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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


Antonia BAUMANN
Independent researcher, Switzerland

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Ethnobotany


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


Matthew BOND
PhD Student, Botany at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Hawaii, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Ethnobotany, Biomedicine, Social Network Analysis, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Ecology


Pascale BONNEMÈRE
Senior Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Ritual, Gender, Kinship, Local/Folk Classification, First Contacts, Christianisation, Ethnobotany, Exchanges, Great-men Societies, Life-cycle Exchanges


Mia BROWNE
PhD Student, Center for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Polynesia
Keywords: Knowledge, Gardens, Ethnobotany, Christianity, Gender, Conservation, Development, Natural Resources


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, Environment, Land Management, Natural Resources, Seed Circulation, Agrobiodiversity, Local/Folk Classification, Local Nomenclature, Social Network Analysis, Coconut


Maëlle CALANDRA
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Disaster, Ethnobotany, Ethnoecology, Sea Management, Land Tenure


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


Christian DÖHLER (DOEHLER)
PhD Student, School of Culture, History and Language at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Environment, Language Documentation, Language Change, Language Shift, Language Socialization, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description, Myth, Music and Languages


Patricia FIFITA
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Indigenous Epistemology, Colonialism, Biomedicine, Gender, Non Communicable Diseases, Political Economy, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Climate Change


Jean-Pierre LABOUISSE
Senior Research Fellow, UMR AGAP at CIRAD, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Agrobiodiversity, Ethnobotany, Coconut, Breadfruit, Plant Domestication, Agriculture, Genetic Resources, Farming Systems


James LEACH
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Ethnobotany, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Material Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity


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


Michael Patrick MORRISSEY
Professor emeritus, The University of the West Indies at Mona Campus, formally Faculty of Education, Jamaica

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Historical Imagination, Ethnobotany, Decolonisation, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Breadfruit


Yoko NOJIMA
Research Fellow at International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (Osaka, Japan), Japan

Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Banks Islands
Keywords: Material Culture, Heritage, Food and Nutrition, Ethnobotany, Environment, Cultural Landscapes


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


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


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


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 867 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 397 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 533 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 509 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.