170th Session (2018-2019)


Behold! The debates of the 170th Session of the Literary and Scientific Society! Minutes shall be written by Mr Matthew Bradley HLM and debates will be recorded by Mr Jake Kieran. 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

Q-Con Debate: Dubs V Subs

This House Believes Prostitution Should be Legalised

This House Would Rather Have Fun Than Get a 2:1

This House Regrets The Easter Rising

This House Fears Zuckerberg

This House Believes Christianity is a Valuable Part of Our Culture

This House Would Create Life

This House Believes Remains have no Rights

  • 7th Ordinary Meeting
  • Co-hosted with QUB Archaeology Society
  • Date: 1/11/2018
  • Minutes
  • Recording 

This House Believes Sex Positivity has Gone Too Far

This House Believes Children are the Property of the State

Godkin Debate – This House Would Separate Art from Artist

This House Would Ban Autonomous Weapons

This House Would Introduce a Universal Basic Income

The Annual Literific Christmas Party

Second Semester

This House Would Censor Historical Works

  • 14th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 17/01/2019
  • Recording

This House Believes Some Sins Should Not be Forgiven

  • 15th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 24/01/2019
  • Recording

This House Believes The Famine was a Genocide

This House Regrets the Gig Economy

  • 17th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 07/02/2019
  • Recording

E.L. Godkin Anniversary Gala

  • 18th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 14/02/2019
  • Recording

This House Regrets Disaster Tourism

  • 19th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 21/02/2019
  • Recording

This House Would Legalise Euthanasia

  • 20th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 28/02/2019
  • Recording

This House Would Invade Earth

  • 21st Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 07/03/2019
  • Recording

The Annual Dufferin Competition for Best Speaker

  • 22nd Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 14/03/2019
  • Recording

This House Believes Cuba has been a Success

  • 23rd Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 21/03/2019
  • Recording

This House Regrets Internet Pornography

  • 24th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 28/03/2019
  • Recording

This House Would Create an E.U. Superstate

  • 25th Ordinary Meeting
  • Date: 04/04/2019
  • Recording