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Arabic Debate Team Among the Top Eight

This summer, the Duke-UNC Arabic debate team placed 8th at Qatardebate’s 6th International University Debate Competition in Turkey. The newly formed team of students worked with the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies to master the language and intercultural knowledge needed to excel in their debates.

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From left, team captain Majed Al Munefi, coach Maha Houssami, Danah Younis and Jasper Schutt led the Duke-UNC debate team to an impressive finish at the 6th International Universities Debating Championship held in June 2022 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo courtesy of Houssami)
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