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Giovanni BENNARDO
Professor, Department of Anthropology at Northern Illinois University, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Comparative Studies, Kinship, Knowledge, Language, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Semantics-Pragmatics, Social Network Analysis, Social Organization


Eveline DÜRR
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology of Tourism, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Change, Eco-anthropology, Ethnographic Encounter, Globalization, Identity, Indigenous Mobility


A. - [Chris]tina ENGELS-SCHWARZPAUL
Professor, School of Art and Design at Auckland University of Technology - Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Samoa, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Audiovisual and Media, Performance, Possession, Post-Colonialism, Spatial Theory, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Epistemology, Decolonisation, Exhibitions


Claudia GUALTIERI
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities (Dept. of Studies in Language Mediatiton and Intercultural Communication) at The University of Milan, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Rights Of The Unborn And Future Generations, Anti-colonial, Cultural Studies, Spatial Theory, Postcolonial Literatures, Neo-Colonialism, Interdisciplinarity, Human Rights, Heritage, Colonial Discourse


Helene MARTINSSON-WALLIN
Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Campus Gotland at Uppsala University, Sweden

Administrative areas: Samoa, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Galapagos (Ecuador)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage, Heritage Management, Material Culture, Migration, Polynesian Chiefdoms, Post-Colonialism, Spatial Theory


Jonathon PRASAD
, Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Conceptual Model, Cultural Geography, Dance, Death and Bereavement, Diasporas, Epistemology


Amiria SALMOND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Ontology, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Transformation, Digital Resources, First Contacts, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Law and Culture, Museums


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


Borut TELBAN
Professor, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ritual, Personhood, Social Organization, Kinship, Linguistic Anthropology, Social Change, Christianisation, Cosmology, Poetics, Verbal Art


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The database of experts counts today 1035 profiles, of which 521 are publicly accessible, while 514 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 600 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 570 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.