Benefits of Membership


The Society - Events and Support

The Society for Renaissance Studies serves as a leading organisation in the UK and Europe for the study of the Renaissance, organising conferences, publications and promoting the interdisciplinary study of the period. The Society offers a wide range of support to its members, including sponsoring conferences, offering fellowships and a range of support for postgraduate study, and prizes for academic work on the period.  It also works extensively with schools and colleges, and runs a range of events to stimulate interest in the Renaissance and to support teachers.  It offers a forum for advertising forthcoming events, both within Britain and internationally and its website provides a portal to resources in the study of the Renaissance.   The Society arranges regular events and meetings and maintains contacts with other institutions such as The Renaissance Society of America. 

Membership Fees

Annual Subscription (UK) is currently £20.00; £15.00 for a student.
Overseas Membership costs £25.00 and Institutional Membership £35.00

Society Publications

In addition to free admittance to the Society's meetings, members' benefits include:

  • The Society's Bulletin, twice a year, free.

The SRS Bulletin features articles and provides a listing of events, calls for papers and conferences on the Renaissance.  Both the Bulletin and the website feature a regularly updated list of members interests, enabling researchers to become aware of ongoing work in their field.

  • Reduced Renaissance Studies individual subscription (for individual members only).

The Society’s journal, Renaissance Studies, is published by Blackwell and is one of the leading scholarly journals in the field, publishing articles and book reviews which provide an incomparable overview of work in the literature, history, art, philosophy, cultural and religious history of the era.

  • Discounts with Affiliated Organisations and Publishers
Members of the SRS can now receive 20% discounts on publications from:
(Members: see the Membership Pages for discount codes)
Occasional papers at half-price.
Volumes of the Bibliographie internationale de l'Humanisme et de la Renaissance at a 10% discount.

Contact the Membership Secretary

Inquiries concerning membership can be sent to the email address below - or you can join by following the online instructions.


Dr Tim Shephard