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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 [...]

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. [...]

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, [...]

Introducing Mongolian Field Notes

By | 2016-11-23T15:05:36+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Field Notes, News|

The ACMS is excited to announce the launching of a new online research publication called Mongolian Field Notes which will be available periodically tentatively starting May 1st, 2016. Mongolia Field Notes will communicate academic research about Mongolia to broader audiences. They are modeled on the successful Asia Pacific Memo produced by the Institute of Asian [...]