Join the SFS

The Society for French Studies is a major learned association that promotes French Studies  in the United Kingdom and beyond. We hope you'll find all the information you need about our many activities on this site. If you have any queries, please get in touch with a member of the executive committee, or come and talk to us at the next SFS conference!

In addition to academics from a range of different countries, our membership includes librarians, curators and postgraduate students. Membership is open to anyone who wishes to support the aims and activities of the Society. A reduced rate is available to retired members, postgraduate students, members not in full-time employment, and new lecturers in their first three years in post.

What are the benefits of membership?

As a member of the Society, you will:

  • Receive all four issues of French Studies: a Quarterly Review published in the year of your membership and all four issues of French Studies: a Quarterly Bulletin
  • Have full online access to the complete archives for both French Studies (from Volume 1, 1947) and French Studies Bulletin (from Volume 1, 1981)
  • Be able to purchase the Society’s other publications at favourable rates
  • Enjoy preferential rates for registration at the annual conference
  • Be eligible for a range of funding offered by the Society, including for  research expenses and organising conferences and workshops
  • Receive discounts on books published by leading French studies publishers

It is worth noting that the annual subscription is treated as an ‘allowable expense’ by the Inland Revenue for Income Tax purposes.

How do you join?

Please download, complete and post or email the subscription form opposite to the Membership Secretary at the address on the form.

(Online membership registration is coming soon and we expect this to be ready for renewals in 2019. Please bear with us as we set this up!)

Payment options

Standing Order: £50 (€70) with a reduced rate of £25 (€35). Click here for a Standing Order instruction, which you should complete and forward to your bank/building society.

Online: £55 (€77) with a reduced rate of £27.50 (€39) Using our online donation service with CAF Bank.

Library and institutional subscriptions

Enquiries and orders for annual subscriptions to French Studies and French Studies Bulletin should be addressed to the Membership Secretary at the address above. Orders for back issues should be directed to Oxford University Press via their web site.

Membership Secretary

Dr Pollie Bromilow

1-7 Abercromby Square
University of Liverpool
L69 7WY