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

Mon 6 July 2020
Online, in BSHM website and Zoom
Sat 12 September 2020
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport
Mon 12 July 2021 to Wed 14 July 2021
University of St Andrews

Announcements & Blogs

Blog
Post date: Thu 21 May 2020 - 21.01
Announcement
Post date: Tue 19 May 2020 - 20.52
Announcement
Post date: Wed 6 May 2020 - 11.50
Announcement
Post date: Sat 2 May 2020 - 15.12
Announcement
Post date: Sat 2 May 2020 - 15.00

From our Twitter feed

May 24
William Whewell (1794-1866) known for work on the history & philosophy of science & moral philosophy, born 24 May https://t.co/hdHFAb6Ovh
May 23
Edward Lorenz (1917-2008), pioneer of chaos theory, born 23 May https://t.co/N7ctibYgvx https://t.co/LGVIP4d9pc
May 22
Irmgard Flügge-Lotz (1903-1974) worked on numerical methods for solving differential equations, especially in fluid… https://t.co/Chxeq3OJFa
May 22
Royal Astronomical Society library and the Linda Hall Library's collections are doing a number of online talks, tom… https://t.co/CgjAQVK51f
May 21
Édouard Goursat (1858-1936) whose Cours d'analyse mathématique is a classic for study of analysis, born 21 May https://t.co/rScAOHyJiG