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Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism


Elfriede HERMANN
Professor, Institut für Ethnologie at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Migration, Ethnicity, Gender, Social Movement, Ethnopsychology, Cultural Transformation, Transculturation


Karin Louise HERMES
PhD Student, American Studies at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Youth, Urban Identity, Social Movement, Social Change, Self-Determination, Nationalism, Migration, Interethnic Relations, Identity, Ethnicity


Michael J. KOCH
Independent researcher at Taku‘ua Service, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Cultural Change, Decolonisation, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Scenography


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


Marilyn LASHLEY
Professor, Political Science at Howard University, United States

Administrative areas: Australia, Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand
Keywords: Governance, Indigenous Politics, Public Policies, Land Tenure, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Ethnicity, Social Justice Policy


Jacqueline LECKIE
Associate Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Colonialism, Migration, Agency, Diasporas, Ethnicity, Gender, History, Identity, Pacific Studies


Kealalokahi LOSCH
Associate Professor, Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Kapiʻolani Community College, United States

Administrative areas: Hawaii, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State)
Keywords: Ethnicity, Identity, Leadership, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Pacific Studies, Tattooing, Hapahaole


Anaïs MAURER
PhD Student, Department of French and Romance Philology & Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, United States

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Hawaii, Guam
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Politic, Postcolonial Literatures, Nuclear Issues, Nationalism, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Literatures, Decolonisation, Ecology, Ethnicity, Feminism


Debra MCDOUGALL
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Religion, Christianity, Political Economy, History, Language Change, Gender


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


Jonathon PRASAD
, Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Conceptual Model, Cultural Geography, Dance, Death and Bereavement, Diasporas, Epistemology


Geir Henning PRESTERUDSTUEN
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Psychology at University of Western Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Australia
Places: Fiji Islands
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Violence, Health, Monsters, Post-Colonialism, Christianity, Body, Violence


Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining


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


Ryan SCHRAM
Lecturer, Anthropology at University of Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Epistemology, Exchanges, Ethics, Environment, Ethnicity, Ethnomethodology


Hilke THODE-ARORA
Curator, Oceania at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, 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


Eilin Holtan TORGERSEN
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Cultural Change, Cultural Landscapes, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Disaster, Ecology, Environmental Anthropology, Epistemology, Ethnicity


Andreea Raluca TORRE
Lecturer, School of Government, Development and International Affairs at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Epistemology, Labour Mobility, Migration, Population and Development, Post-Colonialism


Frank WEIGELT
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Hamburg, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonialism, Conflict, Conflict Management, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage


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


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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.