PEOPLE

  • Alex Hochuli

    Writer & Researcher; MPhil student

    University of Kent at Canterbury

    Alex is currently researching fair trade and ideas of the ‘moral economy’ at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Alex was previously Academy of Ideas web editor and research assistant and an organiser of the Battle of Ideas, producing debates on a wide range of social and political questions. He is a big fan of the Debating Matters Competition and has previously authored topic guides and judged debates around the country. Alex has an MA in European Studies from King’s College London and a BSc in International Relations and History from the London School of Economics.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Camden 2012/13

DEBATE: Energy Futures

Qualifying Round: Folkestone & Dover 2011/12

DEBATE: Nuclear Power

Qualifying Round: Folkestone & Dover 2011/12

DEBATE: Supermarkets

Regional Final: South East 2009/10

DEBATE: Artistic Expression

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2009/10

DEBATE: BNP

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2009/10

DEBATE: Boxing

Regional Final: North West & North Wales 2008/09

DEBATE: GM Crops

Qualifying Round: South Wales 2008/09

DEBATE: Congestion Charging

Qualifying Round: South Wales 2008/09

DEBATE: Space Exploration

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2008/09

DEBATE: No Platform

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2008/09

DEBATE: Animal Experimentation

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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