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People, Places, Practices, is the 5-yearly joint conference of the 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, in collaboration with HOM-SIGMAA, the History of Mathematics Special Interest Group of the MAA.
All are welcome to the conference. You need not be a member. Registration (essential) will be free - details to follow.
An Education Strand within the conference will run on dates to be confirmed. This will provide practical talks and workshops for those teaching the 15+ age group. Professor Évelyne Barbin, author of Let History into the Mathematics Classroom will talk about the French experience, where history of mathematics has recently been made an required part of the secondary mathematics curriculum.
Our meeting will run immediately after the Eleventh Conference on Mathematical Cultures and Practices (MC&P-XI, dates to be confirmed 2020). The two events may share some sessions.
People, Places, Practices, will showcase a broad range of approaches to the history of mathematics: