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  • Dr Tim Shephard

    Lecturer in Musicology

    The University of Sheffield

    Tim is a Lecturer in Musicology at the University of Sheffield, having previously taught at the Universities of Nottingham and Oxford. He is an expert on Renaissance music, and has spoken and published widely on the subject. He used to be a professional cellist, teaching in schools and performing in a wide range of genres, as well as working with several bands. He lives in the Peak District with his family

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Sugar

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Religious Freedom

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Three Parent Babies

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Offence

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Security Vs Privacy

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Fertility Tourism

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Smacking

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2013/14

DEBATE: Smart Drugs

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2013/14

DEBATE: Hate Speech

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Boozy Britain

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Factory Farming

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



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