Research Publications for Thomas F (Tom) Ryan

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  • Ryan, T. F. (2017). Hiapo: A Genealogy of Barkcloth on Niue. In Tapa: de 'l'Encorce a l'Etoffe, Art Millenaire de l'Oceanie: From Tree Bark to Cloth: An Ancient Art of Oceania. (pp. 236-245). Paris, France: Somogy Editions d'Art.

  • Ryan, T. (2017). Ngā Haki: Flags and flagpoles as symbols of mana Māori. In 11th Conference of the European Society for Oceanists (ESFO). Conference held in Munich, Germany.

  • Ryan, T. (2017). How the Tiki torch was co-opted by white supremacists'. Retrieved from

  • Ryan, T. F. (2017). Coveting and despising: 'South of Asia' versus 'Many Islands': Australia and New Zealands' contrasting cultures of colonisalism. In S. A. Wardi, J. -M. Regnault, & J. -F. Sabouret (Eds.), L'océanie convoitée: Actes des colloques (French Edition) (pp. 26-27). 'Api Tahiti, Papeete.

  • Ryan, T. (2016). Island that stands alone: Sociocultural transformation on Niue. In B. Rigo (Ed.), Proceedings of the First Pacific Islands Universities Research Network Conference (PIURN): Appartenance vs Propriété/ Belonging vs Property (pp. 207-210). Conference held at University of New Caledonia, Noumea: Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

  • Ryan, T. (2016). Manners and customs of the first ‘Australians’: The fantastic anthropology of Gabriel de Foigny, 1676. In CREDO Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l’Océanie, Université de Provence, Marseille.

  • Ryan, T. (2016). Nationhood or difference? The many flags of Aotearoa New Zealand. In Australian Anthropology Society (AAS): Anthropocene Transitions. Conference held at University of Sydney, Australia.

  • Ryan, T., & Marshall, C. (2015). Blog: Councils need academics to protect academic freedom. Retrieved from

  • Ryan, T. (2015). Maori Anthropologists before the Birth of Indigenous Anthropology. In 40th Annual Conference of the ASAANZ Association of Social Anthropologists: 40 Years On: Does Anthropology Really Need a Theme?. Conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

  • Ryan, T. (2015). [Review of Niue 1774-1974: 200 Years of Contact and Change by Margaret Pointer]. Journal of Pacific History, 50(3), 371-372. doi:10.1080/00223344.2015.1052347

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