The British Society for the History of Mathematics | Annual Research in Progress Meeting

The British Society for the History of Mathematics will hold its annual Research in Progress meeting for 2012 at The Queen's College, Oxford, on Saturday 3 March 2012, 11am to 5pm

This meeting provides an opportunity for research students in the history of mathematics to speak about their work.

Keynote speaker: Henrik Kragh Sorenson (Aarhus), on What's Abelian about Abelian groups?

Student speakers: Nicole Bloye (Plymouth), Title tba
Davide Crippa (Paris), Impossible Problems in Cartesian geometry: the case of the squaring of the circle
Stefanie Eminger (St Andrews), Viribus unitis! shall be our watchword: the first International Congress of Mathematicians, held 9-11 August 1897 in Zurich
Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin (Royal College of Art), Title tba
Liz Rudge (St Andrews), P.G. Tait’s schoolboy introduction to complex numbers
Sam Hatfield (Warwick), Poincare Dodecahedral Space
Dave Kaye (Warwick), Clifford’s theorem and algebraic curves
Mairi Walker (University of Warwick), Poincare's constructions for Riemann surfaces

Meeting fee: 20 pounds including sandwich lunch. There is a discounted fee of 15 pounds for students and unwaged. The fee is payable on the day, If you are coming to this meeting please register by emailing Tony Mann ( by Friday 24 February.

Further information including abstracts can be found at