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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

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

NEH Summer Institute co-directors Morris Rossabi and David Dettmann with Summer Scholars at Penn's Richard Indiana Love Statue From June 6-July 1st, 2016, the ACMS US Office at the University of Pennsylvania in [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

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

Penn Student group with co-directors David Dettmann and Mienhwa Chiang and ACMS Resident Director Marc Tasse outside the ACMS office in UB From May 14 to 29, 2016 ACMS US Director David Dettmann [...]

By | September 1st, 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

Gaming Addiction and Homeless Youth in Mongolia – Scott Parker

Mongolia Field Note #5, author: Scott Parker Photo courtesy Scott Parker One of the societal costs of Mongolia’s transition from a communist to a free market economy in the 1990’s was a new [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|0 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|3 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

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