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Lindy ALLEN
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


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


Camilla BORREVIK
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Palau, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Australia, Hawaii
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Climate Change Migration, Conservation, Cultural Change, Democracy, Diplomacy, Environment, Epistemology, Globalization


Roser BOSCH I DARNÉ
PhD Student, Humanities Department & University Institute of Culture at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Studies, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Museums, Post-Colonialism


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


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


S R Jan HASSELBERG
Independent researcher, Norway

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Photography, Visual Anthropology, History, Oro, Milne Bay


Allison JABLONKO
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Papua New Guinea, Jiwaka, Madang Province
Keywords: Ethnographic Filmmaking, Photography, Visual Anthropology, Dance, Education, Material Culture


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


Carol Elizabeth MAYER

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Knoweldge, Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Customary Law, Worldview, Visual Anthropology, Tapa, Sustainable Development


Lisa MCDONALD
PhD Student, Sainsbury Research Unit at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Intellectual Property Rights, Material Culture, Urbanization, Visual Anthropology


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

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Rapanui - 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


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


Mike POLTORAK
Lecturer, School of Anthropology and Conservation at University of Kent, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Pacific Media, Intersubjectivity, Ilness Experience, Mental Illness, Global Health, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Engaged Anthropology


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


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


Chelsea WENTWORTH
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


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1028 profiles, of which 517 are publicly accessible, while 511 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 596 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 560 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.