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Rudy BESSARD
Research Fellow, Montesquieu Center of Political Researches / Governance and Insular Development Laboratory at University of Bordeaux / University of French Polynesia, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Climate Change, Citizenship, Democracy, Globalization, Governance, Political Process, Regional Integration, Politics, Social-ecological System


Ian L GRANT
Senior Lecturer, Intercultural Studies at Alphacrucis 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


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


Anthony J. PICKLES
Research Fellow, Division of Anthropology at Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Categorization, Complexity, Conceptual Model, Corruption, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance, Exchanges, First Contacts, History


Hans REITHOFER
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Political Ecology, Sorcery, Social Change, Ritual, Religion, Mining, Big-manship


Laura ZIMMER-TAMAKOSHI
Independent researcher, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Big-manship, Gambling, Gender Violence, Inequality, Mining, Nationalism, Social Impact Analysis, Politics Of Culture


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1035 profiles, of which 521 are publicly accessible, while 514 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 600 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 570 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.