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On the Contingent of Burning Ambition: DKWien at WUDC Berlin 2013

Madlen joined DKWien in 2012 and after not even a year of debating she joined the DKWien Mission2Break contingent to Berlin WUDC 2013. Since the Vienna teams narrowly scraped past the break, Mission2Break was renamed into MissionToBreaknight; WUDC Berlin was a blast for everyone who had the pleasure to go there. Read Madlen’s thoughts for more information:

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Ready for the Good Times – DKWien on the Road to the World University Debating Championships in Berlin

This short post shall give you a short overview of what is coming up in the next few weeks and explain why some of our members did not get accumulate too many hours of sleep in December.

1 – Worlds University Championships in Berlin start now! This is how you stay up to date.

2 – Vienna Winter Worlds Prep. Michael Shapira gave our speeches the final touches for Berlin. Teams from as far as Mexico came.

3 – Training Debates and DKWien Knowledge Show. Why December was too short.

4 – Tilbury House IV. Just that we do not forget to mention. December started off MASSIVELY. We had two teams in the finals of Tilbury House IV Cologne

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Two Slices Of Great British Summer: The Imperial IV and The SOAS Open

Not that we wouldn’t hold up the Olympic spirit. Just as long as debating isn’t Olympic, we rather go there for other reasons.

Is this about the Olympics? Sure not. Maybe about this is about the weather? No, otherwise we wouldn’t use the word “great”. So maybe this article is about debating again? Yep. A couple of DKWien athletes headed to London for the Imperial IV and the SOAS Open. They had a look on how Londoners prep for Euros with the author putting special focus on the local pizza service.

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Battle for Belgrade – The Chips Are Down!

For the first time since its inception Debattierklub Wien had more teams applying for a Championship then there were slots available. Five teams competed for 3 slots, all of them had their merits and none of us knew how to settle that. Hence we decided to run the EUDC trials and find it out the hard way like we had seen it from the grown ups in Sydney, Oxford or Leiden. We set the dates for  May 5 and 6 to run the evil but necessary “Battle For Belgrade”. Continue reading

Österreichs erstes Debattierlehrbuch ist draußen – Leonhard und Stefan haben mitgeschrieben!

Das Debattierlehrbuch MISCH DICH EIN – der Debattierclub wurde zwischen Mittwoch dem 19.10 und Freitag den 21.10 im Rahmen des 9. VWL- Perspektiven Seminars präsentiert. Konferenzen, Vorträge und Impulsreferate drehten sich rund um das Thema Ökonomische Bildung zwischen Status Quo und Zukunftsorientierung – Lehrer und Schüler debattierten in Kleingruppen mit dem DKW. 

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Red Sea Open 2011


The sparkling sun on wet skin, the smell of sun lotion and tasty food, motions challenging our debater-skills and interesting debates with people from Russia, Germany, Austria, Israel, Greece, England – this year’s Red Sea Open (RSO) was the perfect combination of all of that.
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