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Michaela APPEL
Curator, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Indonesia
Places: Australia (area), Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State), Cook Islands
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, History, Oral Tradition, Ritual, Indigenous Agency


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


Alan JONES
Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Emotion Terminology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Linguistic Reconstruction, Myth, Morality, Narratives, Custom


Michael J. KOCH
Independent researcher, Germany

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Cultural Change, Decolonisation, Ethnobotany, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous Politics, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Description, Museums


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


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


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


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 766 profiles, of which 442 are publicly accessible, while 324 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 508 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 484 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.