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

August 4
RT @peterrowlett: .@ColintheMathmo needs a wordy pre-algebra problem & its solution, whose algebraic (much shorter) version shows the power…
August 4
BSHM members may recognise the title from the 2012 Rewley House meeting organised by the book's editors! https://t.co/JYO31tsu14
August 4
William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865) discovered quaternions, the 1st noncommutative algebra to be studied, born 4 Aug http://t.co/BonIr6E1IF
August 3
Georg Frobenius (1849-1917) combined results from algebraic eqns, geometry & number thy in work on groups, died 3 Aug http://t.co/tWCwp1sJah
August 2
Laszlo Kalmar (1905-1976) worked on mathematical logic and theoretical computer science, died 2 Aug http://t.co/3fLxCkdUCr