Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay on How Mining Activities are Testing Mongolia’s Sovereignty

Canadian journalist Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay writes about the Mongolian economy. Continue reading

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Visiting PhD Student at UBC: Sodnom DOLJIN

Visiting scholar from Mongolia (via South Korea) to spend a year at UBC. Continue reading

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Mongolia Studies Centre at ANU

ANU sets up a Mongolian Studies Centre. 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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Dalai Lama on Surprise Visit to Mongolia

The surprise visit of the Dalai Lama to Mongolia is highly likely to prompt an angry reaction from China, but is highly significant to Mongolian Buddhists. Continue reading

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Toronto Occupied by High-End Ger

Toronto Star report on a yurt that is featuring in Occupy Toronto protests. Continue reading

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