Maynooth Conference in the History of Mathematics
1st & 2nd August 2019
- Philip Beeley, University of Oxford
- Catherine Goldstein, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive gauche
- Niccolò Guicciardini, University of Bergamo
- Kevin Tracey, University of Swansea and the London Science Museum
- Benjamin Wardhaugh, University of Oxford
Day 1 will also feature a visit to the Russell Library to view their collections, which include works of Galileo, Copernicus, Fermat, and Newton, to name but a few. There will be a conference dinner in the evening.
Day 2 will follow a format similar to previous IHoM conferences, and will allow for a combination of longer and shorter talks. The topics will include
- General topics from the History of Mathematics
- Significant people and or texts in the History of Mathematics
Call for Submissions
The call for submissions for day 2 (2nd August) is open until Friday the 10th of May at 5pm GMT. A title and an abstract of max 200 words should be emailed to email@example.com before the closing date.
We would particularly welcome submissions which are situated in an Irish context, and that involve the use and consideration of original sources.
All submissions will be reviewed by the conference submission panel and we expect that individuals will contacted with decisions no later than the 24th of May. The decision of the conference submission panel will be final.
Registration: There will no registration fee**, but registration is compulsory, please fill out the registration form. Registration closes on Friday July the 12th at 5pm GMT.
**As there is no registration fee, we expect that conference delegates will have to pay for their own lunch and dinner.
Lunch will be available in the University dining area, and the conference dinner will be hosted in a local pub restaurant, the Roost. Roost Dinner Menu
In collaboration with Barbara McCormack (Special Collections Librarian).