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 15
Nikolai Chebotaryov (1894-1947) known for the Chebotaryov density theorem, born 15 Jun https://t.co/YUN7rFXigG
June 14
We are starting up Bibby Award in the History of Mathematics!! Do please have a good read and get in touch if inter… https://t.co/IKSCKjSRDe
June 14
RT : Happy birthday to Andrei Andreyevich Markov (1856-1922)! What a personality and what a mathematician. And he lived… https://t.co/TSn9QQF5lo
June 14
Colin Maclaurin (1698-1746) of Maclaurin series, worked in geometry and algebra, died 14 Jun https://t.co/Eyf5SFYk82
June 13
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) worked on electricity and magnetism and on the kinetic theory of gases, born 13 Jun https://t.co/L54u4X1VHb