Notices of the International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians

Volume 8 (2020)

Number 2

The role of history in learning and teaching mathematics: A personal perspective

Pages: 49 – 53



Sudhir R. Ghorpade (Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India)


This is a slightly revised version of the Presidential address (General) delivered at the 84th Annual Conference of the Indian Mathematical Society held at Jammu, India in November 2018.

Partial support received from the following is gratefully acknowledged: DST-RCN grant INT/NOR/RCN/ICT/P-03/2018 from the Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, MATRICS grant MTR/2018/000369 from the Science & Engg. Research Board, and IRCC award grant 12IRAWD009 from IIT Bombay.

Published 14 April 2021