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Call for Posters and Displays for ACMS 15th Annual Meeting, Toronto, March 17th 2017

Mongolia Poster Session The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is organizing a poster session and cultural program for Friday, March 17, 2017, 7:30-9:30pm at the Sheraton Centre Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto), Provincial [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: News, Opportunities|Tags: , |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

Field Notes

“HerderVision”: Bringing audiences closer to the Mongolian experience using 360 video – Peter Bittner

  Setting up a DSLR and 360 video interview with a herder in Bornoor Mongolia Field Note #8, author: Peter Bittner Setting out this summer with support from the ACMS Summer Field Research [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|0 Comments

Mongol Music Archive: Capturing everyday uses of traditional music in the daily lives of Mongolian herders – Dimitri Staszewski

Mongolia Field Note #7, author: Dimitri Staszewski Coming to Mongolia for the first time in 2013 I met and interviewed a nomadic herder named Tsevengdorj. Talking about how he used music in his daily life [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|0 Comments

Language and Learning: What, and How, to Learn from One Another through International Research Collaboration in Mongolia – Marissa J. Smith

Mongolia Field Note #6, author: Marissa J. Smith, PhD  Since 1991, the diversity of researchers in terms of nationality working in Mongolia and with Mongolians has greatly increased. However, Mongolia was also the scene of [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|2 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|2 Comments

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

Opportunities

Call for Posters and Displays for ACMS 15th Annual Meeting, Toronto, March 17th 2017

Mongolia Poster Session The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is organizing a poster session and cultural program for Friday, March 17, 2017, 7:30-9:30pm at the Sheraton Centre Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto), Provincial [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: News, Opportunities|Tags: , |0 Comments