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

Wed 5th August 2015 to Sat 8th August 2015
Washington, DC, USA
Fri 18th September 2015 to Sun 20th September 2015
University of Birmingham

From our Twitter feed

July 27
Pierre-Louis Maupertuis (1698-1759) formulated the principle of least action, died 27 Jul http://t.co/E8JCZlc1al
July 26
Zhao Youqin (1271-about1335) worked in astronomy, maths & physics, with particular skills in optics, born 26 Jul http://t.co/GFT9fzloVJ
July 25
Johann Benedict Listing (1808-1882) wrote one of the earliest texts on Topology, born 25 Jul http://t.co/1JuPOzOU9v
July 24
Emile Picard (1856-1941) worked in algebraic geometry as well as elasticity, heat and electricity, born 24 Jul http://t.co/XNIqFl02du
July 23
Ernest Brown (1866-1938) worked on lunar and planetary motion, died 23 Jul http://t.co/O211zP3Wli