Embodying exile

protest, performance, trauma and affect in the formation of East Timorese refugee identities

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Abstract

This paper draws on three years of ethnographic research with the East Timorese community in Sydney which focused on questions of cultural identity and belonging among the Timorese refugee diaspora following the recent independence of their nation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCritical perspectives on refugee policy in Australia
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the Refugee Rights Symposium hosted by the Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University, December 5, 2002
EditorsMichael Leach, Fethi Mansouri
Place of PublicationBurwood, Vic.
PublisherDeakin University
Pages151-161
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)0730025802
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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