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Amur Falcon nesting ecology: a case-study in land-use practices, climate change, and protected areas in central Mongolia – Ryan C. Burner

By | 2017-09-25T22:47:42+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Field Notes|

Studying the nesting ecology of the Amur Falcon alongside herds of Takhi, the Mongolia wild horse. Photo credit: Gombobaatar Sundev. Mongolia Field note #10, author: Ryan C. Burner Mongolia, due to its diversity of habitats and elevations and its key location along central Asian migratory routes, is home to a wide variety of [...]

Ulaanbaatar Studies and the Pursuit of Knowledge in the City Streets – Paweł Szczap

By | 2017-08-31T22:31:02+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Field Notes|

Mongolia Field note #9, author: Paweł Szczap Home to roughly half of the population of Mongolia, the capital of the country – Ulaanbaatar – in many ways remains a curious case. This once nomadic, monastic encampment experienced drastic changes during the 20th century. Under communist rule concrete buildings took the place of wooden temples forming a [...]

Mongolia Researcher Registry

By | 2017-06-28T03:47:02+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Mongolian Researcher and Research Organization Registries. Our goal is to connect researchers within and between academic disciplines. If you’d like to be featured here, please fill out the form here, or for an organization, follow this link, then email chpa@mongoliacenter.org to confirm. This is a preliminary release of the Mongolian [...]

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

By | 2017-02-13T23:43:13+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Field Notes|

  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 Fellowship I was eager to shoot 360 video to capture the stories of rural-urban migrants living on the outskirts of [...]

American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) Cultural Heritage Directed Fellowship – Fall 2016

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:35+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This program supports a directed fellowship project that will contribute to the development and implementation of an improved inventory system utilizing barcode technology at the National Museum of Mongolia, and museums around the country. It is co-sponsored by the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation at the US Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, the National Museum of Mongolia, [...]

Breastfeeding across the World: Celebrating Mother’s Milk in Mongolia- Aubrey Menard

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:35+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Field Notes|

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 cold winter, the first March day that the temperature broke freezing, Mongolians rejoiced by spending the day outdoors. Young mothers [...]

Official translation of the new “Law for Protection of Mongolia’s Cultural Heritage” and the associated official application form

By | 2016-06-05T21:53:07+00:00 June 5th, 2016|News|

By Dr. Ann M. Altman, Hamden, CT (annaltman@gmail.com) In May 2014, the Mongolian government passed a law designed to protect Mongolia’s cultural heritage.  The purpose of the law is outlined in the first paragraph, as follows: “The  purpose  of  the  law  is  to  regulate  relations  pertaining  to   investigation,  registration,  research,  classification,  assessment,  preservation,   protection,  restoration,  recreation, [...]