The Queen's College, Oxford, Saturday 5 March 2011, 11am to 5pm
Our annual meeting for research students in the history of mathematics to speak about their work.
10.30 Coffee and registration
11.00 Elizabeth Rudge (St Andrews): Peter Guthrie Tait and Balfour Stewart's The unseen universe: or, physical speculations on a future state (c. 1875)
11.30 Stefanie Eminger (St Andrews): Carl Friedrich Geiser (1834–1934)
12.00 Craig Stephenson (Open University): The mathematical astronomer Forest Ray Moulton (1872–1952)
12.30 Jiri Hudecek (Cambridge): From differential equations to computer proofs: Wu-Ritt method of polynomial elimination
2.00 Michalis Sialaros (Birkbeck): Investigating Euclid’s background: a case study for an intercontextual research in Ancient Greek Mathematics
2.30 Jenneke Kruger (Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development): Mathematics curricula in historical perspective: actors and factors.
3.00 Ioanna Georgiou (Warwick): Teaching secondary mathematics through history and culture
4.00 Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze (Kristiansand, Norway): The rise of applied mathematics in Germany between 1890 and 1930 and changes in the profession of the mathematician
The cost of the meeting will be £15 including lunch, tea and coffee, payable on the day. Those wishing to attend should register by email to Jackie Stedall <firstname.lastname@example.org> by Friday 25 February 2011.
The British Society for the History of Mathematics is registered as a company limited by guarantee, no. 3326816, and as a charity, no. 1061229. Its registered office is c/o Andrew Thurburn & Co, 38 Tamworth Road, Croydon, Surrey CR0 1XU, UK.