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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


Mark William BUSSE
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Western (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Intellectual Property Rights, Museums, Kinship, Material Culture


Thomas DICK
PhD Student, School of Arts and Social Science at Southern Cross University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Sanma (Vanuatu), Torba (Vanuatu), Malampa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Water Music, Agency, Audiovisual and Media, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Production, Creativity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Development Media, Diasporas, Ethnographic Filmmaking


Miranda FORSYTH
Research Fellow, SSGM at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Development, Intellectual Property Rights, Sorcery, Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Conflict Management, Non-state Justice System


Michael GOLDSMITH
Associate Professor, Anthropology Programme at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Tuvalu
Places: Tuvalu
Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Citizenship, Colonial Discourse, Democracy, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Governance, Intellectual Property Rights, Media And National Identity, Mission History


Judith HANNOUN
Chief Librarian/Archivist, Maison Asie-Pacifique at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Library, Electronic Resources, Intellectual Property Rights


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

Administrative areas: Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia)
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Cultural Heritage, Diasporas, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Language Change, Local/Folk Classification, Material Culture, Mediation, Performance, Intellectual Property Rights


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


Jari KUPIAINEN
Senior Lecturer, Media at Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands), Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Audiovisual and Media, Agency, Christianisation, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Complexity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Production


Régis LAFARGUE

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conflict, Ecology, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Dispute, Land Tenure, Law and Culture, Legal Pluralism, Intellectual Property Rights, Dispute Resolution


James LEACH
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Ethnobotany, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Material Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity


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


Grant MCCALL
Other staff, Department of Anthropology at University of Sydney, Australia

Administrative areas: Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Coconut, Bureaucratization, Colonial Imagination, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Inter-ethnic Relations, Kinship


Lisa MCDONALD
PhD Student, Sainsbury Research Unit at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Intellectual Property Rights, Material Culture, Urbanization, Visual Anthropology


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


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


Amiria SALMOND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Gisborne (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropology of Ontology, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Transformation, Digital Resources, First Contacts, Intellectual Property Rights, Kinship, Law and Culture, Museums


Monika STERN
Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Art, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Digital Resources, Exchanges, Identity, Intellectual Property Rights, Property, Social Change, Youth


Toon VAN MEIJL
Professor, Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies - Dept. of Anthropology and Development Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Corporations, Cultural Heritage, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Intellectual Property Rights, Land Dispute


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 854 profiles, of which 464 are publicly accessible, while 390 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 531 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 497 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.