The Mathematical World of C. L Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

The Mathematical World of C. L Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Monday 29 May 2017 - 14.00 to 18.00
Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

This meeting, which is a joint meeting of the British Society for the History of Mathematics and the Lewis Carroll Society, is free and open to all.

It would be helpful if those intending to attend could inform Robin Wilson (


2.00 Welcome and Introduction

2.05 Robin Wilson: Dodgson’s Oxford, and Geometry

2.25 Adrian Rice (USA): Dodgson’s Algebra

2.45 Amirouche Moktefi (Estonia): Dodgson’s Logic

3.05 Edward Wakeling: Dodgson’s Recreational Mathematics

3.25 Iain McLean: Dodgson’s Theory of voting

3.45 Francine Abeles (USA): Dodgson’s Mathematical Legacy

4.05: Mark Richards: A Dodgson Mathematical Bibliography

4.15: End

Following the Dodgson meeting, from 4.30 to 5.30, there will be a further history of mathematics talk in the Andrew Wiles Building given by Prof. Ursula Martin of the Oxford Computer Science Department on 'Hidden histories: the women who made computing in Oxford'. This talk is also free and open to all.

If intending to attend the Dodgson meeting, please inform Robin Wilson [].