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European Society for Oceanists 2017 Conference


Plenary Sessions
Opening Keynote : “Nesor Annim, Niteikapar (Good Morning, Cardinal Honeyeater)”: Indigenous reflections of Pacific women and environment


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Keynote 2: Dialogue between Art and Academia


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Keynote 3: One thousand and one coconuts: growing memories in Southern New Guinea


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Sir Raymond Firth Memorial Lecture: The Capitalism of Chambri Cosmology


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Keynote 4: Futures Past


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Closing Roundtable: Experiencing Pacific Environments in the 21st Century – Political Perspectives


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General Meeting of ESfO


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Parallel Sessions

Panel 1: Indigenising and decolonising the teaching of Pacific histories (Session 1)
Harald Werber, Ato'ese Morgan Tuimaleali'ifano
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Panel 2: Transformative appropriations and iconic power in the Pacific (Session 2)
A. - [Chris]tina Engels-Schwarzpaul
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Panel 3: Challenges to sustainable land and marine-based livelihood systems in the Pacific (Session 3)
Foale Simon, George Nicolas Curry, Gina koczberski, Frank Thomas
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Panel 4: Adapting Oceania? Scrutinizing the concepts, culture and politics of climate change adaptation in Oceania (Session 4)
Carola Betzold, Silja Klepp, Arno Pascht, Patrick Nunn
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Panel 5: Natural disasters in Oceania (Session 5)
Chris Ballard, Maëlle Calandra, Siobhan McDonnell, Benedicta Rousseau
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Panel 6: Collecting human-environment relations in the Pacific (Session 6)
Stefanie Belharte, Christine Kocher Schmid
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Panel 7: Bridewealth and the productive and reproductive autonomy of women in the Pacific (Session 7)
Christine Jourdan, Karen Sykes
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Panel 8: Quantitative data or analysis to answer anthropological questions: advantages and disadvantages (Session 8)
Sophie Caillon, Catherine Sabinot
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Panel 9: Place(s)for innovation? Enduring and changing materials in the Pacific (Session 9)
Stéphanie Leclerc-Caffarel, Marie Durand
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Panel 10: The Pacific Ocean as a new frontier? (Session 10)
Elodie Fache, Pierre-Yves Le Meur, Estienne Rodary
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Panel 11: Giving up naturalism or towards a social complexity shared with animals (Session 11)
Florence Brunois-Pasina, Anne Di Piazza
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Panel 12: Haunted Pacific (Session 12)
Roger Ivar Lohmann
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Panel 13: Genealogical methods: Kinship as practical ontology (Session 13)
Anne Salmond, Amiria Salmond, Billie Jane Lythberg, Dan Hikuroa, Conal McCarthy, Albert Refiti
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Panel 14: Experiencing Pacific environments through the sustainable commercialization of customary lands (Session 14)
Tagaloatele Peggy Fairbairn Dunlop, Jenny Bryant-Tokalau, IATI IATI
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Panel 15: New challenges, new boundaries: the adaption of anthropology (Session 15)
Emma Gilberthorpe
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Panel 16: Alternative socialities in and beyond Oceania (Session 16)
Dominik Schieder, Daniela Kraemer
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Panel 17: Barkcloth in Pacific environments (Session 17)
Fanny Wonu Veys, Andy Mills
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Panel 18: Pacific worlding and the ʻephemerally concrete’ (Session 18)
Patricia Fifita, Lelemia Irvine, Lea Lani Kinikini Kauvaka
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Panel 19: Māori landscapes and culturescapes (Session 19)
Marama Muru-Lanning
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Panel 20: Political landscapes in Melanesia today (Session 20)
Priscila Santos da Costa, Ivo Soeren Syndicus
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Panel 21: Responses to environment in distress: Community-based social protection and climate change in the Pacific (Session 21)
Steven Ratuva , Joeli Veitayaki
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Panel 22: Housing futures in Oceania (Session 22)
Barbara Anne Andersen
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Panel 23: The Pacific lost and found: Old and new archival environments and the structuring of Pacific worlds (Session 23)
Rainer F. Buschmann, Marc Tabani
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Panel 24: Museums and Pacific environments (Session 24)
Hilke Thode-Arora, Michaela Appel
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Panel 25: Museums as “Engineered” Environments – A Dialogic Approach to Researching Museum Collections (Session 25)
Elizabeth Bonshek, Lindy Allen
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Panel 26: Transforming the social? The ‘home side’ of gender and mobility in Oceania (Session 26)
Evelyn Marsters, Sina Emde
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Panel 27: Sailing into the future: revisiting canoes of Oceania (Session 27)
Maria Wronska-Friend
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Panel 28: Kuleana - A moral responsibility to re-examine Hawaiian histories (Session 28)
Lorenz Rudolf Gonschor, Karin Louise Hermes
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Panel 29: Tourism development and cultural landscapes in Oceania: Critical interdisciplinary responses (Session 29)
Joseph Martin Cheer
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Panel 30: Field research as a gendered practice: Nominal men, sexless persons, and the myth of neutral gender relations in Melanesia (Session 30)
Susanne Kuehling, Isabelle Leblic
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