Past Event

Columbia Undergraduate Student Mandarin Debate Association 2021 Summer Event

August 15, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM



The newly-born Columbia Mandarin Debate Association (CMDA), a student organization founded by experienced Columbia undergraduate debaters, and Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invite Columbia students who are interested in Mandarin debate to join the first CMDAer Meeting, where you can hear CMDA founders' personal experiences and receive professional and academic training from top Chinese debating teams. 

This meeting will provide you a safe space for independent and free opinion sharing and offer you an unusual, immersive, intellectual, and adventurous afternoon.

Besides improving your professional debating skill, at CMDA, you will have the chance to develop an international outlook through engaging with a diverse community and improve your management and leadership skills.

Come and define your CMDA!



2:00p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • About CMDA

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Debate Training Session

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Optional)

  • Group Discussion