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 12 September 2020
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport
Wed 21 October 2020
Online
Sat 15 May 2021
Birkbeck College, London

Announcements & Blogs

Announcement
Post date: Mon 10 August 2020 - 15.48
Announcement
Post date: Mon 3 August 2020 - 21.28
Announcement
Post date: Wed 22 July 2020 - 9.57
Blog
Post date: Sun 5 July 2020 - 21.08

From our Twitter feed

August 14
Giovanni Benedetti (1530-1590) anticipated some of Galileo's work on free fall, born 14 Aug https://t.co/9oDCJ1FmCN
August 13
Erasmus Bartholin (1625-1698) wrote on geometry and discovered double refraction, born 13 Aug https://t.co/KQ1GfGORX8
August 12
Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) worked on quantum mechanics, born 12 Aug https://t.co/57xmNhD3ci
August 11
Enrico Betti (1823-1892) worked on algebra, topology and theoretical physics, died 11 Aug https://t.co/w4evU1LMlE
August 10
Franz Aepinus (1724-1802) worked on electricity and magnetism, died 10 Aug https://t.co/a8jB1uZNUQ