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

Upcoming Events

Wed 24 October 2018
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

October 22
Joachim Jungius (1587-1657), "one of the first to use exponents to represent powers", born on 22 Oct https://t.co/CDbZcCsmaO
October 21
His work on the St Paul's Cathedral, London, was important in the history of mathematics as it was important in arc… https://t.co/iCgGilRykO
October 21
RT : Georg Cantor, a trail-blazer in the mathematics of infinity, died a century ago. His keynote work in German (1895-7… https://t.co/LJqiZxUvZC
October 21
RT : J. S. Bach as mathematician. The elegant symmetry of the third Goldberg Variation. James Sparks mathema… https://t.co/WTAKM66xbw
October 21
RT : Historical Notes: Pell’s Contribution to Mathematics https://t.co/H00cbcmNkI