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Ingrid AHLGREN
PhD Student, Resources, Environment and Development at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conservation, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Engaged Anthropology, Environment, Ethnobotany, First Contacts, Fisheries, Globalization


Annette BRECKWOLDT
Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Sciences, Social-Ecological Systems Analysis at Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany

Administrative areas: Hawaii, Fiji
Places: Fiji Islands, Hawai'i (US State)
Keywords: Customary Law, Ecology, Interdisciplinarity, Marine Biodiversity, Natural Resources, Oceans, Perception, Seascape, Small-scale Fisheries, Social-ecological System


Mia BROWNE
PhD Student, Center for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Polynesia
Keywords: Knowledge, Gardens, Ethnobotany, Christianity, Gender, Conservation, Development, Natural Resources


Jenny BRYANT-TOKALAU
Associate Professor, Te Tumu, School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Development, Environment, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Poverty, Social Change, Urbanization


Sophie CAILLON
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


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


Dan JORGENSEN
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Western Ontario, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Natural Resources, Political Ecology, Social Organization, Ritual, Christianity, Myth, Regional History, Mining, Mobile Telephony


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


Matthias KOWASCH
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Regional Science at University of Graz, Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conflict, Development, Education, Governance, Indigenous Political Movements, Identity, Land Tenure, Mining, Post-Colonialism, Political Ecology


Pierre-Yves LE MEUR
Senior Research Fellow, Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement, Développement GRED (UMR 220) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Political Anthropology, Mining, Conflict, Environment, Applied Anthropology, Natural Resources, Place-making, Sovereignty


Esméralda LONGÉPÉE
, PhD, Insitute of Littoral and Environnement - LIENSs UMR 7266 at University of La Rochelle, France

Administrative areas: Kiribati
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Resilience, Social-ecological System, Natural Hazards, Climate Change, Rural / Urban Atolls, Conceptual Model, Complexity, Natural Resources, Land Tenure, Environment


Billie Jane LYTHBERG
Research Fellow, Mira Szaszy Research Centre for Maori and Pacific Economic Development at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Diasporas, Economic Anthropology, First Contacts, Local Nomenclature, Material Culture, Museums, Natural Resources


Anke MOESINGER
PhD Student, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany at University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia, Rendova, Lokuru, Polynesia, Bougainville province, Buka, Takuu, Tetepare, Munda
Keywords: Climate Change, Natural Resources, Social Change, Political Ecology, Perception, Social Organization, Small-scale Fisheries, Local Ecological Knowledge, Local/folk Taxonomy, Coral Reef Ecology


Gordon NANAU

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Conflict, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Inter-ethnic Relations, Land Tenure, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Resources


Mélissa NAYRAL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales., France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
Keywords: Conflict, Conservation, Development, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Political Ecology


Emilie NOLET
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology (UFR 03) at University Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Development, Disaster, Fisheries, Local/Folk Classification, Natural Resources, Ritual, Social Organization, Regional History, Politics


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


Katherine SAMMLER
PhD Student, School of Geography at The University of Arizona, United States

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Fiji
Keywords: State, Spatial Theory, Social-ecological System, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Movement, Political Ecology, Oceans, Natural Resources, Legal Geography, Interdisciplinarity


Andrea SEELENFREUND
Professor, Escuela de Antropología at Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano, Chile

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Cultural Studies, Cultural Heritage, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Ethnobotany, Genetic Diversity, Genetic Resources, Natural Resources, Plant Domestication, Tapa


Ivo Soeren SYNDICUS
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Maynooth University, Ireland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Higher Education, Education, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Differentiation, Development, Law and Culture, Social Change, Personhood, Indigenous Politics, Identity


Lauric THIAULT
PhD Student, Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: French Polynesia, Chili
Keywords: Complexity, Ecology, Natural Resources, Social-ecological System, Small-scale Fisheries, Vulnerability, Sustainability, Conservation


Annick THOMASSIN
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology/Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at McGill University/Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Bureaucratization, Fisheries, Neo-Colonialism, Political Ecology, Political Economy, Property, Self-Determination, Social-ecological System, Natural Resources, Torres Strait


Toon VAN MEIJL
Professor, Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies - Dept. of Anthropology and Development Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Corporations, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Intellectual Property Rights, Land Dispute


Joeli VEITAYAKI
Associate Professor, School of Marine Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa, Vanuatu, Palau, Kiribati, Niue, Marshall Islands, Nauru, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Hawaii
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Cultural Geography, Fisheries, Natural Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainability


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 855 profiles, of which 466 are publicly accessible, while 389 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 534 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 500 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.