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

Sat 9 December 2017
Birmingham and Midlands Institute
Sat 17 February 2018
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 19 May 2018
Birkbeck, London

From our Twitter feed

November 18
Albert Wangerin (1844-1933) worked on potential theory, spherical functions and differential geometry, born 18 Nov https://t.co/Y5MfxcVpm7
November 17
August Mobius (1790-1868) worked in topology, known the for Mobius strip, born 17 Nov https://t.co/ziDhpx6wSu
November 16
Eugenio Beltrami (1835-1900) contributed to differential geometry and non-Euclidean geometry, born 16th Nov https://t.co/dypo0zi1NK
November 15
St Albertus Magnus (c.1200-1280) wrote a commentary on Euclid, made patron Saint of natural sciences, died 15 Nov https://t.co/rvtyntLaDa
November 14
Naonobu Ajima (1732-1798), Japanese mathematician & astronomer who developed a theory of integration, died 14 Nov https://t.co/sa0kFBJNGM