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Company Information

Association French Society of Egyptology

The head office :

France secondary school

11 instead Marcelin-Berthelot

75231 Paris cedex 05

You can contact us by mail contact @

Phone: 06 28 48 73 90

 2013 STATUS




Art 1. The French Society of Egyptology is an association that aims, non-profit, to make to know and develop studies and research related to ancient Egypt.

Its head office is located in Paris, at the College of France (Cabinet of Egyptology), 11 Place Marcelin Berthelot, 75231 Paris cedex 05.

Art 2. The number of members of the Company is unlimited. She understands:

- benefactor members, entitled to the service of the Review of Egyptology, edited once

per year ;

- titular members;

- student members on proof;

- honorary members, elected by the Committee.

The rate of contributions is set annually by the General Assembly, on the proposal of the Committee. All up-to-date members receive each year Bulletin of the French Society Egyptology (BSFE ).

French or foreign legal entities may be admitted as members of the Company under the same conditions and with the same advantages as natural persons.

Art 3. Membership of the Society is lost:

- by resignation;

- by deletion pronounced by the Committee for non-payment of the subscription; - on grounds deemed serious by the Committee.


Art 4. The Company is administered by a Committee of twenty-five members, elected for four years, on proposal of the Committee, by the General Assembly. They are chosen from the members of the Society have applied and are eligible for re-election.

The Committee includes:

- not more than eighteen members occupying or having held professional positions in the field of Egyptology, and at least one doctoral or post-doctoral student from this discipline;

- at least six members of the Society rendering or having rendered services to the Society, representing the General Assembly.

To be eligible, members must be up to date with their membership fee.

Art 5. The Committee chooses among its members, by secret ballot, a Bureau composed of: a president,

two vice-presidents,

a secretary,

of a treasurer.

The office is elected for four years. Its members are renewable.

Art 6. The Committee meets in ordinary session at least once a year and in extraordinary session at the call of the president or at the request of a quarter of its members.

The presence of a third of the members of the Committee is necessary for the validity of the deliberations. Decisions are taken by a majority of the members present or represented. In case of a tie, the vote of the President is preponderant.

Art 7. The President has standing to represent the Society in all acts of civil life and judicial. In his absence, the Bureau may authorize one of its members specifically for this purpose.

The President convenes and chairs the meetings of the Committee, the Bureau and the General Assemblies, ordinary or extraordinary. In the event of impediments, he may be replaced by one of thePresidents.

Art 8. The General Assembly includes all the members of the Society whatever their quality. It meets at least once a year and every time it is convened by the President. Its Bureau is that of the Committee.

Art 9. The Annual General Meeting, called to approve the accounts, hears the report on the management of the Committee and the financial and moral situation of the Company. It examines the accounts of closed year. It deliberates on the questions put on the agenda and provides for the renewal members of the Committee.

The reports and accounts, after approval by the Assembly, are inserted in the Bulletin of the


Minutes of General Meetings, both ordinary and extraordinary, are kept. The Minutes are signed by the President and the Secretary.


Art 10. The Company insures each year the publication of the Review of Egyptology (RdE) And Bulletin of the French Society of Egyptology (BSFE).

The Committee selects from among its professional members a Publication Commission of seven members responsible for ensuring the editing of the Review of Egyptology.

The Publication Commission chooses from among its members a director, responsible for the Journal, it helps in the choice of works proposed for publication.

The Commission is renewable every four years.

Art 11. The resources of the Company consist of:

contributions from its members;

possible state grants or public institutions;

the proceeds of potential investments of financial resources;

donations from natural or legal persons.


Art 12. The statutes can only be modified by a vote of the General Assembly on proposal of the Committee or one-tenth of the members of the Society. The Assembly must then be composed of at least one quarter of the members of the Society in office, present or represented.

If this quorum is not reached, the Assembly is convened again after fifteen days at less. It can then deliberate regardless of the number of members present or represented.

In both cases, the amendments can only be adopted by a two-thirds majority members present or represented.

Art 13. The General Meeting called to decide on the dissolution of the Company is convened especially for this purpose. It must include at least half of the practicing members present or represented.

If this quorum is not reached, the Assembly shall be convened again after fifteen days at less and can then deliberate validly regardless of the number of members present or represented

Art 14. In case of dissolution, the General Assembly appoints a committee of five members responsible for the liquidation of the property of the Company. It allocates the contingent asset to one or more institutions pursuing similar goals.