30 November 2021: deadline for submitting Abstracts of proposals for all types of activities.

31 December 2021: Notification of acceptance or not of the submitted proposals.

31 January 2022: Deadline for submission of revised abstracts.

For more informations:


Monday 19 July 2021

This session will be held fully online.

To register, please follow this link; details will be sent to your registered email address on 16th July.

(Videos will be available to preview on the same day from a link you will receive.)

Conference Programme

10:00 am        Welcome: HPM Chair Snezana Lawrence, Middlesex University, London, UK & BSHM


10:15 am        Michael N. Fried, Associate Professor in the Program for Science and Technology Education, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, ISRAEL.

Edmond Halley’s Posture towards Apollonius’s Works and Its Relevance for Teaching Historical Material in Modern Mathematics Classrooms

This talk addresses the HPM Theme: Theoretical and/or conceptual frameworks for integrating history in mathematics education


11:00 am        Man Keung Siu, Honorary Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, CHINA

Mathematical World (or Worlds) in the context of HPM

This talk addresses the HPM Theme: Mathematics and its relation to science, technology, and the arts: Historical issues and interdisciplinary teaching and learning


11:45 am        Marc Moyon, Maître de Conférences (Lecturer), University of Limoges (France)                                   

I would like to introduce history in my mathematics lessons but I do not know how to do it! A challenge for in-service teacher training

This talk addresses the HPM Theme: History and epistemology in students’ and teachers’ mathematics education: Classroom experiments and teaching materials


12:30 pm        ​Lunch time – with informal discussion


1:30 pm        ​  Discussion


2:15 pm          Luis Saraiva, Associate Professor, University of Lisbon, PORTUGAL              

Matteo Ricci and the introduction in China of Euclid’s Elements                 

This talk addresses the HPM Theme: History of Mathematics in  China and Eastern Asia


3:00 pm          Mary Flagg, Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas (Houston, Texas, USA)                         

Using Original Sources in the Classroom to Enrich the Learning Experience

This talk addresses the HPM Theme: Original sources in the classroom and their educational effects


3:45 pm          Discussion


5:00 pm          Close of conference


To get in touch with the organiser, please email snezana@mathsisgoodforyou.com

All the timings on the programme are given as GMT – Greenwich Meantime, London UK. The conversion time-table for your city can be accessed at https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/. Looking forward to seeing you on the 19th July!


The HPM meeting in Macau has been cancelled.

Instead we will have a one day online-only meeting, on Monday 19th July 2021 in conjunction with the British Society for the History of Mathematics.

Further details will be announced shortly. 

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