The mission of the Society for the Study of Early China (SSEC) is to foster scholarly exchange and communication among all people interested in the culture and civilization of China from earliest times down through the end of the Han dynasty in 220 CE.

Active SSEC members have access to articles as they are published online throughout the year, and receive a printed copy of Early China in the Fall. Online access to the journal's archive is also available.

Active SSEC members have access to articles as they are published online throughout the year, and receive a printed copy of Early China in the Fall. Online access to the journal's archive is also available.

In addition to several membership categories, donations are accepted to support Society initiatives.

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Annual Membership Fees - 2022

SSEC Regular 2022 (includes Print Volume 45 and online access to full Archive) $70.00

SSEC Retired 2022 (includes Print Volume 45 and online access to full Archive) $40.00

SSEC Student 2022 (includes Print Volume 45 and online access to full Archive) $40.00

SSEC Associate Member 2022 (Asia) Rate (Online only) $30.00

SSEC Regular Two Year 2022-2023 (includes Print Volumes 45 & 46 and online access to full Archive) $140.00

SSEC Retired Two Year 2022-2023 (includes Print Volumes 45 & 46 and online access to full Archive) $80.00

SSEC Student Two Year 2022-2023 (includes Print Volumes 45 & 46 and online access to full Archive) $80.00

SSEC Associate Members (Asia) Two Year 2022-2023 (Online only) $60.00

SSEC Regular 2022-2021 (includes Print Volumes 45 and 44 and online access to full Archive) $120.00

SSEC Regular 2022-2020 (includes Print Volumes 45, 44, & 43 and online access to full Archive) $180.00

Note: Individuals based in mainland China will not be able to complete the ordering process online. Please contact us for further information.