9 Aug 2018

Tell me about your thesis

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:26 pm on 9 August 2018

Rosalie Hosking joins us from Japan, where she is doing a post doctoral fellowship.

She's an historian of Japanese mathematics specialising in the mathematical problems placed on wooden tablets and hung in shrines and temples during 1600-1868.

Her thesis is titled Sangaku: A Mathematical, Artistic, Religious, and Diagrammatic Examination, and you can read it here

A Japanese tablet in Nagasaki

A Japanese tablet in Nagasaki Photo: Rosalie Hosking

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