English Club
News Letter

Organized by:
The English-Speaking Union of Japan

Supported by:
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology in Japan

The English-Speaking Union of Japan (ESUJ) will hold the University Debating Competition in English on October 1 and 2, 2011.  Again we will invite four British student champion-level debaters to participate in the event and to give a panel talk and a model debate.

Date: October 1, 2011(Sat.) - October 2, 2011 (Sun.)

National Olympics Memorial Youth Center
(Sangubashi Station in Odakyu-line)


October 1 (Sat.): Room 417 (Seminar Hall), Central Building
October 2 (Sun.): Large Hall, Arts Building

Notice: For the finals on Sunday, October 2, prior registration is required.
 (Application site will be open in near future)

Tournament Details
Preliminary Debates   October 1 (Sat.)
10:00      Opening Ceremony
10:30      Round 1
12:00      Round 2
14:30      Round 3
17:00      Round 4

Final Debates    October 2 (Sun.)
9:30      Announcement of Best 8 Teams
9:45      Quarter Finals
11:00   Workshops by 'British Squad'
13:30      Announcement of Best 4 Teams
13:45      Semi Finals
15:00      Model Debate by 'British Squad'
16:00      Announcement of Finalists
16:10      Grand Final
18:00      Closing Ceremony

Guest Lecturer and Debaters from the UK
Jason Vit   Head of ESU Speech and Debate, The English-Speaking Union
Joanna Farmer   University of Oxford
Eoghan McSwiney   University College London
Catherine Kernaghan   The London School of Economics
John Ashbournel   The London School of Economics

Participating Universities (30 Teams from 32 Universities)

Akita International Univ., Aoyama Gakuin Univ., Hitotsubashi Univ., Hiroshima Univ.,
Hiroshima Shudo Univ., International Christian Univ., Kanagawa Univ., Keio Univ.,
Univ. of Kitakyushu, Kobe Univ., Kyoto Univ., Musashi Univ., Nihon Univ.,
Osaka Prefecture Univ., Sanno Univ., Seikei Univ., Sophia Univ., Takushoku Univ.,
Tokai Univ., Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo Woman's Christian Univ., Tokyo Institute of Technology,
Tokyo Metropolitan Univ., Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies, Tokyo Univ. of Science,

Tsuda College, Tsuru Univ., Yokohama City Univ., Yokohama National Univ., Waseda Univ.

The English-Speaking Union of Japan


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