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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


Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism


Françoise DOUAIRE-MARSAUDON
Professor emeritus, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Justice, Kinship, Indigenous Politics, Christianity, Mission History, Regional History, Gender


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


Franziska A. HERBST
Research Fellow, Department of Palliative Medicine at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Biomedicine, Medical Technology, Health, Ilness Experience, Relatedness, Personhood, Chronic Illness, Body, Agency


Anna-Karina HERMKENS
Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Indonesia, Maluku Utara (Indonesia), Papua (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Madang (Papua New Guinea), North Solomons (Papua New Guinea), Northern (Papua New Guinea), Central (Papua New Guinea), Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Keywords: Art, Mission History, Personhood, Religion, Violence, Gender, Gender Violence, Material Culture, Tapa


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


Thorgeir KOLSHUS
Associate Professor, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Politics, Christianity, Gender, Mission History


Sylvie LARGEAUD-ORTEGA
Associate Professor, English literature and culture at University of French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Engaged Anthropology, First Contacts, Francophone Literatures, Gender


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


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


Andrew MILLS
Research Fellow, Centre for Textile Conservation & Technical Art History, History of Art Department, School of Culture & Creative Arts at University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, Fiji
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Art, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Change, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Semiotics, Tapa, Weapons, Violent Conflict


Hermann MUECKLER
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Historical Imagination, Mission History, Post-Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, Colonialism, Conflict Management, Cultural Studies, History, Material Culture, Peace And Conflict


Jude PHILP
Curator, Macleay Museum at Sydney University Museums, Australia

Places: Torres Strait, Western Province (Fly), National Capital District, Central
Keywords: Agency, Christianity, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Culture-nature Relations, History, Indigenous Christianities, Mission History, Museums, Photography


Deborah VAN HEEKEREN
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianity, History, Language Change, Mission History, Myth, Names and Naming


Fanny Wonu VEYS
Curator at Museum van Nationaal Wereldculturen - National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Australia
Places: Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Art, Exhibitions, First Contacts, Heritage, Indigenous Christianities, Material Culture, Mission History, Museums, Tapa, Visual Anthropology


Gilles VIDAL
Lecturer, Institut Protestant de Théologie at Faculté de Montpellier, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Mission History, Ritual Studies, Social Change, Religion, French Overseas Territories


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 859 profiles, of which 469 are publicly accessible, while 390 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 529 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 501 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.