Skepticism in the Time of Coronavirus

What are skeptics doing during the outbreak.

Dear skeptical friends,

in accordance with the advisements of the World Health Organization (though we still disagree on CAM issues) and national officials, skeptical organisations across Europe are temporarily closing their doors.

However, please do check out your local organisation’s website – there is enough content to hold you over for at least a month.

If you are interested in knowing updates concerning the virus, check the following websites and remember, WASH YOUR HANDS:

World Health Organization

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University

Author: Claire Klingenberg
Date: 11th March 2020

The Joy of Skepticism – 18th European Skeptics Congress

Dear skeptical colleagues and friends,

it’s that time again – two years have passed and another congress is coming up!

August 30th – September 1st, Ghent, Belgium
Every other year skeptics from all over Europe come together to meet at the European Skeptics Congress. They listen to talks about a variety of subjects, participate in debates, exchange experiences with colleagues from abroad while having a great time together. This year we are meeting in Ghent, one of the great historical cities of Belgium, home to one of its main universities, with a pre-program ‘Skeptics in the Pub’ event in the center of Brussels. Come and join us for 3-4 days of fun and learning with Edzard Ernst and Kavin Senapathy, and don’t forget to sample Belgium’s fine beers and chocolates while you’re here. All information on

Register on our website. Special discounts for members of skeptical organisations and students.

Join the banquet on Saturday night in the company of the finest selection of skeptics in Europe (separate ticket).
Website: esc2019@skepp.beFollow us on Facebook:

Author: Claire Klingenberg
Date: 24th July 2019