Articles

‘Pretentious prose and leaky knowledge: expert knowledge and the translation of the senses in wine-tasting’ submitted to Gastronomica

In preparation ‘Populating the exception: the governmentality of bare life’

2012 ‘Resorting to violence: technologies of exception, contingent states, and the
repression of Buddhist lamas in 1930s Mongolia’ Ethnos 77(1):72-92.

2011 ‘Archived relations: repression, rehabilitation and the secret life of documents in
Mongolia’ The Political Life of Documents, special issue of History and Anthropology 22(4): 431-444.

2011 ‘Introduction: the political life of documents’, with Catherine Trundle, History and
Anthropology 22(4): 407-414.2010 ‘Data, basically: computers, context and anthropological data’. Inner Asia
12(1):47-60.

2010 ‘Editorial Introduction’ with Uradyn Bulag and Yuki Konagawa, Inner Asia, 12(1):1-3.

2008 ‘The end of post-socialism? An account of the 1st of July riots in Ulaanbaatar,
Mongolia,’ with Gregory Delaplace and David Sneath; Inner Asia 10(2): 353-365.

2008 ‘Prelude to violence: show trials and state power in 1930s Mongolia’ American
Ethnologist 35(2):321-337.

2008 ‘Neither truth nor reconciliation: political violence and the surfeit of memory in post-
Socialist Mongolia’ Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions. 9(2):371-388.

2005 ‘The case of the disappearing Chinggis Khaan: dismembering the remembering’ Ab
Imperio 4/2005: 147-173.

2003 ‘Editor’s Introduction’ Inner Asia 5(2).

1999 ‘Blame, guilt and avoidance: the struggle to control the past in post-socialist
Mongolia’ History and Memory 11(2):94-114.

1998 ‘Creating national identity in socialist Mongolia.’ Central Asian Survey. 17(1):35-49.

1997 ‘One hundred years of history: changing paradigms in Mongolian historiography.’
Inner Asia: Occasional Papers. 2(1):48-68.

1993 ‘Collective memory and Chingunjav’s rebellion.’ History and Anthropology
6(2-3):235-259.