[TimorLesteStudies] ANU RegNet Seminar: The Resilience of Property: Possession, Custom and Law in Timor Leste

Bu Wilson bu.wilson at anu.edu.au
Fri Oct 8 15:13:29 EST 2010

 RegNet Seminar 	  The Resilience of Property: Possession, Custom and Law in Timor Leste 	   Daniel Fitzpatrick, Australian National University 	  About the Speaker:  	   
 	   Daniel Fitzpatrick has written widely on land law and policy in the  Third World, with a particular focus on recovery from disaster or  conflict. He was the UN's land rights adviser in  	   post-conflict East Timor (2000) and post-tsunami Aceh (2005-6). In  2002 he published Land Claims in East Timor (230 pp., Asia Pacific  Press), a work described by Sir Gerard Brennan --  	   former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia -- as "profound  academic scholarship". In 2007 he won the Hart Article Prize from the UK  Socio-Legal Association for Evolution and  	   Chaos in Property Rights Systems: the Third World Tragedy of  Contested Access, Yale Law Journal (Vol. 115, pp. 996-1048 March 2006)).   Dr Fitzpatrick is the lead author of the UN's  	   Guidelines on Land Programming after Natural Disasters (In Press).  He has undertaken professional consultancies on law and development with  the World Bank, AusAID, the Asian Development  	   Bank, Oxfam International, the OECD, UNDP and UN-Habitat.  His work  with AusAID includes co-authoring the 2008 Making Land Work report for  its Pacific Land Program. He has been a Visiting 	   Professor at the  National University of Singapore (2006-09), a Visiting Professor at the  University of Muenster (2002), and a Distinguished Visitor at the  University of Toronto (2007). 	 	   
 	   	  Venue: Coombs Extension Lecture Theatre 1.04, ANU  	  Date: Tuesday 9 November 2010 	  Time: 12:30pm

Dr Bu V.E. Wilson
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T: Timor-Leste + 670 744 0011
E: buvewilson at gmail.com

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