Everyday Life in Displacement

Welcome to Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province (Nusa Tenggara Timur or NTT).Here, a Komodo Dragon statue greets you in front of the Governor’s office in Kupang. Play the tune below to experience a bit of the province’s rich musical heritage. This eastern province of Indonesia hosts the largest number of East Timorese diaspora across the […]

Time, Place, and Belonging

Older East Timorese people in West Timor are often the primary breadwinners of their families. They bring in regular, albeit small, income through state pensions if they or their deceased spouses had worked in the Indonesian civil service. Most of the ageing population in former refugee camps and relocation sites do not receive pensions. They […]