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May 2017
May 17
The Seminar on Epistemology and History of Mathematical Ideas will meet at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris. The speaker will be Jean-Pierre Kahane on the topic Lire Fourier.
May 24
The 2017 Thomas Harriot Lecture will be given in the Champneys Room, Oriel College, Oxford. The lecture will be presented by Professor Mark Horton on the topic, "Thomas Harriot, the World's First Ethnographer?"
May 27
The one-day conference A History of Mathematical Logic in Honour of Ivor Grattan-Guinness will be held at Birkbeck (University of London). The meeting is organized by the British Society for History of Mathematics and supported by the Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics at Birkbeck.
May 28-30
The 2017 CSHPM/SCHPM Annual Meeting will be held as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. See the meeting page for more details and the Call for Papers. The deadline for paper submission is February 1, 2017.
May 29
The Mathematical World of C. L Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), a joint meeting of the British Society for History of Mathematics and the Lewis Carroll Society, will be held at the Andrew Wiles Building in Oxford.
June 2017
June 5
A public lecture will be presented at the Museum of London on the topic "Escher and Coxeter - a Mathematical Conversation" by Professor Sarah Hart. This lecture is presented by Gresham College.
June 7
The Seminar on Epistemology and History of Mathematical Ideas will meet at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris. The overall theme will be De l’épistémologie comparative: hommages à Gilles Gaston Granger, with Antoine Ruscio speaking on the topic La notion de pensée formelle chez Gilles-Gaston Granger and Michel Serfati speaking on the topic Sur les concepts mathématiques ‘naturels.’
June 24
The event Picturing Mathematics will be held at Rewley House in Oxford.
June 24-25
The ARITHMOS seminar will meet at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut. This seminar will read additional selections from Newton's The Method of Fluxions (using the 1736 English translation by John Colson).
July 2017
July 23-29
The 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology will be held in Rio de Janeiro. Symposia at the congress will include:
  • Mathematics and mathematics education in East- and Southeast Asia in pre-colonial and colonial eras
  • State of the art in the history of mathematics in Iberoamerica
  • The resurgence of applied mathematics 1850-1950: national and international, academic, industrial and military contexts
  • Mathematical Methods at Work in Ancient China—Local Applications with Global Connections
  • Mathematical Discoveries and Styles of Demonstration across Cultures
  • Transmathematics and the Philosophy of Numbers
  • Naissance des Géométries au XIXème Siècle: Entre Axiomatiques, Modèles et Théorie des Formes
July 24-28
The Mathematical Congress of the Americas (MCA 2017) will be held at Centre Mont-Royal and McGill University in Montréal, Canada.
July 26-29
MAA Mathfest 2017 will be held in Chicago, Illinois. The meeting will include:
  • POM SIGMAA Reception and Guest Lecture by John Baldwin on the Philosophical Implications of the Paradigm Shift in Model Theory.
  • The MAA Chan Stanek Lecture for Students, presented by David Richeson: Four Tales of Impossibility
  • A contributed paper session on Euclid and the Mathematics of Antiquity in the 21st Century
  • A contributed paper session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics
  • A minicourse on An Invitation to Euclid's Elements
August 2017
August 20-26
The Fourth International Conference on History and Pedagogy of Modern Mathematics will be held in Chengdu, China.
September 2017
September 10-15
The 14th International Conference of the Mathematics Education for the Future Project will be held in Balatonfüred, Lake Balaton, Hungary. There will be a special working group at the conference dedicated to Pólya and Lakatos.
September 18-20
The workshop "Mathematics and Mechanics in the Newtonian Age: Historical and Philosophical Questions" will be held at the University of Seville in Spain. The deadline for paper submissions is May 29, 2017.
September 19-22
The Fifth International Conference on the History of Mathematics Education (ICHME-5) will be held in the historical Utrecht University Hall in the Netherlands. The deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2017.
September 22-24
The 2017 International Meeting of collectors and researchers of slide rules and other historic computing instruments (IM2017) will be held at the Arithmeum at the University of Bonn, Germany. The theme of the meeting will be "Calculating in Everyday Life."
October 2017
October 1
Deadline for submissions to the Fall 2017 edition of the CSHPM/SCHPM Bulletin. Click here for more details.
October 4
The Frederick V. Pohle Colloquium Series in the History of Mathematics will present a talk by Neil Gallagher on the topic Mathematics in the History of Navigation and Ship Design. The talk will be held at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.
October 23-27
The Fourth Meeting of the Association for the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice will be held in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
November 2017
November 2-4
The Novembertagung on the History of Mathematics 2017 will be hosted by the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Brussels, Belgium. The theme will be "Tools for research in mathematics, history and philosophy." The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2017.
November 2-5
The History of Education Society Annual Meeting will be held at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas.