Category Archives: Nationalism

Berkeley Conference “Deadly Modernity”

By Julian Dierkes The Mongolia Initiative at UC Berkeley’s Institute of East Asian Studies hosted a conference entitled “Deadly Modernity: The Environmental Crisis Behind Mongolia’s Swift Development” March 10-12, 2016. I don’t think anyone was tweeting from the conference, but … Continue reading

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2013 Presidential Candidates: Foreign Policy Proposals

With the election right around the corner, we thought it would be helpful to offer a brief comparison of the foreign policy proposals from the three candidates. Since setting foreign policy measures is one of the primary roles of the … Continue reading

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Book Chapter: Finding the Buddha Hidden Below the Sand

Matthew King describes his on-going research on the revival of Buddhism in Mongolia to expand upon his chapter in “Change in Democratic Mongolia”. Continue reading

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Mongolia this Year

It’s been quite a year for Mongolia in that the rest of the world paid some attention to Mongolia, at least in punctuated bursts… Mongolia in the News Rapid Growth The news item that probably attracted most international attention was … 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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Coalition Speculation

The MPRP as a coalition partner to the DP or MPP? Really? Continue reading

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MPRP Vote as Indication of Populism

The MPRP is Enkhbayar’s party and its appeal is populist. Continue reading

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Less Visibility for Mongolian Ultra-Nationalists

I remember being shocked during my first trip to Mongolia in 2008 when walking along Peace Avenue, I saw a car belong to the unofficial political group/gang Blue Mongol (Хөх Монгол) sporting a prominent and rather taboo swastika. After asking … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Mongolian “Resource Nationalism”

Marissa Smith unpacks the notion of “resource nationalism” in Mongolia Continue reading

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Anti-Chinese Attitudes in Post-Communist Mongolia

M.A. thesis argues that Mongolian anti-Chinese attitudes are rooted in state-socialist portrayals of China from the 1960s to the 1980s. Continue reading

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