Previous Winners

2021 Holland Prize“To Be a Little More Realistic”: The Ethical Labour of Suspension among Nightclub Hostesses in Southeast China
Jiazhi Fengjiang
2021 Holland Prize

2020 Holland PrizeThe Making of Post-Socialist Citizens in South Korea?: The Case of Border Crossers from North Korea
Jaeyoun Won
2020 Holland Prize

2019 Holland PrizeIn the Name of the Working Class: Narratives of Labour Activism in Contemporary China
Ivan Franceschini and Christian Sorace
Australia National University and Colorado College
2019 Holland Prize

2018 Holland PrizeMediations of Care: Brokering Labour in the Age of Robotics
Anna Romina Guevarra
2018 Holland Prize

2017 Holland PrizeGambling on the Future: Casino Enclaves, Development, and Poverty Alleviation in Laos
Kearrin Sims
2017 Holland Prize

2016 Holland PrizePerilous Waters: People Smuggling, Fishermen, and Hyper-precarious Livelihoods on Rote Island, Eastern Indonesia
Antje Missbach
2016 Holland Prize

2015 Holland PrizeWater, Water Everywhere: Toward Participatory Solutions to Chronic Urban Flooding in Jakarta
Rita Padawangi and Mike Douglass
2015 Holland Prize

2014 Holland Prize

From Patronage Machine to Partisan Melee: Subnational Corruption and the Evolution of the Indonesian Party System
Nathan Allen


Cultural Policy and Film Industry as Negotiation of Power: The Chinese State’s Role and Strategies in its Engagement with Global Hollywood 1994–2012
Wendy Su

2014 Holland Prize

2013 Holland PrizeHighway Urbanization and Land Conflicts: The Challenges to Decentralization in India
Sai Balakrishnan
2013 Holland Prize

2012 Holland PrizePredatory Princes and Princeley Peddlers: The State and International Labour Migration Intermediaries in China
Biao Xiang
2012 Holland Prize