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

Mon 29 May 2017
Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Sat 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

May 27
Arthur Schonflies (1853-1928) worked on set theory & crystallography, classified the 230 space groups, died 27 May https://t.co/ydpNQN1O3M
May 26
Abraham de Moivre (1667-1754) worked on analytic geometry and probability, born 26 May https://t.co/0KJfzNmShM
May 25
History matters: "methods I learned in my university math degree became obsolete" https://t.co/VotcUyIopb via
May 25
Gemma Frisius (1508-1555) applied mathematics to geography, astronomy and map making, died 25 May https://t.co/jyvzlhfsp6
May 25
RT : Anyone know of archives/orgs that collect oral histories from mathematicians & math educators?