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

Mon 12 July 2021 to Thu 15 July 2021
Mon 19 July 2021
This session will be held fully online, details to follow.
Wed 20 October 2021
Museum of London OR online

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Thu 10 June 2021 - 14.58
Post date: Sun 23 May 2021 - 15.46
Post date: Fri 21 May 2021 - 15.05

From our Twitter feed

June 19
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) worked on conic section, projective geometry, probability & other areas, born 19 Jun https://t.co/9xHN1k79oq
June 18
Charles Weatherburn (1884-1974) worked on vector analysis and differential geometry, born 18 Jun https://t.co/M2qHQKIQ3S
June 17
M.C. Escher (1898-1972) an artist whose works have included a considerable mathematical content, born 17 Jun https://t.co/vUBRm2px2c
June 16
RT : New award to support bringing history of maths into schools 👇in memory of Neil Bibby, a great history of maths educ… https://t.co/OohuiipoDg
June 16
RT : Beyond excited to be writing my first book! https://t.co/W6luKvbzIk