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Ibrahim AOUDE
Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Political Economy, Politics, Interethnic Relations


Eddy BANARE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, C.N.E.P (Centre des Nouvelles Etudes sur le Pacifique EA 4242) at Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Library, Historical Imagination, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Anti-colonial, Social Change, Francophone Literatures, Perception


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


Carola BETZOLD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Coastal Erosion, Development Studies, Governance, Environment, Politics, Sustainability, Development


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


Priya CHATTIER
Research Fellow, State Society and Governance in Melanesia Program at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Gender, Gender Violence, Politics, Poverty, Sexuality, Society


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


Tate LEFEVRE
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at Franklin and Marshall College, United States

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia
Keywords: Citizenship, Identity, Nationalism, Post-Colonialism, Politics, Personhood, Social Change, State, Visualization and Representation, Youth


Lamont LINDSTROM
Professor, Anthropology at University of Tulsa, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Intellectual Property Rights, Indigenous Politics, Language Change, Linguistic Anthropology, Migration, Narratives, Personhood, Politics, Religion, Ritual


Sarah MOHAMED-GAILLARD
Senior Lecturer, Département Asie du Sud-est, Haute-Asie, Pacifique at INALCO, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Australia, New Zealand
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: History, Politics, Regional History, Nationalism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, International Relationships


Mélissa NAYRAL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales., France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
Keywords: Conflict, Conservation, Development, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Political Ecology


Emilie NOLET
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology (UFR 03) at University Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Development, Disaster, Fisheries, Local/Folk Classification, Natural Resources, Ritual, Social Organization, Regional History, Politics


Anthony J. PICKLES
Research Fellow, Division of Anthropology at Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Categorization, Complexity, Conceptual Model, Corruption, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance, Exchanges, First Contacts, History


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


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


Toon VAN MEIJL
Professor, Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies - Dept. of Anthropology and Development Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Corporations, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Intellectual Property Rights, Land Dispute


Dariusz ZDZIECH
Adjunct/associate Researcher, President at Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Research Association, Poland

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Kiribati, Hawaii
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Citizenship, Coconut, Development, Food and Nutrition, First Contacts, Governance, History, Identity, Library


Diane ZETLIN
Lecturer, School of Political Science and International Studies at University of Queensland, Australia

Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Gender, Governance, Politics


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 854 profiles, of which 464 are publicly accessible, while 390 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 531 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 497 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.