CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS – AIA-SEAS Library of Southeast Asian Studies

Until August 15, 2023 the call is open for proposals for a book, to be published in digital format (ebook) in the Biblioteca (Library) of AIA-SEAS. The Editorial Committee of AIA-SEAS is accepting proposals in the fields of Social Sciences and Humanities that focus on Southeast Asia and fit into one of the two series […]

Book “Timor-Leste – Do Colonialismo Tardio à Independência”

“Timor-Leste – Do Colonialismo Tardio à Independência”, published in May 2023 by Edições Afrontamento, is a book by Zélia Pereira and Rui Graça Feijó, both members of AIA-SEAS. The presentation will take place on June 1st at 6:00 pm at Biblioteca da Rainha, in Largo das Necessidades.

Launch of Revista Oriente 29

Rui Feijó, a member of AIA-SEAS, will be present at the Museu do Oriente on April 21st at 6:00 pm to launch issue 29 of Revista Oriente, which is dedicated to Timor-Leste and brought out under his coordination.

NEW BOOK: Economic Diversity In Contemporary Timor-Leste

Leiden University Press recently released the book Economic Diversity in Contemporary Timor-Leste, edited by Kelly Silva, Teresa Cunha, both associates of AIA-SEAS, and Lisa Palmer. This collection features articles from other members of the association, namely Lúcio Sousa and Alberto Fidalgo Castro. Economic Diversity in Contemporary Timor-Leste analyses various economic dynamics in past and present Timor-Leste. […]

The Paradox of ASEAN Centrality: Timor-Leste Betwixt and Between

ASEAN, as being on the very core of this matter, deserves close attention through the case of Timor-Leste for understanding international strategic inclusion-exclusion dynamics. The manuscript we provide tackles this case through a small country ‘in-between’ the core global actors of economic and political concern: Timor-Leste as a ground for grasping large-scale complexities in decision-making […]

Journal “Relações Internacionais” dedicated to Timor-Leste

The 74th number (june 2022) of the trimestral periodical “Relações Internacionais”, published by Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais (IPRI-NOVA), is dedicated to Timor-Leste. Entitled “Timor Leste: 20 anos de independência”, it contains papers from AIA-SEAS members.

Book “Timor Etnográfico. Etnografias Coloniais Portuguesas no Século XX”

  Anthropology and Portuguese colonialism share a common past. During the 20th century, the so-called «indigenous peoples» of Asia and Africa were observed and studied by numerous Portuguese colonial administrators, missionaries, military and scientists. The essays gathered in this book analyse these hypotheses throughout the investigation of the abundant colonial ethnographic archives on Timor-Leste. The […]

TLSA-PT 2020 Conference Proceedings

The printed version of the Proceedings of the TLSA-PT 2020 International Conference is finally available. This is a publication supported by Centro Nacional Chega!, FCT and AIA-SEAS. To receive your collection of books, please contact TLSA-PT. The digital version is available for download in our Online Resources section.

New Paper from Ângelo Ferreira

We announce the article by Ângelo Ferreira, a member of AIA-SEAS, published in the journal Education and Research, edited by the University of São Paulo, Brazil. “Portuguese language as a distinguishing mark: an East Timorese identity school during the Indonesian occupation” East Timorese fought for 24 years (1975-1999) against the violent Indonesian occupation and the […]

Olhares sobre Narrativas de Origem em Timor-Leste – Complete content avaliable online

The complete content of the book “Olhares sobre Narrativas de Origem em Timor-Leste” is now available in digital format (.pdf) in the “Bibliographic Resources” section of the AIA-SEAS website.

Book “As Donas da Palavra”

“As Donas da Palavra” is an inaugural book, product of Daniel Simião’s audacious intellectual project and his successful partnership with Kelly Silva. Daniel and Kelly were the first couple of Brazilian anthropologists to undertake field research in Timor-Leste, by arriving in the country in 2002, at a time when the country was reinventing itself as […]

Releases about Southeast Asia

AIA-SEAS disseminates and distributes works about Southeast Asia. If you are the editor or author of a book/article about Southeast Asia, please contact us.