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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. Subject to the restrictions on international travel and large gatherings, we are tentatively planning an in-person meeting at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The conference will be a hybrid format that allows for some presentations by … 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