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Apo APOROSA
Research Fellow, Anthropology Department/School of Psychology at The University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Development Studies, Education, Kava/Yaqona, Cognition, Health, Applied Anthropology, Community Development, Cultural Studies, Customary Law, Decolonisation


Apo APOROSA
Research Fellow, Anthropology at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Diasporas, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Post-Colonialism, Spirituality, Kava, Indigenous Substances/medicines, Identity


Pauline McKenzie AUCOIN
Research Fellow, Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Administrative areas: Fiji, Western (Fiji)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Gender, Language Ideology, Performance, Power and Resistance, Social Studies of Knowledge, Space, Religion


Agnes BRANDT
Other staff at European Parliament, Belgium

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Biculturalism, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Indigenous Epistemology, Inter-ethnic Relations, Relatedness


Domenica Gisella CALABRÒ
Lecturer, Gender Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

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


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


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


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


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


Edmond FEHOKO
PhD Student, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Models, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Knowledge, Interdisciplinarity, Pacific Epistemology, Pacific Studies


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


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


Irene Karongo HUNDLEBY
PhD Student, Department of Music at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Malaita (Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Epistemology, Ethics, Indigenous Epistemology, Cultural Heritage, Music, Dance, Song, Organology


Simon KENEMA
Postdoctoral Fellow, ADRAS Research Project on Small Scale Mining In Bougainville at Griffith University/ANU, Australia

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Dispute Resolution, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Mining, Social Change


Pefi KINGI

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Niue
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Women's Associations, Youth, Indigenization, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous Mobility, Indigenous Inquiry, Informal Education, Children


Ruth KROLZIG
, Institue of Ethnology at Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Melanesia
Keywords: Tourism, Kinship, Relatedness, Urban Identity, Cosmology, Perception, Anthropology of Ontology, Knowledge, Law and Culture, Spirituality


Carlos MONDRAGON
Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge


Moana NEPIA
Assistant Professor, Center for Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Body Theory, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Creativity, Dance, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Performance


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


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


Andreea Raluca TORRE
Lecturer, School of Government, Development and International Affairs at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ethnicity, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Epistemology, Labour Mobility, Migration, Population and Development, Post-Colonialism


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The database of experts counts today 942 profiles, of which 495 are publicly accessible, while 447 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 571 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 541 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.