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 16 September 2022
London Mathematical Society, De Morgan House, and Online
Wed 19 October 2022
Gresham College, London

Announcements & Blogs

From our Twitter feed

July 6
Alfred Kempe (1849-1922) found a false proof of 4 colour thm that was the basis for the eventual proof, born 6 Jul https://t.co/g1smj30hRy
July 6
RT : New History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Newsletter is now online! You can read it here https://t.co/RLICvW0trY
July 5
RT : Hugo Duminil-Copin for solving longstanding problems in the probabilistic theory of phase transitions in statistica… https://t.co/mchUr0Tbxc
July 5
RT : June Huh for bringing the ideas of Hodge theory to combinatorics, the proof of the Dowling–Wilson conjecture for ge… https://t.co/BFfseuqhIZ
July 5
RT : James Maynard for contributions to analytic number theory, which have led to major advances in the understanding of… https://t.co/mW2nXahevO