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The 11th International Debate Academy Slovenia was held in Kranjska Gora and Ljubljana, Slovenia between 23 November and 2 December.


Over 100 students from four continents attended the event which culminated in a full tournament.


The website is at:

http://debateacademy.net/Debate_Academy/IDA_Slovenia.html


Videos of debates and instruction sessions can be found at:

https://vimeo.com/channels/241958



SCENERY FROM HOTEL SPIK WINDOW


Each day involved lectures to three separate experience level groups along with small group exercise sessions. Each day also featured two full debates critiqued by faculty. Each afternoon two elective classes were offered for students to choose from.


The electives were as follows:


ABCs OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION

Samo Novak


FLOWING/NOTETAKING

Julija Mikic


DEBATING ABOUT DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Arlan Narvaez


POSITION & TREATMENT OF ROMA IN EUROPE

Maja Nenadovic


UNDERSTANDING THE MOTION

Jernej Podgornik


LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY 101

Bostijan Plostainer


DEBATING INTERNET PRIVACY

Filip Dobranic


STATEHOOD & SECESSION

Samo Novak


BAILING OUT EUROPE: A SUCCESSFUL SURGERY WITH A DEAD PATIENT

Bostijan Plostainer


WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU DRAW A BLANK IN PREP TIME

Filip Dobranic


USE OF PHILOSPHICAL CONCEPTS IN DEBATE

Jernej Podgornik


GATHERING KNOWLEDGE FOR DEBATE

Alfred Snider


POINTS OF INFORMATION FOR BEGINNERS

Lindsey Dixon


RULES FOR WORLDS DEBATERS – BEGINNERS SESSION

Arthur Rennels


SPEECH AND ARGUMENT STRUCTURE

Mandy Frank


FEMINISMS 1

Julija Mikic


INDIVIDUAL VS. COMMUNITY

Mandy Frank


USING DEBATE IN THE SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSROOM

Gina Iberri-Shea


ROLE OF NGOs IN THE POLICY MAKING PROCESS

Bostijan Polstajner


DECONSTRUCTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK

Maja Nenadovic


INTRODUCTION TO WORLD SCHOOLS FORMAT

Alfred Snider


EU FOREIGN POLICY – A RIDDLE WITHIN AN ENIGMA

Bostijan Plostanjner


FEMINISMS 2

Julija Mikic


HOW TO BUILD ECONOMIC ARGUMENTS

Arlan Narvaez


MOTION ANALYSIS

Arthur Rennels


PROMOTING DEMOCRACY: ACTORS, RATIONALES, STRATEGIES & PARADOXES

Maja Nenadovic


IS SOVEREIGNTY SACROSANCT? INTERVENTION IN WORLD POLITICS

Samo Novak


THE POWER OF DEFINITION

Maja Nenadovic


OVERCOMING THE ESL COMPLEX

Serban Pitic


HOW TO BUILD ECONOMIC ARGUMENTS

Arlan Narvaez


JUDGING 101

Julija Mikic


THE POWER OF LANGUAGE IN DEBATING

Gina Iberri-Shea


DEFINING TERMS AS OPENING GOVERNMENT

Mandy Frank


HOW TO BUILD AN OPENING GOVERNMENT CASE

Arthur Rennels


DECONSTRUCTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK

Maja Nenadovic


QUESTIONS YOU WERE AFRAID TO ASK, I WILL TRY TO ANSWER THEM

Mandy Frank


DOES STYLE REALLY WORK? HOW CAN YOU USE IT?

Serban Pitic


INTERNET: HOW IT HAS CHANGED SOCIETIES, US AND THE FUTURE

Filip Dpbranic


LOGICAL FALLACIES: IDENTIFYING THEM, AVOIDING THEM

Julija Mikic


MAKING YOUR ARGUMENTS MORE IMPORTANT

Alfred Snider


WAR AND WOMEN: VICTIMS, STAKEHOLDERS, BEFORE & AFTER

Gina Iberri-Shea


ADVANCED STRATEGY

Filip Dobranic


ADVANCED REBUTTAL

Geehta Creffield


LOGO, ETHOS, PATHOS: THREE DEBATING MUSKETEERS

Arlan Narvaqz


ECOLOGICAL PHILOSOPHIES

Alfred Snider


SOFT POWER AND HARD POWER IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Arthur Rennels


EXTENSION STRATEGY

Serban Pitic


SPEECH STRUCTUE

Mandy Frank


LANGUAGE AND POWER

Gina Iberri-Shea


CHUNKING ANALYSIS: DEBATE LIKE A CHAMP

Serban Pitic


PUBLIC SPEAKING

Geetha Creffield


ONLINE DEBATE INSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Alfred Snider


FEDERALISM: DEBATING ABOUT THE EU

Julija Mikic


STORYTELLING IN DEBATE: WHY IT MATTER AND IS NOT JUST ICING ON THE CAKE

Filip Dobranic


WHERE DOES MONEY COME FROM?

Arlan Narvaez


POINTS OF INFIORMATION

Geetha Creffield


FIRST PRINCIPLES

Lindsey Dixon


DEBATING WITH STYLE

Julija Mikic


SHIFT HAPPENS: HOW TO USE ARGUMENTS FROM THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY

Arlan Narvaez


ARGUMENT DECONSTRUCTION

Arthur Rennels


ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Alfred Snider


ROOM: VINOTEKA

STRATEGIES FOR BEGINNING JUDGES

Gina Iberri-Shea


OVERCOMING THE ESL COMPLEX

Serban Pitic


AFRICA BEYOND THE ASSUMPTIONS OF THE WESTERN WORLD

Prof. Maria Mata


TRAINING EXERCISES & DRILLS

Alfred Snider


FLOWING/NOTETAKING 101

Julija Mikic


DEBATING GENDER ISSUES

Gina Iberri-Shea


UNDERSTANDING LATIN AMERICAN ISSUES

Arlan Narvaez


SET TECHNIQUES FOR DEBATES

Geetha Creffield


ORGANIZING A DEBATE TOURNAMENT

Serban Pitic




The tournament was held at the Faculty of Administration at the University of Ljubljana.


The US Air Force Academy team of Beaton & Woodward emerged victorious at the 11th IDAS tournament.



Full tab is at http://debate.uvm.edu/tabs/idas2013/


http://debateacademy.net/Debate_Academy/IDA_Slovenia.html


Motions included:


1. THW impose a tax on men to reduce the gender pay gap.


2. THBT EU nations should stop cooperating with the USA on intelligence matters.


3. THW not watch pornography


4. THW pay reparations to European Roma


5. THBT all corporations should become cooperatives owned and operated by the workers.


6. This House believes that the dead are the property of the state


QUARTERFINALS

THW NOT TAX BITCOIN TRANSACTIONS


SEMIFINALS

THW apply universal jurisdiction to crimes against the environment


FINALS

THBT THE RECENT GENEVA AGREEMENT WITH IRAN WILL FAIL.




FACULTY AT CELEBRATION DINNER.

 

International Debate Academy Slovenia