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Sémir AL WARDI
Associate Professor, Laboratoire Gouvernance et Développement Insulaire at Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Colonialism, Democracy, Foreign Policy, French Overseas Territories, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Pacific Regional Politics, Political Culture


Rudy BESSARD
Research Fellow, Montesquieu Center of Political Researches / Governance and Insular Development Laboratory at University of Bordeaux / University of French Polynesia, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Climate Change, Citizenship, Democracy, Globalization, Governance, Political Process, Regional Integration, Politics, Social-ecological System


Camilla BORREVIK
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Palau, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Australia, Hawaii
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Climate Change Migration, Conservation, Cultural Change, Democracy, Diplomacy, Environment, Epistemology, Globalization


Aurélie CONDEVAUX
Associate Professor, EIREST (Interdisciplinary Research Team on Tourism) at University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Gender, Identity, Tourism, Politics, Citizenship, Democracy, Diasporas


John COX
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Class, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Democracy, Development, Development Media, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance


Steffen DALSGAARD
Associate Professor, Technologies in Practice at IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Manus (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Manus province, Mbuke, Lorengau, Baluan
Keywords: Democracy, Social Change, Politics, Bureaucratization


Michael GOLDSMITH
Associate Professor, Anthropology Programme at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Tuvalu
Places: Tuvalu
Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Citizenship, Colonial Discourse, Democracy, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Governance, Intellectual Property Rights, Media And National Identity, Mission History


Matthew GRAVES
Associate Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Administrative areas: Australia, New Zealand
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Commemoration, Democracy, Historical Consciousness, History, Identity, International Relationships, Politics, Memorial Diplomacy, Cultural Geography


Kun-hui KU
Associate Professor, Institute of Anthropology at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Borneo, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Customary Law, Democracy, Ethnicity, Indigenous Political Movements, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Law and Culture, Leadership


Stephanie LAWSON
Professor, Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Tonga, Samoa
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Custom, Democracy, Globalization, Governance, Inter-ethnic Relations, International Relationships, Pacific Regional Politics, Politics, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism


Peter LINDENMANN
, Switzerland

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Bureaucratization, Citizenship, Customary Law, Democracy, State, Statehood, Political Anthropology, Public Services, Settler Colonialism


Dr Vaoiva PONTON
Lecturer, Interprofessional Health Studies at AUT Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Australia, Samoa
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Education Policy, Education, Democracy


Ralph REGENVANU
Independent researcher, Parliament of Vanuatu at Parliament of Vanuatu, Vanuatu

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Penama (Vanuatu), Sanma (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu), Tafea (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila
Keywords: Agenda Building, Art, Bislama, Bureaucratization, Class, Community Development, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Corruption, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy


Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining


Roland SEIB

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Mining, Development, Democracy, Elections, Clientelism, Public Sector Reform, Devolution


Ann SULLIVAN
Associate Professor, Maori Studies, Te Wananga o Waipa at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Democracy, Identity, Inter-ethnic Relations, Political Process, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism, Self-Determination, Urban Identity, Urbanization


Karen SYKES
Professor, Social Anthropology at University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Migration, Education, Egalitarianism, Ethics, Morality, Urban, Democracy, Economic Anthropology, Death and Bereavement, Age and Aging


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The database of experts counts today 942 profiles, of which 495 are publicly accessible, while 447 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 571 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 541 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.