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

Fri 18th September 2015 to Sun 20th September 2015
University of Birmingham
Sat 5th December 2015
Birmingham and Midland Institute, Birmingham

From our Twitter feed

September 5
Etienne Montucla (1725-1799) wrote in 1754 a history of the problem of squaring the circle, born 5 Sep http://t.co/b1gufzbYJY
September 4
Cesar-Francois Cassini (1714-1784) was a geodesist who finished the first reliable maps of France, died 4 Sep http://t.co/BUy9Lbce0M
September 3
Solomon Lefschetz (1884-1972) worked on algebraic aspects of topology, born 3 Sep http://t.co/XwmYBN2dHM
September 2
Rene Thom (1923-2002) known for his development of catastrophe theory, born 2 Sep http://t.co/0t6cymDE47
September 1
Haskell Curry (1900-1982) worked on the theory of formal systems and processes, died 1 Sep http://t.co/dluUSusiYf