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Reserachers working on TAPA (alphabetical order)
Pauline McKenzie AUCOIN Research Fellow, Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Administrative areas: Fiji, Western (Fiji) Places: Melanesia, Polynesia Keywords: Cosmology, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Gender, Language Ideology, Performance, Power and Resistance, Social Studies of Knowledge, Space, Religion
Viola CARMILLA Independent researcher, Italy Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand Places: Polynesia Keywords: Cultural Change, Diasporas, Exchanges, Globalization, Life-cycle Exchanges, Literature, Migration, Post-Colonialism, Postcolonial Literatures, Power and Resistance
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
Anna-Karina HERMKENS Lecturer, Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia Administrative areas: Indonesia, Maluku Utara (Indonesia), Papua (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea), North Solomons (Papua New Guinea), Northern (Papua New Guinea), Central (Papua New Guinea), Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Keywords: Art, Mission History, Personhood, Religion, Violence, Gender, Gender Violence, Material Culture, Tapa
Jari KUPIAINEN Principal lecturer, Media Studies 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
Billie Jane LYTHBERG Research Fellow, Mira Szaszy Research Centre for Maori and Pacific Economic Development at University of Auckland, New Zealand Administrative areas: New Zealand Places: Polynesia Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Diasporas, Economic Anthropology, First Contacts, Local Nomenclature, Material Culture, Museums, Natural Resources
Carol Elizabeth MAYER Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Australia (area), Polynesia Keywords: Anthropology of Knoweldge, Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Customary Law, Worldview, Visual Anthropology, Tapa, Sustainable Development
Andrew MILLS Research Fellow, Centre for Textile Conservation & Technical Art History, History of Art Department, School of Culture & Creative Arts at University of Glasgow, United Kingdom Administrative areas: Tonga, Fiji Places: Polynesia Keywords: Art, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Change, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Semiotics, Tapa, Weapons, Violent Conflict
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
Andrea SEELENFREUND Professor, Escuela de Antropología at Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano, Chile Administrative areas: Rapanui - 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
Fanny Wonu VEYS Curator at Museum van Nationaal Wereldculturen - National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Australia Places: Polynesia, Australia (area) Keywords: Art, Exhibitions, First Contacts, Heritage, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Tapa, Visual Anthropology
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