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People, Places, Practices

Joint BSHM - CSHPM/SCHPM Conference

University of St Andrews, Scotland

6th - 8th July 2020

News: The submission deadline has been extended to 1 January 2020 in response to the current strike among UK academics

Funding Opportunities:

Funding for teachers:

The Scottish Mathematical Council is offering bursaries of up to £200 to support attendance of teachers in Scottish schools (secondary or primary) at the Joint BSHM-CSHPM/SCHPM Conference. Further details

Registration for teachers is at reduced rates.


Funding for Postgraduate & Early Career Scholars:

The International Commission for the History of Mathematics (ICHM) is able to provide funding to support young scholars organising symposia at the Joint BSHM-CSHPM/SCHPM Conference to be held at St Andrews, 6th-8th July 2020. Funding of up to 1500 Euros is available for each symposium that fulfils the following criteria:

  • The symposium has been accepted by the Conference Programme Committee.
  • The organiser of the symposium and a large majority of the other speakers in the symposium must be either doctoral or masters students or within 5 years of having received a doctorate.
  • The symposium must include at least three speakers, two of which must be from different countries, and one of the speakers must be the organiser.
  • The funding must be spent on travel and/or accommodation for the speakers of the symposium who are doctoral or masters students or within 5 years of having received a doctorate, and receipts must be supplied.

Applications for funding, which should come from the organiser of the symposium, should include the offer of acceptance of the symposium from the Conference Programme Committee, the details of the symposium (including the names and affiliations of the speakers), and an approximate budget, and it should be sent to June Barrow-Green (, Chair of the Executive Committee of the ICHM. Successful applicants will be notified within one month of receipt of the application.

Payment will be made in Euros after the conference. Under no circumstances will any symposium be awarded more than 1500 Euros.

Note that the closing date for proposing a symposium to the Conference Programme Committee is 1 January 2020. For details of how to submit, see

If you have any questions concerning the above, please contact June Barrow-Green (