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Barbara Anne ANDERSEN
Lecturer, School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Education, Gender, Health, Post-Colonialism, Social Change, Youth, Class, Biomedicine, Health Workers


Apo APOROSA
Research Fellow, Anthropology at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Diasporas, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Post-Colonialism, Spirituality, Kava, Indigenous Substances/medicines, Identity


Claire COLOMBEL
Lecturer, Kanak & Pasifika department at IFMNC - CNEP, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Bilingualism And Schooling, Education, Linguistic Description, Literacy, Social Studies of Knowledge, Semantics-Pragmatics


Allison JABLONKO
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Papua New Guinea, Jiwaka, Madang Province
Keywords: Ethnographic Filmmaking, Photography, Visual Anthropology, Dance, Education, Material Culture


Pefi KINGI

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Niue
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Women's Associations, Youth, Indigenization, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous Mobility, Indigenous Inquiry, Informal Education, Children


Matthias KOWASCH
Lecturer, Department of Geography at University of Bremen, Germany

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conflict, Development, Education, Governance, Indigenous Political Movements, Identity, Land Tenure, Mining, Mining Capitalism, Post-Colonialism


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


John Joseph MCCAFFERY
Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland at Uniservices Consultancy Ltd, New Zealand

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Kiribati, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Education, Education Policy, Language Policy, Language Shift, Language-Culture-Cognition, Polynesian Languages, Pacific Studies, Language, Literacy, Bilingual/Immersion Education


Gordon NANAU

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Conflict, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Inter-ethnic Relations, Land Tenure, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Resources


Moana NEPIA
Assistant Professor, Center for Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Body Theory, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Creativity, Dance, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Performance


Mette RAMSTAD
Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Lifeviews, Faculty of Education at Østfold University College, Norway

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Hawai'i (US State), Society Islands, Tuamotus, Austral Islands, New Zealand
Keywords: Religion, Spirituality, Education, Education Policy, Oral Tradition, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Renewal, Indigenous Christianities, Dance, Performance


Rachel SHAH
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Durham University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Children, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Social Change, Sustainability


Karen SYKES
Professor, Social Anthropology at University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Migration, Education, Egalitarianism, Ethics, Morality, Urban, Democracy, Economic Anthropology, Death and Bereavement, Age and Aging


Ivo Soeren SYNDICUS
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Maynooth University, Ireland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Higher Education, Education, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Differentiation, Development, Law and Culture, Social Change, Personhood, Indigenous Politics, Identity


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


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.