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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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Good Morning Africa! World Universities Debating Championships in Botswana 2011

Good morning Africa!

Botswana is big. It has about the same size as France but is inhabited by only two million people. In 1985 the life expectancy of the Botswana was well above 60 years. Today, with every fourth person being infected with HIV it has dropped to below 40. It was one of the poorest countries in Africa when it gained independence from the British in 1966, today it ranks with members of the European Union like Lithuania, Bulgaria or Croatia. Continue reading

Turnierordnung Euros and Worlds

Im Sommer 2011 finden die nächsten Europameisterschaften im Hochschuldebattieren statt, zur folgenden Jahreswende werden dann die Weltmeisterschaften ausgetragen. Die Europameisterschaften finden vom 07. – 13. August im irischen Galway statt, die Weltmeisterschaften werden vom 27. Dezember bis 4. Januar in der Hauptstadt der Philippinen, Manila, ausgetragen. Die Euros kosten dieses Jahr € 265, die Worlds PhP 23.000 (approx € 380).

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Koç Worlds 2010

Debattieren wird nicht nur in Österreich immer populärer, sondern auch in der ganzen Welt, und so traten über Neujahr in der Türkei bei den Weltmeisterschaften im Hochschuldebattieren so viele Nationen wie noch nie an. Zum ersten Mal war auch ein Rednerteam aus Österreich dabei (Lukas Grill und Leonhard Weese vom Debattierklub Wien), das zusammen mit der Jurorin Sabine Rainalter (Debattierclub Innsbruck) und vielen anderen dies beim International Evening bei Sachertorte, Manner-Schnitten mit Stroh 80 feierlich betrank.

Wiener Spezialitäten

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