titled "Ecological Migration: Environment, Ethnicity, and Human
Rights in Inner Mongolia" sponsored by the Mongolia Society was
held at the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Meeting in
Chicago City on April 3, 2005. The panel was chaired by
professor Christopher Atwood from Indiana University, and four
panelists spoke on "Ecological Migration" of Inner Mongolia from
different points of view. Dr. Judith Shapiro from American
University commented on the panelists' papers. Followings are
the panelists' papers and comment presented at panel:
Ecologies, and Changes in Pastoral Life: Sandy Land Reclamation
in Uxin Ju, Inner Mongolia, China"
by Hong Jiang,
assistant professor at University of Wisconsin
Pastureland in Chahar: Regional and Environmental
by Shirnuut Sodbilig,
Inner Mongolia University/Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Immigration and Human Rights in Inner Mongolia"
by Enhebatu Togochog, director of
Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center
"Comments on 'Ecological Migration' Panel Papers"
Shapiro, American University