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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


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


Keith DIXON
, Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Kiribati
Places: Kiribati, Nikunau, Tarawa, Canterbury, New Zealand
Keywords: Accounting, Critical History, Indigenous Agency, Migration, Diasporas


Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Culture and Communication Studies at Waseda University, Japan

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga, New Zealand, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Micronesia, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Self-Determination, World War II, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Studies, Critical History, Commemoration, Gender, Sexuality


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


Ruth KROLZIG
, Institue of Ethnology at Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Australia (area), Arnhem Land, Melanesia
Keywords: Tourism, Kinship, Relatedness, Urban Identity, Cosmology, Perception, Anthropology of Ontology, Knowledge, Law and Culture, Spirituality


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


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


Hilke THODE-ARORA
Curator, Oceania at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Niue, Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Indigenous Agency, Inter-ethnic Relations, Heritage Management, Ethnicity, Cultural Change, Transnationalism, Women's Associations, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Museums


Eilin Holtan TORGERSEN
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Cultural Change, Cultural Landscapes, Culture-nature Relations, Dance, Disaster, Ecology, Environmental Anthropology, Epistemology, Ethnicity


Frank WEIGELT
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Hamburg, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonialism, Conflict, Conflict Management, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 867 profiles, of which 470 are publicly accessible, while 397 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.