Tag Archives: BYAMBAJAV Dalaibuyan

Democratic Party wins big in Ulaanbaatar City Council Election

Results of the Ulaanbaatar city council election. Continue reading

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Low Voter Turnout

The 2012 Ikh Khural Election saw the lowest rate of voter turnout in years: 65.24%. Voter Turnout in Ikh Khural Elections since 1992 1992 — 95.6% 1996 — 92.1% 2000 — 82.4% 2004 — 80.6% 2008 — 76.5% 2012 — … Continue reading

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The Significance of the Ulaanbaatar City Council Election

The city council election in Ulaanbaatar has gained in significance with its concurrent date with the national election. Continue reading

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Mobilizing against Dispossession: Gold Mining and a Local Resistance Movement in Mongolia

The genesis of collective action in the context of local resistance to gold mining activities in Mongolia. Continue reading

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Early Speculation about Likely Election Outcomes

Speculation about possible election outcomes in the 2012 Mongolian parliamentary election. Continue reading

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Update on 2012 Election: Results of Recent Polls

A compilation of survey results regarding the upcoming parliamentary election in Mongolia. Continue reading

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Mongolian democracy tested by ex-president’s arrest?

More attention to Enkhbayar arrest in media, this time, New York Times. Continue reading

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Update on 2012 Election Procedures

Some of the procedures for the June 28 parliamentary election in Mongolia have finally been decided. Yet, some doubts remain. Continue reading

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Монголын Жиргээчдэд hashtag-ыг санал болгох нь

Сүүлийн хэдэн жилд Монголд жиргээчдийн хүрээ өргөжжээ. Улс төрчид жиргээчдийн эгнээнд нэгдэн, нээлттэй хэлэлцүүлэгт ч оролцох болж. Миний хувьд Твиттерээр Монголын улс төрийн тухай мэдээлэл авахад маш дөхөмтэй байдаг. Харин Монголын жиргээчид hashtag төдийлэн хэрэглэдэггүй бололтой. Энэ нь жиргээчдийн мэтгэлцээн, … Continue reading

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Symposium Presentations: Nature, People, and Mining in Contemporary Mongolia

Abstracts of presentations at symposium on “Nature, People, and Mining in Contemporary Mongolia ” at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. Continue reading

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Symposium Program: Nature, People, and Mining in Contemporary Mongolia

An inter-disciplinary symposium on “Nature, People, and Mining in Contemporary Mongolia” will be held at Hokkaido University on January 20, 2012 and gather scholars from diverse areas of expertise (both natural and social scientists) to share expertise on the human-nature relationship in contemporary Mongolia. Continue reading

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Call for Papers for “Progress and Integration in Desert Research”

Our colleague Troy Sternberg at Oxford University sent us Call for Papers for the 2nd Oxford Interdisciplinary Conference. 29-30 March 2012 School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

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Korea, the United States, and Strategic Relations: Mongolia

A discussion of Mongolian-Korean relations held at the Korea Society in early October 2011. Continue reading

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Election Law for Whom?

Byamba discusses changes to Mongolia’s electoral law ahead of the summer 2012 parliamentary election. Continue reading

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A Good Day in Mongolia

Today, October 14, 2011, Mongolians are very busy. It is the 17th day of the second month of autumn, an auspicious day in Mongolia’s Buddhist calendar. We call it the day with Baljinnyam and Dashnyam (Buddhist deities) or a double-Nyam … Continue reading

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