# Dr Christopher Hollings

MMath PhD FIMA

Status

Academic Faculty

Departmental Lecturer in Mathematics and its History

Clifford Norton Senior Research Fellow in the History of Mathematics at The Queen's College

Research groups

Address

Mathematical Institute

University of Oxford

Andrew Wiles Building

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Woodstock Road

Oxford

OX2 6GG

University of Oxford

Andrew Wiles Building

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Woodstock Road

Oxford

OX2 6GG

Highlighted books

*Beeley, P*

*Hollings, C*

*(05 Jan 2024)*

*Hollings, C*

*Mccartney, M*

*(14 Dec 2023)*

*Hollings, C*

*Siegmund-Schultze, R*

*(01 Jan 2021)*

*Hollings, C*

*Martin, U*

*Rice, A*

*(2018)*

*Hollings, C*

*Lawson, M*

*(09 Sep 2017)*

Teaching

BO1.1. History of Mathematics

Prelims and Part A Pure Mathematics in Queen's

Research interests

History of mathematics: the development of abstract algebra during the 19th and 20th centuries; Soviet mathematics; communications between mathematicians in East and West during the Cold War; historiography of ancient mathematics

Highlighted publications

Oxford mathematics at a low ebb? an 1855 dispute over examination results

*Hollings, C*

*Annals of Science*

*(11 Dec 2023)*

T. E. Peet, a mathematician among Egyptologists?

*Hollings, C*

*Parkinson, R*

*Research in History and Philosophy of Mathematics*

*183-198*

*(14 Nov 2022)*

Contrasting aims and approaches in the study of ancient Egyptian mathematics in the 1920s

*Hollings, C*

*Parkinson, R*

*Revue d'Histoire des Mathematiques*

*volume 28*

*issue 2*

*183-286*

*(01 Nov 2022)*

A century of astronomers: from Halley to Rigaud

*Chapman, A*

*Hollings, C*

*Oxford's Savilian Professors of Geometry*

*55-91*

*(26 Jan 2022)*

Two letters from Otto Neugebauer to Thomas Eric Peet on ancient Egyptian mathematics

*Hollings, C*

*Parkinson, R*

*Historia Mathematica*

*volume 52*

*66-98*

*(04 Jun 2020)*

Prizes, awards, and scholarships

Member of the Agder Academy of Sciences and Letters (Agder Vitenskapsakademi), Norway