Brewster Debate

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 19:00 to 21:30
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Gordon Cameron Lecture Theatre
Stapleton Room
Dining Hall
Brewster Debate - Pre-dinner Reception - 7.00pm - Stapleton Room followed by High Table in Dining Hall at 7.30pm Debate - GCLT at 8.30pm

The motion is: "This House would have Britain pay reparations to the peoples of the former Empire."

The debating competition will take place on Tuesday 5 February 2019 at 8.30pm in the Gordon Cameron Lecture Theatre. Two teams, each of three speakers, will compete. Each speaker will have 8 minutes. While the Judges retire to confer, there will be a floor debate. 

The Fitzwilliam Society Trust has kindly provided two prizes each of £100, which will be awarded to individual speakers.

All students are welcome to attend the debate and there will be an award of £20 for the best extempore speech from the floor, also kindly provided by the Fitzwilliam Society Trust.

*Those wishing to compete as speakers should send their names to fitzwilliamdebating@gmail.com  by 29 January 2019*. 

Those taking part will be invited to attend dinner on High Table prior to the debate. Fellows and those taking part in the debate will dine on High Table - 7.00pm pre-dinner reception and 7.30pm dinner.