This site brings together the publications of Dr. Sara Niner about people & politics in Timor-Leste.

06 May, 2010

East Timor Literary Book Reading St Kilda Library

L-R: Poet, Beti Lim Gomes, Journalist, Sian Prior, Author, Sara Niner, Dec 2009

Convite*Invite Dili Livru*Book Launch: XANANA 14 Maiu*May 2010


Dili Livru*Book Launch

XANANA: Leader of the Struggle for Independent Timor-Leste by Sara Niner



Rua Belarmino Lobo


Sesta*Friday 14 Maiu*May 2010

You are invited to the book launch of "XANANA: leader of the struggle for an independent Timor-Leste" by Dr. Sara Niner.

This book contains a political biography of Xanana Gusmão, leader of the East Timorese struggle for self-determination, Founding President and currently the Prime Minister of the new nation of Timor Leste. This is the story of a remarkable man.

Dr. Sara Niner is a an Endeavour Fellow and Adjunct Research Fellow at Monash University where she has recently finished a Post-Doctoral Fellowship focussing on women, handcrafts and development in Timor-Leste. She is the editor of 'To Resist is to Win: the Autobiography of Xanana Gusmão with selected letters and speeches' (2000).