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Colleen BUTCHER-GOLLACH
Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at University of Melbourne, Australia

Keywords: Climate Change, Development, Disaster, , Governance, Housing, Infrastructure, Land Tenure, Urbanization, Poverty

Garrett HILLYER
PhD Student, Department of History at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Samoa, American Samoa, Hawaii, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Manu'a (American Samoa)
Places: American Samoa, Samoa, Hawai'i (US State), New Zealand
Keywords: Food and Nutrition, Food History, Global History, Globalization, Oceanic Historicities, Orality And Oral Traditions, Deep Past, Ethnographic History, Colonialism, Resistance

Margaret CASSIDY
PhD Student, School of Creative Arts & Media at University of Tasmania, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Journalism, Media And National Identity, Photography, Post-Colonialism, Visualization and Representation

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Min Yen ONG
Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Music at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Applied Ethnomusicology, Agency, Oral Tradition, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage, Disaster, Feeling of Belonging, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Resilience, Song

Dr. Joanna SIEKIERA
Independent researcher, Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Regionalism, Regionalisation, Regional Organisations, Law and Culture, International Relationships, Governance, Pacific Regional Politics, Public Policies

Petra Maria AUTIO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Social and cultural anthropology at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Guam, Palau, New Zealand
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Social Organization, Dance, Custom, Kinship, Narratives, Social Differentiation, Language Ideology, Migration, Resilience, Colonial Discourse

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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1067 profiles, of which 531 are publicly accessible, while 536 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 625 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 585 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.