History of Mathematics & Teaching of Mathematics

First Announcement and Call for Papers of the Conference on

History of Mathematics and Teaching of Mathematics

Miskolc, Hungary
2018. May 23-26.

Mathematics - a common language for Europe for a thousand years.

The aim of the conference is to present aspects of the History of Mathematics, including its impact on the Teaching of Mathematics, to provide a forum to meet each other, and to give an opportunity for young researchers to present their results on the history of mathematics. We invite our colleagues, students, graduate students and other researchers to take part in the meeting.

The meeting will be hosted by the University of Miskolc, its campus next to Miskolc-Tapolca, famous spa for its thermal cave-bath.

The scientific programme of the conference will be scheduled on 24th, 25th and 26th May 2018.

Cooperating partners

  • School of Mathematics of the University of St Andrews,
  • University of Miskolc,
  • Mathematics Education Centre of the Eötvös University Budapest,
  • Institute of Mathematics, and Institute of Informatics of the University of Debrecen,
  • János Bolyai Mathematical Society, Hungary,
  • Junior Mathematical Society Miskolc.

Organizing and Scientific Committee


The programme of the conference is planned to include invited lectures, talks, and posters.

Each participant will be given the possibility of presenting his/her contribution as a short (15-20 minutes) talk or a poster. Refereed papers will be published in the conference volume.

Call for papers

  • Authors are invited to submit an abstract to the Organisers via the Easy chair system.
  • The abstract must be written in English.

Deadline for submission extended to: 15 March, 2018
Notification of acceptance: 31 March, 2018
(for early registrations within 10 days)

Upon the acceptance of the abstract (-s) the authors are invited to submit/upload their full paper as well via the same way, the Easy chair system. You can change and replace several times your paper, the last version should be uploaded by 15 May, closing data for the conference volume. Papers uploaded after this deadline will be published in the on-line version of the conference volume, to be available of the website of the conference.

Registration: 2 steps

1. Please use our preliminary on-line registration form available on the conference web page, where you can fill in the date of your arrival and departure, your option for requesting support for booking the accommodation.

2. Abstracts and full papers are expected to be submitted via the local Easy Chair Conference System page (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hmtm2018), at the event HMTM-2018.

Registration fees

Early registration (Before 31st March, 2018) 120 EUR
Later and on spot registrations: 150 EUR
Accompanying person and students 80 EUR


- 90% minus bank charges, if cancelled before April 15th.
- 60% minus bank charges, if cancelled before May 15th.

Bank details for the transfer of your registration fee

The registration fees should be transferred to the:
Account holder: Miskolci Ifjúsági Matematikai Egyesület
Account No: 54500112-10016013-00000000
IBAN: HU96 5450 0112 1001 6013 0000 0000
Bank: KORONA TAKARÉK Takarékszövetkezet, 3525 Miskolc Széchenyi utca 70.

Please NOTE that your registration becomes valid when your registration fee is received.

The registration fee for participants includes

  • conference materials,
  • guided tour of the city on the pre-conference day,
  • get-together party (Wednesday, May 23.),
  • conference materials,
  • coffee breaks,
  • welcome party (Thursday. May 24.),
  • conference dinner (Friday, May 25.),
  • social program

The registration fee for accompanying persons includes

  • guided tour of the city on the pre-conference day,
  • get-together party (Wednesday, May 23.),
  • conference materials,
  • welcome party (Thursday. May 24.),
  • conference dinner (Friday, May 25.),
  • social program

Preliminary programme

Wednesday, 23 May
Arrivals, registration, guided city tour, get-together party
Thursday, 24 May
Opening – 10:30 a.m., Keynote lectures: 11-13
Lectures 14-18 , welcome party
Friday, 25 May
Lectures: 9-12, 14-18, conference dinner
Saturday, 26 May
Lectures: 9-12, Closing Ceremony
Social program: 14-18
Exploring the city
in the evening
Sunday, 27 May

The list of registered participants will appear on the local conference site. Please check your data.
Upon acceptance the submitted abstract will be included in the list of abstracts.
Programme details and last minute information will appear in due time on the local conference site, and any change will be communicated to you by e-mail.


Participants may book accommodation using the registration form.
When booking please indicate the date of your arrival and departure, and special info: eg. Non-smoking, vegetarian meals etc.

For registered participants the hosting organizers will book accommodation according to the registration details. Participants will pay their own accommodation on arrival.
If you have other plans please let us know and we will be pleased to assist you in finding accommodation elsewhere.

Conference materials

  • Program booklet
  • Abstracts
  • Booklet with the invited lectures

Conference volume

The refereed contributed papers will be published in a conference volume. The authors of accepted contributions are requested to send in 2 copies (an editable Word or tex version, and a pdf format version) before the end of April 2018. The conference CD is planned to be ready for the meeting.


More information

Péter Körtesi
H 3515 POB.10.,
University of Miskolc
phone/fax: 00-36-4656146, or 00-36-20-9826766
matkp(at)uni-miskolc.hu, pkortesi(at)gmail.com