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The fourth Irish conference on the History of Mathematics (IHoM4) will be held in the Edward Worth Library, Dublin, on Friday 9th June 2017.

The themes of the conference will be:

  • Significant people in the History of Mathematics
  • Using original sources in History of Mathematics
  • History of Mathematics as revealed in significant books
  • History of Mathematics in Mathematics Education
  • History of Mathematics Education
  • General topics from the History of Mathematics

It will be of particular interest to situate any of these themes in an Irish context.

Abstracts (of no more than 150 words) are invited for presentation at IHoM4, on or before 7th May. It is envisaged that each presentation will be allocated 40 minutes (including 10 minutes for questions). The programme for IHoM4 will be posted here.

Organizing committee:

For further information contact maurice.oreilly[AT] (with IHoM4 in the subject field).


15 May 2015


After the Irish History of Mathematics Conferences at Maynooth (2011) and St. Patrick’s Drumcondra (2013), the 3rd Irish History of Mathematics Conference (IHOM3) will take place at Ulster University, Belfast on Friday, 15 May 2015. The event will be organised by Dr Ciarán Mac an Bhaird (Maynooth) and Dr Mark McCartney (Ulster).

Abstracts for potential talks (of 30 minutes in length), should be sent to Mark McCartney ( by Monday, 13 April 2015. See the IHOM1 ( and IHOM2 ( websites for details of previous talks.

In keeping with the relaxed nature of previous conferences, formality and costs will be kept to a minimum, and as such there will only be a £10 registration fee (payable on the day) to cover the costs of lunch and coffee breaks. Requests to register for the event should also be sent to Mark McCartney, no later than 8 May, 2015.