February 2019

Podcast Episode 02: Anthropological Perspective of East Timor (Timor-Leste) 1965-2018

By |February 19th, 2019|

How has anthropology changed over the years? Join us as we talk to husband and wife team David and Maxine Hicks who visited what was then Portuguese Timor during the mid-1960s when David was doing fieldwork for his PhD in Anthropology. David and Maxine have been witness to Timor’s turbulent past, including Timor’s […]

December 2015

Worldview, epistemology and community-sensitive development

By |December 16th, 2015|

Back in 2011, together with a team of talented researchers in the department of Community Development at the National University of Timor-Leste, I worked on a research project investigating peoples’ perspectives of how development was implemented in their local community. Our group of community development lecturers and senior students conducted fieldwork in five different aldeia (subvillage, […]