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Julie ADAMS
Senior Research Fellow, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, New Zealand, Vanuatu
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Museums, Material Culture, Art, Anthropological Fieldwork


Michaela APPEL
Curator, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Indonesia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State), Cook Islands
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, History, Oral Tradition, Ritual, Indigenous Agency


Eddy BANARE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, C.N.E.P (Centre des Nouvelles Etudes sur le Pacifique EA 4242) at Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Library, Historical Imagination, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Anti-colonial, Social Change, Francophone Literatures, Perception


John BARKER
Professor, Anthropology at University of British Columbia, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Christianisation, Christianity, Colonial Imagination, Conservation, Cultural Heritage, Environment, First Contacts, Forestry, Historical Imagination


Valerie BOLL
Independent researcher, Anthropology at South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Queensland (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country)
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Climate Change, Cognitive Anthropology, Conservation, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Ethnobotany, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Management


Georges BUREAU
Independent researcher, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Northland (New Zealand), Australia, Northern Territory (Australia)
Keywords: Art, Media And National Identity, Post-Colonialism, Visualization and Representation, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Public Art


Guigone CAMUS
Independent researcher, EHESS Paris (Iris), France

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Hawaii, New Caledonia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Myth, Land Tenure, History, Environment, Climate Change, Diasporas, Conflict, Christianisation, Art


Aurélie CONDEVAUX
Associate Professor, EIREST (Interdisciplinary Research Team on Tourism) at University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Gender, Identity, Tourism, Politics, Citizenship, Democracy, Diasporas


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


Jessica DE LARGY HEALY
Research Fellow, Department of Research and Higher Education - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Musée du quai Branly, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Victoria and Bass Strait Islands
Keywords: Audiovisual and Media, Cosmology, Art, Digital Resources, Kinship, Material Culture, Mobile Telephony, Religion and the Media, Ritual Studies


Gaëtan DESO
PhD Student, CRISES E.A. 4424 – Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires en Sciences humaines et Sociales at Université Paul-Valéry de Montpellier, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, French Polynesia, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, French Overseas Territories, Museums, Post-Colonialism


Francoise DUSSART
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of Connecticut, United States

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Ceremonial discourse, Gender, Health, Chronic Illness, Christianity, Citizenship, Religion and the Media, Land Tenure


Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Culture and Communication Studies at Waseda University, Japan

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga, New Zealand, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Micronesia, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Self-Determination, World War II, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Studies, Critical History, Commemoration, Gender, Sexuality


Andrea EIMKE
PhD Student, CoLab at AUT Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Creativity, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Technology, Feeling of Belonging, Identity, Material Culture, Place, Space, Tapa


Viviane FAYAUD
Independent researcher, Centre d'histoire des sociétés, des sciences et des conflits at Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Australia, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Cultural Studies, Visualization and Representation, Photography, Nationalism, Memorial Diplomacy, Media And National Identity, Imagology, Drawing, Feeling of Belonging


Judy Selk FLORES
Adjunct/associate Researcher, RFT-Micronesian Area Research Center at University of Guam, Guam

Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Art, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Material Culture, Oral Tradition, Regional History, Sustainable Tourism


Sebastien GALLIOT
Postdoctoral Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand, Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Technology, First Contacts, Art, Ritual, Social Change


Elisabetta GNECCHI-RUSCONE
Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Scienze Umane per la Formazione at Università di Milano Bicocca, Italy

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Northern (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Christianisation, Colonial Discourse, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Domestic Space, First Contacts, Identity, History, Life-cycle Exchanges


Anna-Karina HERMKENS
Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Indonesia, Maluku Utara (Indonesia), Papua (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea), North Solomons (Papua New Guinea), Northern (Papua New Guinea), Central (Papua New Guinea), Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Art, Mission History, Personhood, Religion, Violence, Gender, Gender Violence, Material Culture, Tapa


Edvard HVIDING
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


Sergio JARILLO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Anthropology at American Museum of Natural History, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Material Culture, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Climate Change, Christianity, Art, Cosmology, Cutural Change, Emotions, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Museums


Christian KAUFMANN
Independent researcher, Sainsbury Research Unit at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: East Sepik province, Malakula Island, Ambrym Island
Keywords: Art, Cultural Technology, Cultural Heritage


Sean KINGSTON
, Sean Kingston Publishing at Sean Kingston Publishing, United Kingdom

Places: New Ireland province
Keywords: Art, Ritual, Publishing


Jari KUPIAINEN
Senior Lecturer, Media at Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands), Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Audiovisual and Media, Agency, Christianisation, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Complexity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Production


Florence LAMY
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, French Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Anthropological Field Records, Art, Body Theory, Conservation, Material Culture, Cultural Technology


Géraldine LE ROUX
Lecturer, Department of Ethnology at Université de Bretagne Occidentale , France

Administrative areas: Australia, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Diasporas, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Performance, Post-Colonialism


James LEACH
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Ethnobotany, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Material Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity


Stéphanie LECLERC-CAFFAREL
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Department, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Art, First Contacts, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Museums, Body, Ceremonial discourse, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Culture-nature Relations


Diane LOSCHE
Senior Lecturer, Art&Design at University of New South Wales, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Archives, Art, Colonial Literature, Gender, Museums, Ritual And Religion, History, Historical Imagination


Andrew MILLS
Research Fellow, Centre for Textile Conservation & Technical Art History, History of Art Department, School of Culture & Creative Arts at University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Change, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Semiotics, Tapa, Weapons, Violent Conflict


Moana NEPIA
Assistant Professor, Center for Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Body Theory, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Creativity, Dance, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Performance


Arnaud NOURY
Independent researcher, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, Climate Change, Cosmology, Digital Resources, Myth, History, Austronesian Prehistory, Pacific Studies, Ritual Studies


Catherine PELLINI
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Decolonisation, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Post-Colonialism, Urban, Visual Anthropology, Art, Biculturalism


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


Guido Carlo PIGLIASCO
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Fiji Islands, Beqa Island, Manihiki, Atiu, Tahaa, O'ahu, Savai'i, New Ireland province, Karawari/Arafundi
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Law and Culture, Narratives, Tourism, Intellectual Property Rights, Digital Resources, Art, Audiovisual and Media, Christianity, Ritual


Michael Clifford QUINNELL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Cultural Environments QMS at Queensland Museum, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Museums, Rock Art, Torres Strait, Typology, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Tapa, Native Title, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Ethnographic Encounter


Ralph REGENVANU
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


Lisa RENARD
PhD Student, UMR 7367 Dynamiques européennes at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Wellington (New Zealand), Bay of Plenty (New Zealand), Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Exchanges, Museums, Property, Natural Resources, Mediation, Kinship, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, International Relationships


Teri SOWELL
Lecturer, Visual Arts Department at University of California San Diego, United States

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Samoa, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Gender, Religion, Body Theory, Ritual Studies


Monika STERN
Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Art, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Digital Resources, Exchanges, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Property, Social Change, Youth


Eric VENBRUX
Professor, CPAS, Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies; Centre for Thanatology at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Death and Bereavement, Religion, Ritual, Art, Cultural Heritage


Fanny Wonu VEYS
Curator at Museum van Nationaal Wereldculturen - National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Australia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Exhibitions, First Contacts, Heritage, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Tapa, Visual Anthropology


Gabriele WEICHART
Senior Lecturer, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Change, Disaster, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Memory


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


Maria WRONSKA-FRIEND
Adjunct/associate Researcher, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Sandaun (Papua New Guinea), Jawa Tengah (Indonesia), Yogyakarta (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, West Sepik (Sandaun)
Keywords: Material Culture, Cultural Change, Technology, Art, Canoes, Voyaging, Museums, Textiles


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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.