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Astrid ANDERSON
Librarian/Archivist, Library of Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Vokeo
Keywords: Adoption, Kinship, Place, Land Management, Landscape, Symbolism, Body, Library


Salhia BEN-MESSAHEL
Senior Lecturer at University Lille 3 , France

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Diasporas, Environment, Historical Imagination, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Landscape, Literature, Narratives, Place


Sophie CAILLON
Research Fellow, UMR 5175 CEFE Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Torba (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanua Lava, Mota Lava
Keywords: Agriculture, Environment, Land Management, Natural Resources, Seed Circulation, Agrobiodiversity, Local/Folk Classification, Local Nomenclature, Social Network Analysis, Coconut


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


Christian DÖHLER (DOEHLER)
PhD Student, School of Culture, History and Language at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Environment, Language Documentation, Language Change, Language Shift, Language Socialization, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description, Myth, Music and Languages


Eveline DÜRR
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology of Tourism, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Change, Eco-anthropology, Ethnographic Encounter, Globalization, Identity, Indigenous Mobility


Alice FROMONTEIL
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Verbal Art, Poetics, Oral Tradition, Oral History, Myth, Migration, Memory, Literacy, Landscape


Lara GIORDANA
Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Culture, Politica e Società at University of Turin, Italy

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Nord (New Caledonia)
Places: Belep Islands
Keywords: Creativity, Environment, Gardens, Landscape, Place, Personhood, Sociality, Relatedness


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


Craig LIND
Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Gender, Intersubjectivity, Landscape, Memory, Migration, Mission History, Museums, Perception, Personhood, Religion


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


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


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


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


Katerina TEAIWA
Senior Lecturer, HoD of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Phosphate, Dance, Mining and its Discontents, Landscape, Cultural Studies, Cultural Transformation, Resilience, Environment, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Globalization


Frank THOMAS
Senior Lecturer, Pacific Studies, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Archaeobotany, Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Landscapes, Development Studies, Ethnobiology, Heritage Management, Landscape, Local Ecological Knowledge


Dr. Kerstin J. S. WERLE

Administrative areas: Federated States of Micronesia
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Children, Emotions, Gender, Landscape, Women's Associations


Johanna Louise WHITELEY
PhD Student, Anthropology at London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Isabel (Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Land Tenure, Landscape, Local/Folk Classification, Mission History, Matrilineal Kinship, Custom, Cosmology, Anthropology of Ontology, Religion


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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.