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

Sat 21 May 2016
Birkbeck College, London
Thu 9 June 2016
Room L2 of the Andrew Wiles Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Sat 25 June 2016
Rewley House 1 Wellington Square Oxford OX1 2JA

From our Twitter feed

April 29
Henri Poincare (1854-1912), worked algebraic topology & analytic fns of several complex variables, born 29 Apr https://t.co/08yLWrZu0B
April 28
Kurt Godel (1906-1978) proved fundamental results about axiomatic systems, born 28 Apr https://t.co/amH5sr0YS8
April 27
There is still time to book to attend the BSHM History of Number Theory one day conference in London, 21st of May https://t.co/vXNVblwi75
April 27
Paul Gordan (1837-1912) worked on invariant theory & algebraic geometry, born 27 Apr https://t.co/ecNlyU5igT
April 26
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), a philosopher who worked on the foundations of mathematics & logic, born 26 Apr https://t.co/ZECTfkjVH8