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Tomi BARTOLE
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Categorization, Christianisation, Complexity, Cosmology, Custom, Development, Epistemology, Feeling of Belonging, Indigenous Politics


Giovanni BENNARDO
Professor, Department of Anthropology at Northern Illinois University, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Comparative Studies, Kinship, Knowledge, Language, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Semantics-Pragmatics, Social Network Analysis, Social Organization


Dominik BRETTEVILLE
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Ritual, Language, Ceremonial discourse


Pefi KINGI
PhD Student at Victoria University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Niue, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Climate Change Migration, Community Development, Decolonisation, Development, Ethics, Human Rights, Justice, Language, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Social Change


John Dominic LYNCH
Professor emeritus, Faculty of Arts, Law and Education at University of the South Pacific

Administrative areas: Tafea (Vanuatu), Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Contact Linguistic, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Language, Language Change, Language Documentation, Language Shift, Linguistic Reconstruction, Hitorical-Comparative Linguistics


John Joseph MCCAFFERY
Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland at Uniservices Consultancy Ltd, New Zealand

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Kiribati, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Education, Education Policy, Language Policy, Language Shift, Language-Culture-Cognition, Polynesian Languages, Pacific Studies, Language, Literacy, Bilingual/Immersion Education


Denis MONNERIE
Professor emeritus, Laboratoire LinCS UMR 7069 CNRS Université de Strasbourg at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Names and Naming, Performance, Political Anthropology, Resilience, Ritual Studies, Social Change, Society


Franca TAMISARI
Associate Professor, Dept. of Humanities at Ca' Foscari University of Vencie, Italy

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Milingimbi, Galuwin'ku, Ramingining, Gapuwiyak
Keywords: Cosmology, Dance, Education, Gender, Indigenous Politics, Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Tourism, Ritual


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1217 profiles, of which 585 are publicly accessible, while 632 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 726 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 613 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.