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Kalissa ALEXEYEFF
Senior Lecturer at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Body, Class, Dance, Development, Diasporas, Economic Anthropology, Emotions, Ethics, Feminism


Apo APOROSA
Research Fellow, Anthropology at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Diasporas, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Post-Colonialism, Spirituality, Kava, Indigenous Substances/medicines, Identity


Salhia BEN-MESSAHEL
Senior Lecturer at University Lille 3 , France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Diasporas, Environment, Historical Imagination, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Landscape, Literature, Narratives, Place


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


Guigone CAMUS
Independent researcher, 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


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


Aurélie CONDEVAUX
Associate Professor, EIREST (Interdisciplinary Research Team on Tourism) at University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Gender, Identity, Tourism, Politics, Citizenship, Democracy, Diasporas


Thomas DICK
PhD Student, School of Arts and Social Science at Southern Cross University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Sanma (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu), Malampa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Water Music, Agency, Audiovisual and Media, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Production, Creativity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Development Media, Diasporas, Ethnographic Filmmaking


Jacqueline HAZEN
PhD Student, Anthropology at New York University, United States

Administrative areas: Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia)
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Cultural Heritage, Diasporas, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Language Change, Local/Folk Classification, Material Culture, Mediation, Performance, Intellectual Property Rights


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


Wolfgang KEMPF
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Christianity, Diasporas, Biographic Research, Memory, Religion, Performance, Migration, Power and Resistance


Pefi KINGI

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Niue
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Women's Associations, Youth, Indigenization, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous Mobility, Indigenous Inquiry, Informal Education, Children


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


Jacqueline LECKIE
Associate Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Colonialism, Migration, Agency, Diasporas, Ethnicity, Gender, History, Identity, Pacific Studies


Helen LEE
Professor, Department of Social Inquiry at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Tonga, Australia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Children, Diasporas, Ethnopsychology, Gender, Migration, Personhood, Youth, Transnationalism


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


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

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Chili, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Keywords: Kinship, Land Dispute, Law and Culture, Migration, Regional History, Social Change, Social Organization, Tourism, Cultural Change, Diasporas


Jonathon PRASAD
, Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Conceptual Model, Cultural Geography, Dance, Death and Bereavement, Diasporas, Epistemology


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


Dominik SCHIEDER
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences at University of Siegen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa
Places: Fiji Islands, Samoa
Keywords: Migration, Social Organization, Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Complexity, Conflict


Roy SMITH
Senior Lecturer, Dept of International Studies at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Tuvalu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Citizenship, Climate Change, Conflict, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Globalization, Migration, Nuclear Issues


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


Damien VALLOT
PhD Student, Laboratoire LAM - UMR CNRS 5115 at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Tuvalu, Funafuti (Tuvalu), Kiribati, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Kiribati, Gilbert Islands, Tarawa, Tuvalu
Keywords: Climate Change, Citizenship, Diasporas, Migration, Governance, Identity, International Relationships, Perception, Public Policies, Agenda Building


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


Frank WEIGELT
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Hamburg, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonialism, Conflict, Conflict Management, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage


Carsten WERGIN
Assistant Professor, Transcultural Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Western Australia (Australia)
Places: Australia (country), Western Australia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology Of Sciences, Anthropology of Tourism, Anti-colonial, Applied Anthropology, Applied Ethnomusicology


Dariusz ZDZIECH
Adjunct/associate Researcher, President at Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Research Association, Poland

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Kiribati, Hawaii
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Citizenship, Coconut, Development, Food and Nutrition, First Contacts, Governance, History, Identity, Library


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The database of experts counts today 851 profiles, of which 463 are publicly accessible, while 388 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 528 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 497 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.