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Mongolian Field Notes

Amur Falcon nesting ecology: a case-study in land-use practices, climate change, and protected areas in central Mongolia – Ryan C. Burner

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

Studying the nesting ecology of the Amur Falcon alongside herds of Takhi, the Mongolia wild horse. Photo credit: Gombobaatar Sundev. Mongolia Field note #10, author: Ryan C. Burner Mongolia, due to its diversity [...]

Ulaanbaatar Studies and the Pursuit of Knowledge in the City Streets – Paweł Szczap

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field note #9, author: Paweł Szczap Home to roughly half of the population of Mongolia, the capital of the country – Ulaanbaatar – in many ways remains a curious case. This once nomadic, monastic encampment [...]

“HerderVision”: Bringing audiences closer to the Mongolian experience using 360 video – Peter Bittner

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  Setting up a DSLR and 360 video interview with a herder in Bornoor Mongolia Field Note #8, author: Peter Bittner Setting out this summer with support from the ACMS Summer Field Research [...]

Mongol Music Archive: Capturing everyday uses of traditional music in the daily lives of Mongolian herders – Dimitri Staszewski

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Note #7, author: Dimitri Staszewski Coming to Mongolia for the first time in 2013 I met and interviewed a nomadic herder named Tsevengdorj. Talking about how he used music in his daily life [...]

Language and Learning: What, and How, to Learn from One Another through International Research Collaboration in Mongolia – Marissa J. Smith

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Note #6, author: Marissa J. Smith, PhD  Since 1991, the diversity of researchers in terms of nationality working in Mongolia and with Mongolians has greatly increased. However, Mongolia was also the scene of [...]

Gaming Addiction and Homeless Youth in Mongolia – Scott Parker

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Note #5, author: Scott Parker Photo courtesy Scott Parker One of the societal costs of Mongolia’s transition from a communist to a free market economy in the 1990’s was a new [...]

Investigating Mongolia’s nomadic origins through the study of ancient horse remains – William Taylor

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Note #4, author: William Taylor Figure 1. Deer stone and small stone mounds containing horse remains – Ikh Tsagaanii Am, Bayankhongor province, central Mongolia The domestication of the horse (E. caballus) [...]

Breastfeeding across the World: Celebrating Mother’s Milk in Mongolia- Aubrey Menard

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Note #2, author: Aubrey Menard In Mongolia, breastfeeding is celebrated rather than stigmatized. A Statue in the National Park showcases a woman feeding twins. (Photo by Aubrey Menarndt) Following a brutally [...]

From the Pleistocene to the Present: Climate induced water poverty in the Altai Mountains – Caleb Pan

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Note #2, author: Caleb Pan A mixed herd of goats and cattle graze in a high alpine meadow in the Altai Tavan Bogd. The river brings life to the healthy green grass [...]