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

Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York
Sat 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

March 29
Tullio Levi-Civita (1873-1941) published theory of tensors in a form used by Einstein in relativity, born 29 Mar https://t.co/0mGOoqA335
March 28
RT : Introduces special issue in memory of BSHM Bulletin founding editor Jackie Stedall. https://t.co/tUDgzGul2Y
March 28
Ernst Hellinger (1883-1950), known for the Hellinger integral and Hilbert-Hellinger theory of forms, died 28 Mar https://t.co/dd8JqRS1Qf
March 27
Karl Pearson (1857-1936) applied statistics to biological problems of heredity and evolution, born 27 Mar https://t.co/7WQ4nqpazV
March 26
Paul Erdos (1913-1996) "published more papers than any other mathematician in history", born 26 Mar https://t.co/rHZEyG0ST9