This project is a series of three conferences with associated publications on mathematics as culture and mathematics in culture.Limber up by picking holes in Simon Jenkins' argument.
It is a research network funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council under the 'science in culture' theme, with additional support from the London Mathematical Society.
There will be a collection of papers based on the three conferences, to be published under the Birkhäuser Science imprimatur of the Springer group.
The first conference explored the variety of and connections among contemporary mathematical cultures.
The second conference examined the values that shape and direct mathematical activity, be it research, teaching or the application of mathematics. It took place September 17-19 2013 at De Morgan House (London). Conference Programme
The third conference considered the relation between mathematics and other cultures, whether popular or specialist. It took place April 10-12 2014 at De Morgan House (London).