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Ron ADAMS
Senior Research Fellow, Graduate Research Centre at Victoria University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Tafea (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Christianisation, Cultural Change, Custom, Colonialism, Decolonisation, Epistemology, Historical Consciousness, History, Memory


Guillaume ALEVEQUE
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut interdisciplinaire d'anthropologie du contemporain at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Cultural Heritage, First Contacts, Identity, Personhood, Ritual, Social Movement, Post-Colonialism, Material Culture


John BARKER
Professor, Anthropology at University of British Columbia, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Art, Christianisation, Christianity, Colonial Imagination, Conservation, Cultural Heritage, Environment, First Contacts, Forestry, Historical Imagination


Tomi BARTOLE
Research Fellow, Institute for Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Categorization, Christianisation, Complexity, Cosmology, Custom, Development, Epistemology, Feeling of Belonging, Indigenous Politics


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


Guigone CAMUS
Independent researcher, University of French Polynesia, France

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


Yannick ESSERTEL
Contractual researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Conceptual Model, Colonialism, Missiology, Indigenous Christianities


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


Michael GOLDSMITH
Associate Professor, Anthropology Programme at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Tuvalu
Places: Tuvalu
Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Citizenship, Colonial Discourse, Democracy, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Governance, Intellectual Property Rights, Media And National Identity, Mission History


Justine GUITTONNY CAPPELLI
PhD Student, French Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Mission History, Mission Publishing, Christianisation, Christianity, First Contacts


Graeme HUMBLE
Associate Professor, School of Theology at Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Cultural Heritage, Fisheries, Identity, Mission History, Myth, Narratives, Religion, Ritual


Jari KUPIAINEN
Senior Lecturer, Media at Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands), Western (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Audiovisual and Media, Agency, Christianisation, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Complexity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Production


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


Roger Ivar LOHMANN
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at Trent University, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Sandaun (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, West Sepik (Sandaun)
Keywords: Christianisation, Conflict Management, Cosmology, Death and Bereavement, Dreams, Ethnopsychology, Language Documentation, Memory, Myth, Religion


Anne-Sylvie MALBRANCKE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Development, Christianisation, Great-men Societies, Gender Violence


Gwendoline MALOGNE-FER
Postdoctoral Fellow, Groupe Sociétés religions laïcité at EPHE/CNRS, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Zealand, Cook Islands
Keywords: Religion, Social Change, Migration, Gender, Christianisation, Audiovisual and Media, Mission History


Denis MONNERIE
Professor, Institut d'ethnologie + Laboratoire DynamE CNRS MISHA Strasbourg at Université de Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Names and Naming, Performance, Political Anthropology, Resilience, Ritual Studies, Social Change, Society


Richard MOYLE
Professor emeritus, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Cultural Change, Dance, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Language Documentation, Polynesian Languages, Ritual, Voyaging, Oral Tradition, Music


Anna PAINI
Associate Professor, Culture e Civiltà (CuCi) at Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, iles Loyaute (New Caledonia)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Cultural Transformation, Textiles, Christianisation, Colonial Discourse, Agency


Julia RATZMANN
Other staff, Pacific Information Desk at Centre for Mission, Partnership and Development, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Christianisation, Conflict, French Overseas Territories, Land Dispute, Logging, Mining, Museums, Nuclear Issues, Tourism


Hélena REGIUS
Independent researcher

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Colonialism, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Heritage, Custom, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Missiology, Museums, Textiles / Fibre Arts


Hans REITHOFER
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Political Ecology, Sorcery, Social Change, Ritual, Religion, Mining, Big-manship


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


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


I'u TUAGALU
Senior Lecturer, Student Learning Centre: Puna Aronui at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Samoa, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga
Keywords: Cognitive Anthropology, First Contacts, Exchanges, Cosmology, Colonial Literature, Christianity, Christianisation, Myth, Personhood, Ritual Studies


Dariusz ZDZIECH
Adjunct/associate Researcher, President at Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Research Association, Poland

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Kiribati, Hawaii
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Citizenship, Coconut, Development, Food and Nutrition, First Contacts, Governance, History, Identity, Library


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Some figures...

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.