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 15 May 2021
Mon 12 July 2021 to Fri 16 July 2021
Sat 11 September 2021
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

From our Twitter feed

May 9
George Jeffery (1891-1957) worked on hydrodynamics, viscous liquids, elasticity and general relativity, produced ex… https://t.co/ZieiKpe2No
May 8
Henry Whitehead (1904-1960), one of the founders of homotopy theory, died 8 May https://t.co/yeInEDRlXN
May 7
RT : Down with the chauvinistic emphasis on “rigour” in calculus — Preach, brother ⁦⁩! https://t.co/32ztRTmaHR
May 7
RT : Newton, a priest of nature https://t.co/QCtbADgDqG via My latest blog is informed by Rob Iliffe's… https://t.co/c9IZGD1yP2
May 7
Alexis Clairaut (1713-1765) worked to confirm Newton-Huygens belief that Earth was flattened at poles, born 7 May https://t.co/mwJVpteNrS