Monday, 3 August 2015

Latest on the 16th European Skeptics Congress

The three additional events at the European Skeptics Congress 2015 in September at Goldsmiths College  have now been finalised: 

·         Pre-congress event: ‘Codes, Coincidence and Chocolate Fountains: How Numbers Shape our Lives’. This is a fun Maths event with Simon Singh, Chris French, Helen Wilson and Rob Eastaway in the main congress lecture theatre,  Thursday September 10th  2.30-5.00 p.m. Ticket £5.

·         Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub meeting: The Growth of Skepticism: the UK experience with Chris French, Wendy Grossman, Mike Heap, Mike Hutchinson, Deborah Hyde, Michael Marshall, Ian Ridpath and Richard Wiseman. Each will give a brief talk about the growth of skepticism in the UK. European colleagues are very welcome to share their experiences in their own countries. This meeting is in Goldsmith College's Students Union  on Thursday September 10th and the first speaker is scheduled from 7.30 p.m. onwards. Being a Skeptics in the Pub event, the atmosphere will be informal and there will of course be a bar!  Ticket £5

·         Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub meeting: 'The Science of Magic' by magician and psychologist Gustav Khun . This takes place in the Students Union on Friday September 11th starting at 19.30 hours.  Ticket £5

More details and the programme for the pre-congress Thursday event are available at http://euroscepticscon.org/node/56 (‘Other Events’).

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