Early China

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.

Member Benefits

Your support also allows the Society to engage in other activities, such as publishing the Monograph Series and hosting our Annual Conference, and grants you voting rights in Society elections. Membership automatically includes a subscription to the journal Early China, including a print copy of the current issue and access to current and archival content.


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

Early China 39 (2016) is in print and may be ordered by contacting subscriptions_newyork@cambridge.org or (845) 353-7500 if you live in the Americas, or journals@cambridge.org or +44 (0)1223 326070 if you live anywhere else. All current members of the Society (2017) will receive Early China 40 when it is printed in the autumn. Its content can be read online as it becomes available throughout the year.