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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, Academy 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

End

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



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.

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