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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 [...]

Job Opening – ACMS Cultural Heritage Program Assistant

By | 2017-10-10T23:42:01+00:00 October 10th, 2017|News, Opportunities|

The American Center for Mongolian Studies’ (ACMS) Cultural Heritage Program (CHP) is currently accepting applications for the position of Cultural Heritage Program Assistant for its Ulaanbaatar Office. The position is open to Mongolian citizens with a strong academic and cultural heritage background and English language capabilities. The ACMS Cultural Heritage Program Assistant is responsible for the day to day in-person operations [...]

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

By | 2017-09-12T16:25:58+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 [...]

Job Opening: Resident Director (Acting), American Center for Mongolian Studies, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

By | 2017-09-05T10:42:50+00:00 September 5th, 2017|News, Opportunities, Uncategorized|

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is seeking a Resident Director (Acting) for its Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia office. The ACMS is a non-profit, non-governmental educational organization that supports the development of Mongolian Studies and academic exchanges with Inner Asia. The ACMS is a member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) with funding [...]

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 [...]

Change and Continuity in Mongolian Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems: A Synthesis of 20 Years of Interdisciplinary Research

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:35+00:00 June 5th, 2016|News|

Title: Change and Continuity in Mongolian Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems: A Synthesis of 20 Years of Interdisciplinary Research Location: Mongolia–Japan Center When: June 7th, 2016, 11:00 am Organizer:  Mongolian Academy of Science About the speaker: María E. Fernández-Giménez is a Professor of Rangeland Social-Ecological Systems in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship at Colorado State University. [...]