Previous Winners

2020 Shortlistappearing in Volume 93, No. 1 (March 2020) The Return of Sophisticated Maritime Piracy to Southeast Asia Justin V. Hastings University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia View Article appearing in Volume 93, No. 3 (September 2020) Reassessing Cambodia’s Patronage System(s) and the End of Competitive Authoritarianism: Electoral Clientelism in the Shadow of Coercion Neil Loughlin KITLV/Royal […]
2020 Shortlist

2019 Holland Prize ShortlistCongratulations to the following shortlisted authors for their papers which appeared in Volume 92 (2019): The Richness of Financial Nationalism: The Case of China Eric Helleiner and Hongying Wang Proud to be Thai: The Puzzling Absence of Ethnicity-Based Political Cleavages in Northeastern Thailand Jacob I. Ricks Democratic Decline in Indonesia: The Role of Religious Authorities […]
2019 Holland Prize Shortlist

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