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Philip CASS
Senior Lecturer, Communication Studies at Unitec, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji
Places: Fiji Islands, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Keywords: Newspaper History, Mission Publishing, Language Policy, Development Media, Religion and the Media, Media And National Identity, Pacific Media, Middle East Media, Pacific Diasporic Media, Journalism


Emmanuelle CRANE
Adjunct Professor, History, Media studies at Sorbonne Paris 4, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Australia
Keywords: Engaged Anthropology, Ethnographic Filmmaking, French Overseas Territories, Gender Violence, Justice, Media And National Identity, Pacific Media, Post-Colonialism, Violence, Sexual Assaults


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


Sebastian T. ELLERICH
Lecturer, Musicological Department at University of Cologne, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Bislama, History, Identity, Indigenization, Kava, Language Ideology, Music, Music and Languages, Nationalism


Courtney HANDMAN
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Texas at Austin, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Morobe (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, Christianisation, Colonial Discourse, Colonialism, Communication, Language Policy, Language Ideology, Linguistic Anthropology, Mission History, Pacific Media


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


Mike POLTORAK
Lecturer, School of Anthropology and Conservation at University of Kent, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Pacific Media, Intersubjectivity, Ilness Experience, Mental Illness, Global Health, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Engaged Anthropology


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1061 profiles, of which 528 are publicly accessible, while 533 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 616 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 584 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.