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Kyushu Cup 2016 (International Debate Tournament) – August 26-28

More than fifty international and domestic teams of experienced and beginning debaters will come to join these extemporaneous debate tournaments at Ito Campus. Our main tournament is the only Worlds Debating Format (British Parliamentary) international competition in Japan, supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Call for papers: A new debate education journal

Debate and Argumentation Education: The Journal of the International Society for Teaching Debate
is now accepting a manuscript about theoretical and practical research in Japanese or English. Those who presented their papers in the March conference of the Society have a priority but other researchers and educators are welcomed to submit their manuscript. Please contact Dr. Aoki ( Dr. Hasumi ( for more information.