Ninth HMTM: 2016

Mathematics - a common language for Europe for thousand years

Held at: Eger.

Dates: 16-24 May 2016.

Chair: Edmund Robertson (University of St Andrews).


Edmund Robertson, MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive as primary reference in the History of Mathematics.

Klukovits Lajos, Problems and Methods in Diophantus' "Arithmetica".

Michael Lambrou, The Intriguing Story of a Theorem of Classical Geometry from Antiquity to Oblivion and Rediscovery.

Nagy Dénes, János Bolyai in the U.S., Japan, Australia, Russia.

Nagy Dénes, On geometric style of thinking in "small countries" vs. the algebraic style of thinking in the "big countries".

Tünde Kántor, History of the Honour Doctoral Awarding at the University of Debrecen (1912-2013).

Saeed Seyed Agha Banihashemi, The role of history of mathematics in mathematics education.

Josef Molnar and Péter Kőrtesi, Bolyai in Olomouc.

Kántor Sándor, Academicians teaching in secondary schools, source for the History of Mathematics.

Dirk Huylebrouck, Leonardo was not a Mathematical Genius.

Gyöngyösi Erika, Eternal values in a changing world.

Munkácsy Katalin, The role of student projects.

Peter Kőrtesi, The Kerékjártó project.

Hujter Mihály, The História-Tudósnaptár database.

Oláhné Téglási Ilona, Visularity and Mathematics - Experimental Education of Mathematics through Visual Arts, Sciences and Playful Activities.

Hoffmann Miklós, How sharp is a curve - differential geometry in primary and secondary schools.

Tuska Ágnes, GeoGebra projects.


Social events included a visit to Eger Castle, the Astronomical Museum and the Camera Obscura. There was also a trip to the wine district.

Some pictures taken at this conference are available at THIS LINK.