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  • That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

    That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

    The Nordic Debate Academy was the first in a series of trainings co-ordinated by the Athens EUDC and Thailand WUDC. This training was hosted by the Danish Debate Association in conjunction with FINDA – Finnish Debating Association, Stockholm Debate Society, …

    Vom 30. Nov 2018 um 13:57

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Harvard wins HWS IV

Harvard wins HWS IV

The HWS IV 2018 was won by Harvard DP (Tejal Patwardhan, Aditya Dhar) from Opening Government. They debated the final on the motion “This House believes that the state should curb assortative mating” against Yale CP (Ko Lyn Cheang, Lorenzo Pinasco) in Opening Opposition, Brandeis/Northeastern …

10. Nov 2018

Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

The Hart House Inter-Varsity 2018 was won by Laurier/Unaffiliated SX (Ivy Xu and Brendt Schmidt) from Opening Opposition. They debated the final on the motion “This House opposes the propagation of Canadian exceptionalism” against Harvard CH (John Hunt, Sophia Caldera) in Opening Government, Yale AC (William Arnesen, …

10. Nov 2018

Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018

Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018

The Yale IV 2018 was won by Harvard CH (John Hunt and Sophia Caldera) from Opening Government. They debated the final on the motion “This House would legalize and train sex workers specifically to work with disabled people” against Brown GG (Jack Gramlich, Sandy Greenberg) in …

09. Nov 2018

Leiden wins Roosevelt Open

Leiden wins Roosevelt Open

The Roosevelt Open 2018 in Middleburg was won by Leiden TBA (David Metz and Joas Bakker) from Closing Opposition. They debated the final on the motion “Given the choice, THBT US Supreme  Court Justices should be elected by a vote amongst federal …

27. Oct 2018

Cambridge wins KCL Open 2018

Logo KCL Open

Portrait of a Tudor as a young Al (Tudor Musat and Alasdair Donovan, Cambridge) have won the 2018 edition of the KCL Open. Organized by conveners Emily Frizell and Joel Richardson, the tournament took place from June 30th to July 2nd …

06. Jul 2018

Tel Aviv wins the Athens Open 2018

Tel Aviv wins the Athens Open 2018

After a weekend in Greece the Athens Open 2018 got won by ‘Tel Aviv A’ (Amichay Even Chen and Idan Bressler). They spoke in the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Novi Sad kenobi’ (Jovan Petronijević and Milos Marjanovic) in Opening Opposition, ‘Tel Aviv – You’ve …

10. May 2018

Nottingham win Nottingham Trent Open

Nottingham win Nottingham Trent Open

Congratulations to the winners of the Nottingham Trent Open, ‘Nottingham A’ (Ciara Berry and Alex Yeadon). They won the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Iron-Men Unite!’ (Craig McDonald, formerly Cardiff, and Dan Wood, Birmingham) in Opening Opposition, ‘Nottingham B’ (Emily …

01. May 2018

Is there a better way to break than speaks? – An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

Is there a better way to break than speaks? - An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

In the Summer 2018 issue of International Debate, Miriam Kohn (LearningLeaders, Rochester ’17) and Chris Perkins (Rochester ’17) published an article titled “Fair Play: Proposals for Reform to the Break System in British Parliamentary Debate.” In said article, they discussed the …

Vom 14. Nov 2018 um 17:34 mit 3 Kommentaren

“I’ll keep debating” – an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

"I'll keep debating" - an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

Today’s feature presents: The first speaker to be top of the tab at an EUDC in both categories as an ESL participant since 2001, Lucía Arce Cubas! In the interview Lucía told us about her origins, debating career and being …

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Bringing EUDC to Central Asia – an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

Bringing EUDC to Central Asia - an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

Olzhas Abdukhamitov and Aigerim Shadeyeva are the conveners of the Astana EUDC, Olzhas volunteered at Novi Sad and Aigerim competed, making it to the ESL Quaters. Raffy Marshall and Monica Forman are the CAs of Astana EUDC. We sat down …

Vom 22. Aug 2018 um 10:32Comments Off on Bringing EUDC to Central Asia – an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

The argument with “Qatar 1”: What happened at and after the EUDC in Novi Sad

The argument with "Qatar 1": What happened at and after the EUDC in Novi Sad

Following days of massive discussion on social media, the EUDC Council held an extraordinary meeting regarding events at the EUDC in Novi Sad, where a team from Qatar University refused to debate Israeli teams. In order to clarify what happened, …

Vom 13. Aug 2018 um 17:00Comments Off on The argument with “Qatar 1”: What happened at and after the EUDC in Novi Sad

EUDC 2018 results: Tel Aviv win both finals

EUDC 2018 results: Tel Aviv win both finals

The Novi Sad EUDC, lasting 30.07.-05.08.18, came to an impressive conclusion: Teams from Tel Aviv won both the ESL (English as a Second Language) and the Open final! The ESL dominance continued with – originally Mexican – debater Lucía Arce, …

Vom 08. Aug 2018 um 11:01Comments Off on EUDC 2018 results: Tel Aviv win both finals

EUDC 2018: The Break

EUDC 2018: The Break

As the 2018 European Universities Debate Championship progresses, the break is now online.

Vom 03. Aug 2018 um 02:03Comments Off on EUDC 2018: The Break

Bringing debate to Central Asia – an interview with Kyrgyzstan

Bringing debate to Central Asia - an interview with Kyrgyzstan

Kanat Nogoibayev and Chyngyz Ibraimov represent Kyrgyzstan for the first time in the history of EUDC. We spoke to them about their hopes for future EUDCs in Central Asia and what debating in a post-Soviet states is like.

Vom 02. Aug 2018 um 10:00Comments Off on Bringing debate to Central Asia – an interview with Kyrgyzstan

Joining EUDC for the first time – Interview with Palestine

Joining EUDC for the first time - Interview with Palestine

Dhalia Alayassa, Tamara Abdel Lafit and Iman Sarj are students at the Alquds University and the An-Najah University. They are the first university students from Palestine to compete at the EUDC. Additionally, Weenta Mehari coaches Alquds University and Mariel Golden …

Vom 01. Aug 2018 um 10:00 mit 2 Kommentaren

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