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

Sat 16 May 2020
Birkbeck College, London
Mon 6 July 2020 to Wed 8 July 2020
University of St Andrews
Sat 12 September 2020
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

From our Twitter feed

April 2
Paul Cohen (1934-2007) proved independence in set theory of axiom of choice, generalised continuum hypothesis, born… https://t.co/1axCHDhmKH
April 1
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April 1
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April 1
Marie-Sophie Germain (1776-1831) made major contributions to number theory, acoustics and elasticity, born 1 Apr https://t.co/4Z5ARvKHqi
March 31
RT : Did Gogol meet Lobachevsky? They were certainly contemporaries. Nabokov thought that Gogol's prose was "four-dimen… https://t.co/89tJGrLO98