New Research on Timor-Leste
A TLSA Conference
Liceu Campus, National University of Timor-Lorosa’e (UNTL),
Avenida Cidade de Lisboa, Dili, Timor-Leste 29-30 June 2017
two-day conference for researchers is organised by the Timor-Leste
Studies Association (TLSA). The TLSA is an interdisciplinary,
international research network focussed on all aspects of research into
East Timorese society, including politics and history, economics,
communications, health, language, agriculture and science.
year's conference there will be two special streams, the first on the
theme of 'Elections' co-convened by Clinton Fernandes and Mica Barreto
Soares and the second on the theme of 'Gender research in Timor Leste'
co-convened by Sara Niner and Therese Tam .
Timor-Leste's regional and international relationships, and East
Timorese perspectives on regional and global issues, are also
encouraged. The ‘New Research on Timor Leste’ conference will be co-hosted by the
National University of Timor-Lorosa’e, Swinburne University of
Technology, and the University of Lisbon.
organisers now call for papers addressing any aspect of social science/
humanities/ scientific research related to Timor-Leste, with a
particular emphasis on the place of Timor-Leste within the region and
internationally. The conference organisers welcome papers from
academics, researchers, activists, community groups and policy makers.
A refereed conference proceedings publication may be published.
Conference sub-themes will include, but are not limited to, the
- Politics and International Relations
- History and Heritage
- Culture and Society
- Anthropology and Archaeology
- Economics, Business and Trade
- Development Policy
- International Development Assistance
- Health Policy
- Gender Issues
- Language and Linguistics
- Timor-Leste's regional and international relationships
- East Timorese perspectives on regional and global issues
- Gender research in Timor Leste
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Papers may be presented in Tetum, Portuguese, English or
send all proposals for 20 minute papers, with a 150-word abstract by
Friday 14 April 2017 to: email@example.com
Tetum language papers should also be sent cc Antero da Silva (National University of Timor-Lorosae) firstname.lastname@example.org
Portuguese language papers should also be sent cc Prof Nuno Canas Mendes (University of Lisbon) email@example.com
Indonesia language papers should also be sent cc Alarico da Costa
Ximenes (National University Timor-Lorosa'e) firstname.lastname@example.org
Papers on the Elections should also be sent to cc: Clinton Fernandes (University of New South Wales) C.Fernandes@adfa.edu.au and Mica Barreto Soares, Swinburne University of Technology, email@example.com
Papers on Gender research in Timor Leste should also be sent cc: Sara Niner. (Monash University) firstname.lastname@example.org and Theresa Tam (UNTL) email@example.com
Further information regarding registration will be available online soon.
FOR EAST TIMORESE
NATIONALS TO ATTEND
See registration details (available online shortly) for special discounts for East Timorese participants.
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'New Research in Timor-Leste' conference will precede the Victoria
University/UNTL conference 'Finding Strategies to achieve Sustainable
Development goals' to be held in Dili on 3-4 July 2017. For
further information about this conference, please contact Helen Hill: firstname.lastname@example.org
These are linked conferences and discounted co-registration will be available for those who attend both.
On the weekend
between these two conference (Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 July), a number of
expos and special events will take place in Dili. More details will be
Further details about registration, accommodation and travel will be
available soon on the website.