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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

Register by May 13th for the 2022 BRS annual meeting!

Our 49th (and 1st hybrid!) annual meeting The Bertrand Russell Society 2022 and 49th Annual Meeting will be held in-person at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. It will be a hybrid meeting that also includes online-only participants and presentations by Zoom. We are excited for our first hybrid meeting as we broaden and enrich the … Continue reading Register by May 13th for the 2022 BRS annual meeting!

CFP: 49th BRS Annual Meeting

We are happy to announce the 49th meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society will occur on June 3-5, 2022. The conference will be a hybrid format that allows for some presentations by Zoom. You can submit your paper abstract here. BRS members (and non-members) can register for the conference here. Updates will be available here. Please feel … Continue reading CFP: 49th BRS Annual Meeting

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: “Russell’s Response to the Newman Objection Reconsidered” with Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM)

We are very pleased to announce that we will have our sixth Russelliana series talk given by Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM) on Saturday, September 11th at 1 pm Eastern Daylight Time / 12 pm Central Daylight Time (adjust for your local time zone). The full paper can be downloaded on this page below. … Continue reading Russelliana: “Russell’s Response to the Newman Objection Reconsidered” with Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM)

Russelliana: G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica with Bernard Linsky (U. Alberta)

We are very pleased to announce that we will have our fifth Russelliana series talk given by Bernard Linsky (University of Alberta) on Saturday, June 12th at 2 pm Eastern Time / 12 pm Mountain Time (adjust for your local time zone). The event is open to the public: all are welcome! Please register here … Continue reading Russelliana: G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica with Bernard Linsky (U. Alberta)

Black Lives Matter: statement endorsed by the membership

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