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Chloé ANGUÉ

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Zealand, Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Myth, Imagology, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Post-Colonialism, Poetics, Cultural Studies


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


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


Ellen CARTER
Postdoctoral Fellow, Département des langues at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Vanuatu, New Caledonia, France possession, French Polynesia, Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands
Keywords: Crime Fiction, Cultural Studies, Creativity, Colonial Literature, Contemporary Literatures, French Overseas Territories, Literature, Postcolonial Literatures, Post-Colonialism


Anne-Marie D'HAUTESERRE
Senior Lecturer, Geography, Tourism and Environmental Planning at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Post-Colonialism, Tourism


Michael Barry DAVIS
Independent researcher, Sydney Environment Institute at Sydney University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Environment, Ethics, Ethnographic Encounter, Fisheries, First Contacts


Keith DIXON
Senior Lecturer, Accounting and Information Systems, Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (University of Canterbury) , New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: New Zealand, Kiribati, Nikunau, Tarawa, Canterbury
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development, Decolonisation, Economy and Finance, History, Neo-Colonialism, Pacific Studies, Phosphate, Post-Colonialism, Social Change


Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Culture and Communication Studies at Waseda University, Japan

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga, New Zealand, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Micronesia, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Self-Determination, World War II, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Studies, Critical History, Commemoration, Gender, Sexuality


Viviane FAYAUD
Independent researcher, Centre d'histoire des sociétés, des sciences et des conflits at Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Australia, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Cultural Studies, Visualization and Representation, Photography, Nationalism, Memorial Diplomacy, Media And National Identity, Imagology, Drawing, Feeling of Belonging


Odile GANNIER
Professor, Département de Lettres modernes/ CTEL at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Cultural Studies, Francophone Literatures, Imagology, Literature, Navigation, Post-Colonialism, Voyaging, Marine Biodiversity


Ian Ludbrook GRANT
Senior Lecturer, Intercultural Studies at Harvest Bible College, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Religion, Big-manship, Leadership, Cultural Change, Contextualisation, Cultural Studies, Political Anthropology, Worldview, Christianity, Missiology


Claudia GUALTIERI
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities (Dept. of Studies in Language Mediatiton and Intercultural Communication) at The University of Milan, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Rights Of The Unborn And Future Generations, Anti-colonial, Cultural Studies, Spatial Theory, Postcolonial Literatures, Neo-Colonialism, Interdisciplinarity, Human Rights, Heritage, Colonial Discourse


Andreas HOLTZ
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Fiji, Australia, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Nauru
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Governance, Indigenous Politics, International Relationships, Mining, Pacific Regional Politics, Political Economy, Regional Integration, Security, Sub-regionalism


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


Sylvie LARGEAUD-ORTEGA
Associate Professor, English literature and culture at University of French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Engaged Anthropology, First Contacts, Francophone Literatures, Gender


David LEEMING
Independent researcher, Solomon Islands

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Representations, Cultural Studies, Communication, Cultural Education, ICT In Education, Participatory Media, New Media And ICTD


Hermann MUECKLER
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Historical Imagination, Mission History, Post-Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, Colonialism, Conflict Management, Cultural Studies, History, Material Culture, Peace And Conflict


Gordon NANAU

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Conflict, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Inter-ethnic Relations, Land Tenure, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Resources


Károly Sándor PALLAI
Research Fellow, Department of French and Francophone Studies at Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, New Caledonia, Kiribati, Hawaii, French Polynesia, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Niue, Tuvalu, Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Contemporary Literatures, Francophone Literatures, Identity, Postcolonial Literatures, French Overseas Territories, Post-Colonialism, Narratives, Literature, Cultural Studies, Colonial Imagination


Jean Louis RALLU
Senior Research Fellow, INED at INED, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Cultural Studies, Development, Migration, Youth, Population and Development


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: Rapa Nui - 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


Rachel SHAH
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Durham University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Children, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Social Change, Sustainability


Ann SULLIVAN
Associate Professor, Maori Studies, Te Wananga o Waipa at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Democracy, Identity, Inter-ethnic Relations, Political Process, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism, Self-Determination, Urban Identity, Urbanization


Katerina TEAIWA
Senior Lecturer, HoD of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Phosphate, Dance, Mining and its Discontents, Landscape, Cultural Studies, Cultural Transformation, Resilience, Environment, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Globalization


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


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Some figures...

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.