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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. The meeting was to have been held in St Andrews in July 2020, but is now online in July 2021.
All are welcome to the conference. You need not be a member. Registration (essential) is free.
There will be 8 plenary talks, and around 100 contributed talks plus social events
On Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th July an Education Strand has 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.
The satellite meeting Eleventh Conference on Mathematical Cultures and Practices (MC&P-XI) will run on 10-12 July, immediately before our conference. The two events will share some sessions on Monday 12th.
People, Places, Practices, will showcase a broad range of approaches to the history of mathematics: