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Bpas/Debating Matters Programme Sussex




Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9PX

 

10:00

Coffee and registration

10.30

Welcome
Justine Brian, director, Debating Matters
Clare Murphy, director of external affairs, Bpas

10.45

Debate 1: “The UK should ban sex selective abortion”

FOR: Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs
AGAINST: Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Judges:
Sara Hinchliffe, Manager, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex
Ann Furedi, chief executive of Bpas
Sean Bell, founder member of Brighton Salon

11.55

Debate 2: “Pregnant women have a moral responsibility to lead a healthy lifestyle”

FOR: Ravensbourne School, Bromley
AGAINST: The Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone

Judges:
Arianne Shahvisi, Lecturer in Ethics and Medical Humanities, Brighton & Sussex Medical School
Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng, editor, Debating Matters Topic Guides, Institute of Ideas
Sean Bell, founder member of Brighton Salon

13:10

Lunch and an opportunity to network

14:00

Provocation Lecture by Ann Furedi, chief executive of Bpas

15.10

Final: “Foetuses should have rights”

Winner of debate 1 FOR
Winner of debate 2 AGAINST

Judges:
Arianne Shahvisi, Lecturer in Ethics and Medical Humanities, Brighton & Sussex Medical School
Clare Murphy, director of external affairs, Bpas

Dr David Forrest, landscape architect

16.20

Prize giving & closing comments

16:45

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