Welcome to the webpages of the
Winter Workshop on History of Mathematics

Basic information on the current year can be found on the page 7th winter workshop on history of mathematics. The topic is

“Mathematics and computing

We are going to discuss how mathematicians contributed to the developments in computing machinery and in computing in general. Invited speakers are

  • Alena Šolcová (Faculty of Information Technology, CTU Prague) homepage
  • Jaroslav Švelch (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague) Academia.edu profile
  • Karel van Oudheusden  (tbc)

The meeting traditionally strives to support interdisciplinary debate and explore various approaches to history of mathematics. We would like to offer a view of mathematics as an indispensable part of our culture.

If you intend to participate, send a note to hdurnova@ped.muni.cz by 30 November 2016, preferably including the title and abstract of your talk. Abstracts received by 1 January 2017 will be included in the pre-conference booklet.


In the breaks after lunch, there are cross-country skiing and/or hiking trips planned. In the case of good snow conditions, please pack your skiing equipment. Alternatively, there is a ski rental in the near Nové Město na Moravě.


Looking forward to seeing you

Helena & Jan