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 1 July 2023
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Wed 18 October 2023
Gresham College - Barnard's Inn Hall & Online
Sat 9 December 2023

From our Twitter feed

May 31
George Green (1793-1841) known for Green's function and Greeen's theorems in potential theory, died 31 May https://t.co/TVaqHWxH2W
May 30
Antoni Zygmund (1900-1992) worked in harmonic analysis & Fourier analysis & its application to PDEs, died 30 May https://t.co/JLRvi7PI0o
May 29
Frans van Schooten (1615-1660) contributed to the spread of Cartesian geometry, died 29 May https://t.co/iYUM7pzIft
May 28
Hans Zassenhaus (1912-1991) worked on group theory and Lie algebras, born 28 May https://t.co/eEulTtoqy7
May 27
Arthur Schonflies (1853-1928) worked on set theory & crystallography, classified the 230 space groups, died 27 May https://t.co/zhy8C51x8m