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    Kalmyk Diaspora Archives Project

    January 1, 2017 - January 31, 2017
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ACMS office and library will be closed on October 19th.

Due to the Provincial Councils Local Election ACMS office and library will be closed on October 19th (Wednesday). We will be re-open on Oct 20th at 9 am.

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

ACMS welcomes Mongolian President Elbegdorj at the University of Pennsylvania campus Sept. 23

At the recommendation of the ACMS, Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj will give a special lecture at the University of Pennsylvania at 4:00pm on Friday, September 23rd, 2016. The University of Pennsylvania houses the ACMS US [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

ACMS US Office hosts 23 summer scholars for a four-week NEH Summer Institute on “Modern Mongolia: Heritage and Tradition Amid Changing Realities”

NEH Summer Institute co-directors Morris Rossabi and David Dettmann with Summer Scholars at Penn's Richard Indiana Love Statue From June 6-July 1st, 2016, the ACMS US Office at the University of Pennsylvania in [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

ACMS hosts group of University of Pennsylvania students for “A Tale of Two Capitals” program

Penn Student group with co-directors David Dettmann and Mienhwa Chiang and ACMS Resident Director Marc Tasse outside the ACMS office in UB From May 14 to 29, 2016 ACMS US Director David Dettmann [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Field Notes

“Gaming Addiction and Homeless Youth in Mongolia” – Scott Parker

Mongolia Field Note #5, author: Scott Parker Photo courtesy Scott Parker One of the societal costs of Mongolia’s transition from a communist to a free market economy in the 1990’s was a new [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|0 Comments

Investigating Mongolia’s nomadic origins through the study of ancient horse remains – William Taylor

Mongolia Field Note #4, author: William Taylor Figure 1. Deer stone and small stone mounds containing horse remains – Ikh Tsagaanii Am, Bayankhongor province, central Mongolia The domestication of the horse (E. caballus) [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|1 Comment

Breastfeeding across the World: Celebrating Mother’s Milk in Mongolia- Aubrey Menard

Mongolia Field Note #2, author: Aubrey Menard In Mongolia, breastfeeding is celebrated rather than stigmatized. A Statue in the National Park showcases a woman feeding twins. (Photo by Aubrey Menarndt) Following a brutally [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|2 Comments

From the Pleistocene to the Present: Climate induced water poverty in the Altai Mountains – Caleb Pan

Mongolia Field Note #2, author: Caleb Pan A mixed herd of goats and cattle graze in a high alpine meadow in the Altai Tavan Bogd. The river brings life to the healthy green grass [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|2 Comments


Kalmyk Diaspora Archives Project

Kalmyk Diaspora Archives Project

January 1, 2017 - January 31, 2017

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American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) Cultural Heritage Directed Fellowship – Fall 2016

This program supports a directed fellowship project that will contribute to the development and implementation of an improved inventory system utilizing barcode technology at the National Museum of Mongolia, and museums around the country. It [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Opportunities|0 Comments

American project lead: “Students for Service” grant

The U.S. embassy is seeking an American (preferably someone with teaching or project design/lead background) to serve as the coordinator for an interesting initiative. This initiative aims to promote public service to university students through [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Opportunities|0 Comments