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Sémir AL WARDI
Associate Professor, Laboratoire Gouvernance et Développement Insulaire at Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Colonialism, Democracy, Foreign Policy, French Overseas Territories, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Pacific Regional Politics, Political Culture


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


Emilie CHEVALIER
PhD Student, GEOLAB at University of Limoges, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Australia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, French Overseas Territories, Migration, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Space


Emmanuelle CRANE
Adjunct Professor, History, Media studies at Sorbonne Paris 4, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Australia
Keywords: Engaged Anthropology, Ethnographic Filmmaking, French Overseas Territories, Gender Violence, Justice, Media And National Identity, Pacific Media, Post-Colonialism, Violence, Sexual Assaults


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


Gaëtan DESO
PhD Student, CRISES E.A. 4424 – Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires en Sciences humaines et Sociales at Université Paul-Valéry de Montpellier, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, French Polynesia, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, French Overseas Territories, Museums, Post-Colonialism


Anne-Laure DOTTE
, Laboratoire Dynamique Du Langage (UMR 5596) at Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Ouvéa, New Caledonia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, French Overseas Territories, Language Change, Language Documentation, Language Policy, Language Shift, Linguistic Anthropology, Contact Linguistic


Jeremy ELLERO
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Department of Economics and Law at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna, Australia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Regional Integration, Regionalism, Regional Organisations, Sub-regionalism, French Overseas Territories


Yannick FER
Research Fellow, Groupe Sociétés religions laïcités at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Christianity, Social Change, Politics, Emotions, Feeling of Belonging, French Overseas Territories, Migration, Morality, Religion, Institution


Denise FISHER
Research Fellow, Cente for European Studies at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: French Overseas Territories, Identity, Governance, Indigenous Politics, International Relationships, Mining, Political Process, Public Policies, Regional Integration, Self-Determination


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


Michael J. KOCH
Independent researcher at Taku‘ua Service, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Cultural Change, Decolonisation, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Scenography


Régis LAFARGUE

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conflict, Ecology, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Dispute, Land Tenure, Law and Culture, Legal Pluralism, Intellectual Property Rights, Dispute Resolution


Guillaume LE PORT
Independent researcher, Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands), Tongatapu (Tonga), Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Ecology, Fisheries, French Overseas Territories, Marine Biodiversity, Natural Hazards, Social-ecological System, Tourism, Coastal Erosion


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


Nathalie MRGUDOVIC
Lecturer, School of Languages and Social sciences at Aston University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Vanuatu, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area), Micronesia
Keywords: Self-Determination, Political Process, International Relationships, Post-Colonialism, Regional Integration, French Overseas Territories, Sub-regionalism


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


Julia RATZMANN
Other staff, Pacific Information Desk at Centre for Mission, Partnership and Development, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Christianisation, Conflict, French Overseas Territories, Land Dispute, Logging, Mining, Museums, Nuclear Issues, Tourism


Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining


Scott ROBERTSON
PhD Student, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Colonial Politic, Citizenship, French Overseas Territories, Political Anthropology, Self-Determination, Settler Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Decolonisation


Gilles VIDAL
Lecturer, Institut Protestant de Théologie at Faculté de Montpellier, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Mission History, Ritual Studies, Social Change, Religion, French Overseas Territories


Elisabeth WORLICZEK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Global Change and Sustainability at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Disaster, Interdisciplinarity, Migration, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Hazards, Social Change


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 867 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 397 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 533 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 509 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.