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Richard Michael ('Mike') BOURKE
Associate Professor, College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Climate Change, Farming Systems, Food and Nutrition, Gardens, Horticulture, Subsistence Economy, Techniques, Taro, Sweet Potato


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


Gaia COTTINO
Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Storia, Culture, Religioni at Università La Sapienza di Roma, Italy

Administrative areas: Tonga, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body, Health, Food and Nutrition, Non Communicable Diseases, Global Health, Agriculture, Gardens


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


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


Lara GIORDANA
Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Culture, Politica e Società at University of Turin, Italy

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Nord (New Caledonia)
Places: Belep Islands
Keywords: Creativity, Environment, Gardens, Landscape, Place, Personhood, Sociality, Relatedness


Denis MONNERIE
Professor, Institut d'ethnologie + Laboratoire CREDO CNRS Marseille at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Local Currency, Names and Naming, Performance, Political Anthropology, Resilience, Ritual Studies, Social Change


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


Chelsea WENTWORTH
Assistant Professor, Human Relations, Sociology and Anthropology at High Point University , United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Children, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Gardens, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Urbanization, Visual Anthropology, Mothering


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 855 profiles, of which 466 are publicly accessible, while 389 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 534 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 500 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.