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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


Barbara Anne ANDERSEN
Lecturer, School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Education, Gender, Health, Post-Colonialism, Social Change, Youth, Class, Biomedicine, Health Workers


Penner ANGELINA
, Bergen Pacific Studies; ECOPAS at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Development Studies, Gender Based Violence, Gender, Globalization, Indigenous Knowledge, Kastom, Pacific Studies


Pauline McKenzie AUCOIN
Research Fellow, Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Administrative areas: Fiji, Western (Fiji)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Gender, Language Ideology, Performance, Power and Resistance, Social Studies of Knowledge, Space, Religion


Bettina BEER
Professor, Ethnologisches Seminar at University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Mining, Kinship, Land Dispute, Gender, Senses, Social Change, History


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


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


Agnes BRANDT
Other staff at European Parliament, Belgium

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Biculturalism, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Indigenous Epistemology, Inter-ethnic Relations, Relatedness


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


Domenica Gisella CALABRÒ
Postdoctoral Fellow at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Identity, Cultural Change, Social Change, Cultural Heritage, Sport, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Politics, Engaged Anthropology


Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism


Priya CHATTIER
Research Fellow, State Society and Governance in Melanesia Program at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Gender, Gender Violence, Politics, Poverty, Sexuality, Society


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


John COX
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe 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


Tony CROOK
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Knowledge, Secrecy, Ritual, Kinship, Gender, Horticulture, Mining, Climate Change, Pacific Regional Politics, Development


Françoise DOUAIRE-MARSAUDON
Professor emeritus, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Justice, Kinship, Indigenous Politics, Christianity, Mission History, Regional History, Gender


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


Francoise DUSSART
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of Connecticut, United States

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Ceremonial discourse, Gender, Health, Chronic Illness, Christianity, Citizenship, Religion and the Media, Land Tenure


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


Michelle DYER
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University, Sweden

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Feminism, Gender, Indigenous Epistemology, Land Tenure, Natural Resource Exploitation, Political Ecology, Resilience


Sina EMDE
Lecturer, Social Anthropology at University of Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Nationalism, Identity, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), State, Security, Political Process, Personhood, Post-Colonialism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Christiane FALCK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Ethnologisches Institut at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Social Change, Religion, Personhood, Mobile Telephony, Intersubjectivity, Gender


Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Pitcairn Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism


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


Jessica HARDIN
Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology at Pacific University, United States

Administrative areas: Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Christianity, Food and Nutrition, Body, Biomedicine, Metabolic Disorders, Chronic Illness, Gender


Elfriede HERMANN
Professor, Institut für Ethnologie at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Migration, Ethnicity, Gender, Social Movement, Ethnopsychology, Cultural Transformation, Transculturation


Anna-Karina HERMKENS
Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Indonesia, Maluku Utara (Indonesia), Papua (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea), North Solomons (Papua New Guinea), Northern (Papua New Guinea), Central (Papua New Guinea), Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Art, Mission History, Personhood, Religion, Violence, Gender, Gender Violence, Material Culture, Tapa


Stephanie HOBBIS
Postdoctoral Fellow, Community, Culture and Global Studies at University of British Columbia, Canada

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Malaita (Solomon Islands), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: State, Nationalism, Political Anthropology, Governance, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Bureaucratization, Christianity, Democracy, Gender Violence


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


Thorgeir KOLSHUS
Associate Professor, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Politics, Christianity, Gender, Mission History


Susanne KUEHLING
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Regina, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Emotions, Exchanges, Gender, Kula, Senses, Place


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


Fabienne LABBÉ
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Body, Gender, Ilness Experience, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Medical Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Engaged Anthropology


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


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


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


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


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


Pierre Jean-Claude LEMONNIER
Professor emeritus, 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: Cultural Technology, Ritual Studies, Cognitive Anthropology, Gender


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


Gwendoline MALOGNE-FER
Postdoctoral Fellow, Groupe Sociétés religions laïcité at EPHE/CNRS, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Zealand, Cook Islands
Keywords: Religion, Social Change, Migration, Gender, Christianisation, Audiovisual and Media, Mission History


Anaïs MAURER
PhD Student, Department of French and Romance Philology & Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, United States

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Hawaii, Guam
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Politic, Postcolonial Literatures, Nuclear Issues, Nationalism, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Literatures, Decolonisation, Ecology, Ethnicity, Feminism


Debra MCDOUGALL
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Religion, Christianity, Political Economy, History, Language Change, Gender


Measina MEREDITH
Independent researcher, Centre for Samoan Studies at National University of Samoa, Samoa

Administrative areas: Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Development, Water Resources, Human Rights, Gender, Governance


Marika MOISSEEFF
Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), South Australia
Keywords: Cosmology, Death and Bereavement, Emotions, Gender, Health, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Justice, Kinship, Landscape


Rebecca MONSON
Lecturer, ANU College of Law at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Australia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Marovo Lagoon, New Georgia, Guadalcanal
Keywords: Sociolegal, Legal Geography, Cultural Geography, Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Legal Pluralism, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Settler Colonialism


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


Mélissa NAYRAL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales., France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
Keywords: Conflict, Conservation, Development, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Political Ecology


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

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Maluku (Indonesia), Nusa Tenggara Timur (Indonesia)
Places: Melanesia, Fiji Islands, Lau archipelago, Taveuni, Lakeba
Keywords: Climate Change, Environment, First Contacts, Fisheries, Gender, Governance, Kinship, Ritual, Social Organization, Social Change


Catherine PELLINI
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Decolonisation, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Post-Colonialism, Urban, Visual Anthropology, Art, Biculturalism


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


Bernard RIGO
Professor, Centre des Nouvelles Etudes sur le Pacifique (EA 4242) at Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Gender, Land Tenure, Social Change, Society, Space, Visualization and Representation, Education


Kathleen RILEY
Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology at Queens College, United States

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Language Socialization, Language Change, Cultural Heritage, Food and Nutrition, Gender, Environment


Almut SCHNEIDER
Contractual researcher, Institue of Ethnology at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Ritual, Exchanges, Social Organization, Land Tenure, Gender, Life-cycle Exchanges, Plant Domestication, Social-ecological System


Laura SCHUFT
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Faculty of Sports Sciences at Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism


Christophe SERRA MALLOL
Associate Professor, ISTHIA at Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Food and Nutrition, Gender, Identity, Globalization, Sex Workers, Social Change


Alice SERVY
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS (France), France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Gender, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Family Planning, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sex Workers, Youth, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)


Teri SOWELL
Lecturer, Visual Arts Department at University of California San Diego, United States

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Samoa, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Gender, Religion, Body Theory, Ritual Studies


Ann Marilyn STRATHERN
Professor emeritus, Social Anthropology at Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands
Keywords: Gender, Law and Culture, Visualization and Representation, Urbanization, Social Organization, Personhood, Life-cycle Exchanges, Exchanges, Colonial Discourse


Franca TAMISARI
Associate Professor, Dept. of Humanities at Ca' Foscari University of Vencie, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Milingimbi, Galuwin'ku, Ramingining, Gapuwiyak
Keywords: Cosmology, Dance, Education, Gender, Indigenous Politics, Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Tourism, Ritual


Andreea Raluca TORRE
Lecturer, School of Government, Development and International Affairs at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Epistemology, Labour Mobility, Migration, Population and Development, Post-Colonialism


Marja VAN TILBURG
Senior Lecturer, Department of History at University of Groningen, Netherlands

Places: Polynesia
Keywords: First Contacts, Gender, History, Historical Imagination, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Dr. Kerstin J. S. WERLE

Administrative areas: Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Children, Emotions, Gender, Landscape, Women's Associations


Heather YOUNG-LESLIE
Associate Professor, Office of the Vice-President, Research at University of Alberta, Canada

Administrative areas: Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, New Zealand, Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Biomedicine, Development, Gender, Health, Health Workers, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Textiles / Fibre Arts, Body Theory, Mothering, Maternalisms


Diane ZETLIN
Lecturer, School of Political Science and International Studies at University of Queensland, Australia

Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Gender, Governance, Politics


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