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 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

June 22
Jamshid al-Kashi (1390-1450) published important teaching work, anticipated Stevin's work on decimals, died 22 Jun https://t.co/w23EGZHZhs
June 21
RT : A magic hexagon of Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) https://t.co/yGA7UEJZHI
June 21
Simeon-Denis Poisson (1781-1840) worked on definite integrals and Fourier series, born 21 Jun https://t.co/zSv2QIrV4f
June 20
Alfred Loewy (1873-1935) worked on linear groups,algebraic theory of diff eqns & actuarial mathematics, born 20 Jun https://t.co/FYpDmOhLMT
June 19
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) worked on conic section, projective geometry, probability & other areas, born 19 Jun https://t.co/UR2Nyt0tpt