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

Wed 24 October 2018
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

September 18
Léon Foucault (1819-1868) invented a pendulum which demonstrates the rotation of the earth, born 18 Sep https://t.co/GIRAMwMAZt
September 17
can't seem to find one, but if you do, let us know! :-)
September 17
Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866) whose geometry had a profound effect on modern physics, born 17 Sep https://t.co/fUAmTGZ50K
September 16
Marion Gray (1902-1979) discovered a semisymmetric cubic graph on 54 vertices known as the 'Gray graph', died 16 Sep https://t.co/zbKzqQAQze
September 15
Al-Bīrūnī (973-1048), one of the major figures of Islamic mathematics, born 15 Sep https://t.co/EVmEYGuF5S