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Reserachers working on KAVA (alphabetical order)
Apo APOROSA 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
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
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
Patrick NUNN Professor, Sustainability Research Centre at University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia Administrative areas: Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia Places: Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Palau, Niue, Samoa, Tonga Keywords: Climate Change, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Human Ecology, Indigenous Knowledge, Kava, Landscape, Myth, Religion And The Environment, Sustainable Development
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
Rachel E. SMITH Research Fellow, Social Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Shefa (Vanuatu), Penama (Vanuatu) Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila, Shepherd Islands, Other Vanuatu Islands Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Work, Life-cycle Exchanges, Kinship, Land Tenure, Labour Mobility, Christianity, Ritual And Religion, Ethics, Kava
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