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  • TCD Hist wins KCL Online Debate Open

    TCD Hist wins KCL Online Debate Open

    The team TCD Hist (Caoimhin Hamill, Jack Synnott) has emerged victorious in the Grand Final of the KCL Online Open 2020, speaking from OG on the motion “THP to be alone in the universe.” Against them were левый коронный (Milla …

    Vom 30. Jul 2020 um 10:38
  • Cambridge wins Suzhou Debate Open

    Cambridge wins Suzhou Debate Open

    The Open Final of the Suzhou Debate Open 2020 has been won by Cambridge JH (Joshua Yeung, Han Yang; Cambridge Union) from Closing Opposition. Speaking against them were Sun Fuji (Tota Takahashi, Kanan Ishizaka; Tokyo) in Opening Government, anyideas (Andrius Budiono, …

    Vom 12. Jul 2020 um 14:12
  • Malaysia WS wins Restricted Mara Open

    Malaysia WS wins Restricted Mara Open

    The Grand Final of the Restricted Mara Open 2020 has been won by MWS MWS A & W (Wee-ern, Avinash).  Speaking in Closing Government, they faced Piali’s Peeps (Aryan, Adidev) in Opening Government, So debating is a gender now? (Josh …

    Vom 12. Jul 2020 um 13:53
  • LSE wins St Petersburg Online Open

    LSE wins St Petersburg Online Open

    The champions of the St Petersburg Online Open are LSE A (Hamza Chaudhry, Ciara Mitchell). In the grand final, they spoke in Closing Opposition on the motion “THBT the scientific community should reject the notion of ‘non-overlapping magisteria’ “. Speaking against …

    Vom 09. Jul 2020 um 14:35

News of debating clubs

Bard wins W*GM Online Debate Open

Bard wins W*GM Online Debate Open

The Women and Gender Minorities Online Debate Open 2020 was hosted by Livi McAlrea and Emily Xie on the 25th and 26th of July. It featured 68 teams and a break to open quarterfinals and to a novice final. The …

02. Aug 2020

Vorstandswahl bei der Rederei

Vorstandswahl bei der Rederei

Die Heidelberger Rederei e.V. hat einen neuen Vorstand gewählt. Im Amt verbleiben Luise Häder als Präsidentin sowie Leo Volkhardt als Schatzmeister. Neu im Vorstand ist Erik Frehse als Vizepräsident. Aus dem Vorstand scheidet Konstantin Krüger aus. Die Achte Minute wünscht …

28. Jul 2020

Cambridge wins Suzhou Debate Open

Cambridge wins Suzhou Debate Open

The Open Final of the Suzhou Debate Open 2020 has been won by Cambridge JH (Joshua Yeung, Han Yang; Cambridge Union) from Closing Opposition. Speaking against them were Sun Fuji (Tota Takahashi, Kanan Ishizaka; Tokyo) in Opening Government, anyideas (Andrius Budiono, …

12. Jul 2020

Malaysia WS wins Restricted Mara Open

Malaysia WS wins Restricted Mara Open

The Grand Final of the Restricted Mara Open 2020 has been won by MWS MWS A & W (Wee-ern, Avinash).  Speaking in Closing Government, they faced Piali’s Peeps (Aryan, Adidev) in Opening Government, So debating is a gender now? (Josh …

12. Jul 2020

LSE wins St Petersburg Online Open

LSE wins St Petersburg Online Open

The champions of the St Petersburg Online Open are LSE A (Hamza Chaudhry, Ciara Mitchell). In the grand final, they spoke in Closing Opposition on the motion “THBT the scientific community should reject the notion of ‘non-overlapping magisteria’ “. Speaking against …

09. Jul 2020

Dublin/London wins Imperial Online IV

Dublin/London wins Imperial Online IV

At the Imperial Online IV 2020, hosted on June 27th and June 28th, 2020, the team Hybrid Statoosh (Lucy Murphy, Maurice Coutiel) has emerged victorious in the Open Final out of Opening Opposition. They spoke against Imperial IR (Ivan Kapelyukh, …

05. Jul 2020

LSE wins Astana Debate Union Online

LSE wins Astana Debate Union Online

The open final of the Astana Debate Union Online Tournament 2020 was won by LSE HC (Hamza Chaudhry, Ciara Mitchell) in Opening Opposition, speaking against GUU A (Emma Chan, Julie Nyerges) in Opening Government, Trying to get my ducks in …

29. Jun 2020

TCD Hist wins KCL Online Debate Open

TCD Hist wins KCL Online Debate Open

The team TCD Hist (Caoimhin Hamill, Jack Synnott) has emerged victorious in the Grand Final of the KCL Online Open 2020, speaking from OG on the motion “THP to be alone in the universe.” Against them were левый коронный (Milla …

Vom 30. Jul 2020 um 10:38

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part III – Durable Funding During Cuts

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part III - Durable Funding During Cuts

This article will address how debate programs can respond to current funding and support cuts by universities. The first part of this series profiled experiences of organizers, coaches, and debaters in different parts of the world. The second part of …

Vom 10. Jun 2020 um 12:19

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part II, Virtual Recruitment Strategies

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part II, Virtual Recruitment Strategies

This article will review recruitment and outreach projects some debate societies have undertaken. It does not attempt to provide  recommendations / criticisms of different policies and responses. The first part of this series profiled experiences of organizers, coaches, and debaters …

Vom 20. May 2020 um 12:03

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part I, Transition to Virtual Debating

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part I, Transition to Virtual Debating

This article will profile the experiences of organizers, coaches, and debaters in different parts of the world. It does not attempt to provide a comprehensive picture of the competitive debate scene in that region, nor to provide recommendations / criticisms …

Vom 06. May 2020 um 09:21Comments Off on COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part I, Transition to Virtual Debating

The winners of Thailand WUDC 2020

The winners of Thailand WUDC 2020

The World University Debating Championship 2020 in Thailand is over and the winners come from Oxford, Open University of Israel and Institut Teknologi Bandung. The break after the preliminary rounds can be found here. EFL category The team IT Bandung …

Vom 11. Jan 2020 um 16:40Comments Off on The winners of Thailand WUDC 2020

Thailand WUDC 2020 – The Break

Thailand WUDC 2020 - The Break

As usual, New Year’s Eve also brought the announcement of the breaking teams at the World University Debating Championship. At Thailand WUDC 2020, the following teams broke to the outrounds. Open Break: 1. LSE A (Arth Mishra, Abhinav Reddy Bathula) …

Vom 31. Dec 2019 um 23:13Comments Off on Thailand WUDC 2020 – The Break

Tel Aviv wins European Round Robin 2019

Tel Aviv wins European Round Robin 2019

The team Tel Aviv MD (Tom Manor, Noam Dahan) has triumphed at the European Round Robin 2019 in Warsaw. As Closing Government, the reigning EUDC champions defeated Opening Government Belgrade MS (Milos Marjanovic, Stefan Siridžanski), Opening Opposition Steven/Sella (Steven Rajavinothan, …

Vom 09. Jul 2019 um 23:35Comments Off on Tel Aviv wins European Round Robin 2019

Cornell & Middlebury are 2019 Pan-American Debate Champions

Cornell & Middlebury are 2019 Pan-American Debate Champions

The Pan-American Universities Debate Championships 2019 was hosted in Panama on April 19 – 22 and featured both English and Spanish language divisions. The Spanish language final was won by Cornell A (Leo Grageda, Aurelien Salas) in Opening Government. Competing …

Vom 08. May 2019 um 09:46Comments Off on Cornell & Middlebury are 2019 Pan-American Debate Champions

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