is a Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of History and the Centre for Values, Ethics, and the Law in Medicine at The University of Sydney. He is especially interested in ideas about race, human difference, and citizenship in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
In May 2012 Professor Anderson was our guest at ICS-UL and met with the team in Lisbon.
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is a Fellow in the School of History, Culture and Language, at The Australian National University. His research interests include resource ownership and land rights; violence and human rights; racism, concepts of “race” and colonial encounters; social and agricultural transformations; narrative and memory; sacred geography; theory in the disciplines of history, anthropology, archaeology and geography; regional interests in eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. Dr Ballard was in Lisbon at ICS-UL in September 2013.
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is a Senior Fellow in the School of History, Culture and Language, at The Australian National University. She has longstanding interests in the history of Melanesian Christianities; the intersections of Christianity, gender, and community in postcolonial Melanesia; and the colonial histories of New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Her major theoretical and methodical concerns are the identification of traces of local agency in colonial and élite representations of actual encounters, including visual images and maps. Dr Bronwen Douglas was our guest at ICS-UL in November 2010.
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is Professeur Honoraire at the Muséum Nationale d’Histoire naturelle de Paris, to which she is associated since 1956. She has been director of the research team on “Appropriation and Socialization of Nature” at CNRS, France. A trained botanist and ethnologist, her research has focused on the relations between people and plants, wich a particular emphasis on popular classifications. She is a world-renown author on the anthropology and ethnobotany of Southeast Asia, having conducted fieldwork in Peru, Indonesia, and, notably, in Timor, where she worked among the Bunaq people together with Louis Berthe between 1962 and 1973. Professor Friedberg met with the team and visited Lisbon twice, in 2011, and again in 2013 for the final conference.
is Professor of Anthropology at Wesleyan University in the US.
She is the author of one of the most influential anthropological works on East Timor, “Cosmology and Social Life” (1986). One set of her current research interests grows out of her pioneer dissertation fieldwork among the Mambai people in what was then Portuguese Timor and today, after a 24 year occupation by Indonesia, is Timor Leste. Professor Traube was our guest at ICS-UL in 2013 and gave the Keynote Lecture at the closing conference “Crossing Histories and Ethnographies”. Click here for further
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