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IHC Debate 2017

By Megan Rocher

It has been an exciting two weeks here at IEGS as we have just had our yearly inter-house Debate Competition! Starting the week off strong was the first debate starring the former champions from King House and the seasoned Curie. Representing King were Benjamin , Akshat and Andreas and on the opposite side representing Curie were Douglas, Katarina and Nada. The first debate had the motion that Extremist Groups should be Banned in Sweden. The debate started with the proposition clearly laying out their points in a detailed matter explaining how the current political situation in Sweden has been

An Interview with the IHC Debate Finalists

By Megan Rocher

This years debates have been tough! Four houses, two topics, and 12 amazing speakers have taken part in the aula to fight for this years trophy! And now there’s two teams, one topic and six speakers left. Which team will put their hand on the trophy, king or pavlov?

We have interviewed the captains for the teams and asked them some questions about the debate;
Matilda Froste, Team Captain Pavlov House
Alexandra Gummesson, House Captain King House

  1. How does it feel to be in the final?
    Matilda Froste: It feels amazing, I’m super excited!

    Alexandra Gummesson: I am really proud of the

IHC Debate

By Lydia Barsawme

Inter House Debate Reflection

Out of all the different Inter House Competitions taking place at IEGS, the debate competition is one of many trophies that the different houses fight for every year, and by far one of my personal favorites. For many it can be quite scary and stressful to go up and debate in front of an audience, but this year all four houses with teams consisting of both experienced debaters and complete novices took part with great enthusiasm!

This year, we were challenged by relevant and sometimes controversial topics, that lead to intense discussions in the preparation

IHC Debate 2014 - 2015

By Tao Wang

At 8AM sharp the respective teams of Curie and Pavlov gathered outside the Pavlov corridor, awaiting the first motion of the IHC Debate this year. The team captains were called in and a few minutes later the doors opened and it was announced:

This house would reintroduce National Service to Sweden between the ages of 18 to 21, with Curie as the proposition and Pavlov as the opposition. This required a model on how this reintroduction of National Service would be implemented in our society and this lies on Curie.

After mentor time, students of all four houses shuffled into the aula

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