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Guillaume ALEVEQUE
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut interdisciplinaire d'anthropologie du contemporain at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Personhood, Ritual, Social Movement, Post-Colonialism, Material Culture


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


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


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


Roser BOSCH I DARNÉ
PhD Student, Humanities Department & University Institute of Culture at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Studies, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Museums, Post-Colonialism


Agnes BRANDT
Other staff at European Parliament, Belgium

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Biculturalism, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Indigenous Epistemology, Inter-ethnic Relations, Relatedness


John BURTON
Professor, Centre for Social Research at Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Social Change, Social Impact Analysis, Social Mapping, Poverty, Mining, Identity, Social Organization, Population and Development


Domenica Gisella CALABRÒ
Postdoctoral Fellow at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Identity, Cultural Change, Social Change, Cultural Heritage, Sport, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Politics, Engaged Anthropology


Benoît CARTERON
Lecturer, Espaces et Sociétés - UMR 6590 at Université d'Angers, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Identity, Nationalism, Inter-ethnic Relations


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


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


Christian DÖHLER (DOEHLER)
PhD Student, School of Culture, History and Language at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Environment, Language Documentation, Language Change, Language Shift, Language Socialization, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description, Myth, Music and Languages


Eveline DÜRR
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology of Tourism, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Change, Eco-anthropology, Ethnographic Encounter, Globalization, Identity, Indigenous Mobility


Andrea EIMKE
PhD Student, CoLab at AUT Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Creativity, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Technology, Feeling of Belonging, Identity, Material Culture, Place, Space, Tapa


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


Sina EMDE
Lecturer, Social Anthropology at University of Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Nationalism, Identity, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), State, Security, Political Process, Personhood, Post-Colonialism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Marion FAYN
PhD Student, Anthropology at Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Dance, Cutural Change, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Body, Creativity, Performance, Music, Song, Organology


Denise FISHER
Research Fellow, Cente for European Studies at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: French Overseas Territories, Identity, Governance, Indigenous Politics, International Relationships, Mining, Political Process, Public Policies, Regional Integration, Self-Determination


Judy Selk FLORES
Adjunct/associate Researcher, RFT-Micronesian Area Research Center at University of Guam, Guam

Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Art, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Material Culture, Oral Tradition, Regional History, Sustainable Tourism


Elisabetta GNECCHI-RUSCONE
Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Scienze Umane per la Formazione at Università di Milano Bicocca, Italy

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Northern (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Christianisation, Colonial Discourse, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Domestic Space, First Contacts, Identity, History, Life-cycle Exchanges


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


Karin Louise HERMES
PhD Student, American Studies at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Youth, Urban Identity, Social Movement, Social Change, Self-Determination, Nationalism, Migration, Interethnic Relations, Identity, Ethnicity


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


Hoem INGJERD
Professor, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Tokelau, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Bureaucratization, Conflict Management, Identity, International Relationships, Language Documentation


Verena KECK
Lecturer, Institute of Anthropology, at Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Administrative areas: Guam, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Health, Migration, Personhood, Religion, Social Change, Age and Aging, Identity


Matthias KOWASCH
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Regional Science at University of Graz, Austria

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


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


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


Géraldine LE ROUX
Lecturer, Department of Ethnology at Université de Bretagne Occidentale , France

Administrative areas: Australia, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Diasporas, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Performance, Post-Colonialism


Jacqueline LECKIE
Associate Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Colonialism, Migration, Agency, Diasporas, Ethnicity, Gender, History, Identity, Pacific Studies


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


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


Kealalokahi LOSCH
Associate Professor, Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Kapiʻolani Community College, United States

Administrative areas: Hawaii, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State)
Keywords: Ethnicity, Identity, Leadership, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Pacific Studies, Tattooing, Hapahaole


Allison LOTTI
Independent researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie. at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Customary Law, Identity, Colonial Politic, Overseas Territories


Oliver LUEB
Curator at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Germany

Keywords: Agency, Anthropological Fieldwork, Cultural Change, Cultural Renewal, Cultural Transformation, Custom, Identity, Material Culture, Museums, Performance


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

Administrative areas: Rapanui - 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


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


Diego MUÑOZ
Postdoctoral Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie, France

Administrative areas: Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Chili, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Keywords: Kinship, Land Dispute, Law and Culture, Migration, Regional History, Social Change, Social Organization, Tourism, Cultural Change, Diasporas


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


Catherine PELLINI
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Decolonisation, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Post-Colonialism, Urban, Visual Anthropology, Art, Biculturalism


Jonathon PRASAD
, Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Conceptual Model, Cultural Geography, Dance, Death and Bereavement, Diasporas, Epistemology


Dominik SCHIEDER
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences at University of Siegen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa
Places: Fiji Islands, Samoa
Keywords: Migration, Social Organization, Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Complexity, Conflict


Christophe SERRA MALLOL
Associate Professor, ISTHIA at Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Food and Nutrition, Gender, Identity, Globalization, Sex Workers, Social Change


Monika STERN
Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Art, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Digital Resources, Exchanges, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Property, Social Change, Youth


Ann SULLIVAN
Associate Professor, Maori Studies, Te Wananga o Waipa at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Democracy, Identity, Inter-ethnic Relations, Political Process, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism, Self-Determination, Urban Identity, Urbanization


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


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


Damien VALLOT
PhD Student, Laboratoire LAM - UMR CNRS 5115 at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Tuvalu, Funafuti (Tuvalu), Kiribati, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Kiribati, Gilbert Islands, Tarawa, Tuvalu
Keywords: Climate Change, Citizenship, Diasporas, Migration, Governance, Identity, International Relationships, Perception, Public Policies, Agenda Building


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


Marja VAN TILBURG
Senior Lecturer, Department of History at University of Groningen, Netherlands

Places: Polynesia
Keywords: First Contacts, Gender, History, Historical Imagination, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Stephanie WALDA-MANDEL
, Oceania Department at Linden-Museum Stuttgart, State Museum of Ethnology, Germany

Administrative areas: Palau, Australia, Guam
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Museums, Material Culture, Cutural Change, Diasporas, Identity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Migration, Globalization


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


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These persons have defined 533 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

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