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Ron ADAMS
Senior Research Fellow, Graduate Research Centre at Victoria University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Tafea (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Christianisation, Cultural Change, Custom, Colonialism, Decolonisation, Epistemology, Historical Consciousness, History, Memory


Petra AUTIO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Guam, Palau
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Social Organization, Dance, Custom, Kinship, Narratives, Social Differentiation, Language Ideology, Migration, Resilience, Colonial Discourse


Tomi BARTOLE
Research Fellow, Institute for Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

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


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


Marlène DÉGREMONT
PhD Student, Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement, Développement GRED (UMR 220) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: New Caledonia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conservation, Marine Biodiversity, Governance, Environment, Public Policies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Globalization, Applied Anthropology, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations


Colin FILER
Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conservation, Custom, Development, Environment, Forestry, Governance, Indigenous Knowledge, Land Tenure, Mining, Political Ecology


Alan JONES
Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Emotion Terminology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Reconstruction, Myth, Morality, Narratives, Custom


Stephanie LAWSON
Professor, Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Tonga, Samoa
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Custom, Democracy, Globalization, Governance, Inter-ethnic Relations, International Relationships, Pacific Regional Politics, Politics, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism


Stéphanie LECLERC-CAFFAREL
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Department, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Art, First Contacts, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Museums, Body, Ceremonial discourse, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Culture-nature Relations


Oliver LUEB
Curator at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Germany

Keywords: Agency, Anthropological Fieldwork, Cultural Change, Cultural Renewal, Cultural Transformation, Custom, Identity, Material Culture, Museums, Performance


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


Hélena REGIUS
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Custom, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Missiology, Museums, Textiles / Fibre Arts


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


Johanna Louise WHITELEY
PhD Student, Anthropology at London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Isabel (Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Landscape, Local/Folk Classification, Mission History, Matrilineal Kinship, Custom, Cosmology, Anthropology of Ontology, Religion


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 863 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 393 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 531 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 502 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.