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Richard Michael ('Mike') BOURKE
Associate Professor, College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Climate Change, Farming Systems, Food and Nutrition, Gardens, Horticulture, Subsistence Economy, Techniques, Taro, Sweet Potato

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

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

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Knowledge, Secrecy, Ritual, Kinship, Gender, Horticulture, Mining, Climate Change, Pacific Regional Politics, Development

Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge

Professor, Institut d'ethnologie + Laboratoire DynamE CNRS MISHA Strasbourg at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Names and Naming, Performance, Political Anthropology, Resilience, Ritual Studies, Social Change, Society

Professor emeritus, Department of Anthropology at Memorial University, Canada

Administrative areas: Fiji, Eastern (Fiji)
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Colonialism, Domestic Space, Horticulture, Land Tenure, Myth, Native Title, Regional History, Ritual, Subsistence Economy

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

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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.