Welcome to CREDO

Centre for Reserch and Documentation on Oceania
(Access the official French Website)

Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, EHESS, CREDO UMR 7308, 13003, Marseille, France

This will be the English version of our website, but translation is still ongoing...please come back later.
Meanwhile you should check the full French Version of the Website.



CREDO is a pluri-disciplinary centre for research and documentation specialized in Pacific Studies, in particular in anthropology, archaeology,history, ethnolinguistics and ethnomusicology.

Members of CREDO are staff of three institutions: the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research), EHESS (School for Advance Studies in the Social Sciences) and AMU (Aix-Marseille University).
CREDO staff teach and enrol students at all levels at the EHESS and at Aix-Marseille University.

Visiting Scholars

► Dr Ludovic Coupaye, University London College
January-March 2014

► Prof Borut Telban, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies, Ljubljana, Slovenia
March-April 2014

The News

Weekly Centre Seminar Program (only available on French website)

A few ongoing projects

ECOPAS (European Consortium for Pacific Studies) is a multidisciplinary project designed to provide coordination and support to research on the Pacific region, in particular on climate change and related issues and processes. Source of funding: European Union.

AustKin 2 : mapping of Kinship and Social Organization in Australia (an ARC [Australian Research Council] project in collaboration with ANU)

e-Toile Pacifique (Network of francophone Pacific Studies)

New Guinea collection