CFA: The workshop organizers invite abstract submissions for the upcoming online workshop, “Russell and Women.” Abstracts are due on or before 31 October 2020. ...
We stand with those in the Black Lives Matter movement. Black lives matter. In his July 9, 1938, "The Persecution of the Jews," Bertrand Russell memorably said, "[T]he oppression of a minority by a majority is no better, except numerically, than the oppression of a majority by a minority." The longstanding, and ongoing, oppression of … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: statement endorsed by the membership
We are delighted to see that one of our Society's directors, Sheila Turcon (Bertrand Russell Research Centre, McMaster University), has turned her scholarship on the homes of Bertrand Russell into an online resource! Over his 97 years, Russell lived in roughly 20 residences, and we are glad to see that information we have about these … Continue reading NEW: Sheila Turcon’s “The Homes of Bertrand Russell”
The Bertrand Russell Society (BRS), an international organization dedicated to the life, thought, and legacy of Bertrand Russell, will hold its annual meeting at the Central Connecticut State University, from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21, 2020. Those interested in presenting a paper at the BRS Annual Meeting should submit the paper title and … Continue reading Call for Papers: 2020 Meeting – Bertrand Russell Society
50 years ago today, at 97 years of age, Bertrand Arthur William Russell died. The Bertrand Russell Society wishes to take this occasion to mark and celebrate his legacy. Russell was a Nobel Laureate, a peace activist strongly opposed to nuclear armaments and the Vietnam War, and deeply concerned with the plight of humankind. As … Continue reading Today: 50 years since Russell’s death