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ORAL TRADITION


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Michaela APPEL
Curator, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Indonesia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State), Cook Islands
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, History, Oral Tradition, Ritual, Indigenous Agency


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

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


Sebastian T. ELLERICH
Lecturer, Musicological Department at University of Cologne, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Bislama, History, Identity, Indigenization, Kava, Language Ideology, Music, Music and Languages, Nationalism


Judy Selk FLORES
Adjunct/associate Researcher, RFT-Micronesian Area Research Center at University of Guam, Guam

Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Art, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Material Culture, Oral Tradition, Regional History, Sustainable Tourism


Edwin JONES
PhD Student, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Colonialism, Intellectual Property Rights, Kava, Land Dispute, Names and Naming, Oral Tradition, Poetics, Political Economy


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


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


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


Mette RAMSTAD
Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Lifeviews, Faculty of Education at Østfold University College, Norway

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Hawai'i (US State), Society Islands, Tuamotus, Austral Islands, New Zealand
Keywords: Religion, Spirituality, Education, Education Policy, Oral Tradition, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Renewal, Indigenous Christianities, Dance, Performance


Ralph REGENVANU
Independent researcher, Parliament of Vanuatu at Parliament of Vanuatu, Vanuatu

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Penama (Vanuatu), Sanma (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu), Tafea (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila
Keywords: Agenda Building, Art, Bislama, Bureaucratization, Class, Community Development, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Corruption, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 766 profiles, of which 442 are publicly accessible, while 324 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 508 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 484 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.