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Research in Progress is an annual meeting of the British Society for the History of Mathematics. It provides an opportunity for research students in any area of the history of mathematics to present their work to a friendly and supportive audience.

If you would like to register and pay online, please use this page to do so. If you would prefer to pay the registration fee by cash or cheque on the day of the meeting, please contact the organisers to register your intention to attend (for catering purposes).

Registration fees include lunch and refreshments. If you have any special dietary requirements, please specify them when booking.

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More details and a link to the full programme (including abstracts) can be found at http://www.bshm.ac.uk/events/research-progress-2019.

10:00 - Registration and coffee

10:20 - Welcome

10:30 - Brigitte Stenhouse (The Open University): Words Not Deeds: Analysis in the Work of Mary Somerville

11:00 - Michael Chalmers (Sorbonne Université): Georges Bouligand’s Concept of Direct Methods in Mathematics

11:30 - Kevin Tracey (London Science Museum & Swansea University): Calculating Value: Exploring the Use, Collection, and Afterlives of Early Modern Mathematical Texts

12:00 - Tom Ritchie (University of Kent): Re-Engineering History: A Playful Demonstration [main demonstration during lunch break]

12:15 - Lunch

13:30 - Kevin Baker (Oxford University): Fatio and the Principia: An Analysis of the Marginalia in Fatio’s Personal Copy of Newton’s Book in the Bodleian Library, Oxford

14:00 - Joseph Bennett (Institute of Technology, Carlow): Henry Smith and the Arithmetical Theory of Forms

14:30 - Nicholas Michel (Laboratoire SPHERE; Université Paris-Diderot/CNRS): Lost in Translation: On the Rewritings of Chasles’ Theory of Characteristics (1864–1880)

15:00 - Kamilla Rekvenyi (St Andrews University): Paul Erdős’ Mathematics as a Social Activity

15:20 - Refreshment break

15:50 - Niccolò Guicciardini (Università degli Studi di Bergamo): Anachronism(s) in the History of Mathematics

17:00 - Close of meeting


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