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

Fri 16 September 2016 to Sat 17 September 2016
St. Andrews University, Scotland
Thu 27 October 2016
Gresham College, Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH
Sat 3 December 2016
Birmingham and Midlands Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS

From our Twitter feed

August 31
Herbert Turnbull (1885-1961) worked on invariant theory and history of mathematics, born 31 Aug https://t.co/S9NKtYzHbX
August 30
Carl Runge (1856-1927) of the Runge-Kutta method for numerical solution of differential equations, born 30 Aug https://t.co/2d4wPLp434
August 29
Otto Holder (1859-1937) worked on the convergence of Fourier series, died 29 Aug https://t.co/WQmsQ0GmGv
August 28
Maxime Bocher (1867-1918) worked on differential equations, series, and algebra, born 28 Aug https://t.co/BVEqLm2ZK5
August 27
Mikhail Vashchenko-Zakharchenko (1825-1912) worked on diff eqns, probability & non-euclidean geometry, died 27 Aug https://t.co/LV3Am0K6Pl