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“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 Fellowship I was eager to shoot 360 video to capture the stories of rural-urban migrants living on the outskirts of [...]
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, [...]
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 Dr. Ann M. Altman, Hamden, CT (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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, [...]