Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften

International Union of History and Philosophy of Science,
Commission on History of Science & Technology in Islamic Civilization   (includes online newsletter)

Commission for History of Ancient and Medieval Astronomy   (includes online newsletter)

International Society for the History of Arabic and Islamic Science and Philosophy

Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics

The British Society for the History of Mathematics

International Study Group for the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics

Italian Society for the History of Mathematics

Ibn Sina Academy

African Mathematical Union
Commission on the History of Mathematics in Africa

Grup «Millàs Vallicrosa» d’Història de la Ciència Àrab

History of Science Society
HSS databases


Mahdi Abdeljaouad

Len Berggren

Ahmed Djebbar

Yvonne Dold-Samplonius

Jan Hogendijk

David A. King

Boris Rosenfeld

George Saliba

Jacques Sesiano

Glen Van Brummelen

Benno van Dalen

History of Mathematics/Science sites

The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

History of mathematics indexed by mathematician.  In Spanish.

E.S. Kennedy's Lexicon of Arabic and Farsi technical terms in astronomy and mathematics

Teaching history of mathematics with original sources

Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society

History of Mathematics Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America

Mathematics in Jewish Sources

Online Manuscripts

Heiberg's Euclid, among many others are online here.

British Library Manuscript Collection: or

Discussion groups, bulletin board

     The Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics / Société canadienne d'histoire et de philosophie des mathématiques manages a discussion list for members.

Historia Matematica
    The old Historia Matematica is now defunct.  Contributions to the old Historia Matematica list are archived at:

The MAA's History of Mathematics E-mail List

Math history discussion

Mersenne, a History of science bulletin board.  You can find the tables of contents of selected journals here.


Borders and Gates or Open Spaces?  Knowledge Cultures in the Mediterranean During the 14th and 15th Centuries.
December 17-20, 2010 in Seville, Spain.   PDF of Workshop Program

Other links

What does an astrolabe made by Regiomontanus have to do with Piero della Francesca's painting "Flagellation of Christ"?
Read about David King's remarkable foray into art history:

Astronomy---basic information

Arabic TEX (for typesetting Arabic script)

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