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

Announcement
Post date: Fri 13 May 2022 - 15.56
Announcement
Post date: Thu 21 April 2022 - 10.55
Blog
Post date: Fri 15 April 2022 - 8.34

From our Twitter feed

May 24
“A sex so little made to brave the thorns of science”: The historical representation of women in mathematics. Pro… https://t.co/tEV0WB5WDU
May 24
RT : any better place than the centre, from which it can light up everything at the same time? Hence the sun is not inap… https://t.co/JqbbI39MgM
May 24
RT : And in an edition of his book from 1566 you can see how that would be done in printed form. Copernicus states in th… https://t.co/3DjMT5eYwm
May 24
RT : Copernicus (Mikołaj Kopernik) who in 1543, was a Polish mathematician and astronomer who changed the view of… https://t.co/WJQY59Nnac
May 24
William Whewell (1794-1866) known for work on the history & philosophy of science & moral philosophy, born 24 May https://t.co/hdHFAb6Ovh