15 March 2016 - University Debating Contest

On 15th March 2016, come and join us to see Irish students debate in French!
This event is part of the Month of La Francophonie in Ireland.

The 9 teams taking part to this debating contest are from Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Maynooth University, NUI Galway, Dublin Institute of Technology, IT Blanchardstown; and will fight with words about Commemorations.

Topics for the semi-final are :
Faut-il instaurer une fête nationale pour fêter l’indépendance irlandaise ?
Faut-il déplacer la fête nationale du 17 mars, jour de la Saint-Patrick, au 24 avril, date du début de l’insurrection de Pâques ?

And for the finale, the best speakers will talk about : La commémoration répond-elle avant tout à une nécessité politique ?

The jury will be composed of:
M. Louis-Philippe Dalembert, writer
M. Sébastien Duval, journalist at RFI
Mme Isabelle Cohen, Political Counsellor, French Embassy

President of this session will be M. Gael Parent, Responsable d’édition at Le petit Journal


Free event but registration needed

Published on 22/03/2016

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