166th Session (2014-2015)


Behold! The debates of the 166th Session of the Literary and Scientific Society! Minutes were written by Ms Alexandra Philpot HLM and debates were recorded by Mr Calvin Black HLM. 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 Would Get Naked

This House Would Impose Sanctions on Israel

This House Would Boycott SeaWorld

  • 2nd Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 09/10/2014
  • Minutes

This House Would Create an E.U. Army

This House Would Adopt Ulster University

Halloween Monster Debate

This House Would Stop QUB Students’ Union Having Referenda

This House Would Declare War on Germany, 1914

  • 7th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 13/11/2014
  • Minutes
  • Recording

This House Believes Sex Education is a Parent’s Responsibility

  • 8th Ordinary Meeting and Annual Godkin Debate
  • Date: 20/11/2014
  • Minutes
  • Recording

This House Would Make Organ Donation Compulsory

This House Believes Abortion is the Man’s Choice Too

This House Would Check its Privilege

This House Would Privatise the NHS

Second Semester

This House Believes LGBT+ Ignores the T

This House Believes Robin Hood had the Right Idea

This House Would Tinder

This House Would Fund Treatment for Self-Inflicted Conditions

This House Believes Professor Umbridge was Just Doing her Job

This House Believes Segregated Education has Failed

This House Believes Our Planet is Beyond Saving

This House Would Only Give to the Developing World

This House Would Curb China’s Enthusiasm

  • 19th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 23/04/2015
  • Recording

This House Would Legalise Prostitution

  • 20th Ordinary Meeting and Annual Dufferin Competition for Speaker of the Year
  • Date: 30/04/2015

UK General Election Debate

  • 21st Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 07/05/2015
  • Recording

This House Would Make NI a Registered Charity

Assorted Recordings

QUB Literific Hosts the Irish Times Semi-Final Debate

QUB Literific Hosts the Mace Quarter-Final

QUB Literific Hosts the Alpha Schools’ Debating Competition – Opening

QUB Literific Hosts the Alpha Schools’ Debating Competition – First Round

Annual General Meeting of the 166th Session