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

Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Wed 23 October 2019
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 23 November 2019
Bodleian Library, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

September 14
Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712) was an astronomer and geometer, died 14 Sep https://t.co/iUSdGndhCq
September 13
Constantin Carathéodory (1873-1950) worked on mathematical analysis, born 13 Sep https://t.co/4udBzoX1Dt
September 12
RT : Du Châtelet Prize | Submissions now open. This year’s topic is: mathematics as a tool of conceptual innovation for… https://t.co/F6PrzKZfUO
September 12
Maxime Bôcher (1867-1918) worked on differential equations, series & algebra, died 12 Sep https://t.co/oAdJ8wXwcY
September 11
James Jeans (1877-1946) worked on astronomy, thermodynamics, heat & other aspects of radiation, born 11 Sep https://t.co/vqHuOWiXYT