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Apo APOROSA
Research Fellow, Anthropology Department/School of Psychology at The University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Development Studies, Education, Kava/Yaqona, Cognition, Health, Applied Anthropology, Community Development, Cultural Studies, Customary Law, Decolonisation


Ruci Mafi BOTEI
PhD Student, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Marshall Islands
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Cutural Change, Epistemology, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, World Heritage


Annette BRECKWOLDT
Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Sciences, Social-Ecological Systems Analysis at Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany

Administrative areas: Hawaii, Fiji
Places: Fiji Islands, Hawai'i (US State)
Keywords: Customary Law, Ecology, Interdisciplinarity, Marine Biodiversity, Natural Resources, Oceans, Perception, Seascape, Small-scale Fisheries, Social-ecological System


Jennifer CORRIN
Professor, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, New Caledonia, Niue, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Law and Culture, Human Rights, Dispute Resolution, Land Tenure


Carine DAVID
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Climate Change Migration, Colonial Politic, Customary Law, Elections, Environment, Environmental Jurisprudence of Supreme Courts, France’s Charter For The Environment, Human Right To A Healthy Environment, Institution, Intergenerational Equity


Kirsten Davies DAVIES
Lecturer, Dept of Environmental Sciences & Law School at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Sanma (Vanuatu), Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Vanuatu, New South Wales
Keywords: Social-ecological System, Population and Development, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Ecology, Higher Education, Heritage Management, Governance


Christian DÖHLER (DOEHLER)
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


Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Pitcairn Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism


Miranda FORSYTH
Research Fellow, SSGM at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Development, Intellectual Property Rights, Sorcery, Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Conflict Management, Non-state Justice System


Kun-hui KU
Associate Professor, Institute of Anthropology at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Borneo, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Customary Law, Democracy, Ethnicity, Indigenous Political Movements, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Law and Culture, Leadership


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


Peter LINDENMANN
, Switzerland

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Bureaucratization, Citizenship, Customary Law, Democracy, State, Statehood, Political Anthropology, Public Services, Settler Colonialism


David LIPSET
Professor at University of Minnesota, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body, Canoes, Class, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cosmology, Customary Law, Environment, Dispossession Climate Change, Development, Migration, The Imagination, Masculinities, Mortuary Rites, Personhood


Allison LOTTI
Independent researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie. at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Customary Law, Identity, Colonial Politic, Overseas Territories


Carol Elizabeth MAYER

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Knoweldge, Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Customary Law, Worldview, Visual Anthropology, Tapa, Sustainable Development


Fiona Elisabeth MCCORMACK
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Hawaii, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Class, Conflict, Customary Law, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance, Environment, Fisheries, Globalization, Governance, Indigenous Politics


Rebecca MONSON
Senior 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


Diego MUÑOZ
Postdoctoral Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie, France

Administrative areas: Rapanui - 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


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


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


Margaretha WEWERINKE-SINGH
Lecturer, School of Law at University of the South Pacific, Vanuatu

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Human Right To A Healthy Environment, Human Rights, Human Rights And Environmental Studies, Climate Change Migration, Climate Policy, Intergenerational Equity, International Relationships, Statehood, Sustainable Development


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The database of experts counts today 1042 profiles, of which 522 are publicly accessible, while 520 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 601 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 574 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.