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, Bergen Pacific Studies; ECOPAS at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Development Studies, Gender Based Violence, Gender, Globalization, Indigenous Knowledge, Kastom, Pacific Studies

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

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Coastal Erosion, Development Studies, Governance, Environment, Politics, Sustainability, Development

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

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Development, Logging, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, Political Economy, Foreign Policy, Natural Resources

Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining

Associate Professor, Centre for Samoan Studies at National University of Samoa, Samoa

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Development Studies

Research Fellow, Graduate School of Management at University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Tonga
Keywords: Development Studies

Senior Lecturer, Pacific Studies, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Archaeobotany, Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Landscapes, Development Studies, Ethnobiology, Heritage Management, Landscape, Local Ecological Knowledge

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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 876 profiles, of which 472 are publicly accessible, while 404 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 536 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 517 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.