Julian Dierkes / @jdierkes

Sociologist, UBC’s Institute of Asian Research.

Julian Dierkes teaches public policy and global affairs at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research. His research focuses on contemporary Japan and Mongolia.

Most Recent Posts

Has digital diplomacy been Trumped?

Has digital diplomacy been Trumped?

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March 16, 2017

Put off by Donald Trump’s erratic tweeting, governments might be disinclined to expand their social media engagement. That would be a mistake, argues Julian Dierkes.

Governing Mongolia

Governing Mongolia

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July 2, 2013

Julian Dierkes on what the Mongolian election means for that country’s governance structure and its mining industry.