The Chinese Debate Team vs. the UCLA Debate Team on the
Issue of Admitting Syrian Refugees to the United States
Biannually, UCLA hosts the international Debate Team from China for a public debate regarding current issues worldwide. This tradition has allowed for both the debaters and student spectators to become educated on an issue from a multinational perspective, and is held very dear to the UCLA Debate Union. The information for the 2016 UCLA and China debate is given below as well as bios for the students competing.
Thursday, February 18th from 12:00-2:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1457
Debating the issue of whether or not Syrian refugees should be admitted to the United States, with an afterword by Communications Studies professor Paul Von Blum, J.D.
Austin Kaidi Jiao (Tammy) Tianhui
Joseph Kahn Chen (Annie) Yongjia
Vidya Krovvidi Dongdong (Neo) Li
Pratik Malshe Li (Kathy) Manyi