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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


Séverine BOUARD
Research Fellow, Axe III "Nouvelles ruralités et destin commun" at Institut Agronomique néo-Calédonien, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Development, Indigenous Political Movements, Land Tenure, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Sociology of Public Action


Jenny BRYANT-TOKALAU
Associate Professor, Te Tumu, School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Development, Environment, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Poverty, Social Change, Urbanization


Sophie CAILLON
Research Fellow, UMR 5175 CEFE Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanua Lava, Mota Lava
Keywords: Agriculture, Conservation, Environment, Land Management, Migration, Natural Resources, Seed Circulation, Agrobiodiversity, Local/Folk Classification, Local Nomenclature


Guigone CAMUS
PhD Student, 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


Joseph Martin CHEER
Lecturer, National Center for Australian Studies + Australia & International Tourism Research Unit at Monash University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Politic, Cultural Geography, Cultural Change, Development, Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Land Tenure


Jennifer CORRIN
Professor, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, New Caledonia, Niue, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Law and Culture, Human Rights, Dispute Resolution, Land Tenure


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


Emily DONALDSON
PhD Student, Anthropology at McGill University, Canada

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Landscapes, Culture-nature Relations, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Tenure, Spirituality, Tourism, Heritage Management, Heritage


Francoise DUSSART
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of Connecticut, United States

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Ceremonial discourse, Gender, Health, Chronic Illness, Christianity, Citizenship, Religion and the Media, Land Tenure


Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Pitcairn Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism


Alison FLEMING
Independent researcher, European Programme at Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Sustainability, Social-ecological System, Resilience, Pacific Regional Politics, Natural Resources, Land Tenure, Interdisciplinarity


Hugh GOVAN

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Galapagos (Ecuador)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Eco-anthropology, Environment, Fisheries, Gender Violence, Land Tenure, Oceans, Non Communicable Diseases, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Small-scale Fisheries, Public Policies


Rebecca HOFMANN
, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at LMU Munich, Germany

Administrative areas: Chuuk (Federated States of Micronesia), Guam
Keywords: Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Cosmology, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Land Tenure, Migration, Natural Hazards, Social-ecological System


Simon KENEMA
Postdoctoral Fellow, ADRAS Research Project on Small Scale Mining In Bougainville at Griffith University/ANU, Australia

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Dispute Resolution, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Mining, Social Change


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


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


Marilyn LASHLEY
Professor, Political Science at Howard University, United States

Administrative areas: Australia, Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand
Keywords: Governance, Indigenous Politics, Public Policies, Land Tenure, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Ethnicity, Social Justice Policy


Esméralda LONGÉPÉE
, PhD, Insitute of Littoral and Environnement - LIENSs UMR 7266 at University of La Rochelle, France

Administrative areas: Kiribati
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Resilience, Social-ecological System, Natural Hazards, Climate Change, Rural / Urban Atolls, Conceptual Model, Complexity, Natural Resources, Land Tenure, Environment


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


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


Rebecca MONSON
Lecturer, ANU College of Law at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Australia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Marovo Lagoon, New Georgia, Guadalcanal
Keywords: Sociolegal, Legal Geography, Cultural Geography, Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Legal Pluralism, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Settler Colonialism


John MORTON
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Central Australia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Religion, Myth, Ritual, Nationalism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


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
Postdoctoral Fellow, Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement, Développement GRED (UMR 220) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

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


Nicolas PETERSON
Professor, School of Archaeology and Anthropology at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Social Change, Social Organization, Ritual, Photography, Land Tenure, Native Title, State, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Ralph REGENVANU
Independent researcher, Parliament of Vanuatu at Parliament of Vanuatu, Vanuatu

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Penama (Vanuatu), Sanma (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu), Tafea (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila
Keywords: Agenda Building, Art, Bislama, Bureaucratization, Class, Community Development, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Corruption, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy


Almut SCHNEIDER
Associate Professor, Institue of Ethnology at Muenster University, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Ritual, Exchanges, Social Organization, Land Tenure, Gender, Life-cycle Exchanges, Plant Domestication, Social-ecological System


Foale SIMON
Senior Lecturer, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Australia, Kiribati, Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Political Ecology, Political Economy, Small-scale Fisheries, Social Impact Analysis, Marine Biodiversity, Logging, Land Tenure, Epistemology, Environment, Ethnobotany


Rachel E. SMITH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology at Stanford University, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Morality, Work, Life-cycle Exchanges, Kinship, Land Tenure, Labour Mobility, Development, Religion, Cognitive Anthropology


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


Tuomas Aku Wiljami TAMMISTO
PhD Student, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Environment, Exchanges, Land Tenure, Logging, Place, Political Ecology, Statehood, Work, Conservation, Corporations


Adrian TANNER
Professor emeritus, Department of Anthropology at Memorial University, Canada

Administrative areas: Fiji, Eastern (Fiji)
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Colonialism, Domestic Space, Horticulture, Land Tenure, Myth, Native Title, Regional History, Ritual, Subsistence Economy


James WEINER
Contractual researcher at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Myth, Place, Social-ecological System, Native Title, Verbal Art, Law and Culture


Johanna Louise WHITELEY
PhD Student, Anthropology at London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Isabel (Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Landscape, Local/Folk Classification, Mission History, Matrilineal Kinship, Custom, Cosmology, Anthropology of Ontology, Religion


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The database of experts counts today 714 profiles, of which 421 are publicly accessible, while 293 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 482 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 456 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.