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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


Mark William BUSSE
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Western (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Intellectual Property Rights, Museums, Kinship, Material Culture


John COX
Research Fellow, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Class, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Democracy, Development, Development Media, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance


Frederick H. DAMON
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Virginia, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Australia (area), Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Climate Change, Complexity, Death and Bereavement, Ecology, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Exchanges, Kula, Mortuary Rites


Elsa FAUGERE
Research Fellow, Ecodevelopment at French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Knoweldge, Economic Anthropology, Environment, Exchanges, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology Of Sciences


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


Isabelle LEBLIC
Senior Research Fellow, LACITO at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Children, Citizenship, Cosmology, Cultural Technology, Development, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Fisheries, Globalization


Rena LEDERMAN
Professor, Anthropology Department at Princeton University, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Exchanges, Economic Anthropology, Political Process, Gender, Morality, Social Organization, Sorcery, Time, Ritual, Property


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


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


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


Anthony J. PICKLES
Research Fellow, Trinity College 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


Geir Henning PRESTERUDSTUEN
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Psychology at University of Western Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Australia
Places: Fiji Islands
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Violence, Health, Monsters, Post-Colonialism, Christianity, Body, Violence


Knut RIO
Professor, University Museum of Bergen, Cultural History at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Ambrym Island, Port Vila
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Kinship, Sorcery, Urbanization, Egalitarianism, Work, Monsters


Benedicta ROUSSEAU
Lecturer, Anthropology Programme at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Disaster, Economic Anthropology, Leadership, Law and Culture, Morality, Sovereignty, Urban Identity, Elections, Kastom, Infrastructure


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


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


Karen SYKES
Professor, Social Anthropology at University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Migration, Education, Egalitarianism, Ethics, Morality, Urban, Democracy, Economic Anthropology, Death and Bereavement, Age and Aging


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The database of experts counts today 726 profiles, of which 431 are publicly accessible, while 295 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 499 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 464 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.