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Sémir AL WARDI
Associate Professor, Laboratoire Gouvernance et Développement Insulaire at Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Colonialism, Democracy, Foreign Policy, French Overseas Territories, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Pacific Regional Politics, Political Culture


Ruci Mafi BOTEI
PhD Student, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Marshall Islands
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Cutural Change, Epistemology, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, World Heritage


Tony CROOK
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


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


Hugh GOVAN

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Galapagos (Ecuador)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Eco-anthropology, Environment, Fisheries, Gender Violence, Land Tenure, Oceans, Non Communicable Diseases, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Small-scale Fisheries, Public Policies


Andreas HOLTZ
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Fiji, Australia, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Nauru
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Governance, Indigenous Politics, International Relationships, Mining, Pacific Regional Politics, Political Economy, Regional Integration, Security, Sub-regionalism


Tarcisius KABUTAULAKA
Associate Professor, Center for Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Development, Logging, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, Political Economy, Foreign Policy, Natural Resources


Pefi KINGI

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Niue
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Women's Associations, Youth, Indigenization, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous Mobility, Indigenous Inquiry, Informal Education, Children


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


Joanna SIEKIERA
PhD Student, Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Regionalism, Regionalisation, Regional Organisations, Law and Culture, International Relationships, Governance, Pacific Regional Politics, Public Policies


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 862 profiles, of which 469 are publicly accessible, while 393 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 529 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 501 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.