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

Wed 23 October 2019
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 23 November 2019
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Sat 7 December 2019
University of Warwick

From our Twitter feed

September 20
Moritz Pasch (1843-1930) found assumptions in Euclid that nobody had noticed before, died 20 Sep https://t.co/But04fHGvv
September 19
Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792-1843) remembered for the Coriolis force, died 19 Sep https://t.co/FBxOIlPb10
September 18
Léon Foucault (1819-1868) invented a pendulum which demonstrates the rotation of the earth, born 18 Sep https://t.co/GIRAMwMAZt
September 17
RT : Paul Erdős died in September 1996. Here he is enjoying being himself https://t.co/SLxc03c1mN
September 17
Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866) whose geometry had a profound effect on modern physics, born 17 Sep https://t.co/fUAmTGZ50K