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POSTPONED - Regional Autonomy and HIV in Papua

Chatham House, London


Claire Smith, LSE



Lunch is available from 12:30 (£10 charge).

For the last ten years Claire Smith has worked in Southeast Asia as a development consultant and researcher. Between 2001 and 2003, she worked with the World Bank's Social Development team in Indonesia, where she led an evaluation into the social impact of the Kecamatan Development Programme. Since then, she has concentrated her research on Eastern Indonesia. She is currently completing a PhD in Development Studies at the London School of Economics, focused on post-conflict reconstruction in the Maluku region. She holds degrees in politics and international relations from Oxford and Columbia Universities and has taught at both SOAS and LSE.

The speaker will discuss her post-doctoral research project on the impact of special and regional autonomy on the HIV-AIDS epidemic in Papua.