Russelliana: Ken Blackwell on George Orwell & Bertrand Russell (11/13 @ 1 pm EST)

Please join us for Ken Blackwell's paper, followed by discussion, on the joint work of Orwell and Russell surrounding their collaboration and mutual recognition of each other's work, as well as the postwar socialist and peace activism work in similar circles concerning publishing a manifesto of human rights. Jointly Sponsored by the Bertrand Russell Society and … Continue reading Russelliana: Ken Blackwell on George Orwell & Bertrand Russell (11/13 @ 1 pm EST)

Russelliana: 9/17 @ 1 pm EST

Register at this page for the next Russelliana, a free and online event joint with the British Wittgenstein Society! It is at 1 pm EST (6 pm UK time). This is a panel discussion of Russell and Wittgenstein from 1913 onward, with speakers Jose Zalabardo and James Connelly. Below are the speaker's abstracts and a … Continue reading Russelliana: 9/17 @ 1 pm EST

Russellania (11-13 @ 1 pm EST): Master class on Russell’s “What is democracy?” with Peter Stone (Trinity College Dublin)

We are pleased to invite you all to our final Russelliana of the fall semester: a master class on Russell's "What is democracy?" with our very own veritable Russell master (and master class master!), Peter Stone (Trinity College Dublin). This will be at 13:00 EST on Saturday, November 13th. To get the Zoom invite link, … Continue reading Russellania (11-13 @ 1 pm EST): Master class on Russell’s “What is democracy?” with Peter Stone (Trinity College Dublin)

Russelliana: April 24th, 1 pm EST, Dustin Olson (University of Regina)

Our next Russelliana will take place on Saturday, April 24th, at 1 pm EST (adjust for your local time zone). The talk title is "Russellian Empiricism" and will be given by Dustin Olson (University of Regina). In the week leading up to this Russelliana, we will send around a handout and the Zoom link. The talk abstract is … Continue reading Russelliana: April 24th, 1 pm EST, Dustin Olson (University of Regina)

Russelliana (March 27th): Collecting Russell

A “Russelliana” discussion: “Collecting Russell” will be held online on Saturday, March 27 at 2pm EST. Many of us in the BRS have collected books and pamphlets by Russell, including the volumes to date of the Collected Papers (CPBR). This online discussion will deal with any and all aspects of collecting Russell: first editions and … Continue reading Russelliana (March 27th): Collecting Russell