Amy Rothschild

Assistant Professor, Politics
School: School of Humanities and Sciences

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Presentations

2021

International Conference on the Self-Determination of Timor-Leste, Virtual “Anticolonialism and Human Rights in Timor’s Struggle for Independence” 03/21

2020

Timor-Leste Studies Association Annual Conference, Virtual “Remembering the Dead in Timor-Leste: Victims, Heroes or Martyrs?,” 09/20

Timor-Leste Studies Association Virtual Workshop “Accounting for Death” 06/20

Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Boston, “Human Rights and Remembering Death,” 03/20 (cancelled due to COVID)

2019

Challenges of Reconciliation, International Workshop, Bishop (Canada) “Remembering the Dead in Timor-Leste: Victims, Heroes or Martyrs?,” 10/19

Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies Annual Meeting, Montreal “Contests over Pasts of Suffering: Who Owns Timor’s Past?,” 10/19

2018

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose “Recovery through Healing? Human Rights and Transitional Justice in Post-Disaster Timor-Leste,” 11/18 

5th International Conference on Genocide, California State University, Sacramento  “Genocide or Heroic Struggle? The Politics of Memory in Post-Genocide Timor-Leste,” 11/18 

2017

Emerging Expertise: Holding Accountability Accountable, The Stassler Center for Holocaust & 
Genocide Studies, Clark University “Human Rights Victims or Victimized Heroes? Reparations and Competing Notions of Accountability in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste,” 04/17 

2016

UCSD Anthropology Graduate Student Association Conference, UCSD “False Veteranhood and Timor’s Resistance Movement,” 05/16 

2015

UCR Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of California, Riverside “Transitional Justice in South East Asia: A Case Study of East Timor,” 06/15

UCSD Anthropology Graduate Student Association Conference, UCSD, 5/15

2014

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC Chaired panel, “Transitional Justice and Resistance: Victimhood and Heroism in the Global Human Rights Era.” Presented talk, “From Victims to Veterans: Memory, Nationalism and Human Rights in Independent East Timor,” 12/14 

Memory, Media and Technology: Exploring the Trajectories of Schindler’s List, USC “The Santa Cruz Massacre: Resistance, Media and Memory in East Timor,” 11/14

Approaching Perpetrators Workshop, Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia “Democratization of Perpetration: Human Rights, Memory and Resistance in East Timor,” 05/14 

UC Human Rights Collaboration, UC Davis “Democratization of Perpetration: Transitional Justice and Memories of Resistance in East Timor,” 05/14 

2nd Annual Gender beyond boundaries graduate conference for gender research, UCSD, “Human Rights and The Gendering of Victimhood: ‘Womenandchildren’ in Post-Conflict East Timor,” 04/14 

Globalizing the Holocaust Conference, UC Davis “The Holocaust, Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention: A Case Study of East Timor,” 01/14  

2013

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago “Heroes or Perpetrators?: Human Rights, Transitional Justice and Timor’s Resistance Movement,” 11/13

State, Society & Governance in Melanesia Program, Australia National University “Victims or Heroes? Memory, Nationalism and Human Rights in Independent East Timor,” 09/13

UCSD Anthropology Graduate Student Association Conference, UCSD, 4/13

UC Human Rights Collaboration, University of California, Davis, “Victimhood in Timor-Leste,” 01/13     

2010

All Graduate School Research Symposium, UCSD “The Formation of East Timorese National Identity,” 02/10

2009

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Presented a talk by a colleague (although self-edited) on the joint police-military task force in Timor-Leste, 12/09