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 exists:

  • to promote and encourage research in the history of mathematics and the dissemination of the results of such research;
  • to promote and develop for the public benefit, awareness, knowledge, study and teaching of the history of mathematics;
  • to promote the use of the history of mathematics at all levels in mathematics education in order to enhance the teaching of mathematics for the public benefit.

Upcoming Events

Sat 18 February 2017
The Old Museum Building, 7 College Square North, Belfast BT1 6AR
Sat 25 February 2017
The Queen's College, Oxford
Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York

From our Twitter feed

January 16
Thomas Clausen (1801-1885) worked on pure mathematics, applied mathematics, astronomy and geophysics, born 16 Jan https://t.co/3JLlkDxt8J
January 15
Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891) "made valuable contributions to the theory of differential equations", born 15 Jan https://t.co/0Ji4rEptqK
January 14
Charles Dodgson (1832 - 1898) aka Lewis Carroll, was a mathematics lecturer and author, died 14 Jan https://t.co/VMSXTBAd0U
January 13
Karl Menger (1902-1985), most famous for the Menger sponge, born 13 Jan https://t.co/bsNqNHQ6sm https://t.co/7rgKvQy1j9
January 12
Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909) laid the mathematical foundation of the theory of relativity, died 12 Jan https://t.co/UBCVKKoMDO