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2020 Annual Meeting going Online: COVID-19 Update

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Bertrand Russell Society 2020 Annual Meeting will be held online. Please check our website for further updates: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/meetings/. Logistical details about how to set up your software and so forth, so as to participate in or present at the annual meeting, will be posted here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/meetings/logistics/. Paper abstracts … Continue reading 2020 Annual Meeting going Online: COVID-19 Update

NEW: Sheila Turcon’s “The Homes of Bertrand Russell”

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”

Call for Papers: 2020 Meeting – Bertrand Russell Society

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

Today: 50 years since Russell’s death

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

Elizabeth Ramsden Eames (1921-2019)

We are saddened to report that one of our esteemed Bertrand Russell Society Honorary Members, Professor Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, has passed away this year. Professor Eames will be sorely missed: she contributed a great deal to Russell scholarship (e.g., her sole-authored books Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge (1969) and Bertrand Russell's Dialogue with His Contemporaries … Continue reading Elizabeth Ramsden Eames (1921-2019)