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Reserachers working on CUSTOM (alphabetical order)
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
Ali CLARK Postdoctoral Fellow, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Administrative areas: Australia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia Keywords: Art, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Custom, Cultural Change, Exhibitions, Material Culture, Museums
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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