Mag. Dr. Wallenböck Ute

Project position

Senior researcher

Reading group

Material culture and cultural anthropology

Research field(s)

Identity, ethnic minorities, borderland(s), Silk Road, Inner Asia


Mag. Dr. Wallenböck Ute’s research focus is on the Tibeto-Mongol interface at the Sino-Tibetan borderlands but also on cultural transfer in Inner Asia based on the observation that social and cultural practices, ideas and traditions can move across boundaries, from one society to another.


“Wallenböck, Ute. 2019. “The Cultural and Educational Dimension
of the ‘New Silk Road’: The Re-invention of Mongolness at the
Sino-Tibetan Borderlands.” Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies,
11, pp. 31–59.″