Philipp Schorch is a professor of Museum Anthropology at LMU Munich. He is also an honorary senior research associate at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge.
Diego Muñoz is a Social Anthropologist (PhD EHESS, France). Since 2005, he has been studying Rapa Nui (Easter Island) from an ethnographic, historical and multi-site viewpoint.
Ruben Darío Chambi studied Anthropology at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia, and holds a master’s degree in Human Rights, Democracy and Globalisation from the Universidad Oberta de Catalunya.
Annina Gyger is about to complete her BA in Social and Cultural Anthropology at LMU Munich. Her thesis focuses on the education of refugees in the Austrian gastronomy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Luisa Marten completed her BA and MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology with a focus on (audio-)visual ethnography at LMU. During her studies she co-produced a movie about socio-ecological transformation...
Eliza Encheva-Schorch is an editor at LMU Munich and PR officer of the Berlin-based literary publisher duotincta. She holds a master’s degree in English, Spanish and German Literature from LMU.
Justyn Ah Chong is a Native Hawaiian filmmaker from Mililani, Oʻahu with a degree from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. His debut narrative short Down on the Sidewalk in Waikīkī screened at over 25 festivals around the world, winning several awards.
Safua Akeli Amaama is head of New Zealand and Pacific Histories and Cultures at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. She has a PhD from the University of Queensland.
Taloi Havini (Nakas Tribe, Hakö, born Arawa, Autonomous Region of Bougainville; based Australia) employs a research practice informed by her matrilineal ties to land and communities in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.
Vilsoni Hereniko is a professor, author, playwright and filmmaker at the Academy for Creative Media (University of Hawaiʻi). Originally from Rotuma, he has a PhD from the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.
Noelle M.K.Y. Kahanu is a fifteen-year veteran of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. She has a law degree from the University of Hawaiʻi, where she currently serves as an assistant specialist in Public Humanities and Native Hawaiian Programs.
Leah Lui-Chivizhe is a Torres Strait Islander with enduring connections to the Mer, Erub, Badu and Mabuiag islands. Within Oceania and the Torres Strait more specifically, she works on histories of settler colonialism and Indigenous resilience.
Cristián Moreno Pakarati is a Rapanui historian who completed undergraduate studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago. He has authored or co-authored two dozen articles and books about Rapa Nui and its history.
Nicole Naone is a Kanaka Maoli cultural producer with practices spanning the film, art, and virtual reality realms. She has produced the short film Lahaina Noon, the multi award winning scripted feature WAIKIKI and many art-house short films.
Nicholas Thomas has been director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge since 2006, and has curated extensively, often in collaboration with contemporary artists.
Jordan Wilson is an emerging curator and writer, and is currently a PhD student in Anthropology at NYU. He is a member of the Musqueam First Nation, and co-curator of two exhibitions at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA).