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 at Jon Huntsman Hall (3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia) for free. Please contact ACMS US Director David Dettmann by Friday Sep. 9 for special reserved tickets. Email the number of tickets and names of guests attending to:email@example.com.
President Elbegdorj’s will be welcomed to Philadelphia by Mayor Jim Kenney, Senator Bob Casey, Congressman Joe Pitts (Chair of the US-Mongolia Friendship Caucus) and other dignitaries. He will attend a concert given by the Philadelphia Philharmonic orchestra, which will be visiting Ulaanbaatar on a special tour in summer 2017, the first US orchestra to visit Mongolia. President Elbegdorj will then give a special lecture at 4:00pm at the University of Pennsylvania in conjunction with the opening of the Perry World House, a global exchange center on campus, and in recognition of the role of the ACMS and University of Pennsylvania in fostering Mongolian Studies.
For more information on the President’s visit, see our post here.