What is it about?
This article discusses the book by the late James Scambary about conflict and development in the new nation of Timor-Leste since its independence from Indonesian occupation.
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Why is it important?
James Scambary, our friend and colleague, advances a new explanation for post-conflict violence in the new nation of Timor-Leste since its independence from Indonesian occupation. In this article his colleagues discuss and analyse his argument to honor his passing.
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This page is a summary of: Debate on Conflict, identity, and state formation in East Timor, 2000–2017, by Gerry van Klinken, Hoko Horii, Antero Benedito da Silva, Sara Niner, and Gordon Peake, Bijdragen tot de taal- land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, June 2023, Brill,
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