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Linguistic Landscape Research: Ulaanbaatar – Phillip Marzluf

By |2017-12-07T17:26:45-05:00December 7th, 2017|Field Notes|

English only sign in the center of Ulaanbaatar. (Photo by Phillip Marzluf) Mongolia Field Note #11 - author Phillip Marzluf Linguistic landscape research examines all of the written materials that are publicly accessible to people in their daily lives. Rather than looking at books, poems, textbooks, or students’ writing, linguistic landscape researchers are interested in [...]

ACMS Welcomes New Executive and Resident Directors to Lead US and UB Offices

By |2017-10-11T16:06:56-04:00October 11th, 2017|News|

The American Center for Mongolian Studies is pleased to announce the addition of two new key employees who will lead our US and Ulaanbaatar offices. First, on October 1, 2017, Jonathan Addleton, former US Ambassador to Mongolia, assumed the role of ACMS Executive Director overseeing the US office of the ACMS. Amb. Addleton recently [...]

Amur Falcon nesting ecology: a case-study in land-use practices, climate change, and protected areas in central Mongolia – Ryan C. Burner

By |2017-09-25T22:47:42-04:00September 25th, 2017|Field Notes|

Studying the nesting ecology of the Amur Falcon alongside herds of Takhi, the Mongolia wild horse. Photo credit: Gombobaatar Sundev. Mongolia Field note #10, author: Ryan C. Burner Mongolia, due to its diversity of habitats and elevations and its key location along central Asian migratory routes, is home to a wide variety of [...]

NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers 2018: Enduring Legacies of a Global Mongol Empire

By |2017-12-04T18:12:51-05:00September 12th, 2017|News, Opportunities|

ATTENTION US K-12 TEACHERS! The ACMS will again be leading an NEH Summer Institute in summer 2018, this time for K-12 teachers! Co-directors Morris Rossabi and David Dettmann will be running the program at the University of Pennsylvania, from July 16th to August 10, 2018. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $3,300 to come [...]

Ulaanbaatar Studies and the Pursuit of Knowledge in the City Streets – Paweł Szczap

By |2017-08-31T22:31:02-04:00August 31st, 2017|Field Notes|

Mongolia Field note #9, author: Paweł Szczap Home to roughly half of the population of Mongolia, the capital of the country – Ulaanbaatar – in many ways remains a curious case. This once nomadic, monastic encampment experienced drastic changes during the 20th century. Under communist rule concrete buildings took the place of wooden temples forming a [...]

National Council of Mongolian Studies – EBI Scholarship Program for International Young Mongolists

By |2017-04-25T04:31:28-04:00April 25th, 2017|Opportunities|

The Embassy of Mongolia is now accepting applications for the “EBI” Scholarship Program for International Young Mongolists. The National Council of Mongolian Studies, “Mongolian Foundation” NGO and “EBI” institute in Mongolia are organizing “EBI Scholarship Program for International Young Mongolists”. The program encourages and supports undergraduate students in a field of Mongolian Studies at the [...]

Recently acquired books for the ACMS library, March 2017

By |2017-03-28T00:43:55-04:00March 28th, 2017|ACMS library|

Shane McCausland.  The Mongol century : visual cultures of Yuan China, 1271-1368 ( Honolulu University of Hawaiʻi Press ) Colin Mason. A short history of Asia ( Palgrave Macmillan ) Yuki Konagaya; I Lkhagvasu̇rėn; Morris Rossabi. Mongolia's transition from socialism to captitalism : four views (Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan, Heisei) Yuki Konagaya; I Lkhagvasuren; Mary Rossabi; Morris Rossabi. A [...]

Mongolia Researcher Registry

By |2017-06-28T03:47:02-04:00February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Mongolian Researcher and Research Organization Registries. Our goal is to connect researchers within and between academic disciplines. If you’d like to be featured here, please fill out the form here, or for an organization, follow this link, then email chpa@mongoliacenter.org to confirm. This is a preliminary release of the Mongolian [...]