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Research Interests
Human Rights Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Economic, Resource Governance and Law and Artificial Intelligence

Research Area
Southern Gobi region, Mongolia


Bayar Dashpurev embraces various roles before he joins as Ph.D. Candidate to Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. He was a law lecturer on environmental law, tax law, and natural resources law in School of Law, National University of Mongolia and the German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology, respectively. He has worked as a litigator in both administrative courts and the constitutional court of Mongolia including cases and disputes concerning rights to healthy environment and mineral resources. He is also one of two founding members of Environmental Law Section in Mongolian Bar Association that was established in 2015; and through his role in Mongolian Bar Association, he coordinates scientists, NGOs, young lawyers, media personals, research institutions, governmental agencies and local citizens to elevate environmental protection and justice.

Bayar holds his Bachelor of Law from School of Law, National University of Mongolia and Masters of law from Penn State Law School and Southwestern Law School in the United States. He was a visiting scholar in Maurer Law School, Bloomington, Indiana. He published numerous law review articles and book chapters on the subjects of constitutional environmental rights, property rights, resource governance, sovereignty and localism. He also led and worked in multiple research projects funded by Open Society Foundation, Asia Foundation, Asian Development Bank and Government of Mongolia on the subjects of ‘public interest litigation’, ‘assessing corruption in environmental governance’ and ‘conducting public hearings’.

Bayar is interested in studying how a concept of ‘right’ travels through international, regional, national and local levels; and how the ‘rights’ concept is reflected onto each levels and to research whether it failed to absorb cultural values in the lowest level.

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