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

Fri 9 September 2022
Durham University and Online
Fri 16 September 2022
London Mathematical Society, De Morgan House, and Online

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Mon 1 August 2022 - 9.50
Post date: Mon 18 July 2022 - 19.30
Post date: Tue 12 July 2022 - 19.40
Post date: Mon 11 July 2022 - 11.43

From our Twitter feed

August 16
Public Lecture: Travis Williams (Rhode Island), Tunstall’s Eloquent Arithmetic: Renaissance Mathematics as Pleasure… https://t.co/IUcfePneEV
August 16
Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) worked on calculus, probability, and many other areas of mathematics, died 16 Aug https://t.co/nVj2NZAIEr
August 15
Edward Waring (1736-1798) worked on decomposing numbers into sums of powers & sums of primes, died 15 Aug https://t.co/4fCSWyuevl
August 14
Giovanni Benedetti (1530-1590) anticipated some of Galileo's work on free fall, born 14 Aug https://t.co/9oDCJ1FmCN
August 13
Erasmus Bartholin (1625-1698) wrote on geometry and discovered double refraction, born 13 Aug https://t.co/KQ1GfGORX8