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Ingrid AHLGREN
PhD Student, Resources, Environment and Development at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conservation, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Engaged Anthropology, Environment, Ethnobotany, First Contacts, Fisheries, Globalization


Guillaume ALEVEQUE
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut interdisciplinaire d'anthropologie du contemporain at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Personhood, Ritual, Social Movement, Post-Colonialism, Material Culture


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


Quentin ATKINSON
Associate Professor, School of Psychology at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Environment, Land Management, Social Network Analysis, Morality, Ritual


Pascale BONNEMÈRE
Senior Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Ritual, Gender, Kinship, Local/Folk Classification, First Contacts, Christianisation, Ethnobotany, Exchanges, Great-men Societies, Life-cycle Exchanges


Dominik BRETTEVILLE
Independent researcher

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


Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism


Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Lecturer, Anthropology Department / ADESS UMR CNRS 5185 at Université de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Technology, Kinship, Life-cycle Exchanges, Linguistic Anthropology, Names and Naming, Ritual, Social Change


Ludovic COUPAYE
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology at University College London, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Agriculture, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Art, Body Theory, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Complexity, Conceptual Model


Tony CROOK
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Knowledge, Secrecy, Ritual, Kinship, Gender, Horticulture, Mining, Climate Change, Pacific Regional Politics, Development


Laurent DOUSSET
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Australia, Vanuatu, Western Australia (Australia), Malampa (Vanuatu), Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Australia (country), Western Australia, Vanuatu, Malakula, Efate, Western Desert
Keywords: Uncertainty, Social Organization, Land Management, Ritual, Social Change, First Contacts, Environment, Digital Resources, Indigenous Politics, Personhood


Sebastien GALLIOT
Postdoctoral Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand, Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Technology, First Contacts, Art, Ritual, Social Change


Barbara GLOWCZEWSKI
Senior Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS, Collège de France and EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Australia, French Polynesia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Audiovisual and Media, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Disaster, Memory, Political Anthropology, Ritual, Sand-Drawing


Graeme HUMBLE
Associate Professor, School of Theology at Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Cultural Heritage, Fisheries, Identity, Mission History, Myth, Narratives, Religion, Ritual


Dan JORGENSEN
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Western Ontario, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Natural Resources, Political Ecology, Social Organization, Ritual, Christianity, Myth, Regional History, Mining, Mobile Telephony


Sean KINGSTON
, Sean Kingston Publishing at Sean Kingston Publishing, United Kingdom

Places: New Ireland province
Keywords: Art, Ritual, Publishing


Isabelle LEBLIC
Senior Research Fellow, LACITO at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Children, Citizenship, Cosmology, Cultural Technology, Development, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Fisheries, Globalization


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

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


Rena LEDERMAN
Professor, Anthropology Department at Princeton University, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Exchanges, Economic Anthropology, Political Process, Gender, Morality, Social Organization, Sorcery, Time, Ritual, Property


Lamont LINDSTROM
Professor, Anthropology at University of Tulsa, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Intellectual Property Rights, Indigenous Politics, Language Change, Linguistic Anthropology, Migration, Narratives, Personhood, Politics, Religion, Ritual


Marika MOISSEEFF
Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), South Australia
Keywords: Cosmology, Death and Bereavement, Emotions, Gender, Health, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Justice, Kinship, Landscape


Guillaume MOLLE
Research Fellow, Centre International de Recherche Archéologique sur la Polynesie (CIRAP) at University of French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Keywords: Cultural Landscapes, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Landscape, Polynesian Chiefdoms, Polynesian Languages, Religion, Ritual, Seascape, Social-ecological System, Techniques


John MORTON
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Central Australia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Religion, Myth, Ritual, Nationalism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


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


Emilie NOLET
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology (UFR 03) at University Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Development, Disaster, Fisheries, Local/Folk Classification, Natural Resources, Ritual, Social Organization, Regional History, Politics


Simonne PAUWELS
Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Maluku (Indonesia), Nusa Tenggara Timur (Indonesia)
Places: Melanesia, Fiji Islands, Lau archipelago, Taveuni, Lakeba
Keywords: Climate Change, Environment, First Contacts, Fisheries, Gender, Governance, Kinship, Ritual, Social Organization, Social Change


Nicolas PETERSON
Professor, School of Archaeology and Anthropology at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Social Change, Social Organization, Ritual, Photography, Land Tenure, Native Title, State, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations


Anthony J. PICKLES
Research Fellow, Division of Anthropology at Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Categorization, Complexity, Conceptual Model, Corruption, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance, Exchanges, First Contacts, History


Guido Carlo PIGLIASCO
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Fiji Islands, Beqa Island, Manihiki, Atiu, Tahaa, O'ahu, Savai'i, New Ireland province, Karawari/Arafundi
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Law and Culture, Narratives, Tourism, Intellectual Property Rights, Digital Resources, Art, Audiovisual and Media, Christianity, Ritual


Martin PRÉAUD
Postdoctoral Fellow, LAIOS, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Institutions et des Organisations Sociales at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Western Australia
Keywords: Indigenous Political Movements, Indigenous Politics, Law and Culture, Colonial Discourse, International Relationships, Governance, Exchanges, Landscape, Ritual, Performance


Hans REITHOFER
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Political Ecology, Sorcery, Social Change, Ritual, Religion, Mining, Big-manship


Sandra REVOLON
Lecturer, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Material Culture, Mode of Actions, Ritual, Perception, Seascape


Almut SCHNEIDER
Contractual researcher, Institue of Ethnology at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Ritual, Exchanges, Social Organization, Land Tenure, Gender, Life-cycle Exchanges, Plant Domestication, Social-ecological System


Gunter SENFT
Professor, Language and Cognition at MPI for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Death and Bereavement, Development, Emotions, Landscape, Linguistic Anthropology, Navigation, Perception, Poetics, Ritual


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


Adrian TANNER
Professor emeritus, Department of Anthropology at Memorial University, Canada

Administrative areas: Fiji, Eastern (Fiji)
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Colonialism, Domestic Space, Horticulture, Land Tenure, Myth, Native Title, Regional History, Ritual, Subsistence Economy


Borut TELBAN
Professor, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ritual, Personhood, Social Organization, Kinship, Linguistic Anthropology, Social Change, Christianisation, Cosmology, Poetics, Verbal Art


Anke TONNAER
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Tourism, Performance, Ritual, Post-Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Exchanges, Globalization, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Intersubjectivity, Anthropological Fieldwork


Eric VENBRUX
Professor, CPAS, Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies; Centre for Thanatology at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Death and Bereavement, Religion, Ritual, Art, Cultural Heritage


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 866 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 396 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 533 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 509 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.