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FIELD SITES

Tanna, Vanuatu - While completing my PhD, I had the unique privilege to work with the residents of the villages of Lenakel and Isingel on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu. Vanuatu, a Melanesian island nation in the South Pacific, is one of the most remote, culturally and linguistically diverse, and understudied countries in the world. Vanuatu provides a unique opportunity to explore the development of cultural learning in communities with limited exposed to Western education and influence.

 

 

 

 

 

Please visit the Vanuatu Cultural Centre's website to learn more about the nation's research collaborations and the Centre's efforts to “to support, encourage and make provisions for the preservation, protection and development of various aspects of the cultural heritage of Vanuatu.”