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Denis   Regnier

Assistant Professor
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Global Health Equity (Rwanda)
I speak in the following language(s): French, English, Malagasy

I am social anthropologist trained at the London School of Economics (PhD, 2012), and I teach and conduct research in both Africa and Oceania. I currently work as Head of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda. I am a member of the research lab 'Equipe d'Accueil Sociétés Traditionnelles et Contemporaines en Océanie' (EASTCO, University of French Polynesia) and an Associate Researcher at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme du Pacifique (MSH-P) in Tahiti. I am the author of 'Slavery and Essentialism in Highland Madagascar: Ethnography, History, Cognition' (Routledge, 2020) and co-editor (with Loïs Bastide) of 'Family Violence and Social Change in the Pacific Islands' (Rouledge, forthcoming).
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French Polynesia
New Caledonia
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20th century
21st century
  • Academic Position (2017 to 2020)
    Lecturer — University of French Polynesia
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