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the Durham Union
Durham's oldest and largest society. Established in 1842, the Union is the place for cutting edge debate and free speech at Durham University.
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the Durham Union Apr 2
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the Durham Union Apr 2
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the Durham Union Mar 4
Could we DM you about speaking in a debate at the Union?
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the Durham Union Feb 24
The Durham Union is looking forward to welcoming Peter Hitchens () to the chamber later this evening. Make sure to come along early as this is sure to be a very popular address!
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the Durham Union Jan 31
Join us in the chamber tonight for our debate This House Would Decriminalize Sex Work. 8:30pm at Palace Green Debate Chamber!
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the Durham Union Jan 30
We're very excited tonight to host an evening with author Bill Bryson! Do make sure to come along tonight with enough time to ensure you get a seat, this is expected to be a very popular address!
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the Durham Union Jan 28
Our presidential election hustings for Michaelmas 2020 will be held tonight at 7pm before the Matthew Hedges address. Come along to listen to the candidate hustings!
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the Durham Union Jan 28
Tonight we will be welcoming Matthew Hedges to the Union to talk about academic freedom and freedom of expression. Do make sure to come along!
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the Durham Union Jan 27
We are looking forward to welcoming to the Durham Union tonight for an address. Do come along to the chamber at 8:30pm tonight if you are a member!
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the Durham Union Jan 23
*DEBATE TONIGHT* This House Welcomes a Decline in US Hegemony Make sure to come along to what looks to be an interesting debate!
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the Durham Union Dec 3
Hi , we're debating the motion 'This House Believes Globalisation Has Done More Harm Than Good' in February, and you'd be perfect to highlight the issue of fast fashion. We're huge fans of your work- it would be an honour to host you if you're interested! Let us know.
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Palatinate Sport Dec 1
Renowned commentator Guy Mowbray gave an insightful address filled with wit, entertaining anecdotes and insider knowledge at .
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Natalie Bennett Nov 28
Tomorrow night I'll be debating 'This House Has No Confidence in Boris Johnson' The challenge will be cutting the speech down from 10 hours to 10 minutes
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Sebastian Payne Nov 23
Pleasure debating with you! Probably the best debate I’ve been to
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the Durham Union Nov 23
In a few hours we will be hosting the Mo Mowlam Memorial Debate, a 24 hour long discussion on the trolley problem in aid of . You can help us help them find vital mental health services in the North East by donating here:
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Andrew Boff Nov 23
Delighted to have supported in successfully opposing the proposition "This house regrets the gig economy" at . Less successful in the subsequent debate in the chippy: Curry Sauce or gravy?
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Guy Mowbray Nov 22
Many thanks to for inviting me to speak last night and for the warm reception. Great fun! 👍
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Ranj Singh Nov 2
... Had the honour of debating children’s vaccinations alongside my amazing friend ! Also on the panel we’re the esteemed: , Rory Flynn & Prof. David Salisbury! Thank you for having us... much food for thought!
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Dr_MFG Nov 1
With on our way to for debate on tonight - on opposing sides!! Writing our talks on opposite sides of the table... (obvs)
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the Durham Union Oct 28
There sadly won't be a live stream but we will be recording it and uploading it to our YouTube page!
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