CONFERENCES ON TIMOR LESTE – 2012

Conference

In 2012 and early 2013 the team has been involved in the organization of three symposia about the history and anthropology of Timor Leste. You can read about the events in the section “Conferences” of our website or download the conference programmes below.

Image: Postcard Timor c. 1966. Fonte: IICT.

TIMOR LESTE: MEMÓRIAS E HISTÓRIAS DA ANTROPOLOGIA
Auditorio da Universidade Nacional de Timor Lorosa’e (UNTL)
Dili, 4 August 2012

DOWNLOAD the conference program here.

TIMOR-LESTE NO ESPAÇO DE ENCRUZILHADAS CULTURAIS
Biblioteca Espaço por Timor
Lisboa, 1 February 2013

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TIMOR LESTE: QUINHENTOS ANOS EM CONTACTO COM O MUNDO
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa – Anfiteatro III
Lisboa, 24 and 25 October 2012

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Exploring Colonial Anthropologies

  • The presence of the Portuguese in Timor, a small island at the end of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain, dates from the mid-sixteenth century. For the next 250 years, Portuguese Catholic missionaries, soldiers, traders, officials, governors, scientists, and military became regular company of the Timorese populations. First based in Lifau (Oecusse), and since 1769 based in Dilly, the Portuguese claimed sovereignty and exercised colonial government over the Eastern half of the island. Today’s nation Republic of Timor-Leste, went by the name of ‘Portuguese Timor’, a colonial province of Portugal, until the Indonesian occupation in 1975. Throughout this long colonial period a great and rich variety of published and unpublished documents was produced by colonial agents.


    From manuscript letters to administrative reports, travelogues, journal articles, or book-length texts, the Portuguese colonial archives offer an abundant field of important material about the past and present of the bodies, languages, and cultures of Timor-Leste peoples. It is this varied and complex colonial material on the history and anthropology of Timor that this research project aims at revealing, exploring, and critically analyze.


    In engaging with these archives, we are concerned not just with how they illuminate former anthropological understandings and colonial encounters between Indigenous and Europeans; we also aim at exploring how they shape current understandings and might help the creation of a post-colonial moment for the history and anthropology of Timor-Leste.

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Fonte: Espólio de Ruy Cinatti na Biblioteca Universitária João Paulo II, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Disponível em: http://www.snpcultura.org/fotografias/ruy_cinatti/23.jpg

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Timor postcard c. 1920s

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Conference Proceedin

On this website you will find the open-access online publication ...