LMS General Meeting and Celebration of Kelvin's 200th Anniversary (in partnership with BSHM and University of Glasgow)

De Morgan House, London (57-58 Russell Square) and online via Zoom, hosted by the Society
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Mark McCartney (Ulster University), Luke K. Davis (University College London), Rosalba Garcia-Millan (Kings College London), Jemma Lorenat (Pitzer College), Joe Goddard (UC San Diego)

LMS General Meeting and Celebration of Kelvin's 200th Anniversary

This event marks the 200th Anniversary of Lord Kelvin's birth on 26 June 1824. The lectures are aimed at a general mathematical audience. All interested, both members and non-members of the LMS and BSHM, are most welcome to attend this event.

The event is run in partnership between the London Mathematical Society (LMS), the British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM) and the University of Glasgow.

Programme (all timings are in BST)

10.00 Registration and Refreshments
10.30 Morning Welcome from the LMS/BSHM/Glasgow
10.45 Speaker 1; Mark McCartney (Ulster University)
11.30 Changeover/Break
11.40 Speaker 2; Luke K. Davis (University College London)
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Speaker 3; Ruiping Mu (Northwest University)
14.15 Speaker 4; Rosalba Garcia-Millan (Kings College London)
15.00 Break

Afternoon Welcome from the LMS/BSHM/University of Glasgow

15.45 Speaker 5;  Jemma Lorenat (Pitzer College)
16.45 Break
17.15 Speaker 6; Joe Goddard (UC San Diego)
18.15 Close and Thanks
18.30 Reception
19.30 Society Dinner ( Restaurant tbc)


The building currently has stepped access only to the raised ground floor and lower ground floor entrances.

An accessible toilet is located at the lower ground floor level.

Please see the LMS website for further details on accessibility


  • To attend in-person registration, please complete the registration form here no later than 5.00pm on Monday 24 June 2024
  • To attend remotely, please complete the registration form here. Registration will close no later than 6.15pm on Friday 28 June. You will receive the link to the meeting upon registration, as well in an automated reminder email which will be sent closer to the time. If you have any queries, please contact lmsmeetings@lms.ac.uk
  • To attend the the Society Dinner, please complete the registration form here no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 13 June 2024
  • Grants of up to £200 are available to parents and carers who wish to attend this event and require help towards caring costs. Please see the Caring Supplementary Grants page on the LMS website. Please submit your application no later than 15:00 on Friday 21 June. For any questions on Caring Grants, please contact womenanddiversity@lms.ac.uk.