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Giovanni BENNARDO
Professor, Department of Anthropology at Northern Illinois University, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Comparative Studies, Kinship, Knowledge, Language, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Semantics-Pragmatics, Social Network Analysis, Social Organization


Rudy BESSARD
Research Fellow, Montesquieu Center of Political Researches / Governance and Insular Development Laboratory at University of Bordeaux / University of French Polynesia, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Climate Change, Citizenship, Democracy, Globalization, Governance, Political Process, Regional Integration, Politics, Social-ecological System


Carola BETZOLD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Coastal Erosion, Development Studies, Governance, Environment, Politics, Sustainability, Development


Valerie BOLL
Independent researcher, Anthropology at South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Queensland (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country)
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Climate Change, Cognitive Anthropology, Conservation, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Ethnobotany, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Land Management


Agnes BRANDT
Other staff at European Parliament, Belgium

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Biculturalism, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Feminism, Gender, Identity, Indigenous Epistemology, Inter-ethnic Relations, Relatedness


Jenny BRYANT-TOKALAU
Associate Professor, Te Tumu, School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Development, Environment, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Poverty, Social Change, Urbanization


Guigone CAMUS
PhD Student, EHESS Paris (Iris), France

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Hawaii, New Caledonia
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Myth, Land Tenure, History, Environment, Climate Change, Diasporas, Conflict, Christianisation, Art


Emilie CHEVALIER
PhD Student, GEOLAB at University of Limoges, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Australia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, French Overseas Territories, Migration, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Space


John COX
Research Fellow, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Class, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Democracy, Development, Development Media, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance


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


Frederick H. DAMON
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Virginia, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Australia (area), Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Climate Change, Complexity, Death and Bereavement, Ecology, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Exchanges, Kula, Mortuary Rites


Kirsten Davies DAVIES
Lecturer, Dept of Environmental Sciences & Law School at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Sanma (Vanuatu), Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Vanuatu, New South Wales
Keywords: Social-ecological System, Population and Development, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Ecology, Higher Education, Heritage Management, Governance


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


Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi 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


Elodie FACHE
Postdoctoral Fellow, UMR GRED (Gouvernance, Risque, Environment, Development) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Fiji, Eastern (Fiji)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country), Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Fiji Islands, Lomaiviti archipelago, Gau
Keywords: Environment, Development, Sustainability, Conservation, Land Management, Sea Management, Small-scale Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas, Governance, Climate Change


Hannah FAIR
PhD Student, Geography at University College London, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Keywords: Climate Change, Social Movement


Alison FLEMING
Independent researcher, European Programme at Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Sustainability, Social-ecological System, Resilience, Pacific Regional Politics, Natural Resources, Land Tenure, Interdisciplinarity


A. Rowan GARD
PhD Student, Center for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Hawaii, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Fiji, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cosmology, Ecology, Environment, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Public Art


Elfriede HERMANN
Professor, Institut für Ethnologie at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Migration, Ethnicity, Gender, Social Movement, Ethnopsychology, Cultural Transformation, Transculturation


Rebecca HOFMANN
, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at LMU Munich, Germany

Administrative areas: Chuuk (Federated States of Micronesia), Guam
Keywords: Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Cosmology, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Land Tenure, Migration, Natural Hazards, Social-ecological System


Edvard HVIDING
Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Bergen Pacific Studies at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Western (Solomon Islands), Hawaii, Cook Islands
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, New Georgia Islands, Marovo Lagoon, New Georgia, Vangunu, Nggatokae
Keywords: Social Organization, Epistemology, Environment, Climate Change, Fisheries, Religion, Political Ecology, Indigenous Political Movements, Logging, Ethnographic Filmmaking


Sergio JARILLO
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Anthropology at American Museum of Natural History, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Material Culture, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Climate Change, Christianity, Art, Cosmology, Cutural Change, Emotions, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Museums


Wolfgang KEMPF
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Christianity, Diasporas, Biographic Research, Memory, Religion, Performance, Migration, Power and Resistance


Silja KLEPP
Senior Research Fellow, Research Center for Sustainability Studies at University of Bremen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati, Vanuatu, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Cutural Change, Eco-anthropology, Environment, Epistemology, Governance, Labour Mobility, Legal Pluralism, Neo-Colonialism


Hervé Raimana LALLEMANT-MOE
Other staff, Law at University of French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Disaster, Ecology, Environment, Governance, Political Ecology, Sustainability


Guillaume LE PORT
Independent researcher, Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands), Tongatapu (Tonga), Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Ecology, Fisheries, French Overseas Territories, Marine Biodiversity, Natural Hazards, Social-ecological System, Tourism, Coastal Erosion


Esméralda LONGÉPÉE
, PhD, Insitute of Littoral and Environnement - LIENSs UMR 7266 at University of La Rochelle, France

Administrative areas: Kiribati
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Resilience, Social-ecological System, Natural Hazards, Climate Change, Rural / Urban Atolls, Conceptual Model, Complexity, Natural Resources, Land Tenure, Environment


Anke MOESINGER
PhD Student, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia, Rendova, Lokuru, Polynesia, Bougainville province, Buka, Takuu
Keywords: Climate Change, Environment, Natural Resources, Local/Folk Classification, Social Change, Political Ecology, Perception, Social Organization, Small-scale Fisheries, Local Ecological Knowledge


Carlos MONDRAGON
Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge


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


Arnaud NOURY
Independent researcher, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, Climate Change, Cosmology, Digital Resources, Myth, History, Austronesian Prehistory, Pacific Studies, Ritual Studies


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


Arno PASCHT
Lecturer, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at University of Cologne, Germany

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Political Anthropology, Leadership, Legal Pluralism, Cultural Change, Environment, Climate Change


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


Cecilie RUBOW
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Administrative areas: Cook Islands
Keywords: Climate Change


Roy SMITH
Senior Lecturer, Dept of International Studies at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Tuvalu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Citizenship, Climate Change, Conflict, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Globalization, Migration, Nuclear Issues


Bratrud TOM
PhD Student, Department of Social Anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Malampa (Vanuatu), Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Morality, Social Change, Social Organization, Complexity, Politics, Climate Change, Cosmology, Christianity, Sorcery


Upolu Luma VAAI
Senior Lecturer, HoD Theology and Ethics Department at Pacific Theological College, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa, Tokelau, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, Pacific Relational Hermeneutics, Relational Theology, Relational Ethics, Pacific Epistemology, Climate Change, Colonialism, Economy And Justice


Damien VALLOT
PhD Student, Laboratoire LAM - UMR CNRS 5115 at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Tuvalu, Funafuti (Tuvalu), Kiribati, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand), Wellington (New Zealand)
Places: Kiribati, Gilbert Islands, Tarawa, Tuvalu
Keywords: Climate Change, Citizenship, Diasporas, Migration, Governance, Identity, International Relationships, Perception, Public Policies, Agenda Building


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


Joeli VEITAYAKI
Associate Professor, School of Marine Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa, Vanuatu, Palau, Kiribati, Niue, Marshall Islands, Nauru, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Hawaii
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Cultural Geography, Fisheries, Natural Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainability


Gabriele WEICHART
Senior Lecturer, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Change, Disaster, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Memory


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


Elisabeth WORLICZEK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Global Change and Sustainability at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Disaster, Environment, Interdisciplinarity, Migration, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Hazards


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These persons have defined 499 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

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