PEOPLE

  • Dr Simon Parry

    Lecturer in Drama and Arts Management

    Institute for Cultural Practices, University of Manchester

    Simon researches the arts as public engagement, with a particular focus on intercultural and interdisciplinary practices and work in community and educational contexts. In the past he has worked on a variety of theatre projects around Europe, taught at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria and worked for the medical research charity, the Wellcome Trust. At the Wellcome Trust he led a range of arts initiatives to promote young people’s engagement with science and worked on the development of an international programme to support creative methods in community engagement which has stimulated projects in Africa, India and South America.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Cheshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Embryo Screening

Qualifying Round: Cheshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Qualifying Round: Manchester 2011/12

DEBATE: Burqa bans

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.



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.

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