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 22
RT : Yet I still respect the dogma that time and space have independent existences each. I will call a space-point at a… https://t.co/qFafaPnSAm
June 22
RT : Happy birthday to Herman Minkowski who was in 1864. A quote from him to mark this day: "No one has observed a… https://t.co/oWDy3Hdtxr
June 22
Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909) laid the mathematical foundation of the theory of relativity, born 22 Jun https://t.co/QSMt0GzuI2
June 21
Siméon-Denis Poisson (1781-1840) worked on definite integrals and Fourier series, born 21 Jun https://t.co/HR0YeKR5SW
June 21
RT : Poisson distribution now called after him 'describes probability that random event will occur in an interval (space… https://t.co/hi0sI2sf4O