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, details to follow

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Thu 3 December 2020 - 13.26
Post date: Wed 28 October 2020 - 11.20

From our Twitter feed

December 4
Omar Khayyam (1048-1122) compiled astronomical tables, found a geometrical method of solving cubic equations, died… https://t.co/nb1qeoIsOe
December 3
RT : Just making it easy for everyone :) A New Year’s Present from a Mathematician https://t.co/UE0Mk3IB17 https://t.co/m8wWtofTBp
December 3
RT : Here's a link to Euler archive in case you want to have a look at some of his works https://t.co/vUF4wQdmrC
December 3
RT : Euler was of course blind, from the age of 59