Staff profile - Damien Kingsbury
Prof Damien Kingsbury
|Position:||Personal Chair |
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Arts & Education|
|Department:||School of Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 92446410 +61 3 92446410|
- Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1997
- Master of Arts, Monash University, 1992
- Master of Science, Columbia University (USA), 1993
Asian Studies Association
twice Associate Head of School, A/Chair Academic Appeals Board, ARC reader, Balibo House Trust board, covenor Friends of Balibo, member Friends of Baucau.
Off-campus, AID734, AID735, Master of International and Community Development
International politics,politics of development, security issues.
Conferences and seminars
Challenges to nation building in Timor-Leste, comparative separatist movements.
South-East Asian/Indonesia/East Timor/Sri Lanka Politics, Political Development, the role of the military in politics, security and terrorism, post-colonial political structures and nation formation, assertions of self-determination, and civil and political rights.
In 2007 and 2012, Professor Kingsbury led the Australian NGO observer group to the East Timor presidential and parliamentary elections, following a similar task to the ballot on self-determination in 1999. In 2005, Professor Kingsbury was invited by the Crisis Management Initiative to advise the Free Aceh Movement in the Aceh peace talks being held in Helsinki. He has since advised a number of other regional organisations on methods of negotiating peaceful resolution to conflict.
ARC Discovery (3)
Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights.