The British Society for the History of Mathematics is pleased to announce the biennial Neumann Prize for 2017.  The prize is awarded for a book in English (including books in translation) dealing with the history of mathematics and aimed at a non-specialist readership, and published in 2015 or later.  There is no further restriction on the subject matter, nor on the nationality of the author or the country of publication.

The prize is named in honour of Peter M. Neumann O.B.E., a former President and longstanding contributor to the Society.  The value of the prize is £600.  A list of past prize-winners can be found on the BSHM website:

Nominations for the prize are invited from individuals and publishers.

Nominations should be sent to the chair of the judging panel, June Barrow-Green, at [email protected].  Publishers should send three copies of their nominated book(s) to Professor June Barrow-Green, Chair, BSHM Neumann Prize panel, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of STEM, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA.

The closing date for nominations is September 1st, 2017.

If you have published any books which could qualify and would like them considered by the Neumann Prize panel please send three copies to June Barrow-Green as above.