Are you connected with a scholarly society in any way?

On the board? Officer? Opinionated member?

If so I hope you will have a look at this:

Scholarly Societies: Why Bother?

and this:

The American Astronomical Society responds to “Scholarly Societies: Why Bother?”

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3 thoughts on “Are you connected with a scholarly society in any way?

  1. Back in the 20th century when I was active, I belonged to eleven scholarly societies. I still belong to two, where I am a life member. My major society requires membership for publication in our journal. I have generally enjoyed attending meetings. I knew many of the participants and have shared interests with them. I enjoyed standing up in a business meeting, “As a fully paid up Life member, I strongly support the proposed increase in annual dues.” People remember that to this day.

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