We host public lectures in the history of mathematics approximately twice a year. If you would like to be added to the mailing list to be notified of events, please contact Isobel Falconer.
6-8 July 2020, St Andrews will be hosting the joint British Society for the History of Mathematics and Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics/La Société Canadienne d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Mathématiques. Watch this space.
27 November 2019, Professor Kenneth Falconer (St Andrews) "From Neptune to St Andrews: John Couch Adams at 200". Abstract
16 October 2019, Professor Deborah Kent (Drake) “'Glorious beyond description': Eclipse expeditions and 19th century American science". Abstract
14 October 2019, Martin Macbeath (St Andrews) "From Finger Counting to Inscriptions during the Neolithic Age". Abstract
5 June 2019, Professor David Horowitz (Golden West College) "Maclaurin and Morality". Abstract
23 April 2019, Dr Daniel J. Mitchell (Aachen) ""The Etherealisation of Common Sense”? Late Victorian Opposition to Maxwell’s Mathematics of Measurement". Abstract
16-17 Sept 2016: Mathematical Biography: A MacTutor Celebration