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

Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University
Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Wed 23 October 2019
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

July 20
John Playfair (1748-1819) worked on geology, physics and geometry, died 20 Jul https://t.co/X3WDIfhcGb
July 19
Egor Ivanovich Zolotarev (1847-1878) produced fundamental work on analysis and number theory, died 19 Jul https://t.co/i24NCDhGTC
July 18
Hendrik Lorentz (1853-1928) worked on electromagnetic radiation & the electron, born 18 Jul https://t.co/AR5BbX4iH7
July 17
Wilhelm Lexis (1837-1914) initiated the study of time series, born 17 Jul https://t.co/IdNHSZJUej