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, possibly with local hubs

Announcements & Blogs

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

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
Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594) best known for the map projection which bears his name, died 2 Dec https://t.co/XOnO4YWuyG
December 1
Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792-1856) published first account of non-Euclidean geometry in print, born 1 Dec https://t.co/f1OliE6KfL
December 1
RT : And her thesis is still very much an important contribution to scholarship on Kepler: A mathematical elucidation of… https://t.co/ks8t917Z7m
December 1
RT : How this came about can be found in her paper published in the British Journal on the History of Mathematics https://t.co/Hib05YkWwj