The European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS) especially wishes to encourage the participation to its conference of resource specialists and young scholars from institutions with limited financial means or that have seldom or never attended an EAJRS conference. Therefore, with support from the Japan Foundation and Toshiba International Foundation, the organizers of the 29th EAJRS conference in Kaunas would like to offer grants, which will include:
- travel expenses to and from Lithuania up to a maximum of 500 euro
- accommodation for five nights, up to a maximum of 120 euro per night
Librarians, curators, archivists and other resource specialists working in an institutions that offer courses in Japanese Studies and/or hold Japan-related materials, and young scholars who are conducting research on a topic dependent on Japan-related resource materials, are eligible. Preference will be given to applicants from European countries. Applicants will be required to give a presentation of 30 minutes (including Q&A) at the conference introducing either their institution and its collections, or their present research.
The deadline for scholarship applications is 31 May 2018.