Articles relating to EISP research and fieldwork
An overview of explorers and Rapanui informants who have collected and documented the island culture
Katherine Scoresby Routledge and the Mana Expedition
EISP compiles an inventory of Rapanui objects located in museum collections around the world
Rano Raraku Quarry Survey
Research Documents and Publications
Comparative studies across Polynesian cultures add insight into the development of Rapa Nui culture
Some interesting field notes and documents from the EISP Archives. Click on images for a larger view.
Our work on Easter Island has involved thinking about many varied topics. We give frequent professional presentations and public lectures based on written papers. In this section, we would like to share with you some of the presentations that, in many cases, are works in progress. Your feedback invited.
A replica moai was created and transported in an experiment, filmed for NOVA “Secrets of Lost Empires: Easter Island”, 1997.