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 21 October 2020
Online
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, possibly with local hubs

Announcements & Blogs

Announcement
Post date: Sun 13 September 2020 - 11.18
Announcement
Post date: Thu 10 September 2020 - 16.42
Blog
Post date: Mon 17 August 2020 - 17.06

From our Twitter feed

September 24
RT : Black Heroes of Mathematics Conference, a virtual 2 day event hosted by https://t.co/1sIIaOYiVS
September 24
RT : Another one - on Taxicab metric https://t.co/zAksvD2NFu
September 24
RT : Charles Dodgson did some interesting work on that (aka Lewis Carroll). Here's one presentation on… https://t.co/UpPb2U7GZf
September 24
Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576) worked in algebra & one of the founders of modern probability, born 24 Sep https://t.co/5wFgUAvIJy