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Mery Kolimon

Mery Kolimon was born in SoE, South Central Timor. She began serving as a pastor with the congregation in Bijeli, East Mollo Presbytery, South Central Timor (1997-99). After completing her doctoral studies at the Protestant Theological University in Holland in 2008, she worked as a lecturer at her alma mater, the Faculty of Theology at Artha Wacana Christian University (UKAW) Kupang. Apart from acting as Director of the Postgraduate program at UKAW, Mery is also coordinator of the Women’s Network of East Indonesia (Jaringan Perempuan Indonesia Timur, JPIT). Mery wrote the story of her father’s role as a perpetrator in the book Memecah Pembisuan, ed. Putu Oka Sukanta (2011), published in English as Breaking the Silence (Melbourne: Monash University Press 2014).

Mery Kolimon

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  • Forbidden Memories

    Mery Kolimon, Liliya Wetangterah and Karen Campbell-Nelson

Events

In conversation with Andrew Leigh (ANU, Canberra)

Kambri Cultural Centre 153 University Avenue, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

Andrew Leigh will be in conversation with Tim Gavel on Andrew's new essay Fair Game. Lessons from Sport for a Fairer Society & a Stronger Economy. Every year, Australians break sporting...

Book launch – Shadowline: The Dunera Diaries of Uwe Radok

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre 214-218 Nicholson St, Footscray, VIC

Join us for the launch of Shadowline: The Dunera Diaries of Uwe Radok, edited by Jacquie Houlden and Seumas Spark. To be launched by Dennis Altman. 6 for 6:30pm start....

Free