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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

Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Western (Solomon Islands), Hawaii, Cook Islands, Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, New Georgia Islands, Marovo Lagoon, New Georgia, Vangunu, Nggatokae
Keywords: Social Organization, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Climate Change, Indigenous Political Movements, Ethnobiology, Art, Dance, Performance, Diplomacy


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

, Switzerland

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

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

Tuomas Aku Wiljami TAMMISTO
PhD Student, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Environment, Exchanges, Land Tenure, Logging, Place, Political Ecology, Statehood, Work, Conservation, Corporations

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 876 profiles, of which 472 are publicly accessible, while 404 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 536 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 517 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.