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 18 June 2022
Weston Library, Oxford
Sat 2 July 2022
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Fri 13 May 2022 - 15.56
Post date: Thu 21 April 2022 - 10.55

From our Twitter feed

May 27
Arthur Schonflies (1853-1928) worked on set theory & crystallography, classified the 230 space groups, died 27 May https://t.co/zhy8C51x8m
May 26
Jump on a concorde with us! Take a flight to the unseen heights of the "History of Mathematics and Flight" event in… https://t.co/F5e8ev90YL
May 26
RT : In 1711 he wrote the famous book "The Doctrine of Chance: A method of calculating the probabilities of events in pl… https://t.co/wMNsVQbDUG
May 26
RT : the derivation of formulas for annuities based on a postulated law of mortality, and constant rates of interest on… https://t.co/tTX0xKTunz
May 26
RT : Abraham de Moivre was in 1667, and apparently predicted his own death on 27 November 1754. We owe such deligh… https://t.co/P6DxDTlSQb