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 23 November 2019
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Sat 7 December 2019
University of Warwick
Sat 7 December 2019
Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

From our Twitter feed

November 15
St Albertus Magnus (c.1200-1280) wrote a commentary on Euclid, made patron Saint of natural sciences, died 15 Nov https://t.co/KADpQZO7DU
November 14
Naonobu Ajima (1732-1798), Japanese mathematician & astronomer who developed a theory of integration, died 14 Nov https://t.co/lOrg60Souw
November 13
RT : Thinking of Paul Erdös as I work through the proofs of my book, trying to keep the SF score low, as always... https://t.co/VvT3Jph4kh
November 13
Max Dehn (1878-1952) wrote on topology and formulated important problems on group presentations, born 13 Nov https://t.co/mk1XAgUgXc
November 12
you mean this one? https://t.co/1LLFkcVlcD - have you seen a picture of Jacques somewhere else? Thank… https://t.co/M4o9yL4mlF