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

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

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 [...]

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

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

From June 6-July 1st, 2016, the ACMS US Office at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia hosted an NEH-supported summer institute on the theme of Modern Mongolia. 23 university and college educators from around the [...]

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

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

From May 14 to 29, 2016 ACMS US Director David Dettmann and Mienhwa Chiang (Director of the Chinese Language Program, University of Pennsylvania) led a short term study abroad tour for 8 University of Pennsylvania [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Change and Continuity in Mongolian Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems: A Synthesis of 20 Years of Interdisciplinary Research

By | June 5th, 2016|Categories: News|

Title: Change and Continuity in Mongolian Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems: A Synthesis of 20 Years of Interdisciplinary Research Location: Mongolia–Japan Center When: June 7th, 2016, 11:00 am Organizer:  Mongolian Academy of Science About the speaker: María E. [...]

Official translation of the new “Law for Protection of Mongolia’s Cultural Heritage” and the associated official application form

By | June 5th, 2016|Categories: News|

By Dr. Ann M. Altman, Hamden, CT (annaltman@gmail.com) In May 2014, the Mongolian government passed a law designed to protect Mongolia’s cultural heritage.  The purpose of the law is outlined in the first paragraph, as follows: [...]

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MONGOLIA FIELD NOTES

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

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

Mongolia Field Note #4, author: William Taylor The domestication of the horse (E. caballus) was a keystone moment in human history, producing dramatic changes to the way people lived, moved, and interacted in societies across [...]

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

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

Following a brutally cold winter, the first March day that the temperature broke freezing, Mongolians rejoiced by spending the day outdoors. Young mothers lounged outside at the local ski resort, breastfeeding bundled babies while their [...]

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

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

Mongolia Field Note #2, author: Caleb Pan The Altai Mountains of Mongolia form the western boundary between China and Mongolia and trend from the northwest to the southeast before terminating in the Gobi Desert. Although [...]

Material Culture of the Khashaa: Fence Exigency in Ulaanbaatar’s Ger Districts – Byoern Reichhardt

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|

Mongolia Field Notes #1, author:  Bjoern Reichhardt In the past century, the city of Ulaanbaatar saw itself confronted with vast changes concerning its structure, inhabitants and growth. The present outcome is, a relatively densely populated [...]

Introducing Mongolian Field Notes

By | March 25th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes, News|

The ACMS is excited to announce the launching of a new online research publication called Mongolian Field Notes which will be available periodically tentatively starting May 1st, 2016. Mongolia Field Notes will communicate academic research [...]

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