Lecturer in Mongolian Studies
Tangudai Ma.Burenjargal is a teacher in Mongolian Studies at the Inner Mongolia University. He works in four languages: Mongolian, Chinese, Japanese and English. Burenjargal possesses a PhD in law (specialising in economics of minorities in China) from Min Zu University of China and undertook postdoctoral studies on international finance at the Central University of Finance and Economics of CHN in applied economics. Part of his PhD also included studying at Nagoya University in Japan. He has worked both for the National University of Mongolia and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences in Mongolia. International finance and Mongolian Studies are his major fields. His main research areas are the internationalisation of national currency and the socio-economic and cultural situation of the Mongolic peoples in a changing world. He has published two books and over thirty papers. Burenjargal has undertaken three projects for the Chinese government, the last of which will be completed by June of 2016. This focuses on the sustainability of the grassland ecosystems of the Mongolian plateau and resource politics. This project is led by Dr. Prof. Li Narangoa here at the Institute of Mongolian Studies in CAP and is what has brought Burenjargal to Australia as a Visiting Fellow for a year. He is particularly interested in issues of industrialisation and urbanisation in Inner Mongolia and its impact on the environment and the future of traditional Mongolian lifestyles. He is also interested in modern Mongolian macroeconomics and development.