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 15 May 2021
Mon 12 July 2021 to Fri 16 July 2021
Sat 11 September 2021
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

From our Twitter feed

May 7
Alexis Clairaut (1713-1765) worked to confirm Newton-Huygens belief that Earth was flattened at poles, born 7 May https://t.co/mwJVpteNrS
May 6
Élie Cartan (1869-1951) "one of the most important mathematicians of the first half of the 20C", died 6 May https://t.co/cqu8SVigmn
May 6
RT : Today is the birth of Mihailo Petrovic Alas, the father of Serbian mathematics school - a boheme, fisherman, a wri… https://t.co/YGZJKBLuh1
May 5
Lejeune Dirichlet (1805-1859) proposed the modern definition of a function, died 5 May https://t.co/sQwoZFEQFq
May 4
RT : Isaac Barrow was Professor of 1662-1664, but showed the rest of us up by being simultaneously Pr… https://t.co/8jdkTslH80