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Ron ADAMS
Senior Research Fellow, Graduate Research Centre at Victoria University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Tafea (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Christianisation, Cultural Change, Custom, Colonialism, Decolonisation, Epistemology, Historical Consciousness, History, Memory


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


Michaela APPEL
Curator, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Indonesia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State), Cook Islands
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, History, Oral Tradition, Ritual, Indigenous Agency


Michel BAILLEUL
Postdoctoral Fellow, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
Keywords: History, Regional History


Jean-François BARÉ
, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Keywords: History, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Bettina BEER
Professor, Ethnologisches Seminar at University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Mining, Kinship, Land Dispute, Gender, Senses, Social Change, History


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


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


Rainer F. BUSCHMANN
Professor, History at California State University Channel Islands, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Ethnographic Encounter, Historical Consciousness, Historical Imagination, History, Knowledge, Museums


Guigone CAMUS
Independent researcher, EHESS Paris (Iris), France

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Hawaii, New Caledonia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Myth, Land Tenure, History, Environment, Climate Change, Diasporas, Conflict, Christianisation, Art


Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Lecturer, Anthropology Department / ADESS UMR CNRS 5185 at Université de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Technology, Kinship, Life-cycle Exchanges, Linguistic Anthropology, Names and Naming, Ritual, Social Change


Ludovic COUPAYE
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology at University College London, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Agriculture, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Art, Body Theory, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Complexity, Conceptual Model


Michael Barry DAVIS
Independent researcher, Sydney Environment Institute at Sydney University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Environment, Ethics, Ethnographic Encounter, Fisheries, First Contacts


Keith DIXON
Senior Lecturer, Accounting and Information Systems, Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (University of Canterbury) , New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: New Zealand, Kiribati, Nikunau, Tarawa, Canterbury
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development, Decolonisation, Economy and Finance, History, Neo-Colonialism, Pacific Studies, Phosphate, Post-Colonialism, Social Change


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


Roderick EWINS
Research Fellow, Tasmanian College of the Arts at University of Tasmania, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Society, History


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


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


Michael GODDARD
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: History, Kinship, Law and Culture, Cosmology, Social Organization


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


S R Jan HASSELBERG
Independent researcher, Norway

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Photography, Visual Anthropology, History, Oro, Milne Bay


Volker HEESCHEN
Professor emeritus, Institut für Ethnologie at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Contemporary Literatures, Great-men Societies, History, Human Rights, Kinship, Language Documentation, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description


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


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


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


Diane LOSCHE
Senior Lecturer, Art&Design at University of New South Wales, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Archives, Art, Colonial Literature, Gender, Museums, Ritual And Religion, History, Historical Imagination


David MANZANO
PhD Student, Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos, Seville at Spanish National High Research Council (CSIC), Spain

Administrative areas: Guam, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: International Relationships, History


Debra MCDOUGALL
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Religion, Christianity, Political Economy, History, Language Change, Gender


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


Carlos MONDRAGON
Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge


Hermann MUECKLER
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Historical Imagination, Mission History, Post-Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, Colonialism, Conflict Management, Cultural Studies, History, Material Culture, Peace And Conflict


Arnaud NOURY
Independent researcher, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, Climate Change, Cosmology, Digital Resources, Myth, History, Austronesian Prehistory, Pacific Studies, Ritual Studies


Jude PHILP
Curator, Macleay Museum at Sydney University Museums, Australia

Places: Torres Strait, Western Province (Fly), National Capital District, Central
Keywords: Agency, Christianity, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations, History, Indigenous Christianities, Mission History, Museums, Photography


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


Lisa RENARD
PhD Student, UMR 7367 Dynamiques européennes at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Wellington (New Zealand), Bay of Plenty (New Zealand), Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Exchanges, Museums, Property, Natural Resources, Mediation, Kinship, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, International Relationships


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


I'u TUAGALU
Senior Lecturer, Student Learning Centre: Puna Aronui at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, First Contacts, Exchanges, Cosmology, Colonial Literature, Christianity, Christianisation, Myth, Personhood, Ritual Studies


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


Deborah VAN HEEKEREN
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, History, Language Change, Mission History, Myth, Names and Naming


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


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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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 863 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 393 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 502 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.