Ernst & Rosemarie Keller Fund

Supporting travelling fellowships, workshops and masterclasses related to German history, literature, language, politics or culture, or German contribution to Australia or the Asia-Pacific region.

Who can apply

Scholars residing in Australia whose research is concerned with German studies or the study of German contributions to Australia or the Asia-Pacific can apply for up to $5,000.

How to apply

Under review during 2023

Ernst Keller


The Ernst & Rosemarie Keller Fund was established in 2014 through a generous bequest by Rosemarie Keller to commemorate her husband, Dr Ernst Keller FAHA (PDF, 544KB), and his distinguished career in German and Comparative Literature.

Previous recipients

Since being established in 2014, recipients have received up to $5,000 to support their research.

Dr Luke Smythe
Monash University
The Informel as an Engine of Uncertainty: Gerhard Richter, Karl Otto Götz and Information Aesthetics 
Travelling to Bonn, Germany

Dr Mike Zuber
University of Queensland
The Captive Alchemist: The Lives of a Soldier of Fortune, Fertility Doctor, Courtier, and Conman in Franconia 
Travelling to Thurnau, Germany

Professor Anna Haebich FASSA FAHA
Curtin University
Collectors and Collections
Travelling to Cologne and Heidelberg, Germany.

Dr Donna West Brett
University of Sydney
Photography and Surveillance in Divided Germany
Travelling to Berlin, Germany.

Acknowledgement of Country

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