The European Association for Jewish Studies and the European Association of Israel Studies have decided to waive has decided to waive the membership fees for Ukrainian scholars. You can find additional information on the EAJS website, the EAIS Facebook page, and in the attached document.
European Association for Jewish Studies:
Temporary Membership Waiver for Scholars Based in Ukraine (Deadline: 31 July 2022)
The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has led to significant hardship across Ukrainian society. In order to support Jewish Studies scholars based in Ukraine, and where possible to help them to continue their teaching and research, the EAJS has decided to waive the membership fees for the next three years for existing EAJS Full Members who are paid up until at least 31 December 2021 and who are based in Ukraine. Existing EAJS Student Members based in Ukraine who have now finished their PhDs will also be entitled to this waiver if they contact the EAJS by 31 July 2022 to request to become Full Members. Existing EAJS Full Members based in Ukraine whose membership has been in arrears since 31 December 2020 or earlier will also be entitled to a discount, with all their membership arrears being waived and their membership paid up until 31 December 2023, if they contact the EAJS by 31 July 2022. Jewish Studies scholars based in Ukraine who are not currently members of the EAJS, but who already hold a PhD and are members of the Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies, who apply for Full Membership of the EAJS by 31 July 2022, and whose membership application is successful, will also be entitled to a three-year membership waiver. PhD students in the field of Jewish Studies who are based in Ukraine are encouraged to apply for EAJS Student Membership which is free for the duration of their PhD. Ukrainian Jewish Studies scholars who have left Ukraine since the war began may also be entitled to a membership fee waiver depending on their circumstances. For more information, please contact the EAJS Administrator (admin[at]eurojewishstudies.org) before the deadline of 31 July 2022.
European Association of Israel Studies:
Scholars representing Ukrainian universities and based in Ukraine who hold a PhD or are PhD students and are engaged in research of Israel will be entitled to a three-year membership waiver (2022, 2023, 2024) after successful application submitted until 31 August 2022. Ukrainian Israel Studies scholars who have left Ukraine since the war began may also be entitled to a membership fee waiver depending on their circumstances. For more information, please contact the EAIS (info[at]israelstudies.eu) before the deadline.