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
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

August 18
Brook Taylor (1685-1731) known for Taylor series, discovered integration by parts, born 18 Aug https://t.co/V1OLvnRm7t
August 18
A sad story from the Fermat family in the link here, it seems Pierre de Fermat was not born on 17 Aug. Apologies! https://t.co/ACIe35jkIy
August 17
Pierre de Fermat (1601-1665) worked in number theory and the foundations of calculus, born 17 Aug https://t.co/4ZBe3nRJBI
August 16
Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) worked on calculus, probability, and many other areas of mathematics, died 16 Aug https://t.co/WWL6Ge2Z32
August 15
RT : Call for nominations: 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize for best book in History of Mathematics: https://t.co/AX8QxkxpmR Closes 1 Sept.