Christophe Sand is Director of the Institute of Archaeology of New Caledonia and the Pacific. His interest has mainly focused on prehistory, traditional society, and the colonial history of the archipelago and West Pacific. He works on the mechanisms of appropriation of the past in processes to build contemporary identities and the development of traditional commons. In this context, he has studied the Pacific Islands as a collective structuring of space and joint organizations.
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According to Christophe Sand, the New Caledonia-born Director of the Institute of Archeology of New Caledonia and the Pacific, valuable lessons can be learned from the ancient Pacific societies for the management of common goods.