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
Online
Sat 27 February 2021
Online
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, possibly with local hubs

Announcements & Blogs

Announcement
Post date: Wed 28 October 2020 - 11.20
Announcement
Post date: Wed 21 October 2020 - 15.30

From our Twitter feed

November 24
RT : A few history of mathematics gems in unexpected places - this June's Mathematics Today article https://t.co/D5OCG3WiHC
November 24
Gerhard Gentzen (1909-1945) worked on logic and foundations, born 24 Nov https://t.co/0eKQDQXhyk
November 24
RT : (2/3) The journal's publisher was represented at the event by - with mentions of the… https://t.co/gwA78TRSOs
November 24
RT : This was the problem formulated by Akos Seress, born on this day in 1958 in Budapest, Hungary. Happy birthday Seres… https://t.co/XMT7ZERVD7
November 24
RT : at that time. Is it possible to give a sequence of conversations such that everybody hears each piece of gossip exa… https://t.co/CinREesExV