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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


Petra AUTIO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Guam, Palau
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Social Organization, Dance, Custom, Kinship, Narratives, Social Differentiation, Language Ideology, Migration, Resilience, Colonial Discourse


Jocelyn AZNAR
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Narratives, Literature, Language Documentation, Digital Resources, Linguistic Description, Nisvai Language


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


Salhia BEN-MESSAHEL
Senior Lecturer at University Lille 3 , France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Diasporas, Environment, Historical Imagination, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Landscape, Literature, Narratives, Place


Keith CHAMBERS

Administrative areas: Tuvalu
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Local/Folk Classification, Myth, Narratives, Social Change, Anthropological Field Records, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts


Thomas DICK
PhD Student, School of Arts and Social Science at Southern Cross University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Sanma (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu), Malampa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Water Music, Agency, Audiovisual and Media, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Production, Creativity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Development Media, Diasporas, Ethnographic Filmmaking


Richard FEINBERG
Professor, Anthropology at Kent State University, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Kinship, Narratives, Political Process, Development, History, Language-Culture-Cognition, Religion, Voyaging


Odile GANNIER
Professor, Département de Lettres modernes/ CTEL at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Cultural Studies, Francophone Literatures, Imagology, Literature, Navigation, Post-Colonialism, Voyaging, Marine Biodiversity


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


Alan JONES
Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Emotion Terminology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Reconstruction, Myth, Morality, Narratives, Custom


Sylvie LARGEAUD-ORTEGA
Associate Professor, English literature and culture at University of French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Engaged Anthropology, First Contacts, Francophone Literatures, Gender


Christiane LEURQUIN
Other staff, Department of Languages and Cultures at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Colonial Literature, Francophone Literatures, Identity, Literature, Narratives, Population and Development


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


Grant MCCALL
Other staff, Department of Anthropology at University of Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Coconut, Bureaucratization, Colonial Imagination, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Inter-ethnic Relations, Kinship


Amy K. MCLENNAN
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Nauru
Places: Australia (area), Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Biomedicine, Social-ecological System, Political Ecology, Narratives, Mining, Interdisciplinarity, Globalization, Health, Food and Nutrition


Marika MOISSEEFF
Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), South Australia
Keywords: Cosmology, Death and Bereavement, Emotions, Gender, Health, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Justice, Kinship, Landscape


Denis MONNERIE
Professor, Institut d'ethnologie + Laboratoire CREDO CNRS Marseille at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Local Currency, Names and Naming, Performance, Political Anthropology, Resilience, Ritual Studies, Social Change


Károly Sándor PALLAI
Research Fellow, Department of French and Francophone Studies at Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, New Caledonia, Kiribati, Hawaii, French Polynesia, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Niue, Tuvalu, Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Contemporary Literatures, Francophone Literatures, Identity, Postcolonial Literatures, French Overseas Territories, Post-Colonialism, Narratives, Literature, Cultural Studies, Colonial Imagination


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


Edgar TETAHIOTUPA
Independent researcher, Centre des Nouvelles Etudes sur le Pacifique (EA 4242) at Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Myth, Narratives, Visualization and Representation, Polynesian Languages, Bilingualism And Schooling


Hilke THODE-ARORA
Curator, Oceania at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Niue, Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Indigenous Agency, Inter-ethnic Relations, Heritage Management, Ethnicity, Cultural Change, Transnationalism, Women's Associations, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Museums


Eilin Holtan TORGERSEN
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Cultural Change, Cultural Landscapes, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Disaster, Ecology, Environmental Anthropology, Epistemology, Ethnicity


Andrey TUTORSKI
Associate Professor, Department of Ethnology at Moscow State University, Russian Federation

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Madang (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Miklouho-Maclay, First Contacts, Historical Consciousness, History, Narratives, Myth


Graeme WHIMP
, Australia

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Narratives, Settler Colonialism, Interdisciplinarity, Pacific Studies as Field of Study


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 862 profiles, of which 469 are publicly accessible, while 393 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.