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BSHM Christmas Meeting 2019 - A ‘History of Mathematics’ Day

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University of Warwick

Coventry

CV4 7AL

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Provisional Programme


09.30 Coffee and Registration

09.55 Welcome (Mark McCartney, President)

10.00 Helen Ross: Dicuil and triangular numbers

10.40 Steve Russ: Visions in the Night: Bolzano's Anticipations of Continuity

11.20 Coffee

11.40 Jane Wess: From Newton to Newcomen: Mathematics and Technology 1687-1800

12.20 BSHM AGM and lunch

13.50 Short member talk: Troy Astarte: On the Difficulty of Describing Difficult Things

14.10 Short member talk: Catalin Iorga: Known and Unknown In Al-Kashi's Mathematics

14.30 Alex Aylward: Between Authority and Obscurity: Responses to the Mathematization of Evolution

15.10 Tea

15.30 Chris Pritchard: From collecting coins to searching the archives: Personal reflections on becoming a historian of mathematics

16.10 Martin Campbell-Kelly: Victorian Data Processing

17.15 Finish


The detailed programme and important travel & administrative advice may be found on the BSHM website at https://www.bshm.ac.uk/events/bshm-christmas-meeting-1

Cost includes tea, coffee and a convivial buffet lunch including vegetarian options. If you have particular dietary requirements, please use the contact button at the bottom of this page.

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