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John BARKER
Professor, Anthropology at University of British Columbia, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Christianisation, Christianity, Colonial Imagination, Conservation, Cultural Heritage, Environment, First Contacts, Forestry, Historical Imagination


Ola Gunhildrud BERTA
, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Kinship, Christianity, Egalitarianism, Cultural Change, Custom, Food and Nutrition, Globalization


Niko BESNIER
Professor, Anthropology at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Tuvalu, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Sexuality, Globalization, Body Theory, Food and Nutrition, Sport, Morality, Christianity, Conflict, Economic Anthropology


Mia BROWNE
PhD Student, Center for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Polynesia
Keywords: Knowledge, Gardens, Ethnobotany, Christianity, Gender, Conservation, Development, Natural Resources


Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism


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

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


Françoise DOUAIRE-MARSAUDON
Professor emeritus, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Justice, Kinship, Indigenous Politics, Christianity, Mission History, Regional History, Gender


Francoise DUSSART
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of Connecticut, United States

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Ceremonial discourse, Gender, Health, Chronic Illness, Christianity, Citizenship, Religion and the Media, Land Tenure


Yannick FER
Research Fellow, Groupe Sociétés religions laïcités at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Christianity, Social Change, Politics, Emotions, Feeling of Belonging, French Overseas Territories, Migration, Morality, Religion, Institution


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


Ian Ludbrook GRANT
Senior Lecturer, Intercultural Studies at Harvest Bible College, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Religion, Big-manship, Leadership, Cultural Change, Contextualisation, Cultural Studies, Political Anthropology, Worldview, Christianity, Missiology


Justine GUITTONNY CAPPELLI
PhD Student, French Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Mission History, Mission Publishing, Christianisation, Christianity, First Contacts


Jessica HARDIN
Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology at Pacific University, United States

Administrative areas: Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Christianity, Food and Nutrition, Body, Biomedicine, Metabolic Disorders, Chronic Illness, Gender


Stephanie HOBBIS
Postdoctoral Fellow, Community, Culture and Global Studies at University of British Columbia, Canada

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Malaita (Solomon Islands), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: State, Nationalism, Political Anthropology, Governance, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Bureaucratization, Christianity, Democracy, Gender Violence


Graeme HUMBLE
Associate Professor, School of Theology at Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Cultural Heritage, Fisheries, Identity, Mission History, Myth, Narratives, Religion, Ritual


Sergio JARILLO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Anthropology at American Museum of Natural History, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Material Culture, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Climate Change, Christianity, Art, Cosmology, Cutural Change, Emotions, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Museums


Edwin JONES
PhD Student, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Colonialism, Intellectual Property Rights, Kava, Land Dispute, Names and Naming, Oral Tradition, Poetics, Political Economy


Dan JORGENSEN
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Western Ontario, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Natural Resources, Political Ecology, Social Organization, Ritual, Christianity, Myth, Regional History, Mining, Mobile Telephony


Wolfgang KEMPF
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Christianity, Diasporas, Biographic Research, Memory, Religion, Performance, Migration, Power and Resistance


Thorgeir KOLSHUS
Associate Professor, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Politics, Christianity, Gender, Mission History


Craig LIND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Gender, Intersubjectivity, Landscape, Memory, Migration, Mission History, Museums, Perception, Personhood, Religion


Mary Noelene MACDONALD
Professor emeritus, Religious Studies Department at Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, Religion, Environment


Debra MCDOUGALL
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Religion, Christianity, Political Economy, History, Language Change, Gender


Mark MOSKO
Professor, Department of Anthropology at Australian National University, Australia

Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Social Change, Religion, Christianity, Personhood


Min Yen ONG
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Music at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, 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


Jude PHILP
Curator, Macleay Museum at Sydney University Museums, Australia

Places: Torres Strait, Western Province (Fly), National Capital District, Central
Keywords: Agency, Christianity, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations, History, Indigenous Christianities, Mission History, Museums, Photography


Guido Carlo PIGLIASCO
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Fiji Islands, Beqa Island, Manihiki, Atiu, Tahaa, O'ahu, Savai'i, New Ireland province, Karawari/Arafundi
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Law and Culture, Narratives, Tourism, Intellectual Property Rights, Digital Resources, Art, Audiovisual and Media, Christianity, Ritual


Geir Henning PRESTERUDSTUEN
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Psychology at University of Western Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Australia
Places: Fiji Islands
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Violence, Health, Monsters, Post-Colonialism, Christianity, Body, Violence


Franca TAMISARI
Associate Professor, Dept. of Humanities at Ca' Foscari University of Vencie, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Milingimbi, Galuwin'ku, Ramingining, Gapuwiyak
Keywords: Cosmology, Dance, Education, Gender, Indigenous Politics, Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Tourism, Ritual


Bratrud TOM
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Malampa (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Morality, Social Change, Social Organization, Complexity, Politics, Climate Change, Cosmology, Christianity, Sorcery


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


Upolu Luma VAAI
Senior Lecturer, HoD Theology and Ethics Department at Pacific Theological College, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa, Tokelau, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, Pacific Relational Hermeneutics, Relational Theology, Relational Ethics, Pacific Epistemology, Climate Change, Colonialism, Economy And Justice


Deborah VAN HEEKEREN
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, History, Language Change, Mission History, Myth, Names and Naming


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The database of experts counts today 859 profiles, of which 469 are publicly accessible, while 390 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 529 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 501 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.