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Jenny BRYANT-TOKALAU
Associate Professor, Te Tumu, School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Development, Environment, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Poverty, Social Change, Urbanization


Alessio CANGIANO
Senior Lecturer, School of Economics at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Population and Development, Migration, Age and Aging, Employment, Labour Mobility, Urbanization, Poverty, Vulnerability


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

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Class, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Democracy, Development, Development Media, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance


Gina KOCZBERSKI
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Planning and Geography at Curtin University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Migration, Resilience, Social Change, Subsistence Economy, Urbanization, Rural Development


Lisa MCDONALD
PhD Student, Sainsbury Research Unit at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Intellectual Property Rights, Material Culture, Urbanization, Visual Anthropology


Ralph REGENVANU
Independent researcher, Parliament of Vanuatu at Parliament of Vanuatu, Vanuatu

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Penama (Vanuatu), Sanma (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu), Tafea (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila
Keywords: Agenda Building, Art, Bislama, Bureaucratization, Class, Community Development, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Corruption, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy


Knut RIO
Professor, University Museum of Bergen, Cultural History at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Ambrym Island, Port Vila
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Kinship, Sorcery, Urbanization, Egalitarianism, Work, Monsters


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


Alice SERVY
Assistant Professor, LPED - Laboratoire Population Environnement Développement at Aix-Marseille University, IRD (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)


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


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


Leslie VANDEPUTTE
Assistant Professor, College of Education at the American University in the Emirates, United Arab Emirates

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila, New Caledonia
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Evolution of Language, Contact Linguistic, Digital Resources, Urbanization, Urban Identity, Nationalism, Creoles, Identity, Bislama


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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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.