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Grant   McCall

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Department of Anthropology
University of Sydney (Australia)
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I speak in the following language(s): French, Spanish, German, English

Member of
European Society for Oceanists (ESfO)
Australian Association for Pacific Studies (AAPS)
Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO)
e-toile Pacifique (e-toile)
Pacific History Association (PHA)
Pacific Science Association (PSA )
Société des Océanistes (SdO)
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Historical periods
Ancestral Oceania
First and Early contacts
The Colonial time
20th century
21st century
Indigenous languages
Rapa Nui
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  • PhD Research (1972 to 1974)
    Fieldwork on Rapanui — Australian National University
    Research into kinship, land tenure and history of Rapanui
  • Teaching Experiences (1980 to 1982)
    The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji — The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji
    Reader in sociology and head of discipline; research on village cultures in Fiji
  • Field Research (1985 to 1986)
    Field Research on Rapanui — University of Chile
    Follow up research on Rapanui on their island and as expatriates in various European countries.
  • Field Research (1988 to 1989)
    Field research on Aitutaki and Mangaia, Cook Islandds — Australian Research Council
    Purpose was to investigate chieftainship and land tenure on Aitutaki and Mangaia in the Cook Islands, focussing on historical structures.
  • Archival/Library Research (1992 to 1993)
    Archive research in French National Archives — University of Provence
    An enquiry into archives in Paris and Aix-en-Provence about colonial history and development in Eastern Polynesia, including Rapanui.
  • Field Research (2001 to 2002)
    Fieldwork on Rapanui — University of Chile
    18 months field research on Rapanui following up the complexities there since my first visit.
  • Field Research (2008 to 2008)
    Archive research in Chile — Rapa Nui Studies Center, University of Viña del Mar
    Review of civil and church archives for Rapanui.
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