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Tilbury at St. Petersburg Online Open 2020

Tournaments are still happening and now we can even join places which are further away. In times of Corona is the key is online debating. This time we aren’t the organizers but participants. Helena Hecke enthusiastically participated St. Petersburg Online

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Tilbury House Online Open 2020

From 30th to 31st May 2020 we hosted our annual tournament with twice as many participants as usual. Many of them coming from different countries. In times of Corona this kind of news might raise some eyebrows but we managed

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Corona break

Dear debaters and all of those interested in debating, in the light of the current Corona health crisis, the city of Cologne banned gatherings not being in the interest of public or medical service until 10th April 2020. Due this

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Tilbury at Eindhoven Open 2020

Let’s start the new year with a bang! On the 1st to 2nd February 2020 E.S.D.A. Chronos hosted their first tournament in Eindhoven. Our team, Helena Hecke and Lin Jung, attended this special first tournament – enjoying it for two

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Tilbury House at Maastricht Novice 2019

It seems a bit of nostalgia fell upon Tilbury House this autumn. Nostalgia, and great ambition. In one week we visited Oxford again, in the next it’s Maastricht. Every year Tilbury has been attending the Maastricht debating tournament, sometimes we

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Tilbury House at Oxford IV

Will they, won’t they? For once the joke isn’t directed towards the British, and potential Brexit plans but towards Tilbury House. Will they return to Oxford once more? The anyser is… yes, they did! Tilbury House finally found their way

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Tilbury Workshop: First things first

Yesterday evening we were joyous to have so many people joining our newcomer workshop. We hope yesterday’s debate gave you an insight in how debating works. But perhaps some questions are still left. At least we have to unpack a

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Tilbury Workshop: What are we talking about again?

This House believes, the other House regrets, and another House is actually Kim-Jong Un’s minister of foreign affairs. As we already talked about in our workshops, wordigs of motions can be pretty essential to the understanding the motion. But actually

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Tilbury House at EUDC 2019

Two teams of our society were brave in two ways this summer: First, attending the European Debating Championship 2019 in Athens, and travelling during the hottest period of this year. The teams of Helena Hecke and Ruben Dillmann, and Ida

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Tilbury House Cologne Open 2019

What an unusual date for our annual tournament. Usually our tournaments take place during colder months but this year, we choose 7th to 9th June for a warm welcome for our debaters. The format was still „Business as usual“: 5

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