An Obituary on Alfred Snider

Today we had to sadly learn that Professor Alfred Snider passed away. We send our condolences to his family and friends and grieve Tuna, who was a constant force for good in the debating community and in the world. As a professor for Forensics at the University of Vermont, Alfred Snider spread debating all over […]

Taking Things Seriously: DKWien at Arandjelovac Open 2014

A brave group of young debaters from our beloved DKWien took advantage of (mostly) great weather for a wonderful trip to Serbia  to compete in the „most serious tournament in Europe“, Arandjelovac Open. Success was moderate, but our motivation was unbreakable. For the sake of the story, let’s start at the beginning. Inspired by our […]

10 Years of Debating in Austria – Birthday Party

Buckle up your Lederhosen, and get ready for some Schnaps! We are going to party properly Austrian style this Saturday. We Austrians love the mountains, are crazy fun-seekers and since ten years we also debate. Time to celebrate and have a good time. Location: The Vienna IV Break Night and Birthday Party will take place […]

Vienna IV 2014 Surrounding Programme

  Warning: If you were planning on coming to Vienna to be bored, do not read this article.  The 2014 Surrounding Programme As a Vienna IV tradition we prefer to extend the joy of debating beyond the actual tournament. Also we think, seven days of activities should easily fit into a three day tournament. Hence, […]

Öffentliche Debatte an der WU Wien

Regulierung VS Liberalisierung In welcher Welt wollen wir leben? Öffentliche Debatte im Oxford-Stil, präsentiert von DKWien in Zusammenarbeit mit der Wirtschaftpolitischen Akademie 12/12/2013, 18:30, TC.4.03 WU Wien Eintritt frei, keine Anmeldung notwendig. Facebook Event [section=Das Thema] Die Welt ist seit dem Ausbruch der Krise im Jahr 2008 nicht mehr dieselbe. Die Wirtschafts- und Finanzkrise hat Schwächen im […]

A Weekend with the Irish Debating Family – Cork IV 2013

The days are getting shorter and the pleasant anticipation of Christmas is creeping in. It’s the time of the year when families reunite to celebrate and catch up on what has happened during the year. The remote brothers and sisters fly in or take the train to unite around the table, after a busy year. […]