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

June 24
Oswald Veblen (1880-1960) worked on projective and differential geometry, and topology, born 24 Jun https://t.co/Johf8KlY4v
June 24
Job posting! Reader, Senior Lecturer, or Lecturer in History of Mathematics at the University of St. Andrews. The s… https://t.co/UesWOEl7Tz
June 23
Ivor Grattan-Guinness (1941-2014), a historian of mathematics with enormous breadth of interests, played a foundati… https://t.co/tqE56iuZFP
June 22
Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909) laid the mathematical foundation of the theory of relativity, born 22 Jun https://t.co/QSMt0GzuI2
June 21
Siméon-Denis Poisson (1781-1840) worked on definite integrals and Fourier series, born 21 Jun https://t.co/HR0YeKR5SW