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 5 December 2020
Sat 27 February 2021
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, possibly with local hubs

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Wed 28 October 2020 - 11.20
Post date: Wed 21 October 2020 - 15.30
Post date: Mon 12 October 2020 - 18.28

From our Twitter feed

November 23
Francesco Barozzi (1537-1604) who is important for translating Greek mathematical texts, died 23 Nov https://t.co/o1YK5YRVKu
November 23
RT : One of the Scottish Café's mathematicians, contributing to Scottish Book of unsolved problems in mathematics, who w… https://t.co/IcEtKxDPIh
November 22
Paolo Frisi (1728-1784) wrote on geometry, mechanics and cosmology, died 22 Nov https://t.co/xbLXwo9Gru
November 21
Francesco Tricomi (1897-1978) studied diff eqs later important in the theory of supersonic flight, died 21 Nov https://t.co/HfVXlxIk8A
November 20
RT : Benoit Mandelbrot was born on this day in 1924 (d. 2010), largely responsible for our interest in, and knowledge of… https://t.co/VVivxv5jg0