Japan Fellowships were awarded until 2015 with the support of the H.S Williams Trust. The National Library of Australia Fellowship in Japan Studies replaces the Japan Fellowship, with the continued support of the H.S Williams Trust.


Dr Luke Gartlan, School of Art History, University of St Andrews
Of Other Networks: Photograph Albums and Early Japanese-Australian Cultural Exchanges


Dr Emiko Okayama, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne
Meiji editions of Bakin’s ‘Hakkenden’ and the rise of Japan’s modern publishing industry

Honorary Japan Fellowship

Professor Rikki Kersten, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University
Japan’s place in the US alliance system after the ‘pivot’


Dr Chiaki Ajioka, Freelance writer
Mingei Intercultural: globalisation of craft philosophy and taste


Dr Gary Hickey, Research Fellow, University of Queensland; Research Fellow, University of Melbourne; Visiting Research Scholar, International Research Centre for Japanese Studies.
The Clough collection of Japanese prints in the NLA

Professor Ellis Krauss was awarded but unable to undertake a Fellowship.


Ms Amy Newland, Freelance writer, editor and scholar, Adelaide
The artist and the actor: Toyohara Kunichika's 'One hundred roles of Onoe Kikugoro V and Ichikawa Danjuor IX


Dr Donna Weeks, Lecturer, Japanese Studies and International Relations, University of the Sunshine Coast.
Resource Security and Japan's Regional Security Trajectory


Dr Sarah Paine, Professor of Strategy and Policy, Naval War College, USA
Japanese-Chinese-Soviet Rivalry in East Asia (1931-1949)


Dr Narangoa Li, Reader, Japan Centre, Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University
Collaboration, nationalism and imperial strategy: Japanese-trained armies and police in northeast Asia

Dr Rowena Ward, Lecturer in Japan Studies and teacher in the Japanese Language and Culture Program, Institute for International Studies, University of Technology, Sydney
The human legacy of Japanese colonialism


Professor Aurelia George Mulgan, Associate Professor of Politics, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra
Role of the Liberal Democratic Party in agricultural policymaking in Japan