and Diak ka lae!
Timor-Leste Studies Association was established in June 2005 (following
the "Cooperating with Timor-Leste" Conference at Victoria University)
to connect researchers with information, other researchers and research
If you have a thirst to know
about Timor-Leste this website can link you to people and websites
which may be useful if you are planning your first or your 50th field
trip to Timor.
The Timor-Leste Studies
Association is now affiliated with the
Asian Studies Association
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*** UNDERSTANDING TIMOR LESTE 2013 ***
Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference
UNTL Liceu Campus, Dili 15-16 July 2013
FINAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM IS NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWLOAD
CLICK HERE for a .pdf of the FINAL program (last updated 14 July 2013)
Also available information regarding GRiT (Gender Research in Timor Leste) Symposium Proposal
CLICK HERE for a .pdf on symposium
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 and agriculture. The 2013 conference
Understanding Timor-Leste 2013 will be co-hosted by the National
University of Timor-Lorosa’e, Swinburne University of Technology, and
the Technical University of Lisbon.
The TLSA gratefully acknowledges the support of the following for our 2013 conference:
The Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
The Asia Foundation
More information (including call for papers) can be found on the Conference pages in English, Tetum, Portuguese and Indonesian.
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Novas investigações sobre TIMOR LESTE
New research on
Penelitian baru mengenai
Edited by Michael Leach,
Nuno Canas Mendes, Antero B. da Silva, Bob Boughton and Alarico da
Costa Ximenes, Hawthorn: Swinburne Press, 2012, 395pp. AU$60
(hardcopy). All sales fund free copies to East Timorese universities
The papers included in this volume were presented at the Timor-Leste
Studies Association’s Communicating New Research on Timor-Leste
conference, held at the Centro Formação João Paulo II, Comoro, Dili,
Timor-Leste, 30 June - 1 July 2011. Papers in the collection are
divided into four language sections (Tetum-Dili, Portuguese, English
and Bahasa Indonesia), along with a special section on Adult and
The online edition of the New Research on Timor-Leste also includes a
new section of online refereed articles not included in the original
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