Supporting Scholars, Bridging Cultures


Supporting Scholars, Bridging Cultures

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is a non-profit educational organization that supports the development of Mongolian Studies and academic exchanges with Inner Asia.


Visit Mongolia

With the lowest population density of any country on earth, Mongolia has plenty of room to explore. We can help with:

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Our office in Ulaanbaatar offers a variety of fellowships and programs for emerging scholars including:

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Mongolian Studies

Our main office in Ulaanbaatar includes a Research Library with the largest collection of international scholarship on Mongolia in the country. We also offer:

Recent News

The History and Scientific Legacy of Roy Chapman Andrews – Nov 19, 6:00pm PST, 9:00pm EST, Nov 20, 10:00am ULAT

Title: The History and Scientific Legacy of Roy Chapman Andrews (Register here) Date: Nov 19, 6:00pm PST; 9:00pm EST; Nov 20, 10:00am ULAT The November Virtual Speaker Series panel will focus ...
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ACMS Speaker Series – Batu Khan: The Man in the Middle (Via Zoom)

The event is free and open to public. Interested participants are asked to join in on Nov 13, 9 pm (ULAT) through the following Zoom link: Meeting ID: 834 ...
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Owen Lattimore – Oct 23, 6:00 am (PST) 9:00 am (EST) 2:00 pm (GMT+1) 9:00 pm (ULAT)

Title: Owen Lattimore, the Mongolist (Register here) Date: Oct 23, 6:00am PST; 9:00am EST; 2:00pm GMT+1; 9:00pm ULAT The October Virtual Speaker Series panel session will be on the renowned Mongolist Owen ...
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Recent Research Notes

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Ethnoarchaeology of Mongolian Hide and Fiber Crafts

Author: Kristen Pearson  |  Mongolia is one of the few places in the world with environmental conditions favorable to the long-term preservation of organic materials, such as textile, leather, and wood.
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Ikh Nart: An Archaeological Treasure Trove

Author: Blake Epstein  |  Looking at the linguistic landscape of Mongolia enhances our knowledge about Mongolians’ use of language and literacy in their daily lives.
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Linguistic Landscape Research: Ulaanbaatar

Author: Phillip Marzluf  |  The Ikh Nart Nature Preserve contains a vast array of archaeological sites and artifacts spanning more than 9,000 years of the human history.
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