American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
Founded in 1948. Annual dues: $40 student; $75 regular; $60 retired. ARCE is a private, nonprofit organization that supports research in Egypt on all phases of Egyptian civilization and culture and promotes and strengthens American-Egyptian ties. ARCE provides a permanent archaeological and research base in Cairo for American scholars. ARCE supports an extensive program of research fellowships, archaeological excavations and surveys, and special historical and literary studies. In collaboration with Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities, and with funding from the United States Agency of International Development (USAID), ARCE works to preserve the country’s antiquities through documentation, conservation, training, and publication. ARCE publishes a bulletin, a journal, and an annual conservation report, and holds an annual conference. Cairo office: Director, Louise Bertini, 2 Midan Simon Bolivar, Garden City, Cairo, 11461 Egypt (20 22794-8239; fax: 20 2 2795-3052). US office: Director, Jane Zimmerman, ARCE, 909 North Washington Street, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314 (703-721-3479). Direct membership inquiries to the US address above.