Welcome to the British Society for the History of Mathematics

Welcome to the British Society for the History of Mathematics

The British Society for the History of Mathematics:

  • promotes and encourages research into the history of mathematics and the dissemination of the results of that research;
  • develops awareness of the history of mathematics for the public benefit; and
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorporate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 22 June 2019
Rewley House, Oxford
Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University
Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge

From our Twitter feed

May 19
Alcuin of York (735-804) wrote elementary texts on arithmetic, geometry and astronomy, died 19 May https://t.co/KxuPVgp1GD
May 18
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) worked in logic, co-author with Whitehead of Principia Mathematica, born 18 May https://t.co/x6gXoJZrIo
May 17
Samuel Clarke (1675-1729) wrote on mechanics as well as philosophy and metaphysics, died 17 May https://t.co/hPHUsYLzbY
May 16
Maria Agnesi (1718-1799) worked in differential calculus & known for the cubic the 'witch of Agnesi', born 16 May https://t.co/C1xfluxaKi
May 15
Brian Hartley (1939-1994) worked in locally finite groups, born 15 May https://t.co/fnn71Yjy89