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;
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Wed 25 October 2017
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 25 October 2017
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 9 December 2017
Birmingham and Midlands Institute

From our Twitter feed

October 21
Martin Gardner (1914-2010), "the most famous modern writer of mathematical puzzles in the world", born on 21 Oct https://t.co/Ab1CR8UPWn
October 20
Architect & mathematician Wren (1632-1723) was involved in rebuilding London after the Great Fire, born on 20 Oct https://t.co/erYUuPOZmz
October 20
This - and read the replies for some useful links. https://t.co/h7HaeRd8OL
October 19
Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) made contributions to architecture, geography and astronomy, died 19 Oct https://t.co/DEVcQIQI1X
October 18
Alexander Wilson (1714-1786) published observations on sunspots, died 18 Oct https://t.co/zvEMVrcAlI