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Ron ADAMS
Senior Research Fellow, Graduate Research Centre at Victoria University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Tafea (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Christianisation, Cultural Change, Custom, Colonialism, Decolonisation, Epistemology, Historical Consciousness, History, Memory


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


Joshua A. BELL
Curator, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Materiality, Material Culture, Logging, Natural Resource Exploitation, Cultural Transformation, Colonialism, Visual Anthropology, Mobile Telephony, Museums, Historical Consciousness


Rainer F. BUSCHMANN
Professor, History at California State University Channel Islands, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Ethnographic Encounter, Historical Consciousness, Historical Imagination, History, Knowledge, Museums


Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism


Michael Barry DAVIS
Independent researcher, Sydney Environment Institute at Sydney University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Environment, Ethics, Ethnographic Encounter, Fisheries, First Contacts


Yannick ESSERTEL
Contractual researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Conceptual Model, Colonialism, Missiology, Indigenous Christianities


Patricia FIFITA
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Indigenous Epistemology, Colonialism, Biomedicine, Gender, Non Communicable Diseases, Political Economy, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Climate Change


Katharina Wilhelmina HASLWANTER
PhD Student, Ethnographic Museum at University of Zurich, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Indonesia, Papua (Indonesia)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Colonialism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Exchanges, Social Change, Technology, Museums, Visualization and Representation


Edwin JONES
PhD Student, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Colonialism, Intellectual Property Rights, Kava, Land Dispute, Names and Naming, Oral Tradition, Poetics, Political Economy


Jacqueline LECKIE
Associate Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Colonialism, Migration, Agency, Diasporas, Ethnicity, Gender, History, Identity, Pacific Studies


Carol MACLENNAN
Professor, Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University, United States

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Colonialism, Cultural Landscapes, Natural Resource Exploitation, Political Ecology, Water Resources


Denis MONNERIE
Professor, Institut d'ethnologie + Laboratoire CREDO CNRS Marseille at Université de Strasbourg, France

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


Hermann MUECKLER
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Historical Imagination, Mission History, Post-Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, Colonialism, Conflict Management, Cultural Studies, History, Material Culture, Peace And Conflict


Jude PHILP
Curator, Macleay Museum at Sydney University Museums, Australia

Places: Torres Strait, Western Province (Fly), National Capital District, Central
Keywords: Agency, Christianity, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations, History, Indigenous Christianities, Mission History, Museums, Photography


Max QUANCHI
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Australia, New Caledonia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Colonialism, First Contacts, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Photography, Visualization and Representation


Hélena REGIUS
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Custom, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Missiology, Museums, Textiles / Fibre Arts


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


Dominik SCHIEDER
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences at University of Siegen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa
Places: Fiji Islands, Samoa
Keywords: Migration, Social Organization, Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Complexity, Conflict


Adrian TANNER
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


Upolu Luma VAAI
Senior Lecturer, HoD Theology and Ethics Department at Pacific Theological College, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa, Tokelau, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, Pacific Relational Hermeneutics, Relational Theology, Relational Ethics, Pacific Epistemology, Climate Change, Colonialism, Economy And Justice


Frank WEIGELT
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


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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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.