Lisa Palmer teaches and researches on Indigenous environmental knowledge and practices at the University of Melbourne. Her research is focused on south-east Asia (particularly Timor-Leste) and indigenous Australia. She has published widely and is the author of an ethnography on people's complex relations with water in Timor-Leste titled Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology: Custom, environmental governance and development (2015, Routledge, London). Wild Honey: Caring for Bees in a Divided Land is her first film.
Official Selection, Dili International Film Festival, 2019.
For more than a century, the island of Timor has been divided by a colonial border...