165th Session (2013-2014)


Behold! The debates of the 168th Session of the Literary and Scientific Society! Minutes were written by Ms Tara Pouryahya HLM and debates were recorded by Queen’s Radio. All minutes are PDF files hosted on Google Drive, and the recordings are .mp3 files hosted on Archive.org. All photos are hosted on Google Drive, and all videos are hosted on our YouTube channel. I hope you enjoy!

First Semester

This House Believes Humanitarian Aid Does More Harm Than Good

  • Freshers’ Debate
  • Date: 25/09/2013
  • Minutes

This House Would Legalise Brothels

  • 1st Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 03/10/2013
  • Minutes

This House Believes NI is Failing Young People

  • 2nd Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 10/10/2013
  • Minutes

This House Would Ban All Forms of Animal Testing

  • 3rd Ordinary Meeting, held in conjunction with IDEA
  • Date: 17/10/2013
  • Minutes
  • Recording

Stormont Debate

  • 1st Special Meeting
  • Date: 22/10/2013
  • Minutes

This House Doesn’t Mind Being Watched

This House Would Prepare for the Apocalypse

This House Would Ban Designer Babies (QUB vs UU)

This House Believes the US is so 20th Century

This House Believes Too Many People Go to University

This House Believes Science has Damned Us All

  • 9th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 28/11/2013
  • Minutes

This House Believes We Will See the End of HIV/AIDs

  • 10th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 05/12/2013
  • Minutes cannot be found
  • Recording

This House Would Make a Sex Tape

  • 11th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 12/12/2013
  • Minutes

This House Would Have a New Northern Irish Flag

Second Semester

This House Supports Drone Warfare

This House Would Raise Gender Neutral Children

  • 14th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 13/02/2014
  • Minutes

This House Believes There is a God

This House Would Make a Musical

This House Believes Internment was a Necessary Evil

This House Welcomes a Bionic Humanity

  • 18th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 13/03/2014
  • Minutes

This House Supports the Right to Die

This House Would Frack in Northern Ireland

This House Would Be a Student (The Comedy Debate)

This House Would Colonise the Moon

This House Would Clone Extinct Species

This House Believes Scotland Should be an Independent Country

Assorted Recordings

The AGM of the 165th Session

Assorted Special Meetings