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 5th December 2015
Birmingham and Midland Institute, Birmingham
Sat 27th February 2016
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

November 26
Norbert Wiener (1894-1964) worked in analysis, measure theory and applications of probability, born 26 Nov https://t.co/el6xO8rOjo
November 25
Ernst Schroder (1841-1902) did important work on ordered sets and ordinal numbers, born 25 Nov https://t.co/QZt7WlsQRY
November 24
Gerhard Gentzen (1909-1945) worked on logic and foundations, born 24 Nov https://t.co/Bxsu73d9Rv
November 23
Francesco Barozzi (1537-1604) who is important for translating Greek mathematical texts, died 23 Nov https://t.co/YQy3QPCmBL
November 22
Paolo Frisi (1728-1784) wrote on geometry, mechanics and cosmology, died 22 Nov https://t.co/1HWiz0rPxD