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UCD Law HF wins UCD Law Soc and L&H Novice IV

UCD Law HF wins UCD Law Soc and L&H Novice IV

The Novice IV of UCD Law Soc and L&H was won by UCD Law HF (Cian Higgins and Paddy Flynn) from Closing Government. They debated on the motion THB the US media should restrict coverage of mass shooting in the US against UCD Law/ Hist …

07. Oct 2017

‘Some Croatian Dudes’ win FINDA-IDEA Mini

'Some Croatian Dudes' win FINDA-IDEA Mini

Lovro Šprem and Tin Puljić from Zagreb won the FINDA-IDEA Mini 2017, speaking in Closing Government to the motion “This House would prefer a world in which people cannot deliberately lie”. As team Some Croatian Dudes they beat 1386 ftw (Daniel Azaz, Diogo Videira) in Opening Government, The …

03. Sep 2017

Toronto wins World Schools Debate Academy Tournament

Toronto wins World Schools Debate Academy Tournament

The tournament at the World Schools Debate Academy 2017 was won on a 6 – 3 split desicion by Toronto 1 (Gautam Manohar, Adithya Chakravarthy, Angela Li, Andrei Comlosan Pop and Mia Richmond; Canada) in Opposition on the motion “THBT developed nations should not recruit high …

09. Jul 2017

Tel Aviv wins the Berlin IV 2017

Tel Aviv wins the Berlin IV 2017

Ido Kotler and Monica Forman from Tel Aviv won the Berlin IV 2017, speaking in Closing Opposition to the motion “This House would prefer a world where there is only one religion”. As team #Reichs_tag_a_friend they beat Munich A (Melda …

26. Jun 2017

Leiden wins first Delft Open

Leiden wins first Delft Open

The grand final of the first Delft Open ever was won by Leiden A(rrogant) (Floris Holstege, Roel Becker) from Opening Opposition on the Motion This house would introduce a Social Credit System in liberal democracies. They debated agains UDS: Sharpay and Ryan (Pieter …

22. Jun 2017

GUU wins Durham Open

GUU wins Durham Open

The Durham Open 2017 was won by GUU A (Bethany Garry and Owen Mooney) in Opening Opposition on an open motion. They debated against Consider Phlebas (Sam van Elk, Cambridge and Joe Roussos, LSE) in Opening Government, Oxford RJ (Jure …

20. Jun 2017

Cambridge wins Trinity Open

Cambridge wins Trinity Open

The Trinity Open 2017 was won by Cambridge B (Etsuko Lim & Katherine Dunbar) in Closing Government. They debated against Oxford Tecks and Sophie (Teck Wei Tan & Sophie Large) in Opening Government,  Upgrading from Aodhan (Adam Stairs & Clíodhna Ní Chéileachair, UCD Law) in Opening …

19. Jun 2017

History debates in a nutshell

History debates in a nutshell

Apart from regular tournaments with debates around topics that generally move – or should move – society, there are some examples were debaters just combine some of their various interests. This led German debaters to establish their very own ruleset …

Vom 04. Oct 2017 um 20:47

Breaking at the EUDC for the first time: An interview with Helsinki A

Breaking at the EUDC for the first time: An interview with Helsinki A

At the EUDC, many teams come together. Some of them are very ambitious and worked hard to have a chance to make the break. So did Milla Huuskonen and Joona Suhonen from Helsinki A. In this interview we asked them …

Vom 25. Aug 2017 um 15:23

Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

The European Universities Debate Championship 2017, taking place in Tallinn, have come to an end. On the day of the finals both the last four teams of the Open track and the English as a Second Language (ESL) track came …

Vom 21. Aug 2017 um 11:52

Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

On the third day of the European University Debate Championship 2017 the pre-rounds come to an end, meaning: The break happens. We’ve gathered all the information available for you and will edit more once we get our hands on it.

Vom 18. Aug 2017 um 00:40

EUDC 2017 Day 2: First Timers at Euros

EUDC 2017 Day 2: First Timers at Euros

The EUDC is attracting many of the same people again and again every year. But there are also always the people who come to Euros the first time and don’t know what to expect and what will be happening. The …

Vom 17. Aug 2017 um 10:48

New applicant to the European circuit – the UAE team interviewed

New applicant to the European circuit - the UAE team interviewed

This year, a new country applied to join the European circuit at Tallinn EUDC 2017: The United Arab Emirates. Jan-Gunther Gosselke interviewed Nicolaj Thor from their team for the Achte Minute.

Vom 17. Aug 2017 um 08:50

Day 1: TH supports coming to Tallinn EUDC

Day 1: TH supports coming to Tallinn EUDC

Day one is over and the participants of Tallinn EUDC are still hopeful and excited. At least it seems like it. The Achte Minute went around asking participant to deliver their best case for either Government or Opposition on the …

Vom 15. Aug 2017 um 20:57

“I am really looking forward to it” – Selene Gnadenteich in her interview about convening the EUDC 2017 in Tallinn

"I am really looking forward to it" - Selene Gnadenteich in her interview about convening the EUDC 2017 in Tallinn

With the EUDC 2017 in Tallinn coming closer, people might want to prepare their trip – but what to prepare for? We’ve asked convenor Selene Gnadenteich about the tournament, including the questions we got from the community.

Vom 13. Jul 2017 um 16:47Comments Off on “I am really looking forward to it” – Selene Gnadenteich in her interview about convening the EUDC 2017 in Tallinn

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