Call for Posters and Displays for ACMS 15th Annual Meeting, Toronto, March 17th 2017

By | January 23rd, 2017|News, Opportunities|

Mongolia Poster Session The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is organizing a poster session and cultural program for Friday, March 17, 2017, 7:30-9:30pm at the Sheraton Centre Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto), Provincial Ballroom South, in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies' annual meeting and the ACMS annual meeting (which will immediately [...]

Recently acquired books for the ACMS library, October 2016

By | October 25th, 2016|ACMS library, News|

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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. [...]

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

By | June 5th, 2016|News|

By Dr. Ann M. Altman, Hamden, CT ( 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, [...]