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;
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 9 December 2017
Birmingham and Midlands Institute
Sat 17 February 2018
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 19 May 2018
Birkbeck, London

From our Twitter feed

November 24
Gerhard Gentzen (1909-1945) worked on logic and foundations, born 24 Nov https://t.co/Bxsu73d9Rv
November 23
Francesco Barozzi (1537-1604) who is important for translating Greek mathematical texts, died 23 Nov https://t.co/YQy3QPCmBL
November 22
Paolo Frisi (1728-1784) wrote on geometry, mechanics and cosmology, died 22 Nov https://t.co/1HWiz0rPxD
November 21
Francesco Tricomi (1897-1978) studied diff eqs later important in the theory of supersonic flight, died 21 Nov https://t.co/B8U0Pfjm6v
November 20
Edwin Hubble (1889-1953), influential astronomer, born 20 Nov https://t.co/knTCO469Z4