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Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit


Joseph Bristley is Research Associate at MIASU, working on the ESRC-funded project 'Resource frontiers: managing water on a trans-border Asian river'. He is responsible for carrying out project research in Mongolia, where he has worked since 2013. Aside from Joseph’s current research on the relation between international law and water resource management, he is also interested in Mongolian pastoral economies. Based on previous Ph.D. research (UCL, 2017) he has published on social aspects of money, number and ideologies of abundance, new debt relations, and (jointly) mountain sacrifices.

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