EAJS IMMEDIATE MEASURES
1. EAJS early bird conference registration and fee payment for the EAJS conference in Tallinn deadline delayed until 15 April 2011.
2. EAJS encourages its members to donate the equivalent of 3 years membership fees (60 euro) to general humanitarian help organizations.
3. EAJS members coordinate activities to relieve Japanese scholars and students such as inviting them to their respective universities for short-term research and study.
We will continue to watch the monitor the situation and are open to suggestion from our members on how to help most effectively in the short and the longer term.
EAJS GENERAL RESPONSE TO MEMBERS
On behalf of the EAJS Council and all EAJS members I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to all those in Japan who have been affected by the current earthquake tragedy.
Please rest assured that all EAJS members inside and outside of Japan will do our utmost to help you recover from the disaster as soon as possible.
European Association of Japanese Studies
Some Resources for Helping
Link to Google person finder for 2011 Japan earthquake:
British Red Cross for donations in pound:
American websites for donations in US dollars, US tax deductible:
American Red Cross
Japanese organizations for money transfer in Yen:
Thanks to JAWS-EAJS liaison officer Brigitte Steger for forwarding this info