Settler colonialism in West Papua: The logic of Indonesia's transmigration program

ACDE Seminar

Speaker

Lachlan McNamee, UCLA

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:30

During the late 1900s Indonesia resettled 300,000 farmers to the restive province of West Papua, transforming its demographic composition. Such resettlement, or ‘transmigration’, was limited until the mid-1980s, and restricted to only certain areas of West Papua. What accounts for the incidence of transmigration?

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