Research

Publications

Obviously, this blog is not the only place where we publish our research on Mongolia. Below, we have separated our other publications into academic books, chapters in academic books, academic journal articles, short scholarly articles, journalistic articles. We list these publications chronologically.

Below this listing of our publications, we also list some organizations and other resources of use to Mongolia researchers.

Book

Dierkes, Julian, ed. 2012. Change in Democratic Mongolia – Social Relations, Health, Pastoralism, and Mining. Leiden: Brill.

Chapters in Academic Books

Dierkes, Julian. 2012. “Introduction: Research on Contemporary Mongolia” in Change in Democratic Mongolia – Social Relations, Health, Mobile Pastoralism, and Mining (J Dierkes, ed.). Leiden: Brill, 2012.

Dierkes, Julian and BYAMBAJAV Dalaibuyan. 2012. “Conclusions: Mongolia in the First Twenty Years of the 21st Century” in Change in Democratic Mongolia – Social Relations, Health, Mobile Pastoralism, and Mining (J Dierkes, ed.). Leiden: Brill, 2012.

Dierkes, Julian, MENDEE Jargalsaikhan and TUVSHINTUGS Adiya. 2015. “Intelligence Services in Democratic Mongolia” in East Asian Intelligence and Organised Crime (S Blancke, ed). Berlin: Verlag Dr. Köster.

Journal Articles

Dierkes, Julian. 2006. “Research on Mongolia in Canada“, Mongolian Journal of International Affairs, No. 13: 158-160.

Dierkes, Julian. 2016. “Mongolia in 2015 – Middle Income, Caught in the Middle between Active Neighbors, Muddling along Economically“, Asian Survey,Vol. 56, No. 1: 87-92.

Dierkes, Julian. 2017. “Mongolia in 2016 – Resisting Populism Brings a Change in Government“, Asian Survey, Vol. 57, No. 1: 128-134.

Short Scholarly Articles

Dierkes, Julian. 2010. “Expanding Canada-Mongolia Relations: Resource-Based Democracies in Collaboration“, Canada-Asia Agenda, Issue 7, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, April 19, 2010.

Dierkes, Julian. 2011. “Current Convulsions in Mongolia’s Political Party Landscape“, Asia Pacific Memo, #52.

Dierkes, Julian. 2011. “Mongolia’s ‘third neighbour’ policy and its impact on foreign investment“, East Asia Forum, February 15, 2011.

BYAMBAJAV, Dalaibuyan, Julian Dierkes and MENDEE Jargalsaikhan. 2011. “Livelihood Clashes in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia“, Asia Pacific Memo, #87.

Dierkes, Julian. 2011. “Why no Anti-Mining Party in Mongolia? Why no Pro-Mining Movement?“, Asia Pacific Memo, #106.

Dierkes, Julian and MENDEE Jargalsaikhan. 2012. “Mongolian Election: Bumpy Road, but Heading in the Right Direction“, Asia Pacific Memo, #161.

Dierkes, Julian. 2012. “Mongolia: corruption arrests and new investment laws as elections loom“, East Asia Forum, June 8, 2012.

Dierkes, Julian and BYAMBAJAV Dalaibuyan. 2012. “Results Suggests Democratic Party-Led Coalition for Mongolia,  IHS Global Insight Country Intelligence Same-Day Analysis.

Dierkes, Julian and BYAMBAJAV Dalaibuyan. 2012.  “Mongolian Election Suggests Democratic Party-led Coalition”, Jane’s Intelligence Weekly.

Dierkes, Julian and Brandon Miliate. 2012. “Mongolia: Electronic Voting but no Trust“, East Asia Forum.

Dierkes, Julian and Brandon Miliate. 2012. “Women Part of a Major Turnover in Mongolian Parliament“, Asia Pacific Memo, #168

Dierkes, Julian and BYAMBAJAV Dalaibuyan. 2012. “Mongolian Coalition Government Sets Out Policy Direction”, IHS Global Insight Country Intelligence Report.

MENDEE, Jargalsaikhan. 2013. “Mongolia: Gauging Inner Asian Tensions over Railways“, Asia Pacific Memo, #200.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Mongolia’s Evolving Foreign Investment Regime“, East Asia Forum.

Dierkes, Julian and BYAMBAJAV Dalaibuyan. 2013. “Election 2013: Second term likely for Mongolian president”, IHS Global Insight Country Intelligence Report.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Canada, Mongolia, and the Diplomacy of Knowledge“, OpenCanada.org.

Miliate, Brandon. 2013. “Politics of Mining in Mongolia and Burma/Myanmar“, Asia Pacific Memo, #216.

Dierkes, Julian and OTGONBAATAR Byamba. 2013. “Japan’s Mongolian Connection in North Korea“, East Asia Forum.

MENDEE, Jargalsaikhan. 2013. “Keeping Neighbours Closer: Beijing’s Geopolitical Pitch“, Asia Pacific Memo, #249.

MENDEE, Jargalsaikhan. 2013. “Visas, Medicine, Education: Feeling Chinese Soft Power in Mongolia“. Asia Pacific Memo, #256.

MENDEE, Jargalsaikhan. 2014. “By Pipe and Rail: Russia in Search of Shorter Routes to Asian Markets“, Asia Pacific Memo, #301.

Dierkes, Julian. 2014. “Mongolia in the Region: Time for Economic Foreign Policy“, East Asia Forum.

MENDEE, Jargalsaikhan. 2014. “Mongolia – From Sino-Russian Buffer to Conversion Zone“, Asia Pacific Memo, #318.

Dierkes, Julian. 2015. “Mongolia’s Unexpected 2014“, East Asia Forum.

MENDEE, Jargalsaikhan. 2015. “Permanent Neutrality Debate in Mongolia“, Asia Pacific Memo, #355.

Dierkes, Julian.  2015. “Mongolia’s Flagging Economy Stalls Political Progress“, East Asia Forum.

Dierkes, Julian. 2016. “Mongolia, Hit Hard by Commodities Slump, Wearily Faces Elections“, World Politics Review.

Dierkes, Julian. 2016. “Mongolia’s Disappointing Come-Down of 2016“, East Asia Forum.

Smith, Marissa J. 2016. “Language and Learning: What, and How, to Learn from One Another through International Research Collaboration in Mongolia“, American Center for Mongolian Studies Field Note, #6.

Dierkes, Julian. 2017. “Can Mongolia’s Brash New President Navigate Between China and Russia?“, World Politics Review.

Dierkes, Julian and MENDEE Jargalsaikhan. 2017 “Mongolia Lurches Between Crisis and Opportunity“, East Asia Forum.

Dierkes, Julian and CHIMGUUNDARI Navaan-Yunden. 2017 “Mongolia as a Canada-North Korea Intermediary“, Policy Options.

Dierkes, Julian. 2018 “Corruption is a Cancer that Mongolia Can’t Cut Out“, East Asia Forum.

Journalistic Articles

Dierkes, Julian. 2008. “Canada’s Opportunity in Mongolia”, Vancouver Sun.

Dierkes, Julian. 2012. “Mongolian Democracy Crawls, But Moves Ahead“, Wall Street Journal.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Mongolia Doesn’t Have Resource Nationalism – For Now” beyond brics, Financial Times.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “МОНГОЛ ДАХь ХӨРӨНГӨ ОРУУЛАЛТЫН ХЯЗГААР”, Өнөөдөр.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Foreign Investment to Mongolia: Restrictions and Comparisons with Canada“, UB Post.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “How to Leverage a Growing Relationship with Mongolia“, The Embassy.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “A Second Change for Mongolia’s President“, Wall Street Journal.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Giving Power to the People of Mongolia” beyond brics, Financial Times.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Mongolian Democracy and Its Oligarchs”, beyond brics, Financial Times.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Setting the Stage for a Presidential Election”, mining.com.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “What to Look for in Mongolia’s Presidential Candidates”, beyond brics, Financial Times.

Dierkes, Julian. 2013. “Mongolia’s Choice on Investments“, Wall Street Journal.

Dierkes, Julian. 2014. “Unlocking Mongolia’s Potential“, UB Post.

Dierkes, Julian, Trevor Kennedy, Melanie Schweiger, Christina Toepel. 2015. “Mongolian Empire 2.0? A World Conquered by Online Freedom“, The Diplomat.

Dierkes, Julian. 2016. “Guarded Confidence in Mongolian Democracy“, The Diplomat.

Dierkes, Julian. 2017. “Miners Face Changed Landscape on Return to Mongolia“, beyond brics, Financial Times.

Dierkes, Julian. 2017. “The Race for Mongolia’s Presidency Begins“, The Diplomat.

Dierkes, Julian and MENDEE Jargalsaikhan. 2017. “Election 2017: Making Mongolia Great Again“, The Diplomat.

Dierkes, Julian. 2017. “Mongolia Just Chose a New President. What Now?The Diplomat.

Dierkes, Julian and MENDEE Jargalsaikhan. 2017. “A New Cabinet for Mongolia“, The Diplomat.

Smith, Marissa J. and Andrei Marin. 2017. “On the scapegoating of goat herders for air pollution and economic crisis”, The UB Post.

Book Reviews

Smith, Marissa J. and Rebecca Watters. 2016. Review of Bernard Charlier, Faces of the Wolf: Managing the Human, Non-Human Boundary in Mongolia,Central Asian Survey.

Smith, Marissa J. 2016. Review of Lucy Rees, Mongolian Film Music: Tradition, Revolution, and PropagandaInner Asia.

Smith, Marissa J. 2017. Review of Ivan Sablin, Governing Post-Imperial Siberia and Mongolia: Buddhism, socialism, and nationalism in state and autonomy buildingInner Asia.

Centres for Research on Mongolia

American Center for Mongolian Studies (MNG and USA)

Center for East Asian Studies, Western Washington Univ (USA)

Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana Univ (USA)

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit, Univ of Cambridge (UK)

Mongolian Studies Centre, Australian National Univ (AUS)

Program on Inner Asia, Univ of British Columbia (CDN)

Mongolia Research Hub, Univ of Queensland (AUS)

Blogs

Pollution Studies in Mongolia’s Capital City

Ulaanbaatar Parks and Streets Blog

Scholarly Associations

Central Eurasian Studies Society (USA)

Mongolia Society (USA)

日本モンゴル文学会 (Association for Mongolian Literature in Japan)

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