PEOPLE

  • David Bowden

    Editorial, press & special projects manager

    Institute of Ideas

    As well as coordinating the Institute of Ideas Battle Satellite programme, David is TV columnist for spiked, poetry editor for Culture Wars and co-founder of the Institute of Ideas’ Current Affairs Forum. He is an alumnus of Debating Matters and having competed in its first year 03/04 he has continued to support the competition ever since. Aside from his work on the national competition, David has also had a key role in several DM side-projects including the Global Uncertainties Network (in partnership with Research Councils UK) and co-ordinator for the Northern Ireland Showcase in 2009. Aside from his work with DM and the IoI, David has also worked in public affairs for organisations including Libertas and the Design and Artists Copyright Society.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Regional Final: London South 2013/14

DEBATE: Lads Mags

Qualifying Round: Brighton & Hove 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection

Qualifying Round: Brighton & Hove 2013/14

DEBATE: Megacities

Qualifying Round: Essex 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection

Qualifying Round: Essex 2013/14

DEBATE: Megacities

Qualifying Round: Essex 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: Camden 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

National FInal: National Final 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Regional Final: South 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Regional Final: London South 2012/13

DEBATE: Trade not Aid

Regional Final: London North 2012/13

DEBATE: Trade not Aid

Qualifying Round: Croydon 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

Qualifying Round: Croydon 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: Durham 2011/12

DEBATE: Public Health

Qualifying Round: Durham 2011/12

DEBATE: Nuclear Power

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2011/12

DEBATE: GM Food

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2011/12

DEBATE: Scottish Independence

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2011/12

DEBATE: Supermarkets

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2010/11

DEBATE: Privacy Online

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2010/11

DEBATE: Extremism on Campus

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2010/11

DEBATE: Genetic Screening

Qualifying Round: East London 2010/11

DEBATE: Genetic Screening

Qualifying Round: East London 2010/11

DEBATE: Extremism on Campus

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2010/11

DEBATE: Sportspeople as Role Models

Qualifying Round: Suffolk 2009/10

DEBATE: Pop artists

Qualifying Round: Suffolk 2009/10

DEBATE: Older Mums

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2009/10

DEBATE: BNP

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Boxing

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Assisted dying 2009/10

EVENTS CALENDAR

April 2014
S M T W T F S
30 311 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 1 2 3

STAY IN CONTACT

© 2014 debatingmatters.com: Debating Matters Competition, Academy of Ideas Ltd, Signet House, 49-51 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JP, UK

Tel +44 (0)20 7269 9233 - Fax (0)20 7269 9235 - debatingmatters@instituteofideas.com