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Pascale BONNEMÈRE
Senior Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Ritual, Gender, Kinship, Local/Folk Classification, First Contacts, Christianisation, Ethnobotany, Exchanges, Great-men Societies, Life-cycle Exchanges


Viola CARMILLA
Independent researcher, Italy

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Change, Diasporas, Exchanges, Globalization, Life-cycle Exchanges, Literature, Migration, Post-Colonialism, Postcolonial Literatures, Power and Resistance


Sophie CHAVE-DARTOEN
Associate Professor, Anthropology Department / Passagess UMR CNRS 5319 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


Elisabetta GNECCHI-RUSCONE
Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Scienze Umane per la Formazione at Università di Milano Bicocca, Italy

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Northern (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Christianisation, Colonial Discourse, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Domestic Space, First Contacts, Identity, History, Life-cycle Exchanges


Stéphanie LECLERC-CAFFAREL
Contractual researcher, Anthropology Department, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Agency, Art, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Museums, Body, Ceremonial discourse, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Culture-nature Relations, Custom


Anthony J. PICKLES
Research Fellow, Division of Anthropology at Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Big-manship, Categorization, Complexity, Conceptual Model, Corruption, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance, Exchanges, First Contacts, History


Almut SCHNEIDER
Contractual researcher, Institue of Ethnology at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands (Papua New Guinea), Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Ritual, Exchanges, Social Organization, Land Tenure, Gender, Life-cycle Exchanges, Plant Domestication, Social-ecological System


Alice SERVY
Assistant Professor, LPED - Laboratoire Population Environnement Développement at Aix-Marseille University, IRD (France), France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Gender, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Family Planning, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sex Workers, Youth, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)


Rachel E. SMITH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology at Stanford University, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Shefa (Vanuatu), Penama (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Port Vila, Shepherd Islands, Other Vanuatu Islands
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Morality, Work, Life-cycle Exchanges, Kinship, Land Tenure, Labour Mobility, Development, Christianity, Ritual And Religion


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


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The database of experts counts today 1032 profiles, of which 518 are publicly accessible, while 514 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 598 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 564 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.