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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

Joseph Martin CHEER
Lecturer, National Center for Australian Studies + Australia & International Tourism Research Unit at Monash University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Politic, Cultural Geography, Cultural Change, Development, Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Land Tenure

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

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

Matthew GRAVES
Associate Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Administrative areas: Australia, New Zealand
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Commemoration, Democracy, Historical Consciousness, History, Identity, International Relationships, Politics, Memorial Diplomacy, Cultural Geography

Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge

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

Jonathon PRASAD
, Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Conceptual Model, Cultural Geography, Dance, Death and Bereavement, Diasporas, Epistemology

Associate Professor, School of Marine Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa, Vanuatu, Palau, Kiribati, Niue, Marshall Islands, Nauru, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Hawaii
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Cultural Geography, Fisheries, Natural Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainability

Carsten WERGIN
Assistant Professor, Transcultural Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Western Australia (Australia)
Places: Australia (country), Western Australia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology Of Sciences, Anthropology of Tourism, Anti-colonial, Applied Anthropology, Applied Ethnomusicology

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The database of experts counts today 876 profiles, of which 472 are publicly accessible, while 404 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 536 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 517 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.