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
Online, details to follow
Sat 15 May 2021
Mon 12 July 2021 to Fri 16 July 2021

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Mon 8 February 2021 - 11.03

From our Twitter feed

March 6
RT : Very excited to be featured in this article by . Triangulating Math, Mozart and ‘Moby-Dick’… https://t.co/XZY99KcE8o
March 6
RT : Enjoying the amazing landscapes and ship interiors from 'The Terror' on BBC iplayer, and can't stop making connecti… https://t.co/05sJbPWITl
March 6
Ferdinand von Lindemann (1852-1939), first to prove that pi is transcendental, died 6 Mar https://t.co/0ERQnOFVVU
March 5
Pauline Sperry (1885-1967) worked in projective differential geometry, caught up in McCarthyism in 1950s America, b… https://t.co/q94ASypkyc
March 4
RT : Safe to say this is my favourite book of all time: Happy World Book Day! https://t.co/7nxbGmZbnC