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Reed ADAM
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Institution, Law and Culture, Urban, Migration


Jennifer CORRIN
Professor, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, New Caledonia, Niue, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Law and Culture, Human Rights, Dispute Resolution, Land Tenure


Melissa DEMIAN
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Anthropology at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Justice, Law and Culture


Katie GLASKIN
Associate Professor, Discipline of Anthropology and Sociology at University of Western Australia, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Western Australia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Law and Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity, Dreams


Michael GODDARD
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: History, Kinship, Law and Culture, Cosmology, Social Organization


Pei-yi GUO
Research Fellow, Institute of Ethnology at Academia Sinica (Taiwan), Taiwan

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Malaita (Solomon Islands)
Places: Micronesia, Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Malaita
Keywords: Local Currency, Land Dispute, Law and Culture, Historical Imagination, Landscape, Disaster


Ulf JOHANSSON DAHRE
Associate Professor, Department of social anthropology at Lund university, Sweden

Administrative areas: Hawaii, New Zealand
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Law and Culture, Tourism, Water Resources, Social Movement


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


Kun-hui KU
Associate Professor, Institute of Anthropology at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Borneo, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Customary Law, Democracy, Ethnicity, Indigenous Political Movements, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Law and Culture, Leadership


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


Stephanie LUSBY
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Class, Community Development, Dispute Resolution, Family Planning, Feminism, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Inequality, Interdisciplinarity, Intergenerational Equity


Diego MUÑOZ
Postdoctoral Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie, France

Administrative areas: Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia, Chili, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Keywords: Kinship, Land Dispute, Law and Culture, Migration, Regional History, Social Change, Social Organization, Tourism, Cultural Change, Diasporas


Guido Carlo PIGLIASCO
Adjunct Professor, 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


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


Benedicta ROUSSEAU
Lecturer, Anthropology Programme at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Disaster, Economic Anthropology, Leadership, Law and Culture, Morality, Sovereignty, Urban Identity, Elections, Kastom, Infrastructure


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


JC SALYER
Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department and Human Rights Program at Barnard College, Columbia University, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Human Rights, Law and Culture, Migration


Richard SCAGLION
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Pittsburgh, United States

Administrative areas: Australia, Galapagos (Ecuador), Hawaii, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Conflict, Law and Culture, Ecology, Complexity


Dr. Joanna SIEKIERA
Independent researcher, Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Regionalism, Regionalisation, Regional Organisations, Law and Culture, International Relationships, Governance, Pacific Regional Politics, Public Policies


Ann Marilyn STRATHERN
Professor emeritus, Social Anthropology at Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands
Keywords: Gender, Law and Culture, Visualization and Representation, Urbanization, Social Organization, Personhood, Life-cycle Exchanges, Exchanges, Colonial Discourse


Ivo Soeren SYNDICUS
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Maynooth University, Ireland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Higher Education, Education, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Differentiation, Development, Law and Culture, Social Change, Personhood, Indigenous Politics, Identity


James WEINER
Contractual researcher at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Myth, Place, Social-ecological System, Native Title, Verbal Art, Law and Culture


Margaretha WEWERINKE-SINGH
Lecturer, School of Law at University of the South Pacific, Vanuatu

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Human Right To A Healthy Environment, Human Rights, Human Rights And Environmental Studies, Climate Change Migration, Climate Policy, Intergenerational Equity, International Relationships, Statehood, Sustainable Development


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The database of experts counts today 924 profiles, of which 493 are publicly accessible, while 431 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 562 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 533 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.