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 12 September 2020
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport
Wed 21 October 2020
Sat 15 May 2021
Birkbeck College, London

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Mon 3 August 2020 - 21.28
Post date: Wed 22 July 2020 - 9.57
Post date: Sun 5 July 2020 - 21.08

From our Twitter feed

August 9
Helena Rasiowa (1917-1994) worked in algebraic logic & mathematical foundations of computer science, died 9 Aug https://t.co/8TCIst5tUi
August 8
Paul Dirac (1902-1984) contributed to the early development of quantum mechanics, born 8 Aug https://t.co/ldbXOL58uX
August 7
Gábor Szegő (1895-1985) worked in the area of extremal problems and Toeplitz matrices, died 7 Aug https://t.co/FmBwjNpcGF
August 6
Antoine Arnauld, The Great Arnauld (1612-1694) published some important works on logic and philosophy, died 6 Aug https://t.co/6FvterodWG
August 5
Niels Abel (1802-1829) proved impossibility of solving algebraically the general equation of the 5th degree, born 5… https://t.co/q3QOhvYmT4