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  • Dr Kevin Bean

    lecturer, Irish politics

    Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool

    Kevin’s research interests include theories of nationalism and national identity, the emerging post–Good Friday polity in Northern Ireland and the politics of Irish Republicanism. He has written on the peace process in a variety of magazines, newspapers, and books as well contributing to radio and television discussions on these issues. His latest book is The New Politics of Sinn Féin.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Liverpool 2018

DEBATE: Historical monuments

Championship: Liverpool 2018

DEBATE: Vegetarianism

Championship: Liverpool 2018

DEBATE: Prison violence

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2014/15

DEBATE: Fracking

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2014/15

DEBATE: Unhealthy Lifestyles

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2012/13

DEBATE: Factory Farming

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Qualifying Round: Cumbria 2011/12

DEBATE: Supermarkets

Qualifying Round: Cumbria 2011/12

DEBATE: Media Regulation

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2010/11

DEBATE: Scepticism and Science

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2010/11

DEBATE: Genetic Screening

Regional Final: North West & North Wales 2008/09

DEBATE: Europe

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North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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