Second announcement ESU 6

The second announcement for the ESU-6 conference is now available from

The conference will be held in Vienna, Austria 19-23 July 2010.

The programme and activities of ESU-6 are structured around the following main themes:

  1. Theoretical and/or conceptual frameworks for integrating history in mathematics education;
  2. History and epistemology implemented in mathematics education: classroom experiments & teaching materials, considered from either the cognitive or/and affective points of view; surveys of curricula and textbooks;
  3. Original sources in the classroom, and their educational effects;
  4. History and epistemology as tools for an interdisciplinary approach in the teaching and learning of mathematics and the sciences;
  5. Cultures and mathematics;
  6. Topics in the history of mathematics education.

The plenary lectures will be:

Theme 1: Michael N. Fried, Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel):  History of Mathematics in Mathematics Education: Problems and Prospects

Theme 2: Uffe Thomas Jankvist, Roskilde University (Denmark): An implementation of two historical modules: outcomes and perspectives

Theme 3: Michael Glaubitz, University Duisburg-Essen (Germany): The Use of Original Sources in The classroom – Empirical Research Findings

Theme 4 : Raffaele Pisano, University La Sapienza Roma (Italy): Which is the cultural and interdisciplinary role played by physical and mathematics sciences? Epistemological Reflections

Theme 5: Marc Moyon, IREM and University of Lille I (France): Practical Geometries in Islamic Countries: the Example of the Division of Plane Figures

Theme 6: Maria Koth, University of Vienna (Austria): On the historical development of mathematics curricula und final exams at Austrian secondary schools since 1850

The rest of the programme, which includes two panel discussions, 42 workshops and 53 oral presentations, is also available from


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