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One weekend, many motions

This weekend, VDCH debaters took part in tournaments in Stuttgart and Leeds. On top of that, our neighbors in the Netherlands have also been competing at a tournament. Three tournaments, three CA teams, three languages. Find all motions of this weekend here. Additionally, we kindly ask you, our much appreciated readers, to do us a favor: Which motion did you find the most interesting, the best to debate, the most exciting? Which one did you think was no good idea? Please do not hesitate to leave your comments below and vote for your favorite motion. ...
Mar 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 5 Kommentaren

James Wood on challenges and socials: Interview with the convenor of the Leeds bid for EUDC 2012

The Leeds Debating Union (LDS) is bidding for hosting the European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC or Euros) 2012. Since we have already introduced the Belgrade bid to you, Achte Minute now talked to James Wood, the prospective convenor of the Leeds bid, who revealed his excitement for organising events and projects, seven good reasons to chose Leeds over Belgrade and the adjudication team. Achte Minute: When and how did you come up with the idea of hosting next year’s Euros? James Wood: The idea of making a Euros bid was something I'd thought of before I joined the committee of the Leeds ...
Feb 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on James Wood on challenges and socials: Interview with the convenor of the Leeds bid for EUDC 2012

EUDC 2012 – Two bids and a hoax

EUDC 2012 – Two bids and a hoaxLet the competition begin: Two cities bid for hosting the European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC or Euros) 2012. The bidders are Leeds from the English county West Yorkshire and the Serbian captial Belgrade. In addition to that, there's an alleged bid from London's BPP Debating Society - rumour has it that this a hoax. Belgrade composed a prominent team. Convenor is Milan Vignjević. His bid is backed-up by the University of Belgrade. But he himself has gained a lot of experience as both debater and convenor: He broke to ESL qurters at Amsterdam Euros 2010 and is co-convenor of the Belgrade ...
Jan 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2012 – Two bids and a hoax

Leeds IV 2011

The University of Leeds will be the venue of the Leeds IV 2011. The tournament will be held on 12 and 13 March 2011, debating style is BPS. The debaters will run through five preliminary rounds with seven minute speeches. Sunday will stage semi finals and finals. Chief adjudicator is Doug Cochran from Cambridge University, well known to those who had been at the Euros recently where he functioned as deputy chief adjudicator. Contact: cn09bw[at]leeds.ac.uk. ...
Aug 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Leeds IV 2011

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