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Astrid ANDERSON
Librarian/Archivist, Library of Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Vokeo
Keywords: Adoption, Kinship, Place, Land Management, Landscape, Symbolism, Body, Library


Petra AUTIO
Research Fellow, PhD (alumna) in Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Guam, Palau
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Social Organization, Egalitarianism, Dance, Cultural Heritage, Custom, Cosmology, Kinship, Narratives, Social Differentiation, Language Ideology


Tomi BARTOLE
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Categorization, Christianisation, Complexity, Cosmology, Custom, Development, Epistemology, Feeling of Belonging, Indigenous Politics


Bettina BEER
Professor, Ethnologisches Seminar at University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Mining, Kinship, Land Dispute, Gender, Senses, Social Change, History


Stefanie BELHARTE
Independent researcher, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Sandaun (Papua New Guinea), Gulf (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Human Ecology, Ethnobiology, Food and Nutrition, Material Culture, Kinship, Migration, Oral History, Cosmology


Giovanni BENNARDO
Professor, Department of Anthropology at Northern Illinois University, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Comparative Studies, Kinship, Knowledge, Language, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Semantics-Pragmatics, Social Network Analysis, Social Organization


Ola Gunhildrud BERTA
, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Kinship, Christianity, Egalitarianism, Cultural Change, Custom, Food and Nutrition, Globalization


Pascale BONNEMÈRE
Senior Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Ritual, Gender, Kinship, Local/Folk Classification, First Contacts, Christianisation, Ethnobotany, Exchanges, Great-men Societies, Life-cycle Exchanges


Dominik BRETTEVILLE
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Ritual, Language, Ceremonial discourse


Mark William BUSSE
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Western (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Intellectual Property Rights, Museums, Kinship, Material Culture


Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Lecturer, Anthropology Department / ADESS UMR CNRS 5185 at Université de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Technology, Kinship, Life-cycle Exchanges, Linguistic Anthropology, Names and Naming, Ritual, Social Change


Tony CROOK
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Knowledge, Secrecy, Ritual, Kinship, Gender, Horticulture, Mining, Climate Change, Pacific Regional Politics, Development


Jessica DE LARGY HEALY
Research Fellow, Department of Research and Higher Education - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Musée du quai Branly, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Victoria and Bass Strait Islands
Keywords: Audiovisual and Media, Cosmology, Art, Digital Resources, Kinship, Material Culture, Mobile Telephony, Religion and the Media, Ritual Studies


Françoise DOUAIRE-MARSAUDON
Professor emeritus, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Justice, Kinship, Indigenous Politics, Christianity, Mission History, Regional History, Gender


Laurent DOUSSET
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Australia, Vanuatu, Western Australia (Australia), Malampa (Vanuatu), Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Australia (country), Western Australia, Vanuatu, Malakula, Efate, Western Desert
Keywords: Uncertainty, Social Organization, Land Management, Ritual, Social Change, First Contacts, Environment, Digital Resources, Indigenous Politics, Personhood


Richard FEINBERG
Professor, Anthropology at Kent State University, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Kinship, Narratives, Political Process, Development, History, Language-Culture-Cognition, Religion, Voyaging


Emma GILBERTHORPE
Senior Lecturer, International Development at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Cultural Transformation, Engaged Anthropology, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Kinship, Extractive Industry - Mining And Oil


Michael GODDARD
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: History, Kinship, Law and Culture, Cosmology, Social Organization


Alex GOLUB
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Mining, Kinship, Political Anthropology


Volker HEESCHEN
Professor emeritus, Institut für Ethnologie at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Contemporary Literatures, Great-men Societies, History, Human Rights, Kinship, Language Documentation, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description


Pefi KINGI

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Niue
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Women's Associations, Youth, Indigenization, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous Mobility, Indigenous Inquiry, Informal Education, Children


James LEACH
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Ethnobotany, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Material Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity


Isabelle LEBLIC
Senior Research Fellow, LACITO at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Children, Citizenship, Cosmology, Cultural Technology, Development, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Fisheries, Globalization


Craig LIND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Gender, Intersubjectivity, Landscape, Memory, Migration, Mission History, Museums, Perception, Personhood, Religion


Anne-Sylvie MALBRANCKE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Development, Christianisation, Great-men Societies, Gender Violence


Grant MCCALL
Other staff, Department of Anthropology at University of Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Coconut, Bureaucratization, Colonial Imagination, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Inter-ethnic Relations, Kinship


Marika MOISSEEFF
Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), South Australia
Keywords: Cosmology, Death and Bereavement, Emotions, Gender, Health, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Justice, Kinship, Landscape


Denis MONNERIE
Professor, Institut d'ethnologie + Laboratoire DynamE UMR 7367 VNRS at Université de Strasbourg, France

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


Diego MUÑOZ
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Chili, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Keywords: Kinship, Land Dispute, Law and Culture, Migration, Regional History, Social Change, Social Organization, Tourism, Cultural Change, Diasporas


Simonne PAUWELS
Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Maluku (Indonesia), Nusa Tenggara Timur (Indonesia)
Places: Melanesia, Fiji Islands, Lau archipelago, Taveuni, Lakeba
Keywords: Climate Change, Environment, First Contacts, Fisheries, Gender, Governance, Kinship, Ritual, Social Organization, Social Change


Lisa RENARD
PhD Student, UMR 7367 Dynamiques européennes at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Wellington (New Zealand), Bay of Plenty (New Zealand), Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Exchanges, Museums, Property, Natural Resources, Mediation, Kinship, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, International Relationships


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


Amiria SALMOND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Ontology, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Transformation, Digital Resources, First Contacts, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Law and Culture, Museums


Almut SCHNEIDER
Associate Professor, Institue of Ethnology at Muenster University, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Ritual, Exchanges, Social Organization, Land Tenure, Gender, Life-cycle Exchanges, Plant Domestication, Social-ecological System


Rachel E. SMITH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology at Stanford University, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Morality, Work, Life-cycle Exchanges, Kinship, Land Tenure, Labour Mobility, Development, Religion, Cognitive Anthropology


Franca TAMISARI
Associate Professor, Dept. of Humanities at Ca' Foscari University of Vencie, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Milingimbi, Galuwin'ku, Ramingining, Gapuwiyak
Keywords: Cosmology, Dance, Education, Gender, Indigenous Politics, Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Tourism, Ritual


Borut TELBAN
Professor, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ritual, Personhood, Social Organization, Kinship, Linguistic Anthropology, Social Change, Christianisation, Cosmology, Poetics, Verbal Art


Hilke THODE-ARORA
Curator, Oceania/Australia at Übersee-Museum Bremen, Germany

Administrative areas: Niue, Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Indigenous Agency, Inter-ethnic Relations, Heritage Management, Ethnicity, Cultural Change, Transnationalism, Women's Associations, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Museums


Svenja VOELKEL
Associate Professor, Institute of Language Typology at University of Mainz, Germany

Administrative areas: Tonga, Australia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Kinship, Social Organization, Space, Possession


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The database of experts counts today 714 profiles, of which 421 are publicly accessible, while 293 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 482 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 456 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.