Clinton Fernandes

Professor of International & Political Studies
Professor

Clinton Fernandes is Professor of International and Political Studies. He has published on the relationship between science, diplomacy and international law, intelligence operations in foreign policy, the political and regulatory implications of new technology and Australia’s external relations more generally. He is the author of several publications including Island off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of Statecraft in Australian Foreign Policy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018).

 

PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles
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Fernandes C, 2021, 'Indonesia's war against East Timor: How it Ended', Small Wars and Insurgencies
2021
Fernandes C, 2020, 'Subimperial State: Australian Dirty Work.', Arena Journal, pp. 85 - 90, https://arena.org.au/informit/sub-imperial-state-australian-dirty-work-book-review/
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, 'Subterranean statecraft: Invisible diplomacy in Australia’s external relations', Geoforum, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.02.007
2020
Fernandes C; Sivaraman V; Habibi Gharakheili H, 2018, 'Smart IoT devices in the home: Security and Privacy Implications', IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, vol. 37, pp. 71 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2018.2826079
2018
Fernandes C, 2017, 'Espionage against East Timor and the need for Parliamentary oversight', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 42, pp. 71 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X17694796
2017
Fernandes C, 2015, 'Accomplice to mass atrocities: The international community and Indonesia’s invasion of east timor', Politics and Governance, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/pag.v3i4.272
2015
Fernandes C; Sivaraman V, 2015, 'It’s only the beginning: Metadata Retention laws and the Internet of Things', Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, http://dx.doi.org/10.18080/ajtde.v3n3.21
2015
Fernandes C, 2012, 'Noam Chomsky', D!SSENT, vol. 37, pp. 14 - 17
2012
Fernandes C, 2012, 'The Politics of Starvation', Uniken, vol. 65, pp. 16 - 16
2012
Fernandes C, 2008, 'The Road to Interfet: Bringing the Politics back in', Security Challenges, vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 83 - 98
2008
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Self-Reliance Alliances and the Continuity of Australian Defence Policy', Dissent Magazine, vol. 20
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'West Papua in the Balance', Dissent Magazine, vol. Issue 22
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Conditions for torture', Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Iraq: After the Elections', Australian Options
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Strategic Bombing and the myth of airpower as strategy', ISAA REVIW
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Indonesia: No More Fooling Around', New Matilda, vol. 116
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Realism, Australian Foreign Policy and Timor`s Oil', Dissent Magazine, vol. 20
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'West Papua: Reluctant Indonesians', New Matilda, vol. 83
2006
Stockings CA; Fernandes C, 2006, 'Airpower and the Myth of Strategic Bombing as Strategy', ISAA REVIW, vol. 5, pp. 6 - 20
2006
Fernandes C, 2006, 'Review of Last Flight out of Dili: Memoirs of an accidental activist in the triumph of East Timor', Overland
2006
Book Chapters
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Fernandes C, 2021, 'Australia, Timor-Leste and International Law', in Chiam M; Duxbury A (ed.), Australia in the International Legal System: From Empire to the Contemporary World., Hart Publishing, https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/australia-in-the-international-legal-system-9781509941650/
2021
Fernandes C, 2020, 'Building Opportunity through Economic Complexity', in Dawson E; McCalman J (ed.), What Happens Next: Reconstructing Australia after COVID-19, Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, https://www.mup.com.au/books/what-happens-next-paperback-softback
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, 'Priorities of the US Embassy in Canberra', in Cronau P; Ruby F (ed.), A Secret Australia: Revealed by the WikiLeaks Exposés, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 45 - 53
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, 'Excluding the public from the public interest', in Getting Practical about the Public Interest, Connor Court Publishing
2020
Fernandes C, 2019, 'The Indonesian domino', in Pavlick M; Luft C (ed.), The United States, Southeast Asia and Historical Memory, Haymarket Books
2019
Fernandes C, 2017, 'This Time We’re Going to Hit Them Without Mercy: Indonesian Operations and East Timor’s First Feature Film', in Friedman J; Hewitt W (ed.), History of Genocide in Cinema: Atrocities on Screen, I.B.Tauris, pp. 182 - 195
2017
Fernandes C, 2016, 'Conseguiremos viver com as nossas consciências? A Austrália e a anexação indonésia de Timor-Leste', in Feijo R (ed.), Timor-Leste: Colonialismo, Descolonização, Lusutopia, : Edições Afrontamento, Lisbon, pp. 353 - 372
2016
Fernandes C, 2016, 'R2P and the east timor intervention', in Responsibility to Protect and Sovereignty, pp. 63 - 84
2016
Fernandes C, 2015, 'Recognition as a political act: Political considerations in recognizing Indonesia's annexation of East Timor', in Territorial Separatism in Global Politics: Causes, Outcomes and Resolution, Routledge, pp. 93 - 107
2015
Fernandes C, 2015, 'The Responsibility to Protect', in Baker D-P (ed.), Key Concepts in Military Ethics, UNSW Press
2015
Fernandes C, 2015, 'Autonomous Weapons Systems', in Baker D-P (ed.), Key Concepts in Military Ethics, UNSW Press, pp. 207 - 212
2015
Fernandes C, 2015, 'The maxim of Thucydides: Transparency, Fact-Finding and Accountability in East Timor', in Lovell D (ed.), Investigating Operational Incidents in a Military Context: Law, Justice, Politics, edn. International Humanitarian Law Series, Brill, pp. 51 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004277106
2015
Fernandes C, 2013, 'R2P and the east timor intervention', in Responsibility to Protect and Sovereignty, pp. 63 - 84
2013
Fernandes C, 2013, 'International civil society as agent of protection: Responses to the famine in East Timor', in Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention, pp. 53 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203380857
2013
Fernandes C, 2012, 'Introduction: Peace with Justice', in Fernandes C (ed.), Peace with Justice: Noam Chomsky in Australia, edn. 1st, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. xi - xvii
2012
Fernandes C, 2010, 'An International Tribunal for East Timor', in Leach M (ed.), Understanding Timor Leste, edn. First, Swinburne Press, Melbourne
2010
Fernandes C, 2010, 'Two Tales of Timor', in Stockings C (ed.), Zombie Myths of Australian Military History, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney Australia, pp. 213 - 233
2010
Fernandes C, 2010, 'East Timor and the Struggle for Independence', in Barria LA; Roper SD (ed.), The Development of Institutions of Human Rights, edn. Perspectives in Comparative Politics, Palgrave, MacMillan, New York, USA, pp. 163 - 178, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000292693500012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2010
Fernandes C, 2010, 'East Timor and the Struggle for Independence', in Barria LA; Roper SD (ed.), The Development of Institutions of Human Rights, edn. First, Palgrave, MacMillan, New York, USA, pp. 163 - 178
2010
Fernandes C, 2010, 'International Tribunal Untuk Timor Leste', in Leach M (ed.), Understanding Timor Leste, edn. First, Swinburne Press, Melbourne, pp. 324 - 328
2010
Fernandes C, 2010, 'An International Tribunal for East Timor', in Leach M (ed.), Understanding Timor Leste, edn. First, Timor-Leste Studies Association, Dili, East Timor
2010
Fernandes C, 2009, 'The continuity of Australian foreign policy towards East Timor', in Binchy W; Nolan A (ed.), Timor-Leste: Issues of Justice and Human Rights, edn. Original, Clarus Press, Dublin, Ireland
2009
Fernandes C; Kingsbury D, 2008, 'Indonesia: Internal Conflict in Aleh and West Papua (with Damien Kingsbury, Deakin University)', in Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA, pp. 91 - 118
2008
Fernandes C, 2008, 'The Philippines', in Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA, pp. 183 - 199
2008
Fernandes C, 2008, 'East Timor', in ABC-CLIO World Geography d, ABC-CLIO, Oxford, UK, pp. 192 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511491221.009
2008
Fernandes C, 2008, 'East Timor: Colonialism, Independence and Beyond', in Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA, pp. 25 - 49
2008
Fernandes C, 2005, 'East Timor in Transition: An Australian policy challenge', in Kingsbury D (ed.), Violence in Between: Conflict and Security in Archipelagic Southeast Asia, edn. Original, Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne, Australia
2005
Fernandes C, 2005, 'Terrorism in archipelagic Southeast Asia', in Kingsbury D (ed.), Violence in Between: Conflict and Security in Archipelagic Southeast Asia, edn. Original, Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne, Australia
2005
Other
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Fernandes C, 2021, Submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Benefit to Australia) Bill 2020, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/OPGGSABenefittoAus
2021
Fernandes C, 2020, The extremely serious consequences for Australia in Cold War 2.0, https://www.crikey.com.au/2020/07/03/the-extremely-serious-consequences-for-australia-in-cold-war-2-0/
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee inquiry into Australia’s declarations made under certain international laws., https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Foreign_Affairs_Defence_and_Trade/EastTimor
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, Supplementary Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee inquiry into Australia’s declarations made under certain international laws., https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Foreign_Affairs_Defence_and_Trade/EastTimor
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, Supplementary Submission to the Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into foreign investment proposals, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/Foreigninvestment/Submissions
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, Safe Space for Spying: What remains unsaid by the Signals Directorate, https://arena.org.au/safe-space-for-spying-what-remains-unsaid-by-the-signals-directorate/
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, Submission to the Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into foreign investment proposals, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/Foreigninvestment
2020
Fernandes C, 2020, Don’t waste this crisis. We need to remake our economic future right now, Crikey, https://www.crikey.com.au/2020/04/07/covid-19-economy-australia-rebuild/
2020
Fernandes C, 2019, Worried about agents of foreign influence? Just look at who owns Australia’s biggest companies, https://theconversation.com/worried-about-agents-of-foreign-influence-just-look-at-who-owns-australias-biggest-companies-123343
2019
Fernandes C, 2019, What’s at stake in Trump’s war on Huawei: control of the global computer-chip industry, https://theconversation.com/whats-at-stake-in-trumps-war-on-huawei-control-of-the-global-computer-chip-industry-124079
2019
Fernandes C, 2019, Submission to the Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into Australia’s oil and gas reserves, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/Australiasoilandgas, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/Australiasoilandgas
2019
Fernandes C, 2018, Lawyer and witness face charges under spy laws, raising questions of openness and accountability, https://theconversation.com/lawyer-and-witness-face-charges-under-spy-laws-raising-questions-of-openness-and-accountability-99143
2018
Fernandes C, 2018, As Witness K trial opens, questions over how much of Timor-Leste spying case to keep secret from public, https://theconversation.com/as-witness-k-trial-opens-questions-over-how-much-of-timor-leste-spying-case-to-keep-secret-from-public-103164
2018
Fernandes C, 2013, Australian inquiry into East Timor relations ignores local experience, https://theconversation.com/australian-inquiry-into-east-timor-relations-ignores-local-experience-14581
2013
Books
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Fernandes C, 2019, What Uncle Sam Wants U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives in Australia and Beyond, Palgrave, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7799-0
2019
Fernandes C, 2018, Island off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of Statecraft in Australian Foreign Policy, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne
2018
Fernandes C, 2011, The Independence of East Timor, 1st, Sussex Academic Press, UK
2011
2008, Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, Fernandes C, (ed.), Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA
2008
Fernandes C, 2006, Reluctant Indonesians: Australia, Indonesia and the Future of West Papua, First, Scribe Publications, Melbourne
2006
Fernandes C, 2004, Reluctant Saviour: Australia, Indonesia and the Independence of East Timor, Original, Scribe Publications Pty Ltd., Melbourne, Australia
2004
Conference Papers
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Fernandes C, 2019, 'The collapse of Indonesian policy in 1999', in Proceedings of the Understanding Timor-Leste 2019 Conference, Liceu Campus, Universidade Nacional Timor- Lorosa’e (UNTL), Avenida Cidade de Lisboa, Dili, Timor-Leste, pp. 64 - 69, presented at Understanding Timor-Leste 2019 Conference, Liceu Campus, Universidade Nacional Timor- Lorosa’e (UNTL), Avenida Cidade de Lisboa, Dili, Timor-Leste, 27 June 2019 - 28 June 2019
2019
Fernandes C, 2017, 'Deceit, dissent and the verdict of history', in Job P; da Silva A; da Costa Ximenes A; Barreto Soares M; Niner S; Tam T (eds.), New research on Timor-Leste. Proceedings of Timor Leste Studies Association Conference 2017, Swinburne University of Technology, Dili, Timor-Leste, pp. 222 - 227, presented at Timor Leste Studies Association Conference 2017, Dili, Timor-Leste, 29 June 2017 - 30 June 2017, http://www.tlstudies.org/pdfs/TLSA%20Conf%202017/TLSA%20Final%20Vol.%201.pdf
2017
Yang W; Hu J; Fernandes C; Sivaraman V; Wu Q, 2016, 'Vulnerability analysis of iPhone 6', in 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, PST 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 457 - 463, presented at 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), Auckland, New Zealand, 12 December 2016 - 14 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PST.2016.7907000
2016
Fernandes C; Leach M, 2015, 'The Physical Creation of a Discipline', in Smith S; Canas Mendes N; Leach M (eds.), Proceedings of the 2015 Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, 09 July 2015 - 15 July 2015
2015
Fernandes C, 2015, 'Blood sacrifice at Balibo: Australia as a ‘party principal’', in Smith S; Leach M (ed.), Proceedings of the Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, 09 July 2015 - 15 July 2015
2015
Fernandes C, 2013, 'Populist Catholics: FRETILIN 1975', in Fernandes C; Leach M; Loney H; Ximenes A; Mendes N (eds.), Understanding Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, 15 July 2013 - 16 July 2013
2013
Fernandes C, 2011, 'If my Aunty had Balls, She'd be my Uncle: Dubious Counter-Factuals in East Timorese History', in New Research on Timor-Leste, Swinburne Press, Hawthorn, pp. 204 - 208, presented at New Research on Timor-Leste, Dili, East Timor, 30 June 2011 - 01 July 2011
2011
Fernandes C, 2010, 'Complicity and Resistance: The Responsibility to Protect and the case of East Timor', in Complicity and Resistance: The Responsibility to Protect and the case of East Timor, Internatinal Studies Association, http:/convention2.allacademic.com, presented at International Studies Association, New Orleans, USA
2010
Fernandes C, 2009, 'International Tribunal untuk Timor Leste', in Leach M; Boughton R; Mendes N; da Silva A; Ximenes A (eds.), Understanding Timor0Leste 2010, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, 02 July 2009 - 03 July 2009
2009
Fernandes C, 2007, 'West Papua: Special Autonomy, Partition and Empowerment', in Poiner G (ed.), Independent Voices: ISAA Conference 2006, Independent Voices: ISAA Conference 2006, Canberra, pp. 59 - 64, presented at Independent Voices: ISAA Conference 2006, Canberra
2007
Creative Works (non-textual)
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Nanni G; Cahill L; Fernandes C, 2018, Visit Timor-Leste., Juice Media "Honest Government Ad", 28 October 2018 - 27 October 2019, at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqegTsi6SiE
2018
Nanni G; Cahill L; Fernandes C, 2018, Visit West Papua, Juice Media "Honest Government Ad", 21 November 2018 - 20 November 2019, at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjU8R8oj328
2018
Reports
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Fernandes C; Blau S, 2013, Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into Australia’s Relationship with Timor-Leste, https://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/committees/house_of_representatives_committees?url=jfadt/timor_leste_2013/index.htm
2013
Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
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Fernandes C; Connolly R; Williamson D, 2009, Balibo, Australia, Melbourne, Published: 2009, Duration: 1:51, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
2009