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 22 June 2019
Rewley House, Oxford
Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University
Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge

From our Twitter feed

June 19
RT : played to Philip Glass beginning of 'The Promise'
June 19
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) worked on conic section, projective geometry, probability & other areas, born 19 Jun https://t.co/9xHN1k79oq
June 18
Charles Weatherburn (1884-1974) worked on vector analysis and differential geometry, born 18 Jun https://t.co/M2qHQKIQ3S
June 17
M.C. Escher (1898-1972) an artist whose works have included a considerable mathematical content, born 17 Jun https://t.co/vUBRm2px2c
June 16
Julius Petersen (1839-1910) known for the Petersen graph https://t.co/2SBHvD617W born 16 Jun https://t.co/lsbSfvmV2l