East Timor

Book Launch: Conflict, Identity, & State Formation in East Timor 2000 - 2017

The ANU Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) is pleased to host the launch of DPA PhD graduate James Scambary’s book; Conflict, Identity, and State Formation in East Timor 2000 – 2017.

This will be an ‘ in-conversation-style’ launch led by James’ former supervisor Gordon Peake in Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 2, and will be followed by drinks in the Hedley Bull Foyer from 5pm.

IB2018/06 Food Security and Sustainable Seed Supply in Timor-Leste: Progress of the National Seed System (Part 2)

This is the second in a two-part series about seed supply systems in Timor-Leste.

IB2017/37 Parliamentary Elections and Government Formation in PNG and Timor-Leste — a Study in Contrasts

Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste both have new coalition governments following mid-year parliamentary elections, but the processes that produced them and the outcomes could not be more dissimilar.

Influences and Echoes of Indonesia in Timor-Leste

Since 1999, when a United Nations (UN) transitional administration was established in the wake of the East Timorese vote for independence from Indonesia, the case of Timor-Leste has been a

A New Era?

Timor-Leste has made impressive progress since its historic achievement of independence in 2002.

IB2016/27 Terms of Exclusion: Violence and the Impact on Women’s Participation in Development

In 2015, the Australian Government–funded Nabilan1 Program (Ending Violence against Women) conducted a study on violence against women and children in Timor-Leste (Asia Foundation 2016).

Seventeen years on, East Timor intervention remains a success

Australia's involvement in the liberation of East Timor, a mission launched on September 20, 1999, was the most decisive demonstration of Australian influence in the region since World War II, and the nation's largest military deployment since the Vietnam War. Australian diplomacy and leadership shaped the events that led to the birth of Asia's newest nation.

A Long and Winding Road: A Brief History of the Idea of a ‘Government of National Unity’ in Timor-Leste and Its Current Implications

In this Discussion Paper, I consider first the academic debate on the establishment of democracy and the role of political competition and cooperation as a background to the current Timorese govern

Dispossession and Impoverishment in Timor-Leste: Potential Impacts of the Suai Supply Base

This Discussion Paper anticipates the potential impacts and impoverishment risks of the Suai Supply Base Project in Timor-Leste, paying particular attention to the project’s likely gendered

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