[TimorLesteStudies] Panel Discussion: Political Crisis in Timor-Leste: Causes and Consequences

Bu Wilson Bu.Wilson at anu.edu.au
Fri Feb 15 07:34:38 EST 2008




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State, Society and Governance in Melanesia

and the

Timor-Leste Studies Association



Susanna Barnes

Adérito Soares

Hugh White

Bu Wilson (Chair)

Political Crisis in Timor Leste

Causes & Consequences


Date:  Thursday 21 February 2008, 11.00pm – 1.00 pm

Venue: Coombs Lecture Theatre, Coombs Building, ANU


Susanna Barnes is a Field Researcher working on the ARC Project 'Waiting for
Law: Land, Custom and Legal Regulation in East Timor. She has a background
in History, Spanish and Anthropology of Development. 

Previously Susana has worked as an Adviser to the Reception, Truth and
Reconciliation Commission (CAVR) in East Timor and for Jesuit Refugee
Service in East Timor and Rome


Adérito Soares is a PhD scholar in the Centre for International Governance
and Justice, RegNET. He holds a bachelor of law degree from Satya Wacana
University in Indonesia and a Master of Law from New York University.

Prior to the 1999 referendum, Adérito worked for human rights NGOs in
Indonesia.  He returned to Timor- Leste in 1999, actively campaigning for
independence and worked for several NGOs in Timor-Leste.  In 2001 he was
elected to East Timor’s Constituent Assembly and was instrumental in
drafting East Timor’s first constitution. From 2003 to 2007 he worked for
various national and international NGOs in Timor; as a consultant to the UN;
and a law lecturer at Timor’s university. He has published extensively on
Timor-Leste and Indonesia and is regularly interviewed as a commentator on
Timor-Leste by international media.


Hugh White is the Professor of Strategic Studies and the Head of the
Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at The Australian National University.

Before taking up that position he was the first Director of the Australian
Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), an independent non-partisan centre
established by the Australian Government to provide fresh ideas about
Australia's strategic and defence policy choices. 



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