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 21 October 2020
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, possibly with local hubs

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Thu 24 September 2020 - 13.52
Post date: Sun 13 September 2020 - 11.18
Post date: Thu 10 September 2020 - 16.42
Post date: Mon 17 August 2020 - 17.06

From our Twitter feed

September 27
Hans Hahn (1879-1934) worked in calculus of variations, best remembered for the Hahn-Banach theorem, born 27 Sep https://t.co/qmp93PxqSZ
September 26
Jurij Vega (1754-1802) made tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions, died 26 Sep https://t.co/602HspZ36Z
September 25
Johann Lambert (1728-1777) first to provide a rigorous proof pi is irrational, died 25 Sep https://t.co/WFkhHLCZxD
September 24
RT : Black Heroes of Mathematics Conference, a virtual 2 day event hosted by https://t.co/1sIIaOYiVS
September 24
RT : Another one - on Taxicab metric https://t.co/zAksvD2NFu