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

Wed 20 October 2021
Museum of London OR online
Sat 11 December 2021
University of Warwick & Online
Sat 26 February 2022
The Queen's College, Oxford

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Thu 15 July 2021 - 10.31
Post date: Thu 8 July 2021 - 12.41

From our Twitter feed

July 29
Walter Feit (1930-2004) Jointly proved one of the most important theorems about finite simple groups, died 29 Jul https://t.co/nqmhaAyHof
July 28
Gaspard Monge (1746-1818) is considered the father of differential geometry, died 28 Jul https://t.co/EydkmicNed
July 27
RT : Johann Bernoulli was in 1667. Here's a talk about him and his brother, and their teacher Leibniz, given in 20… https://t.co/eQ4vNdyDBS
July 27
Pierre-Louis Maupertuis (1698-1759) formulated the principle of least action, died 27 Jul https://t.co/Ote3Upt7B9
July 26
Zhao Youqin (1271-about1335) worked in astronomy, maths & physics, with particular skills in optics, born 26 Jul https://t.co/yhCQbRkCbz