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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


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


Emma GILBERTHORPE
Senior Lecturer, International Development at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Cultural Transformation, Engaged Anthropology, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Kinship, Extractive Industry - Mining And Oil


Elfriede HERMANN
Professor, Institut für Ethnologie at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Migration, Ethnicity, Gender, Social Movement, Ethnopsychology, Cultural Transformation, Transculturation


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


Oliver LUEB
Curator at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Germany

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


Anna PAINI
Associate Professor, Culture e Civiltà (CuCi) at Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, iles Loyaute (New Caledonia)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Cultural Transformation, Textiles, Christianisation, Colonial Discourse, Agency


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


Katerina TEAIWA
Senior Lecturer, HoD of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Phosphate, Dance, Mining and its Discontents, Landscape, Cultural Studies, Cultural Transformation, Resilience, Environment, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Globalization


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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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 866 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 396 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.