Event: The Politics of West Papua: Research and Policy

by | May 29, 2015


Time and Date: 9:15 to 1:15, 9 June 2015

Venue: Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD

Against the background of an ongoing conflict for independence from Indonesia, West Papua has experienced decades of violence and underdevelopment. This roundtable brings together leading researchers and policymakers to discuss the underlying sources of these problems.

The event will begin with presentations on various aspects of the politics of West Papua, followed by open discussion of future opportunities for collaborative research and impact.


Claire Smith, Lecturer in Politics, University of York


Lisa Tilley, Erasmus Mundus Fellow, University of Warwick


Keith Hyams, Associate Professor of Political Theory and Interdisciplinary Ethics, University of Warwick


Thom Woodroofe, Climate Policy & Communications Advisor, Independent Diplomat; Rhodes Scholar, University of Oxford


Alana Jelinek, AHRC Creative Fellow, University of Cambridge


Gerry Van Klinken, Senior Researcher, KITLV; Professor of Southeast Asian History, University of Amsterdam


Tim Flatman, Office of Andrew Smith MP, Oxford East


Rod Harbinson, Head of Advocacy and Campaigns, Free West Papua
Spaces will be limited for this workshop, so to find out more and reserve your place, please visit www.fljs.org/content/politics-west-papua-research-and-policy  or email izzy.niner@fljs.org

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