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Ingrid AHLGREN
PhD Student, Resources, Environment and Development at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conservation, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Engaged Anthropology, Environment, Ethnobotany, First Contacts, Fisheries, Globalization


Andrea BENDER
Associate Professor at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Interdisciplinarity, Polynesian Languages, Number Systems, Evolution of Language, Space, Ethnopsychology


Valerie BOLL
Independent researcher, Anthropology at South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Queensland (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country)
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Climate Change, Cognitive Anthropology, Conservation, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Ethnobotany, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Management


Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Lecturer, Anthropology Department / ADESS UMR CNRS 5185 at Université de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Technology, Kinship, Life-cycle Exchanges, Linguistic Anthropology, Names and Naming, Ritual, Social Change


Ludovic COUPAYE
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology at University College London, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Agriculture, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Art, Body Theory, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Complexity, Conceptual Model


Roger Charles COWELL
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Tongatapu (Tonga)
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Change, Oral History, Oral Tradition


Kira EGHBAL-AZAR
PhD Student, Institut für Ethnologie at University of Cologne, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Micronesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Perception, Visitor Studies, Cognitive Anthropology


Katie GLASKIN
Associate Professor, Discipline of Anthropology and Sociology at University of Western Australia, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Western Australia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Law and Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity, Dreams


Jari KUPIAINEN
Senior Lecturer, Media at Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands), Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Audiovisual and Media, Agency, Christianisation, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Complexity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Production


Pierre Jean-Claude LEMONNIER
Professor emeritus, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Technology, Ritual Studies, Cognitive Anthropology, Gender


Jonathon PRASAD
, Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Conceptual Model, Cultural Geography, Dance, Death and Bereavement, Diasporas, Epistemology


Rachel E. SMITH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology at Stanford University, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Morality, Work, Life-cycle Exchanges, Kinship, Land Tenure, Labour Mobility, Development, Religion, Cognitive Anthropology


I'u TUAGALU
Senior Lecturer, Student Learning Centre: Puna Aronui at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, First Contacts, Exchanges, Cosmology, Colonial Literature, Christianity, Christianisation, Myth, Personhood, Ritual Studies


Svenja VOELKEL
Associate Professor, Institute of Language Typology at University of Mainz, Germany

Administrative areas: Tonga, Australia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Kinship, Social Organization, Space, Possession


Juerg WASSMANN
Professor emeritus, Institute of Anthropology, at Heidelberg University, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Space, Time, Personhood, Cognitive Anthropology


Frank WEIGELT
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Hamburg, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonialism, Conflict, Conflict Management, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 726 profiles, of which 431 are publicly accessible, while 295 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 499 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 464 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.