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ACMS welcomes Mongolian President Elbegdorj at the University of Pennsylvania campus Sept. 23

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 [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

ACMS US Office hosts 23 summer scholars for a four-week NEH Summer Institute on “Modern Mongolia: Heritage and Tradition Amid Changing Realities”

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 [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

ACMS hosts group of University of Pennsylvania students for “A Tale of Two Capitals” program

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 [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Field Notes

Investigating Mongolia’s nomadic origins through the study of ancient horse remains – William Taylor

Mongolia Field Note #4, author: William Taylor Figure 1. Deer stone and small stone mounds containing horse remains – Ikh Tsagaanii Am, Bayankhongor province, central Mongolia The domestication of the horse (E. caballus) [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|2 Comments

Breastfeeding across the World: Celebrating Mother’s Milk in Mongolia- Aubrey Menard

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 [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|2 Comments

From the Pleistocene to the Present: Climate induced water poverty in the Altai Mountains – Caleb Pan

Mongolia Field Note #2, author: Caleb Pan A mixed herd of goats and cattle graze in a high alpine meadow in the Altai Tavan Bogd. The river brings life to the healthy green grass [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|2 Comments

Material Culture of the Khashaa: Fence Exigency in Ulaanbaatar’s Ger Districts – Byoern Reichhardt

Mongolia Field Notes #1, author:  Bjoern Reichhardt In the past century, the city of Ulaanbaatar saw itself confronted with vast changes concerning its structure, inhabitants and growth. The present outcome is, a relatively densely populated [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Field Notes|1 Comment

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