The National Library is pleased to announce the six recipients of the 2022 Asia Study Grants.

The Asia Study Grants program offers academics a four-week residency at the Library in 2022, with privileged access to our Asian language and Asia-related collections. Recipients will also receive an honorarium of $5000 for use as a stipend, travel and accommodation support.

2022 Asia Study Grants recipients and their projects are listed below.


Supported by the Harold S. Williams Trust

● Dr Annisa R Beta – A genealogy of modern Indonesian girls

● Mr Tyler Gleason – The cultural construction of HIV and AIDS in China’s provincial and local newspapers in the 1980s

● Ms Younghye Whitney – Transnational intellectual networks and social movements in South Korea 1970s - 1980s

● Dr Mei-fen Kuo – Documenting Chinese Australian community in the context of Cold War

● Mr Jayson Jimenez – Archipelagic migration and climate change: revisiting the Beyer archive

Supported by Professor Kent Anderson

● Dr Warren Sun – The honest bloke who turned China around – a chronicle of Chairman Hua Guofeng’s Political Career (1971-1981)

Thank you

The National Library would like to thank the Harold S. Williams Trust and Professor Kent Anderson for their ongoing support of the Asia Study Grants program.


The Asia Study Grants program offers researchers and PhD students the opportunity to engage with the National Library of Australia's Asian language and Asia-related collections.

These grants offer a four-week period of intensive research, where scholars have special and supported access to the Library’s materials, facilities and staff.