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
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
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.