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 incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 23 June 2018
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA
Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

May 21
Edouard Goursat (1858-1936) whose Cours d'analyse mathematique is a classic for study of analysis, born 21 May https://t.co/p9Y0o0fRve
May 20
Henry Seely White (1861-1943), who worked in various aspects of geometry, was born & died on 20 May https://t.co/36Vh1HoZi2
May 19
Alcuin of York (735-804) wrote elementary texts on arithmetic, geometry and astronomy, died 19 May https://t.co/B3meqJdIHV
May 18
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) worked in logic, co-author with Whitehead of Principia Mathematica, born 18 May https://t.co/4KK2DnUwZH
May 17
Samuel Clarke (1675-1729) wrote on mechanics as well as philosophy and metaphysics, died 17 May https://t.co/zH4dN3W8f9