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 5 December 2020
Online
Sat 27 February 2021
Online
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, possibly with local hubs

Announcements & Blogs

Announcement
Post date: Wed 28 October 2020 - 11.20
Announcement
Post date: Wed 21 October 2020 - 15.30

From our Twitter feed

November 27
RT : A tough decision to make today: the death anniversary of both Abraham de Moivre (d 1754) and Ada Lovelace (d 1852).… https://t.co/7cdzSJcQHP
November 27
J. Ernest Wilkins, Jr. (1923-2011) worked in nuclear physics, & to recruit minority groups to science, born 27 Nov https://t.co/zmIboquh4L
November 26
RT : On today's anniversary of Norbert Wiener, here's a present to you reader: his famous book https://t.co/Mc4X4LuDxl https://t.co/dYcqDuiYX5
November 26
RT : An anecdote about Wiener from Stafford Beer, another guru of cybernetics: "He became very famous for the story of w… https://t.co/3bs1syQ5BS
November 26
Norbert Wiener (1894-1964) worked in analysis, measure theory and applications of probability, born 26 Nov https://t.co/bwd5UN7adc