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

Wed 5th August 2015 to Sat 8th August 2015
Washington, DC, USA
Fri 18th September 2015 to Sun 20th September 2015
University of Birmingham

From our Twitter feed

August 2
Laszlo Kalmar (1905-1976) worked on mathematical logic and theoretical computer science, died 2 Aug http://t.co/3fLxCkdUCr
August 1
Ivar Bendixson (1861-1935) worked on set theory and differential equations, born 1 Aug http://t.co/qHzRwjdloa
July 31
Gabriel Cramer (1704-1752) worked on analysis and determinants, born 31 Jul http://t.co/mDrukCATSc
July 30
Julia Robinson (1919-1985) worked computability, decision problems & non-standard models of arithmetic, died 30 Jul http://t.co/YnwOhvOFb9
July 29
Walter Feit (1930-2004) Jointly proved one of the most important theorems about finite simple groups, died 29 Jul http://t.co/DsJC8DHHlr