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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


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


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


Darja HOENIGMAN
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Linguistics at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, East Sepik province, Karawari/Arafundi, Kanjimei, Meakambut
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Conflict, Myth, Secret Languages, Spirit Possession, Verbal Art, Traditional Ecological Knowledge


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


Régis LAFARGUE

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conflict, Ecology, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Dispute, Land Tenure, Law and Culture, Legal Pluralism, Intellectual Property Rights, Dispute Resolution


Pierre-Yves LE MEUR
Senior Research Fellow, Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement, Développement GRED (UMR 220) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Political Anthropology, Mining, Conflict, Environment, Applied Anthropology, Natural Resources, Place-making, Sovereignty


Fiona Elisableth MCCORMACK
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Hawaii, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Class, Conflict, Customary Law, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance, Environment, Fisheries, Globalization, Governance, Indigenous Politics


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


Mélissa NAYRAL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales., France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
Keywords: Conflict, Conservation, Development, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Political Ecology


Julia RATZMANN
Other staff, Pacific Information Desk at Centre for Mission, Partnership and Development, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Christianisation, Conflict, French Overseas Territories, Land Dispute, Logging, Mining, Museums, Nuclear Issues, Tourism


Elizabeth RECHNIEWSKI
Adjunct/associate Researcher, School of Languages and Cultures at University of Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Conflict, Memory, Commemoration, Historical Imagination, Colonial Discourse


Richard SCAGLION
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Pittsburgh, United States

Administrative areas: Australia, Galapagos (Ecuador), Hawaii, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conflict, Law and Culture, Ecology, Complexity


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


Tobias SCHWOERER
Lecturer, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Zurich, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Morobe (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Violence, Conflict, Colonial Discourse, Social Change, State, Sorcery, Regional History, Mining, Land Dispute, Forestry


Roy SMITH
Senior Lecturer, Dept of International Studies at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Tuvalu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Citizenship, Climate Change, Conflict, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Globalization, Migration, Nuclear Issues


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


Carsten WERGIN
Assistant Professor, Transcultural Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Western Australia (Australia)
Places: Australia (country), Western Australia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology Of Sciences, Anthropology of Tourism, Anti-colonial, Applied Anthropology, Applied Ethnomusicology


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 862 profiles, of which 469 are publicly accessible, while 393 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 529 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 501 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.