Maynooth Conference in the History of Mathematics
A joint Irish History of Mathematics (IHoM) and British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM) Conference was held at Maynooth University on August 1st and 2nd 2019.
Day 1 focussed on invited talks on a selection of mathematical texts from the Russell Library, it also featured a visit to the Russell Library to view their collections, which include works of Galileo, Copernicus, Fermat, and Newton, to name but a few. Day 2 followed a format similar to previous IHoM conferences.
A timetable for the conference is available. Some of the talks are available below:
Titles and Abstracts: Titles and abstracts for all talks are available.
Registration: Thanks to funding from the British Society for the History of Mathematics, the Irish Mathematical Society, Maynooth University, Maynooth University Library and Maynooth University Department of Mathematics and Statistics, there was no registration fee.
Organisers: Dr Ciarán Mac an Bhaird (Maynooth University) and Dr Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
In collaboration with Barbara McCormack (Special Collections Librarian).