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Jocelyn AZNAR
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Malampa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Narratives, Literature, Language Documentation, Digital Resources, Linguistic Description, Nisvai Language


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


Niko BESNIER
Professor, Anthropology at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Tuvalu, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Sexuality, Globalization, Body Theory, Food and Nutrition, Sport, Morality, Christianity, Conflict, Economic Anthropology


Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Lecturer, Anthropology Department / ADESS UMR CNRS 5185 at Université de Bordeaux, France

Administrative areas: Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Cultural Technology, Kinship, Life-cycle Exchanges, Linguistic Anthropology, Names and Naming, Ritual, Social Change


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


Anne-Laure DOTTE
, Laboratoire Dynamique Du Langage (UMR 5596) at Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Ouvéa, New Caledonia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, French Overseas Territories, Language Change, Language Documentation, Language Policy, Language Shift, Linguistic Anthropology, Contact Linguistic


Volker HEESCHEN
Professor emeritus, Institut für Ethnologie at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Contemporary Literatures, Great-men Societies, History, Human Rights, Kinship, Language Documentation, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description


Darja HOENIGMAN
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Linguistics at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, East Sepik province, Karawari/Arafundi, Kanjimei, Meakambut
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Conflict, Myth, Secret Languages, Spirit Possession, Verbal Art, Traditional Ecological Knowledge


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


Isabelle LEBLIC
Senior Research Fellow, LACITO at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Children, Citizenship, Cosmology, Cultural Technology, Development, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Fisheries, Globalization


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


Kathleen RILEY
Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology at Queens College, United States

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Language Socialization, Language Change, Cultural Heritage, Food and Nutrition, Gender, Environment


Alan RUMSEY
Professor, Anthropology, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Intersubjectivity, Verbal Art, Political Process, Children


Bambi SCHIEFFELIN
Professor, Anthropology Department at New York University, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Intersubjectivity, Language Change, Language Socialization, Linguistic Anthropology, Personhood


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


Borut TELBAN
Professor, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Ritual, Personhood, Social Organization, Kinship, Linguistic Anthropology, Social Change, Christianisation, Cosmology, Poetics, Verbal Art


Nick THIEBERGER
Senior Research Fellow, School of Languages and Linguistics at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Vanuatu
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Language Documentation, Linguistic Anthropology, South Efate Language


Jean-Christophe VERSTRAETE
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics at University of Leuven, Belgium

Administrative areas: Australia, Queensland (Australia)
Places: Australia (area), Queensland
Keywords: Language Documentation, Linguistic Description, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Typology


Svenja VOELKEL
Associate Professor, Institute of Language Typology at University of Mainz, Germany

Administrative areas: Tonga, Australia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Kinship, Social Organization, Space, Possession


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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.