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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


Jacqueline HAZEN
PhD Student, Anthropology at New York University, United States

Administrative areas: Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia), Guam
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Cultural Production, Mediation, Language Ideology, Diasporas, Materiality, Cultural Heritage, Performance, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Indigenous Knowledge, Intellectual Property Rights


Stéphanie LECLERC-CAFFAREL
Contractual researcher, Anthropology Department, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Art, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Museums, Body, Ceremonial discourse, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Culture-nature Relations, Custom


Erna LILJE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Material Culture, Materiality, Museums, Agency, Indigenous Agency, Techniques, Textiles / Fibre Arts


Michael MAIN
PhD Student, School of Culture, History & Language at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Change, Development, Social Change, Violence, Weapons, Mining and its Discontents, Materiality, Language Change, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights


Stephen WICKLER
Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Sciences at Tromsø University Museum, University of Tromsø, Norway

Administrative areas: Australia, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Heritage, Heritage Management, Materiality, Museums, Inter-ethnic Relations


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1039 profiles, of which 521 are publicly accessible, while 518 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 601 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 573 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.