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Now accepting applications for 2018 ACMS Fellowships!

By | 2017-12-04T18:06:26+00:00 December 4th, 2017|News, Opportunities|

The ACMS is now accepting applications for 2018 fellowships! Deadline to apply for the Research and Library fellowships is February 15, 2018. ACMS Field Research Fellowship Program provides awards of up $4000 to US citizen students and/or university faculty to conduct academic field research in Mongolia between May and October. ACMS Library Fellowship Program provides US citizen [...]

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

By | 2017-10-11T16:06:56+00:00 October 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 [...]

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

By | 2017-12-04T18:12:51+00:00 September 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 [...]

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

By | 2016-12-09T12:38:08+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Field Notes|

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 he asked, half perplexed, why I didn’t just come back the next day to record him singing to his herd—something [...]

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

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:34+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Field Notes|

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 research projects involving international collaboration long before the 1990s, and home to a complex system of academic institutions organizing particular [...]

Recently acquired books for the ACMS library, October 2016

By | 2017-02-27T15:26:04+00:00 October 25th, 2016|ACMS library|

Altangerel, B. Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit. Trans-continental Neighbours: Volume 1: A documentary history of Mongolia-UK relations (Institute of International Studies, M.A.S, 2013) Brox, Trine and Ildiko Beller-Hannn (eds). On the Fringes of the Harmonius Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Studies in Asian Topics, no. 53 - [...]

ACMS welcomes Mongolian President Elbegdorj at the University of Pennsylvania campus Sept. 23

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:35+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|News|

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 office, and is an emerging center for Mongolian Studies in North America. ACMS Members and friends can attend the lecture [...]

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

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:35+00:00 September 1st, 2016|News|

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 Philadelphia hosted an NEH-supported summer institute on the theme of Modern Mongolia. 23 university and college educators from around the [...]

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

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:35+00:00 September 1st, 2016|News|

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 and Mienhwa Chiang (Director of the Chinese Language Program, University of Pennsylvania) led a short term study abroad tour for [...]