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

Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York
Sat 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

February 28
Frigyes Riesz (1880-1956), a founder of functional analysis, his work has many important applications, died 28 Feb https://t.co/CyVqoxaALs
February 27
L E J Brouwer (1881-1966) founded the doctrine of mathematical intuitionism, born 27 Feb https://t.co/3UquHRKd97
February 26
Bachet's (1581-1638) books "formed the basis for almost all later books on mathematical recreations", died 26 Feb https://t.co/sqr0RsG9Rw
February 25
Maria Winckelmann (1670-1720), the first woman to discover a comet, born 25 Feb https://t.co/HFpUCzVM1R
February 25
RT : With Sarah Hart's help, we put up a plaque to mark the location of Hardy Ramanujan 1,729 conversation… https://t.co/sVD6PpIhXr