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:

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ACMS Virtual Speaker Series with Pawel Szczap – The Namescape of Ulaanbaatar

When: Thursday, July 22, 2021, 9pm (ULAT) | 1pm (GMT) | 9am EDT | 6am EDT Where: via Zoom. Please join us at the scheduled date and time. Zoom Link:  ...
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ACMS Virtual Panel Series: “Francis Woodman Cleaves” July 14, 9am EDT; 1pm GMT; 9pm ULAT

Title: Francis Woodman Cleaves (Premieres on ACMS YouTube and Facebook channels) Date: July 14, 6am PDT; 9am EDT; 1pm GMT; 9pm ULAT Our July Virtual Panel is a special episode in ...
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Recent Research Notes

Cross-Lingual Captioning of Mongolian and English Video Contents, Pt I

Author: Natso Baatarkhuu, Communications Coordinator of ACMS | The ACMS UB Office has been holding biweekly public lectures in English since 2004 with minimal intermissions. While this is our flagship …

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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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