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

Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
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Sat 15 May 2021
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Mon 12 July 2021 to Fri 16 July 2021
Online

From our Twitter feed

April 18
Lars Ahlfors (1907-1996) worked in Complex Analysis, was one of the first recipients of a Fields Medal, born 18 Apr https://t.co/gZVzcOkkpg
April 17
RT : Thomas Bayes died otd in 1762, an English mathematician and clergyman who is probably best known for Bayes' Theorem… https://t.co/w8oKD5XGXM
April 17
Thomas Bayes (1702-1761), of Bayes' theorem & Bayesian probability, died 17 Apr https://t.co/VsIVDZDsn3
April 16
RT : Why did the Greeks want to trisect an angle anyway? Find out in my new article: https://t.co/oAZ9q5gTtY
April 16
Gotthold Eisenstein (1823-1852) worked in number theory and analysis, born 16 Apr https://t.co/2JQYwPWbv1