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Curator, Humanities, Anthropology at Museums Victoria, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Museums, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Visual Anthropology, Material Culture, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Cultural Technology, Applied Anthropology, Agency

Joseph Martin CHEER
Lecturer, National Center for Australian Studies + Australia & International Tourism Research Unit at Monash University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Politic, Cultural Geography, Cultural Change, Development, Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Land Tenure

PhD Student, Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement, Développement GRED (UMR 220) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: New Caledonia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conservation, Marine Biodiversity, Governance, Environment, Public Policies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Globalization, Applied Anthropology, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations

Michelle DYER
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University, Sweden

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Feminism, Gender, Indigenous Epistemology, Land Tenure, Natural Resource Exploitation, Political Ecology, Resilience

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

Associate Professor, Discipline of Anthropology and Sociology at University of Western Australia, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Western Australia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Law and Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity, Dreams

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

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Body, Gender, Ilness Experience, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Medical Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Engaged Anthropology

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

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

Associate Professor, Centre for Samoan Studies at National University of Samoa, Samoa

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Development Studies

Assistant Professor, LPED - Laboratoire Population Environnement Développement at Aix-Marseille University, IRD (France), France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Gender, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Family Planning, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sex Workers, Youth, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

PhD Student, Centre Norbert Elias at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology Of Sciences, Applied Anthropology, Conservation, Decolonisation, Environment, Forestry, Political Anthropology, Public Policies, Rural Development, State

Adjunct/associate Researcher, The Cairns Institute and the College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Audiovisual and Media, Photography, Senses, Visualization and Representation, Sensory Ethnography

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

Assistant Professor, Human Relations, Sociology and Anthropology at High Point University , United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Children, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Gardens, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Urbanization, Visual Anthropology, Mothering

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 876 profiles, of which 472 are publicly accessible, while 404 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 536 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 517 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.