Become a member of SEMFS

Membership of the Society for Early Modern French Studies is open to any scholar or member of the public who is a university graduate. Graduate students are particularly welcome.

Membership benefits

As part of their membership, Members of the Society will receive for free the December and June issues of the Journal Early Modern French Studies (the full subscription cost for non-members is £159). Members will also receive the call for papers for our annual conference.

Become a member

If you would like to join the Society for Early Modern French Studies, please complete the application form below, and make your payment via one of the methods detailed below.

Please note that we ask for your research keywords in order to add you to our Members Directory page. Unless we receive an email from you stating otherwise, we will assume that in sending us these keywords, you consent to us displaying your research interests on the Directory.

    Alternatively, you can email your Name, institution and postal address to the Membership Secretary, Helena Taylor, at [email protected].


    Membership subscriptions are due on 1st September for the following financial year. Rates are £40 with a 50% discount for postgraduate students.

    Methods of payment

    We accept the following methods of payment for membership subscriptions:

    1. Standing order or direct bank transfer (for security reasons, our bank details will be made available to individual members upon request. Please email the Membership Secretary if you wish to pay by this method).
    2. PayPal (Postgraduate students receive a 50% discount). Please follow the “buy now” buttons below.

    If you are not able to pay by one of the above methods, or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Membership Secretary.