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Monash Debating Review: Sub-Editors

The Monash Debating Review is looking for Associate Editors! This presents an exciting opportunity for experienced debaters, adjudicators and coaches to get involved in the publication of a peer-reviewed journal. In addition to the resume experience, this is your chance to help shape important conversations about debating. Details about the journal, the positions, and applications are found below.

About the MDR

First published in 2002, the MDR is an annual publication that aims to both inform readers and provide a forum for discussion of issues as they relate to debating and adjudicating. The MDR draws on the opinions and experiences of some of the best debaters, adjudicators and coaches from around the world.

The MDR is the world’s only international debating journal. It is a scholarly, interdisciplinary journal that has featured articles from Australia, Russia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States, as well as interviews with prominent public intellectuals and policy-makers.

Position Description

Associate Editor positions are open to all members of the international debating community. In 2013, Associate Editors were appointed from Europe, Africa, North America and Australasia and this year we hope to appoint applicants representative of all geographic regions.

An Associate Editor will:

  • Encourage the submission of manuscripts from the worldwide debating community;
  • Analyse and critically evaluate each submission;
  • Proofread and edit submitted articles; and
  • Report regularly to the Editor-in-Chief.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be judged based on the best combination of:

  • Previous editorial and/or publication experience;
  • Debating and/or adjudicating experience; and
  • Responses to the questions in the application form

Compensation

The Associate Editor role is a volunteer position

Application Procedure

Applicants should apply by completing this form. Any questions should be directed to rmeredith4@gmail.com. The deadline is midnight, BST, on Saturday August 30th, and applicants will be notified about the outcome within a week.

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2013 Edition of the Monash Debating Review out now!

Monash Debating Review 2013

The Monash Association of Debaters is extremely proud to announce the launch of the 2013 edition of the Monash Debating Review. A seven month endeavour under the editorship of Mary Nugent, this year’s MDR is the largest to date featuring articles by over eleven different authors hailing from five continents.

This year the Review tackles issues of discrimination in the debating community, explores the experiences of societies in the developing world and examines the virtues of some of debate’s more modern conveniences, including the infamous ‘information slide’.

This year also marks the launch of the new MDR website making articles more accessible and interactive than ever before. We thank Mary and her team for their amazing work and hope you’ll enjoying reading the journal as much as we’ve enjoyed producing it.

You can read the MDR here.

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Monash Debating Review 2013 – Call for Associate Editors

The Monash Association of Debaters is extremely pleased to announce the Mary Nugent has been appointed as the Editor in Chief of the 2013 Monash Debating Review. Mary brings to the review an enviable track record as a debater and adjudicator as well as extensive networks in Europe and the United States. We’re very excited to see the direction she’ll take the worlds most highly regarded peer-reviewed debating journal.

Applications for Associate Editors now open

The Monash Debating Review is looking for Associate Editors! This presents an exciting opportunity for experienced debaters, adjudicators and coaches to get involved in the publication of a peer-reviewed journal. In addition to the resume experience, this is your chance to help shape important conversations about debating. Details about the journal, the positions, and applications can be found here.

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