Damian Grenfell


Making modernity in Timor-Leste

The focus given to the 2006 elections in Timor-Leste by non-Timorese commentators, both in terms of resources and also analysis, was staggering. In the various commentaries the State has been seen as either the source of the violence or as the panacea for the republic's...

Mapping the pursuit of gender equality

Gender is an important and frequently cited area of discourse and activity in contemporary Timor-Leste. Many organizations work in a range of ways to challenge the disparities that women experience in terms of access to rights, wellbeing, services and power. Gender is also regularly connected...