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 11 December 2021
University of Warwick & Online
Sat 11 December 2021
University of Warwick and online

Announcements & Blogs

Announcement
Post date: Thu 25 November 2021 - 20.03
Announcement
Post date: Tue 9 November 2021 - 10.02
Announcement
Post date: Thu 4 November 2021 - 13.00
Announcement
Post date: Fri 29 October 2021 - 11.31

From our Twitter feed

December 3
Felix Bernstein (1878-1956) worked in set theory & transfinite ordinal numbers, died 3 Dec https://t.co/c4Cj5WRC1K
December 2
RT : Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer died today in 1966 - his views of mathematics certainly are in the most inspiring 'cat… https://t.co/o85Dx2mbBV
December 2
Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594) best known for the map projection which bears his name, died 2 Dec https://t.co/XOnO4YWuyG
December 1
RT : Here's his most famous work in English https://t.co/iQdIEGjLbL
December 1
RT : Guess whose birthday it is today?! one famous and very creative mathematician who studied here and then became a re… https://t.co/0vsBhge6dT