Category Archives: Events

Mongolia Doubleheader March 18 “Rinks of Hope” & Amb. Ed Jager

On March 18, the Program on Inner Asia at UBC will host an afternoon of Mongolia events. Conference Room (Room 120) CK Choi Bldg for the Institute of Asian Research 1855 West Mall 16-17h Film Screening “Rinks of Hope” When … Continue reading

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November 22 Event in Vancouver: Canada-Mongolia Relations

Program on Inner Asia Institute of Asian Research UBC Friday, November 22, 2013 17:30-19h UBC Robson Square, Room C400 On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Canada-Mongolia Diplomatic Relations Canada-Mongolia Relations and Mongolian Foreign Policy Introduction Tobin ROBBINS Honorary … Continue reading

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Z Enkhbold, Chairman, Great State Khural to Visit Vancouver

During an official visit to Canada, H.E. Z Enkhbold, Chairman of the Mongolian Parliament, will address current developments in Mongolia. A panel discussion and Q&A will follow. Continue reading

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Green College Eurasian States and Societies Series: Robert Bedeski “Lessons from Mongolian State Evolution”

Eurasian States and Societies Series Green College UBC Monday, October 29 17-18:30h Green College Coach House UBC Campus Dr. Robert Bedeski Emeritus, University of Victoria “Lessons from Mongolian State Evolution: The Anthropocentric Theory of Human Security”

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Mongolia Lecture Series: Y Otgonbayar “Education Reform in Mongolia”

Y Otgonbayar, current Member of the Mongolian Parliament, and former Mongolian Minister of Education will offer a discussion of the establishment and reforms of primary and secondary education in Mongolia. Continue reading

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Mongolia Lecture Series: Christa Hasenkopf “Clearing the air: The story of the pollution crisis in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia”

Dr. Christa Hasenkopf presents her research on air pollution in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in UBC’s Mongolia Lecture Series. Continue reading

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UBC Lecture: Simon Wickham-Smith “Spiritual Ecology in Contemporary Mongolian Literature”

On January 26, 2012 Simon Wickham-Smith will be presenting a lecture on “Spiritual Ecology in Contemporary Mongolian Literature” at the University of British Columbia in UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program. 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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Mongolia FAQ: Presentations Summaries and Video Record

Listing of presentations at recent “Mongolia FAQ” panel presentation with links to summaries and (forthcoming) video record. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: Environmental Regulation

Kirsten Dales discussed shifts in environmental management in the mining sector in Mongolia at a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia”. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: Environmental Movements in Mongolia

At a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia” BYAMBAJAV Dalaibujan discusses popular mobilization around environmental concerns in Mongolia Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: How to Improve Governance

At a December 16 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia” Jim Abbott spoke about governance challenges facing Mongolia. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: How Stable is Mongolian Democracy?

At a December 16 2011 Panel Presentation “Mongolia FAQ” Julian Dierkes spoke about the short- and medium-term prospects for Mongolian democracy. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: Mongolian Perspectives on China

At a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia” MENDEE Jargalsaikhan discussed attitudes towards China in Mongolia. Continue reading

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