Book Launch | The Day Hope and History Rhymed in East Timor and Other East Timor Stories

24 Oct 2019 16:00 - 17:30
/ Free
DUMBO. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

This lively collection was published to coincide with the 20th anniversary of East Timor’s improbable Brexit from Indonesia. It includes wry accounts of Dili traffic, roosters and motley characters, but never strays too far from the belief that even a messy past is a friend to lean on, even for resistant Indonesia.

Kumpulan kisah yang hidup ini diterbitkan bertepatan dengan peringatan 20 tahun Brexit paling mustahil di Indonesia, Timor Timur. Ini mencakup kisah masam mengenai lalu-lintas Dili, ayam jantan dan karakter yang beragam, tetapi tidak pernah menyimpang terlalu jauh dari keyakinan bahwa masa lalu yang berantakan adalah teman untuk dijadikan sandaran, bahkan untuk Indonesia yang saling bertentangan.


Patrick Walsh

After 40 years advocating for human rights in East Timor and Indonesia, Patrick Walsh has turned to writing to make his points. He lives in Melbourne, Australia and is the author of Stormy With a …

Andreas Harsono

Andreas Harsono has covered Indonesia for Human Rights Watch since 2008. He has reported for The Jakarta Post, Bangkok’s Nation and Kuala Lumpur’s Star, and edited Pantau, a magazine on …

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