Publications and Presentations

Publications
Barcus, H.R. and Cynthia Werner. 2010. The Kazakhs of Western Mongolia: Transnational Migration from 1990-2008. Asian Ethnicity 11(2):209-228.

Werner, Cynthia and Holly R. Barcus. 2009. Mobility and Immobility in a Transnational Context: Changing Views of Migration Among the Kazakh Diaspora in Mongolia. Migration Letters 6(1):49-62.

Barcus, Holly R. and Cynthia Werner.  2007. Transnational Identities: Mongolian Kazakhs in the 21st Century.  Geographische Rundschau: International Edition 3:4-10.

Presentations at Professional Conferences
Barcus, Holly.  2009. Transnational Migration, Local Economic Change and the Persistence and
Adaptation of Rural Livelihoods: A Case Study of the Kazakh Diaspora in Western Mongolia. 17th
Annual Colloquium of the International Geographical Union Commission on the Sustainability
of Rural Systems, 2009. Maribor, Slovenia.

Barcus, Holly. 2009. Keynote Lecture for Internationalism Week. “Modern Nomads: Transnational Migration and the Kazakh Diaspora of Western Mongolia. Minnesota State University. 20 November 2009.

Barcus, Holly. 2008. Mobility and Immobility in a Transnational Context: Changing Views of Migration Among the Kazakh Diaspora in Mongolia. 105th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Barcus, Holly & Werner, Cynthia. 2008. The Kazakhs of Western Mongolia: Transnational
Migration from 1990-2008. Invited conference. Contemporary Mongolia: Transitions,
Development and Social Transformations. 14-17 November 2008. University of British
Columbia, Vancouver.

Barcus Holly. 2007. Migration decision-making, culture, and trans-national identities: A case
study of the Mongolian Kazakh diaspora. Association of American Geographers, 103rd  Annual
Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 2007.

Cynthia Werner, Mobility, Immobility and Return Migration: The Impact  of Transnational Migration on the Kazakh Diaspora in Mongolia. American Anthropological Association 107th AnnualMeeting. San Francisco, California. November 19-23, 2008

 

Other Invited Presentations and Outreach:

2010              
Barcus, H. Invited Lecture. “Nomads and Transnational Migration: Reflections on Fieldwork and Community Change in Western Mongolia. Conversations About Our Scholarly Lives (CASL) sponsored by the Center for Scholarship and Teaching, 3 May 2010.

Barcus, H. Invited Lecture. “Modern Nomads: Transnational Migration and the Kazakh Diaspora of Western Mongolia. University of Minnesota, 26 March 2010.

Barcus, H. Guest lecture.  “Implications of Transnational Migration for Mongolian Kazakhs.”  Human Geography of Global Issues, GEOG111, March, 2009.

Barcus, H. Guest lecture.  “Implications of Transnational Migration for Mongolian Kazakhs.”  Human Geography of Global Issues, GEOG111, February, 2009.

Werner, Cynthia.  Returning Home: Gender, Migration and the Kazakh Diaspora in Mongolia. Women’s Studies Brown Bag Lecture. March 6, 2009.

Werner, Cynthia. Invited Lecture. “Field Research Among the Kazakhs of Mongolia.”
Kazakhstan State University. Almaty, Kazakhstan. 6 May 2010.

Werner, Cynthia and Celia Emmelhainz. Poster Presentation. “Moving Towards the State: The Benefits of Economic Citizenship for Mongolia’s Kazakhs.” Society for Economic Anthropology Annual Meetings. Tampa, Florida. 8-10 April 2010.
Werner, Cynthia. Invited Lecture. “Ethnographic Research Among the Kazakhs of Mongolia.” Texas A&M Anthropological Society. 9 March 2010.
Werner, Cynthia and Holly Barcus. Keynote Lecture for Museum Exhibit Opening. “Modern Nomads: The Kazakhs of Mongolia in the Contemporary World.” Brazos County Museum of Natural History. Bryan, Texas. 18 February 2010.

2009             
Barcus, H. Invited Lecture: “Why do all the Yurts have Satellite Dishes?  Globalization and Local Livelihood Change in Western Mongolia. Minnesota State University. 20 November 2009.

Barcus, H. Guest lecture.  Implications of Transnational Migration for Mongolian Kazakhs.  Human Geography of Global Issues, GEOG111, February, 2009.

2008             
Barcus, H. Transnational Kazakh Migration in Western Mongolia. GEOFEST Minnesota. 25
October 2008.  Macalester College Geography Department.

Barcus, H. Invited Guest Lecture. Land without Fences? A Look at Contemporary Mongolia. Teaching about the Geography and Cultures of Asia is the Middle Grades, a development workshop for teachers, sponsored by the Minnesota Humanities Center. February.

2006             
Barcus, H. Invited Guest Lecture. Migration Decision-Making, Culture, and Transnational
Identities: A Case Study of the Mongolian Kazakh Diaspora.  Minnesota State University,
Geography Department Colloquium. December.