Karen Hunger Parshall (Chair)
In 2008, the International Commission for the History of Mathematics (ICHM) continued to pursue its dual aims of encouraging the study of the history of mathematics and of promoting a high level of historically and mathematically sophisticated scholarship in the field internationally. It has done so in the following ways:
In 2008, the ICHM co-sponsored the following five events internationally:
For the full reports on these meetings and sessions, see the ICHM's newly redesigned webpages at mathunion.org/ichm
Historia Mathematica is the official journal of the ICHM. Under the direction of Benno van Dalen (Germany), Editor, and June Barrow-Green (United Kingdom), Managing Editor, the journal appears four times annually and comprises annually roughly 525 pages of original research in the history of mathematics from all times and cultures. It is published by Elsevier Science and is available electronically to subscribers of IDEAL.