Konferénsia Internasionál TLSA-PT

Timor-Leste:Rai-kotun no Raiklaran

7 – 11 Setembru 2020Konferénsia Online

Custom-made state projects: Tara bandu in the service of governance

This paper examines the similarities and differences in two eras of tara bandu ceremonies in Oecusse-Ambeno: in the early 2000s when it was largely a regional initiative, and in the early 2010s when it was linked to national political authorities and agendas.