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Name
WS
  Title of paper
Abstract
  Date, Time  
     
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
     
Allen Abramson
10Fi
  Yaqona, Alive and Signifying: Transformations and Inventions of Kava in Eastern Fiji
     
     
Ron Adams
3a
Re-framing the Subject: Forming and Transforming Identity on Tanna, Vanuatu
 
 
Keith Barber
9
  "Bugiau Village": An Urban Settlement in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
     
     
Thomas Bargatzky
3b
'To be Like God': Reflections on the Nature of the Samoan Matai
 
 
Alban Bensa
4
Kanak Cultural Resistances and Innovations: The Tjibaou Center of Noumea, New Caledonia
 
 
Christine Binder-Fritz
3a
Ethics and Resources of Research on Traditional Therapies in Aotearoa/New Zealand
 
 
Senka Bozic-Vrbancic
7
  Gordian Knot of Fantasies: Cultural Contact Between Maori and Croats in New Zealand
     
     
Philip Leslie Cass
2
'Rot bilong kago, rot bilong independants?' The Colonial
Press and Early Cargo Cults in Melanesia
 
 
Annabel Chanteraud
7
The Widespread Democratisation of Kava Use in Vanuatu During the 80's
 
 
Hart Cohen > CV
6
  The Culture of Property: Indigenous Images and Moral Rights in a Digital World
  Mr. Strehlow's Films - Film session plus discussion
     
     
Chloe Colchester
3b
Translating Things: T-Shirts and Humour in South Auckland
 
 
Viviane Cretton
10Fi
Negociating with Tradition or the tabua Presentations at the Core of the Fijian Crisis (May 2000)
 
 
Tony Crook
6
Transactions in Perpetual Motion
 
 
Paul D'Arcy
10Mi
Leaky Boundaries: Micronesia and the Myth of Cultural Distinctiveness
 
 
Brigitte Derlon-Lavollée & Monique Jeudy-Ballini
1
Resentations of Authencity among Collectors of Primitive Art
 
 
Dorothea Deterts
3b
Social Reproduction and Social Transformation in Kanak Gift-Exchange, New Caledonia
 
 
Michael Dickhardt
10Fi
Ko Viti na qele mai Iteni: On the Spatial Dimension of
Historical Practice in Fiji
 
 
Heinz C. Dosedla
9
Between Rain Magic and Global Climate Collapse. Three Decades of Environmental Awareness among the Ndemboka,W.H.P./PNG
 
 
Annette Dusel
6
'Tourism Can't Destroy Our Culture...' - Local Voices on Tourism in Papua New Guinea
 
 
Francoise Dussart > CV
3a
The Restructuring of Gender, Kinship and Personhood in Neo-Colonial Australia
 
 
Prof. Junko Edo
7
Kanak Identity Claim in New Caledonia
 
 
Sebastian Ellerich
10Fi
"Traditional Roots" in International Economy - The
yaqona-Economy in Fiji and its Problems and Efforts before the Last Coup in 2000
 
 
Sina Emde
10Fi
From the World Wide Web to Village Rumours - Forms of (Mis)Information and Propaganda During the 'Fiji Coup' 2000
 
 
Rory Ewins
4
Linking the Islands: Pacific Implications of the Web
 
 
Elsa Faugère
8
  Methodological Questions: How to Study Objects in Anthropology?
     
     
Katarina Ferro
6
  Treaty Rights – The Endless Fights between Law and Governmental Policies
     
     
Thomas K. Fitzgerald
3a
The Hair-Cutting Ceremony Re-visited: Functions in a Modern Context
 
 
Judy S. Flores
10Mi
Valuables from the Past as Articulated by Contemporary Chamorros of the Mariana Islands
 
 
Natacha Gagné
3a
Being Comfortable? Identifying as Maori and Living in Auckland
 
 
Don Gardner
5
Ethnonyms, Cultural Pacitices and Process in the Northern Ok Region of PNG
 
 
Haidy Geismar
6
National and Traditional Copyright in Vanuatu: A Progress Report
 
 
Barbara Glowczewski-Barker
4
'The Spirit of Anchor': Thinking History in the Yolngu System of Knowledge, North Australia
  The Spirit of Anchor - Film Session
 
 
Elisabetta Gnecchi-Ruscone
1
  From New Guinea 1872 to Genova 2004: Recovering the D'Albertis Collection
     
     
Michael Goddard & Deborah van Heekeren
3a
United and Divided: Comparative Notes on Christianity and Tradition in Two Papua New Guinea Socities
 
 
Michael Goldsmith
7
Culture For and Against: Some Pattern of 'Culturespeak' in New Zealand
 
 
Lorenz Gonschor > CV
7
Anti-Colonial Nationalism and Cultural Identity in French Polynesia
 
 
Michael John Gunn
3b
New Ireland - Cultural Continuities
 
 
Pei-yi Guo
5
'Community of Communities':Rethinking 'Community' in Langalanga, Solomon Islands
 
 
Berit Gustafsson
3b
Wantokism in Modern Society - Security or Exploitation?
 
 
Thomas G. Harding
5
  A Century of Socio-Economic Change in the Agerlep Islands (New Britain)
     
     
Marianne Hartan
9
Knowledge and Agriculture in the Cook Islands
 
 
Volker Heeschen
7
Autodesignation - or the Limits of Understanding
 
 
Elfriede Hermann
10Fi
Ethnic Identity as a Reconfigured Resource: Banaban Strategies in Today's Fiji
 
 
Ingjerd Hoem
5
Agency and Identification in Tokelau Institutions
 
 
Alan Howard
4
Facilitating Indigenous Community on the Internet: the Rotuma Case
 
 
Elise Huffer & Ropate Qalo
8
  Have We Been Thinking Upside Down? The Emergence of Pacific Theoretical Thought
     
     
Judith Huntsman > CV
2
Tokelau Exodus 1852: Through Several Lenses
 
 
Rolf Husmann & Tyrone Laurenson
4
  "Samoa Hardly Ever Changes..." Ethnographic Film and Change - An Etic and an Emic View. (4)
  Destination Samoa - Film Session
 
 
Mark Jackson
8
  Placement and Displacement: Oceania as a Critical Construction
     
     
Philip Jones
4
  A Distributed Collection: Australian Aboriginal Ethnographica in European Museums
     
     
Verena Keck
3a
Illness of a Person - Illness of a Place? Competing Scientific Hypotheses and Local Interpretations of Neurodegenerative Diseases in Guam
 
 
Wolfgang Kempf
2 +
10Fi
Reticulations of Biography and Colonial History.The Life of a Local Leader in PNG (2)
The Art of Ethnic Identity: Banaban Performance and Politics in Fiji (10Fi)
     
 
Stefanie Klappa > CV
9
  Local knowledge about the environment for development — or local knowledge about development for the environment?
     
     
Regina Knapp
8
'It's PNG Taim': Perspectives of Intercultural Understanding
 
 
Michael Koch
4
  Modern Legends – Identity and Poetry in the Marquesas Islands
     
     
Susanne Kuehling
1 + 10Mi
Dobu: A Paranoid culture? (1)
Place and Person (10Mi)
 
 
Jari Kupiainen
4
Internet and the Translocal Communal Networks in Melanesia
 
 
Jacqueline Leckie
3a
Modernity and the Management of Madness in Colonial Fiji
 
 
Erich Lehner & Andrea Rieger & Ulrike Herbig
8
  Documenting the Architectural Heritage in Samoa and Fiji - An Interdisciplinary Approach
     
     
John Liep
3b
Pacific Potlatchization: Traditional Exchanges as Modern Consumerism
 
 
Judith Macdonald
2
'Anglicans Are the Least Troublesome': Christianity in Tikopia
 
 
Dimitri Margaritis & John Gibson
8
Intra-Household Resource Allocations and Economics of Size: Evidence from Papua New Guinea
 
 
Kelly G. Marsh-Kautz
10Mi
Hayi hao? Who Are You? Diversifying Guam's Indigenous and Multi-Cultural/Ethnic Community in History Texts
 
 
Grant McCall
1+3a
Rapanui Diaspora (1)
Struggles in Modernity (3a)
 
 
Luciano Minerbi
8
Theory and Practice of Participatory Action Research (PAR) in the Hawaiian Islands
 
 
Beatriz Moral
10Mi
What Anthropology is Good for Micronesia?
 
 
John Morton
4+7
'Such a man would Find Few Races Hostile': Imagining Dialogue between Experts and Aborigines in the Museum (4)
Abortive Redemption? The Idea of Indigenous Tradition in Australian Reconciliation (7)
     
 
Mark Mosko
3b+6
"Self-evident Chiefs": Transactions of Chiefly Inheritance among North Mekeo (PNG) (3b)
Totem and Transaction: Ritual, Intellectual Property, Agency and the Mekeo Concept of "Auafangai" (6)
     
 
Andrew Moutu
6
Property Debate and the Crisis of Imagination
 
 
Jenny Newell
9
Of Guava, Goats and Gardens - Recovering Histories of Ecological Change
 
 
Yoshitaka Ota
3b
Fishing and Modernity - Transformation of Traditional Fishing Practice in Palau, Micronesia
 
 
Anna Paini
2
Re-Dressing Signs and Designs: Kanak Women and La Robe Mission in Lifou, New Caledonia
     
 
Sophia Pale
1
The Rise and the Fall of Oceania Studies in Russia
 
 
Arno Pascht
3a
Change of Land Tenure in Rarotonga
 
 
Carmen C.H. Petrosian-Husa
10Mi
Power and Authority among the Rei Metau, Outer Islands of Yap
 
 
Anton Ploeg
1
Life and Work of Sibbele Hylkema, a Franciscan Priest
 
 
Nancy Pollock
9
  Pathways to Compensation for Nuclear Testing in the Pacific
     
     
Michael Poltorak
8
Tevolo and the Politics of Interpretation in Tonga
 
 
Nina Poneleit
7
Building Bridges - Representing Place as the Politics of Identity: The Case of Hindmarsh Island Bridge, South Australia
 
 
Lola Quan-Bautista
5
Cultural Notions of Contemporary Mobility
 
 
Paul Rainbird
10Mi
Covering, Recovering and Uncovering Micronesia: Some Thoughts on Fluid Boundaries and Area Studies
 
 
Jorun Braeck Ramstad
4
Representations at Work: Maori Responses to "Once Were Warriors"
 
 
Steven Ratuva
10Fi
  Bullets and Bulletins: Re-Thinking Social and Participatory Research in Fiji's Conflict Situation
     
     
Hans Reithofer
2
Proud of the Present, Ashamed of the Past? The Somaip Way of Becoming Christians
 
 
Jan Rensel
10Fi
The Changing Anthropological Enterprise: A Century of Research in Rotuma
 
 
Marta Rohatynskyj
8
Ethnographic Research: The Mimicry of Knowing
 
 
Anna Lisa Runarsdottir
3b
Modern Living: Houses and Change in the Kingdom of Tonga
 
 
Jacqueline Ryle
10Fi
  Redefining Christianity and Tradition - Pentecostalism in Fiji
     
     
Anette Schade
10Fi
  Experiencing Difference - Women’s Involvement in Pentecostalist/Evangelical Churches in Urban Fiji (Suva)
     
     
Georg Schifko  
  Mokomokai and Cannibalism - A Case Study on Jules Verne's Representation of the Maori in his Literary Work
     
     
Markus Schindlbeck
1
Latte Stones and Carabaos - Collecting in Hybrid Cultures
 
 
Penelope Schoeffel + Malama Meleisea
6
Leadership and the Impacts of Migration on a Samoan Village 1976-2000
 
 
Ingfrid Schuetz-Mueller
1
  The Discovery of the Pacific Islands: The Impact on German Culture and Literature.
     
     
Ruth Iris Schumacher
9
Aspects of Acceptance and Adaption of Innovations within Traditional Horticultural Systems of the PNG Highlands
 
 
Michael William Scott
3a
Present Primordialities: The Post-Colonial Landscape in Arosi (Solomon Islands)
 
 
Teri Sowell
3b
Renewed Relevance: Contemporary Samoan Art
 
 
Florian Stifel
5
Taip Revisited - Proceedings in Nankina Ethnography
 
 
Ann Sullivan
7
Cultural Identity and Maori Nationalism: Adapting the Franchise to Effect Cultural, Political and Economic Change for the Indigenous Peoples of New Zealand
 
 
Karen Sykes
6
Negotiating Interests in Culture
 
 
Borut Telban
3b
Local Worlds and Global Objects
 
 
Wondwosen Teshome-Bahire
8
The Challenges of the 'Traditional' Methodology of Anthropology in the 21st Century
 
 
Yuan-Chao Tung
5
Ocean Connected. Flow of Labour and Objects
 
 
Teresa del Valle
1
  Approaching Missionary Activity in Micronesia as a Genderized Phenomena
     
     
Paul van der Grijp
3b
  A Specialist in Red: Symbolism on the Interface of the Human and the Supernatural World in Futuna
     
     
Toon van Meijl
7
Post-Settlement Conflicts Withhin the Tainui Maori Confederation of Tribes
 
 
Eric Venbrux
1
"But the Nature of this People is Foul and Full of treachery".A Dutch Account of Australian Aborigines in 1705
 
 
Frédéric Viesner
5
Anthropology and Anthropologists: Reflexions on the Current Condition of Anthropology in Aboriginal Australia
 
 
Christian Walter
3b
'Tapati Rapa Nui' - Todays Past on Easter Island
 
 
Juerg Wassmann
3a
The Cultural Model of the Yupno in Papua New Guinea: An Experiment
 
 
Terry Webb
2
The Religous Tourism. Theological Precedents of the Polynesian Cultural Center
 
 
Harald Werber
2
Transformation of the Political system in the 19th Century Kiribati
 
 
Graeme Were
5
Pattern and Connectivity in New Ireland: Objects as Vehicles of Thought
 
 
Michael Wesch
6
  Nekalimin Ethnogenesis: The Voices that Make a Name
     
     
Stephen K. Wickler
10Mi
Deconstructing 'Micronesia':An Archaeological Perspective
 
 
Eric Wittersheim
7
The Region and the State. Nation-Building and Local Separatism in Contemporary Vanuatu
 
 
Bente Wolff
3b
Money is not for Buying Food, Money is for Buying Things. Modernity and Consumption in the Mekeo Way