The Hume Society

Stimulating Scholarship on the Writings of David Hume

Society News

47th Annual Hume Society Conference in Bogotá postponed until 2021

Sadly, we will not be gathering in Bogotá for the 47th Annual Hume Society Conference this summer in an effort to help contain the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19. Our generous host institution, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, and our tireless organizers have offered their time and hospitality in July 2021, and the Executive Committee has gratefully accepted their offer. In the meantime, please share any ideas for you have for sharing scholarship, maintaining good spirits, and supporting one another during this period of social distancing ( Be well and stay strong!

McGill Library-Hume Society Research Travel Grant

The McGill Library-Hume Society Research Travel Grant, funded through the generosity of David and Mary Norton and the Hume Society, is available annually to a graduate student, professor or independent researcher who is interested in pursuing a project related to David Hume and his era. Applications are due April 15, 2020. For more details on the award and how to apply, see or email

47th International Hume Society Conference

Bogotá, Colombia