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

Sat 27 February 2021
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, details to follow
Sat 15 May 2021

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Mon 8 February 2021 - 11.03
Post date: Fri 22 January 2021 - 18.18

From our Twitter feed

February 27
L E J Brouwer (1881-1966) founded the doctrine of mathematical intuitionism, born 27 Feb https://t.co/pAoQxRJ8fI
February 26
RT : François Arago, mathematician, politician, successor of Monge at the École Polytechnique, was botd in 1786. He disc… https://t.co/kU7589LWUJ
February 26
Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac's (1581-1638) books "formed the basis for almost all later books on mathematical… https://t.co/WKJOMvaaVO
February 25
Maria Winckelmann (1670-1720), the first woman to discover a comet, born 25 Feb https://t.co/gCKlbU7rH8
February 24
RT : Call for (existing) papers to mention: reading on Gersonides and his epistemology and mathematics, so if anyone wan… https://t.co/9m7Foh57fj