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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


Ola Gunhildrud BERTA
, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Kinship, Christianity, Egalitarianism, Cultural Change, Custom, Food and Nutrition, Globalization


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


Domenica Gisella CALABRÒ
Postdoctoral Fellow at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Identity, Cultural Change, Social Change, Cultural Heritage, Sport, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Politics, Engaged Anthropology


Viola CARMILLA
Independent researcher, Italy

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Change, Diasporas, Exchanges, Globalization, Life-cycle Exchanges, Literature, Migration, Post-Colonialism, Postcolonial Literatures, Power and Resistance


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


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


Ali CLARK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Art, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Custom, Cultural Change, Exhibitions, Material Culture, Museums


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


Roger Charles COWELL
Independent researcher, rccHorizonScanning (self-employed researcher-writer) at rccHorizonScanning, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Tongatapu (Tonga)
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Change, Oral History, Oral Tradition


John COX
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Class, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Democracy, Development, Development Media, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance


Kirsten Davies DAVIES
Lecturer, Dept of Environmental Sciences & Law School at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Sanma (Vanuatu), Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Vanuatu, New South Wales
Keywords: Social-ecological System, Population and Development, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Ecology, Higher Education, Heritage Management, Governance


Marie DURAND
Postdoctoral Fellow, Departement de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement at Musée du quai Branly, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Material Culture, Techniques, Value, Gender, Cultural Change, Museums


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


Ian Ludbrook GRANT
Senior Lecturer, Intercultural Studies at Harvest Bible College, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Religion, Big-manship, Leadership, Cultural Change, Contextualisation, Cultural Studies, Political Anthropology, Worldview, Christianity, Missiology


Daniela HEIL
Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology at University of Newcastle, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, New South Wales (Australia), Western Australia (Australia), Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Body, Chronic Illness, Cultural Change, Health, Indigenous Epistemology, Ilness Experience, Indigenous Politics, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Personhood, Medical Anthropology


Michael J. KOCH
Independent researcher at Taku‘ua Service, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Cultural Change, Decolonisation, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous Politics, Museums, Scenography


Oliver LUEB
Curator at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Germany

Keywords: Agency, Anthropological Fieldwork, Cultural Change, Cultural Renewal, Cultural Transformation, Custom, Identity, Material Culture, Museums, Performance


Michael MAIN
PhD Student, School of Culture, History & Language at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Change, Development, Social Change, Violence, Weapons, Mining and its Discontents, Materiality, Language Change, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights


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


Andrew MILLS
Research Fellow, Centre for Textile Conservation & Technical Art History, History of Art Department, School of Culture & Creative Arts at University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Change, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Semiotics, Tapa, Weapons, Violent Conflict


Richard MOYLE
Professor emeritus, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Cultural Change, Dance, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Language Documentation, Polynesian Languages, Ritual, Voyaging, Oral Tradition, Music


Diego MUÑOZ
Postdoctoral Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie, France

Administrative areas: Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Chili, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Keywords: Kinship, Land Dispute, Law and Culture, Migration, Regional History, Social Change, Social Organization, Tourism, Cultural Change, Diasporas


Patrick NUNN
Professor, Sustainability Research Centre at University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Palau, Niue, Samoa, Tonga
Keywords: Climate Change, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Human Ecology, Indigenous Knowledge, Kava, Landscape, Myth, Religion And The Environment, Sustainable Development


Min Yen ONG
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Music at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Applied Ethnomusicology, Agency, Oral Tradition, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage, Disaster, Feeling of Belonging, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Resilience, Song


Arno PASCHT
Research Fellow, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Political Anthropology, Leadership, Legal Pluralism, Cultural Change, Environment, Climate Change


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


Hilke THODE-ARORA
Curator, Oceania at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Niue, Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Indigenous Agency, Inter-ethnic Relations, Heritage Management, Ethnicity, Cultural Change, Transnationalism, Women's Associations, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Museums


Eilin Holtan TORGERSEN
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Cultural Change, Cultural Landscapes, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Disaster, Ecology, Environmental Anthropology, Epistemology, Ethnicity


Gabriele WEICHART
Senior Lecturer, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Change, Disaster, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Memory


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


Elisabeth WORLICZEK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Global Change and Sustainability at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Disaster, Interdisciplinarity, Migration, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Hazards, Social Change


Maria WRONSKA-FRIEND
Adjunct/associate Researcher, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Sandaun (Papua New Guinea), Jawa Tengah (Indonesia), Yogyakarta (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, West Sepik (Sandaun)
Keywords: Material Culture, Cultural Change, Technology, Art, Canoes, Voyaging, Museums, Textiles


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The database of experts counts today 867 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 397 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 533 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 509 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.