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: Wed 22 July 2020 - 9.57
Post date: Sun 5 July 2020 - 21.08

From our Twitter feed

August 3
Georg Frobenius (1849-1917) combined results in algebraic equations, geometry & number theory in work on groups, di… https://t.co/tgt9FJjH3B
August 2
László Kalmár (1905-1976) worked on mathematical logic and theoretical computer science, died 2 Aug https://t.co/9e3dDrZbbi
August 1
Ivar Bendixson (1861-1935) worked on set theory and differential equations, born 1 Aug https://t.co/OyU3P1PiN6
July 31
Gabriel Cramer (1704-1752) worked on analysis and determinants, born 31 Jul https://t.co/9zCPJIBiXb
July 30
Julia Robinson (1919-1985) worked computability, decision problems & non-standard models of arithmetic, died 30 Jul https://t.co/mB4jmZWaTw