The Society for Early Modern French Studies brings together scholars and specialists with a particular interest in France in the early modern period, from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. It is interdisciplinary in scope, covering literature, history, art, music, history of ideas, theology, and philosophy.
The Society organises an annual conference. The 2017 conference will be held on September 11-13 at Durham Castle, on the theme ‘Modernity and its Discontents’.
The Society’s Journal is Early Modern French Studies, which has two issues a year.
We have launched a programme of annual bursaries to support members’ research. These awards are known as the Amy Wygant Bursaries, in memory of our late colleague and Editor of the Society’s learned journal.