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 where members can loan books and access JSTOR. We also offer:

Recent News

Соёлын өв цуврал семинар: “Музейн Ёс зүй” Танхимын сургалт

Хэзээ: 2022 оны 9-р сарын 30, 10:00 цаг (өглөө) Сургалтын удирдагч багш нар:  Д.Бумаа, Д.Мөнхтогоо, С.Энхнаран  Сургалт болох газар: Улаанбаатар хотын төв номын сангийн дэргэдэх Америкийн соёл мэдээллийн төвийн хөтөлбөрийн ...
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VSS September 2022 | Dr. Eric Thrift “Cashmere as cultural commodity: Exploring potential cultural indicators for ‘sustainable cashmere'”

ACMS presents Dr. Eric Thrift, our September guest for VSS, which will be in English. When: September 23, 8:00 pm (ULAT) 8:00 am (EDT) and 7:00 am (CDT) *Please note ...
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Соёлын өв цуврал- Музейн ёс зүйгээр нийгмийн үнэт зүйлийг бүтээх нь хэлэлцүүлэг

Discussion contents: The discussion will discuss the ethical concepts of the museum and discuss the ethical challenges faced by the museum's profession and the management of the museum. The American ...
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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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