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'New Research on Timor Leste'
Timor Leste Studies Association Conference 2017
Dili, Timor-Leste 29-30 June 2017

This 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. 

During this 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 .

Abstracts due by Friday 14 Abril 2017

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CALL FOR PAPERS in Tetun, Portuguese and Indonesian now available.




Timor-Leste: iha kontextu local, rejional no global /
O local, regional e global / The local, the regional
and the global / Lokal, regional dan global 2015
(Volume I and II)

Edited by Sarah Smith, Nuno Canas Mendes, Antero B. da Silva,
Alarico da Costa Ximenes, Clinton Fernandes and Michael Leach
Hawthorn: Swinburne Press, 2016

The papers included in these volumes were presented at the Timor-Leste Studies Association’s 'Timor-Leste: the local, the regional, and the global' conference, held at UNTL Liceu Campus, Dili, Timor-Leste, 9 - 15 July 2015. Papers in the collection are divided into two volumes. Volume I contains papers presented in the general programme of the conference, Volume II contains papers presented at the special panel on 1975 - 40 years on.

To view the table of contents for Volume 1 click here
To view the table of contents for Volume 2 click here
To order a hardcopy use attached order form in word or pdf.
To view individual chapters or download whole volumes click here.

Conference 2017

Conference pages in Tetun, Portuguese, English and Indonesian will be available soon.

Conference Proceedings

Proceedings from previous TLSA conferences are available to download here.


List of researchers working in Timor Leste

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