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

Upcoming Events

Sat 8 December 2018
Midlands Institute, Birmingham.
Sat 23 February 2019
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

November 16
Eugenio Beltrami (1835-1900) contributed to differential geometry and non-Euclidean geometry, born 16th Nov https://t.co/B594SfNOGf
November 16
RT : ICYMI - Important Maths History news - from 1 Jan 2019 BSHM Bulletin will be renamed "British Journal… https://t.co/In0vXEmfsx
November 16
RT : Together with British Society for the History of Mathematics announcing the 2019 Taylor & Francis early career rese… https://t.co/iR0Ykfw12a
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/KADpQZO7DU
November 14
Naonobu Ajima (1732-1798), Japanese mathematician & astronomer who developed a theory of integration, died 14 Nov https://t.co/lOrg60Souw