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Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women’s Open

Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women's Open[caption id="attachment_33036" align="alignleft" width="400"] The champions of Cambridge Women's Open, left to right: Marina Tan, of Yale, and Bobbi Leet, of Stanford. photo credit: Marina Tan[/caption] Yale/Stanford LT (Bobbi Leet, Marina Tan) have won Cambridge Women's Open 2017 on the motion that "This house regrets the idealisation of motherhood" from Closing Opposition. In Opening Government was Bad at feminism motions but trying (Lucía Arce, Rachel O'Nunain); in Opening Opposition was LSE sarah or yings (Sarah Tay, Ciara Mitchell); and in Closing Government was the accurately-named More Women Here than in Oxbridge Finals (Melda Eren, Valerie Lim). Judging the final round was a ...
Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women’s Open

BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open

BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open[caption id="attachment_31316" align="alignright" width="400"] Winners of LSESU Open: Joe Mayes (left), Steven Rajavinothan (right) - © Seah Ying Ying[/caption] The team Young, Scrappy and Hungry (Joe Mayes, Steven Rajavinothan) has won the Open final of the LSESU Open 2017 from Opening Government on the motion "This house believes that history curriculums should portray in an overwhelmingly negative light all celebrated historical figures responsible for racially motivated violence. E.g. Winston Churchill, Oliver Cromwell, Charles De Gaulle." They defeated the teams ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (Joe Roussos, Tim Mooney) in Opening Opposition, Almodovar Film Club (Annie Williamson, Toby Tricks) in Closing Government and Rake unknown ...
Feb 20th, 2017 | By | Category: international, News of debating clubs, Turniere | Comments Off on BPP/Sciences Po Alumni win LSESU Open

EUDC 2014 – Break to the Finals

EUDC 2014 - Break to the FinalsThe break to the Finals at the European Universities Debating Championship 2014 has been announced. In the ESL category, Berlin A, Lund A, Belgrade B and BBU A made it through the semi-finals with the motion "This house believes that leaders of minority religions in Europe should strongly encourage their congregations to refrain from public displays of their faith". In the Open break, Oxford A, Sheffield A, Nottingham A, and Edinburgh A won the semi-finals with the motion "THBT the US should invade and forceably partition Iraq". Semi-finals of the Zagreb EUDC In the Open semi-final 1, the following teams competed: OG: Edinburgh A OO: ...
Aug 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2014 – Break to the Finals

Zagreb EUDC 2014 – Open and ESL break

Zagreb EUDC 2014 - Open and ESL breakThe break of the European Universities Debating Championship 2014 in Zagreb has been announced. The following teams will compete in the out-rounds on the 22nd of August (data might be inaccurate): Open Break 23: Cambridge C 22: Oxford B 21: Cambridge B 21: Oxford A 21: GUU A 20: Cambridge A 20: Oxford C 19: Edinburgh A 19: LSE A 19: Sheffield A 19: Durham B 19: KCL A 19: Hebrew A 19: Nottingham A 19: Durham C 18: BPP A ESL Break 19: Hebrew A 18; Belgrade B 18: Lund A 18: Tartu A 18: Berlin A 17: Tel Aviv B 17: Leiden A 17: Bucharest A 17: BBU A 17: Tilbury House A 17: Mannheim A 17: ELTE A 17 BGU A 16: Belgrade A 16: Tel Aviv A 16: tie of ...
Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

Cambridge wins Paris Open 2014, Lund wins ESL final

Cambridge wins Paris Open 2014, Lund wins ESL finalAshish Kumar and Michael Dunn Goekjian have won the Paris Open 2014. The final jury unanimously decided that the team from Cambridge prevailed as Opening Opposition to the following motion: This House supports the unlimited use of war-time propaganda which aims to dehumanise the enemy. The Top of the tab team Pascal A (Alon van Dam, Harish Natarajan) was in Opening Government, Belgrade A (Helena Ivanov, Stefan Siridžansky) spoke in Closing Government, and Matthew Willmore and Scott Ralston from the team Wigglypuf in Closing Opposition. [caption id="attachment_22946" align="alignright" width="400"] Michael Dunn Goekjian offers a POI while his team partner Ashish Kumar ...
Apr 30th, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on Cambridge wins Paris Open 2014, Lund wins ESL final

Zagreb EUDC 2014: Applicate now as Chief Adjudicator!

Zagreb EUDC 2014: Applicate now as Chief Adjudicator!Nika Jelaska, Convenor of Zagreb EUDC 2014 has announced that the Deputy Chief Adjudicator process has just started. The application form can be downloaded from the webpage. Selection Criteria: Zagreb EUDC plans to appoint five Deputy Chief Adjudicators. The Org Comm says, that they have a strong preference for a geographically diverse adjudication team, with DCA’s that come from all over the continent. The team will ideally have members from developed and developing circuits, as well as a mix of those with extensive adjudication experience and those with less experience on adjudication teams. They are looking for candidates that have experience, perspectives and ...
Sep 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on Zagreb EUDC 2014: Applicate now as Chief Adjudicator!

Report shows spread of Misogyny and Sexism within Debating

Report shows spread of Misogyny and Sexism within Debating[caption id="" align="alignright" width="324"] Front page of the report[/caption] During the Glasgow Ancients Final the Team of Opening Government, defending the motion "This House Regrets the Centralization of Religion", was booed and "shame"-d by male debaters in the audience, adding to the list of problematic remarks on women in the Glasgow Debating Union observed during the weekend. Achte Minute documented parts of the debate in an article. Now one of the victims of this incident, Rebecca Meredith published together with Matt Hezell and Clara Spera a report, that shows the spread of misogyny and sexisim within debating. The report collects contributions from a survey started after the final of the Glasgow Ancients 2013 in ...
Aug 15th, 2013 | By | Category: international | mit 2 Kommentaren

SOAS Open

SOAS OpenThe Debating Society of the School of African and Oriental Studies in London has anounced the SOAS Open 2013 which will take place on August 3rd. Just two weeks prior to Manchester Euros four rounds with a berak to a Final will be offerd for a Reg-Fee of £35 per person.  Rebecca Meredith is the CA, Ben Adams and James Wood have been anounced as DCAs. You can check the Facebook-Event for updates. fpu
Mar 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on SOAS Open

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