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Der 7. Baker McKenzie Debate Club sucht juristische Argumentationstalente

[:de]Baker McKenzie und der Debattierklub Wien laden am Donnerstag, 22. März 2018, zum 7. Baker McKenzie Debate Club ein. Die Argumentationskunst und ihre Darbietung sind für Juristinnen und Juristen wichtige Fähigkeiten, die vor allem durch Übung erlernbar sind. Dementsprechend lautet das vom römischen Juristen, Redner und Staatsmann Cicero geborgte Motto der Veranstaltung: „Reden lernt man durch Reden.“

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[:en]Freshers Training [:de]Freshers Training – Einsteigerkurs[:]

[:en]You have heard there is a debating club in town, but aren’t yet sure what it is all about? You imagine a round table, and people chatting about a variety of topics over a glass of wine? Or possibly, you already know what you can expect, and are ready to start your debating life.

Either way, Debattierklub Wien, Vienna’s most competitive debating club, holds a range of beginner seminars this winter semester. Our experienced members and trainers will introduce you to the world of debating and everything you need in order to participate in a debate.

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Summer Debate Training 2017

Join us this Summer

Even in Summer the Debattierklub Wien continues its Training.  There will be Training Debates for all interested on Wednesday. Additionally there will be special Training for the people going to EUDC 2017 (European Championships).

During the summer holidays there will be no German Training on Mondays. You can find us Wednesdays at the WU, room 3.06 or 3.07 at 18:00.
Since there might be less attendance in the holidays as some people are on holidays or at tournaments, make sure to check our facebook page first to be certain that the Training is taking place this week:

https://www.facebook.com/DKWien/

Hope to see you on Wednesday! 🙂

[:en] Memories of the VIV 2017[:de]Das war das Vienna IV 2017 [:]

[:en]VIV 2017

100 Participants from 15 Nations joined the DK Wien for the 2017 edition of the Vienna IV. After two days in the beautiful city of Vienna and 45 outrounds, 8 teams managed to break into the Semifinal.  The four best teams were choosen by great adjudicators. They fought in a Public Final in the Ceremonial Chamber of the University of Vienna for the title of Winner of Vienna IV 2017.

The Team Dalarna A won against Debaters from London, Munich and Oxford. Johan Båge und Nick Zervoudis can now claim the title “Winners of VIV 2017”.

The best Novice speakers (under 1 year of debating experience) competed in the Novice Final. Proud Winner of the Novice Final of the VIV 2017 is the Team ELTE A, Darina Fialkina and György Nemes.

The finals were a fitting conclusion to an interesting and fun weekend of debates and socializing, with many new memories and friendships formed.

We thank all speakers and adjudicators for the great level of debates and our sponsors for making this weekend possible.

We look forward to seeing you next year.

MOTIONS

OUTROUNDS

Round 1: This house would ban religious prison rehabilitation programmes

Round 2: This house believes that ‘Morals Clauses’ should not be allowed in contracts

Infoslide: Morals clauses are clauses in employment contracts whichreserve the right to sever the contract if the employee engages in “morally inappropriate” conduct in their private lives, including their conduct on social media. These are frequently found in contracts for sports and entertainment personalities, but occasionally are also found in contracts for CEOs and other employees in more conventional businesses.

 

Round 3: This house would ban embedded journalism
Infoslide: Embedded journalists are attached to military units in a combat zone to allow them to report from otherwise dangerous areas. Journalists not attached to such units would normally report from designated safe areas away from the front line e.g. “The Green Zone” in Baghdad. Their continued participation in such schemes is regulated and subject to the withdrawal of credentials by the government.

 

Round 4: This house believes that social movements and advocacy groups should reject the support, financial or otherwise, from organisations including politicians and governments which do not share their predominant values

Round 5: This house, as China, would cease support of the North Korean regime until they give up their nuclear programme
Infoslide: China currently provides support for North Korea in the form of such things as financial and military aid and trade on favourable term for natural resources (particularly coal) as well as political support.

INROUNDS

Novice Final: This house would create a unifies history school curriculum for the European Union

Open Final: This house regrets the emergence of New Age Religions

Infoslide: “New age religions” are Westernised versions of Eastern religions which focus heavily on ‘spirituality’ rather than traditional laws and texts. They frequently identify with the same label as the traditional religion e.g. “Buddhism”.

Winners of the VIV 2017

 

The FINAL

 

Judges of the FINAL

 

Snapshots of the Outrounds

 

ORGA 2017

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 VIV 2017

Über hundert Teilnehmer aus 15 verschiedenen Nationalitäten durfte der Debattierklub Wien zur diesjährigen Ausgabe des Vienna IV willkommen heißen. Bekannt als eines der besten Vorbereitungsturneire für die Europameisterschaften, waren auch dieses Jahr wieder einige der besten Debatanten der Welt Teilnehmer unseres Tunieres. Zwei Tage im wunderschönen Wien und 47 Debatten mündeten am Sonntag in einem fesselnden Finale im großen Festsaal der Universität Wien.

Das Team Dalarna A konnte sich gegen die Kontrahenten aus London, München und Oxford durchsetzen, Johan Båge und Nick Zervoudis können sich nun stolz die Champions des VIV 2017 nennen.

Die Gewinner des  Novice Finals (unter ein Jahr Debattiererfahrung) ist das Team ELTE A bestehend aus Darina Fialkina und György Nemes.

Ihnen, wie vielen anderen, werden die spannenden Debatten und schönen Momente dieses VIVs auf jeden Fall in Erinnerung bleiben; uns auch, es war uns auch dieses Jahr wieder eine Freude!

 

MOTIONS

OUTROUNDS

Round 1: This house would ban religious prison rehabilitation programmes

Round 2: This house believes that ‘Morals Clauses’ should not be allowed in contracts

Infoslide: Morals clauses are clauses in employment contracts whichreserve the right to sever the contract if the employee engages in “morally inappropriate” conduct in their private lives, including their conduct on social media. These are frequently found in contracts for sports and entertainment personalities, but occasionally are also found in contracts for CEOs and other employees in more conventional businesses.

 

Round 3: This house would ban embedded journalism
Infoslide: Embedded journalists are attached to military units in a combat zone to allow them to report from otherwise dangerous areas. Journalists not attached to such units would normally report from designated safe areas away from the front line e.g. “The Green Zone” in Baghdad. Their continued participation in such schemes is regulated and subject to the withdrawal of credentials by the government.

 

Round 4: This house believes that social movements and advocacy groups should reject the support, financial or otherwise, from organisations including politicians and governments which do not share their predominant values

Round 5: This house, as China, would cease support of the North Korean regime until they give up their nuclear programme
Infoslide: China currently provides support for North Korea in the form of such things as financial and military aid and trade on favourable term for natural resources (particularly coal) as well as political support.

INROUNDS

Novice Final: This house would create a unifies history school curriculum for the European Union

Open Final: This house regrets the emergence of New Age Religions

Infoslide: “New age religions” are Westernised versions of Eastern religions which focus heavily on ‘spirituality’ rather than traditional laws and texts. They frequently identify with the same label as the traditional religion e.g. “Buddhism”.

Die diesjährigen Champions 

 

Die Finalrunde

 

Die Juroren des Finales

 

Snapshots der Ausschedungsrunde

 

 ORGA 2017

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Vienna IV 2017 – Einladung zur Finaldebatte

Dieses Wochendende richtet der Debattierklub Wien das international prestigeträchtige Turnier Vienna IV 2017 aus. An dem diesjährigen Turnier nehmen Debattanten aus vielen Ländern des Kontinents teil.
Das Finale findet im Festsaal der Universität Wien statt- dort werden die Besten des Turniers um den Titel “Sieger des VIV 2017” kämpfen.
Dieses Finale ist öffentlich und der Eintritt ist frei.
Der Debattierklub Wien freut sich auf Ihr Kommen.

Wann und wo?

Sonntag, 21. Mai 14:00 Uhr

Großer Festsaal der Universität Wien
Universitätsring 1
Wien

 

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This year’s Vienna IV brings some of the best debaters the continent has to offer to Vienna. As one of the most prestigious competitions in Europe, Vienna IV 2017 celebrates the art of debating in Austria and connects the local with the international debating scene.
The Grand Final is a public debate in which the best teams of the tournament will compete for the win.
We are happy to welcome you on the 21st of May in the main ceremonial chamber of the University of Vienna.

Final Debate: 21st May, 2pm

Großer Festsaal der Universität Wien
Universitätsring 1
Vienna, Austria

Free Entrance !

https://www.facebook.com/events/1976775372608872/

 

 

 

 

JEF

 

 

                                       

[:de]Der 6. Baker McKenzie Debate Club hat eine Gewinnerin[:]

[:de]Turniere für Neulinge im Debattieren gibt es gar nicht so wenige. Mit der 6. Auflage des Baker McKenzie Debate Club richtete die Anwaltskanzlei Baker McKenzie aber wieder ein besonderes aus. Denn mitreden durften hier ausschließlich Studierende der Fächer Wirtschaftsrecht und Rechtswissenschaften, die innerhalb eines Tages die Grundlagen des Debattierens lernen mussten. 10 Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer stellten sich am 20. April in der Kanzlei von Baker McKenziedieser Aufgabe .

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