”, the Facebook site of WUDC Berlin 2013 announced. No doubt, there is a natural dissent between the fractions of a parliamentary debate. Yet, there might also be dissent during the preparatory phase of the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC or Worlds), for instance in a heated debate about the motto. However, consent was the motto when now WUDC convenor Patrick Ehmann travelled the ...
May 18th, 2011 | By | Category: international | Comments Off on Worlds as a media coup / Manuel Adams and Annette Kirste talk to Achte Minute

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

Nofretete is going to stay in Berlin – Second masters’ debate of BDU

Egyptian queen in the German capital - The motion of the second masters’ debate of Berlin Debating Union (BDU) was especially directed to a Berlin audience: "Who is owning Nefertiti? This house would give the bust of Nofretete back to Egypt!" Georg Sommerfeld and Johannes Häger (Opening Government) talked about the rude and somehow illegal methods that were used to bring the bust to Germany in 1913. They also explained that Nefertiti is an important symbol for the Egyptian history and identity and so would belong to Cairo. Juliane Mendelsohn and Niels Schröter (Opening Opposition) disagreed. Nefertiti's bust has been exhumed ...
Feb 15th, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Themen | Comments Off on Nofretete is going to stay in Berlin – Second masters’ debate of BDU

Debattierer machen sich mit “Das Salzprojekt” selbständig

Debattierer machen sich mit "Das Salzprojekt" selbständigAm Anfang stand die Idee: Qualität, guter Geschmack, gutes Gewissen. Ein Salz in Bioland-Qualität, direkt vom Erzeuger, nur in Großpackungen für den Jahresvorrat, das zeichnet die Idee von Das Salzprojekt aus. Mit dieser einfachen und zugleich ungewöhnlichen Geschäftsidee haben Matthias Winkelmann und Daniel Hinkeldein, beide Debattierer der Berlin Debating Union, sich neben Studium und Beruf selbständig gemacht. ...
Mar 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Menschen | Comments Off on Debattierer machen sich mit “Das Salzprojekt” selbständig

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