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Lindy ALLEN
Curator, Humanities, Anthropology at Museums Victoria, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Museums, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Visual Anthropology, Material Culture, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Cultural Technology, Applied Anthropology, Agency


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


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


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


Erna LILJE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Material Culture, Materiality, Museums, Agency, Indigenous Agency, Techniques, Textiles / Fibre Arts


Michael Clifford QUINNELL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Cultural Environments QMS at Queensland Museum, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Museums, Rock Art, Torres Strait, Typology, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Tapa, Native Title, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Ethnographic Encounter


Hélena REGIUS
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Custom, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Missiology, Museums, Textiles / Fibre Arts


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


Andrea SEELENFREUND
Professor, Escuela de Antropología at Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano, Chile

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Cultural Studies, Cultural Heritage, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Ethnobotany, Genetic Diversity, Genetic Resources, Natural Resources, Plant Domestication, Tapa


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


Heather YOUNG-LESLIE
Associate Professor, Office of the Vice-President, Research at University of Alberta, Canada

Administrative areas: Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, New Zealand, Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Biomedicine, Development, Gender, Health, Health Workers, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Textiles / Fibre Arts, Body Theory, Mothering, Maternalisms


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 841 profiles, of which 462 are publicly accessible, while 379 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 527 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 499 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.