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Julie ADAMS
Senior Research Fellow, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, New Zealand, Vanuatu
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Museums, Material Culture, Art, Anthropological Fieldwork


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


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


Joshua A. BELL
Curator, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Materiality, Material Culture, Logging, Natural Resource Exploitation, Cultural Transformation, Colonialism, Visual Anthropology, Mobile Telephony, Museums, Historical Consciousness


Valerie BOLL
Independent researcher, Anthropology at South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Queensland (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country)
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Climate Change, Cognitive Anthropology, Conservation, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Ethnobotany, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Management


Roser BOSCH I DARNÉ
PhD Student, Humanities Department & University Institute of Culture at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Studies, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Museums, Post-Colonialism


Rainer F. BUSCHMANN
Professor, History at California State University Channel Islands, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Ethnographic Encounter, Historical Consciousness, Historical Imagination, History, Knowledge, Museums


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


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


Gaëtan DESO
PhD Student, CRISES E.A. 4424 – Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires en Sciences humaines et Sociales at Université Paul-Valéry de Montpellier, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, French Polynesia, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, French Overseas Territories, Museums, Post-Colonialism


Marie DURAND
Postdoctoral Fellow, Departement de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement at Musée du quai Branly, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Material Culture, Techniques, Value, Gender, Cultural Change, Museums


Eveline DÜRR
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology of Tourism, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Change, Eco-anthropology, Ethnographic Encounter, Globalization, Identity, Indigenous Mobility


Anne Louise FAITHFULL
PhD Student, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Anthropology, Anthropology Of Sciences, Body, Heritage, Material Culture, Museums, Indigenous Inquiry


Katharina Wilhelmina HASLWANTER
PhD Student, Ethnographic Museum at University of Zurich, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Indonesia, Papua (Indonesia)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Colonialism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Exchanges, Social Change, Technology, Museums, Visualization and Representation


Sergio JARILLO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Anthropology at American Museum of Natural History, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Material Culture, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Climate Change, Christianity, Art, Cosmology, Cutural Change, Emotions, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Museums


Michael J. KOCH
Independent researcher at Taku‘ua Service, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Cultural Change, Decolonisation, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Scenography


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


Géraldine LE ROUX
Lecturer, Department of Ethnology at Université de Bretagne Occidentale , France

Administrative areas: Australia, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Diasporas, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Performance, Post-Colonialism


Stéphanie LECLERC-CAFFAREL
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Department, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Art, First Contacts, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Museums, Body, Ceremonial discourse, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Culture-nature Relations


Bernd LEICHT
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, First Contacts, Museums, Post-Colonialism


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


Craig LIND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Gender, Intersubjectivity, Landscape, Memory, Migration, Mission History, Museums, Perception, Personhood, Religion


Diane LOSCHE
Senior Lecturer, Art&Design at University of New South Wales, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Archives, Art, Colonial Literature, Gender, Museums, Ritual And Religion, History, Historical Imagination


Oliver LUEB
Curator at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Germany

Keywords: Agency, Anthropological Fieldwork, Cultural Change, Cultural Renewal, Cultural Transformation, Custom, Identity, Material Culture, Museums, Performance


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


Grant MCCALL
Other staff, Department of Anthropology at University of Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Coconut, Bureaucratization, Colonial Imagination, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Inter-ethnic Relations, Kinship


Conal MCCARTHY
Associate Professor, Museum and heritage studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Museums


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


Kylie MOLONEY
Chief Librarian/Archivist, Pacific Manuscripts Bureau at Australian National University, Australia

Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Archives, Library, Museums


Jude PHILP
Curator, Macleay Museum at Sydney University Museums, Australia

Places: Torres Strait, Western Province (Fly), National Capital District, Central
Keywords: Agency, Christianity, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations, History, Indigenous Christianities, Mission History, Museums, Photography


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


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


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


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


Amiria SALMOND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Ontology, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Transformation, Digital Resources, First Contacts, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Law and Culture, Museums


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


Stephanie WALDA-MANDEL
, Oceania Department at Linden-Museum Stuttgart, State Museum of Ethnology, Germany

Administrative areas: Palau, Australia, Guam
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Museums, Material Culture, Cutural Change, Diasporas, Identity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Migration, Globalization


Stephen WICKLER
Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Sciences at Tromsø University Museum, University of Tromsø, Norway

Administrative areas: Australia, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Heritage, Heritage Management, Materiality, Museums, Inter-ethnic Relations


Maria WRONSKA-FRIEND
Adjunct/associate Researcher, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Sandaun (Papua New Guinea), Jawa Tengah (Indonesia), Yogyakarta (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, West Sepik (Sandaun)
Keywords: Material Culture, Cultural Change, Technology, Art, Canoes, Voyaging, Museums, Textiles


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The database of experts counts today 859 profiles, of which 469 are publicly accessible, while 390 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.