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This year’s annual meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society will be at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY, June 24-26. The conference theme is Bertrand Russell, Public Intellectual.

Follow these links for the meeting program, talk abstracts, and registration form. For more information contact BRS president Tim Madigan (

The BRS held its 2014 annual meeting at the University of Windsor, on June 13-15. Michael Ruse was the keynote speaker. And last year (2015), the annual meeting was held June 5-7 at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, where the keynote speaker was A.C. Grayling.

Students – the Russell Society invites papers for its annual Student Essay Prize competition for the best new paper on Russell by an undergraduate or graduate student. Details are here.

The Russell Society Bulletin is now online. Also online are the Russell Journal, published by the Bertrand Russell Research Centre at McMaster University and past issues of the BRS Quarterly.

The winner of the 2015 BRS Book Award is Gülberk Koç Maclean “for her careful and much needed account of BR’s later (post Analysis of Matter) analysis of particulars – Bertrand Russell’s Bundle Theory of Particulars (Bloomsbury, 2014).”

Winners of the 2014 BRS Book Award were John Ongley and Rosalind Carey for Russell: A Guide for the Perplexed and Jolen Galaugher for Russell’s Philosophy of Logical Analysis.

Other past BRS Book Award winners are Sébastien Gandon for Russell’s Unknown Logicism (2013), Bernard Linsky for The Evolution of Principia Mathematica (2012), Greg Landini for Russell (2011), Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos Papadimitriou for Logicomix (2010), and Omar Nasim for Bertrand Russell and the Edwardian Philosophers (2009).

Be sure to visit the Russell Society Library website, where you will find an extensive collection of online works both by and about Russell (with many videos of Russell in the members area). New at the Society Library is a complete bibliography of Russell's writings.