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

Sat 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

June 23
there's no way of satisfying some people 😀 Tell us about it then
June 23
Turing test appears in literature and film - ever heard of Voight-Kampff machine or Blade Runner? So are you human? https://t.co/LMvw6vWBeI
June 23
His paper about the difference between humans and machines, gave title to 2014 about him. Read the paper first! https://t.co/HJzvwebqKs
June 23
Alan Turing (1912-1954) did fundamental work in the theoretical foundations of computer science, born 23 Jun https://t.co/Vv2myYDw1F
June 22
Jamshid al-Kashi (1390-1450) published important teaching work, anticipated Stevin's work on decimals, died 22 Jun https://t.co/w23EGZHZhs