Widespread corruption in Mongolia
Julian Dierkes of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research was cited by Switzerland’s Neue Zurcher Zeitung on the topic of corrupt politics in Mongolia.
Feb 20, 2019
Mongolia speaker expelled amid ongoing battle against corruption
Al Jazeera spoke to Julian Dierkes, a UBC professor and expert on Mongolia for an article about the expulsion of the parliament speaker and an ongoing corruption scandal. “The allegations against […]
Feb 4, 2019
Small, medium-sized outrage building over corruption in Mongolia
Two UBC researchers wrote an op-ed for The Diplomat about corruption in Mongolia. “It does seem likely… that attention to evidence will fuel distrust of political parties further and will […]
Nov 8, 2018
Mongolia’s changing economy
Julian Dierkes, a professor at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, spoke to the BBC about Mongolia’s economy. The segment aired on NPR’s Marketplace and starts at the 4:20 mark.
Nov 1, 2018
Mongolian democracy and its challenges moving forward
Julian Dierkes, associate professor and Keidanren Chair in Japanese Research at UBC, was interviewed on Mongolian television’s MNB World about his research on Mongolian mining policy, politics and corruption.
Sep 18, 2018
Digital diplomacy: governing for the 21st century
In today’s always-on, digital world, governments are keen to connect with citizens where they spend a significant part of their day: social media.
Feb 10, 2016
The week the bombs fell
Seventy years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki were devastated by atomic bombs, the nightmarish scale of destruction and radiation left behind continue to haunt us.
Aug 6, 2015
A Mongolian-style yurt is a unique and sustainable addition to UBC Farm.
Jun 2, 2014 - by Shannon Lambie