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Andrea BENDER
Associate Professor at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Interdisciplinarity, Polynesian Languages, Number Systems, Evolution of Language, Space, Ethnopsychology


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


Sophie CAILLON
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


Ludovic COUPAYE
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


Michael Barry DAVIS
Independent researcher, Sydney Environment Institute at Sydney University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Environment, Ethics, Ethnographic Encounter, Fisheries, First Contacts


Edmond FEHOKO
PhD Student, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Models, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Knowledge, Interdisciplinarity, Pacific Epistemology, Pacific Studies


Alison FLEMING
Independent researcher, European Programme at Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Sustainability, Social-ecological System, Resilience, Pacific Regional Politics, Natural Resources, Land Tenure, Interdisciplinarity


Claudia GUALTIERI
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities (Dept. of Studies in Language Mediatiton and Intercultural Communication) at The University of Milan, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Rights Of The Unborn And Future Generations, Anti-colonial, Cultural Studies, Spatial Theory, Postcolonial Literatures, Neo-Colonialism, Interdisciplinarity, Human Rights, Heritage, Colonial Discourse


Hee Sook LEE-NIINIOJA
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Cultural Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Monuments, Ritual And Religion, Rock Art, Semiotics, Visualization and Representation


Amy K. MCLENNAN
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Nauru
Places: Australia (area), Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Biomedicine, Social-ecological System, Political Ecology, Narratives, Mining, Interdisciplinarity, Globalization, Health, Food and Nutrition


Georges PETITJEAN
Curator at AAMU - Museum of contemporary Aboriginal art, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Audiovisual and Media, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Interdisciplinarity


Katherine SAMMLER
PhD Student, School of Geography at The University of Arizona, United States

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Fiji
Keywords: State, Spatial Theory, Social-ecological System, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Movement, Political Ecology, Oceans, Natural Resources, Legal Geography, Interdisciplinarity


Dominik SCHIEDER
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences at University of Siegen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa
Places: Fiji Islands, Samoa
Keywords: Migration, Social Organization, Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Complexity, Conflict


Graeme WHIMP
, Australia

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Narratives, Settler Colonialism, Interdisciplinarity, Pacific Studies as Field of Study


Elisabeth WORLICZEK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Global Change and Sustainability at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Disaster, Interdisciplinarity, Migration, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Hazards, Social Change


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The database of experts counts today 867 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 397 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 533 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 509 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.