LMS Spitalfields History of Mathematics Meeting: Educational Times Digital Archive Launch
Friday 14 May 2021
Online, hosted by ICMS
The London Mathematical Society and UCL Special Collections are holding a LMS Spitalfields History of Mathematics Meeting to celebrate the launch of the Educational Times Digital Archive.
The LMS Spitalfields History of Mathematics Meetings are named in honour of the Spitalfields Mathematical Society, a precursor of the London Mathematical Society, which flourished from 1717 to 1845.
The talks will have a historical mathematical focus, as well as a presentation from UCL about its work on the collections.
14.00 Opening of the Society Meeting
14:10 Tony Rawlins (Brunel) (46 minutes) Some mathematicians who published and solved problems in the Educational Times
15.00 UCL Talk (23 mins)
15.25 Break & PowerPoint Exhibition Viewing (35 minutes)
16.00 Norman Biggs (LSE) (36 minutes)
Kirkman and the Educational Times: Groups and Designs
16.40 Sloan Despeaux (Western Carolina University) (27 minutes)
Questions and Answers, Questions et réponses: Exchange between the Educational Times and the Nouvelles Annales de Mathématiques
17.15 Close of meeting
Please register here. Registration will close at 10.00am on the morning of the meeting and the Zoom link to join will be emailed out by ICMS shortly afterwards.