Virtual Speaker Series

As our live events have been cancelled due to COVID-19, we have begun offering our Speaker Series virtually.

“A Review of the Nomonhan Incident/Khalkhyn Gol Battle” November 29, 8:00am ET | 3:00pm GMT+1 | 9:00pm ULAT | 10:00pm GMT+9

Title: A Review of the Nomonhan Incident/Khalkhyn Gol Battle (Register here) Date: November 29, 8:00am ET | 3:00pm GMT+1 | 9:00pm ULAT | 10:00pm GMT+9 Co-sponsor: The Yokosuka Council of Asia Pacific Studies The Battles of Khalkhin Gol were the decisive engagements of the undeclared Soviet–Japanese border conflicts fought among the Soviet Union, Mongolia, Japan…

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ACMS Virtual Speaker Series with Aza Tsogtsaikhan – A global effort to fight air pollution in Mongolia

When: Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:00 a.m. (ET); 10:00pm ULAT Where: via Zoom Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83544945535?pwd=UjNTWjBZSUc2dk5WZExJVUJIYkx5Zz09 Meeting ID: 835 4494 5535 Passcode: 403316   Abstract: Despite having only 3.3 million people Mongolia ranked #3 in 2019 and #4 in 2020 as the most air-polluted country in the world, right next to countries with billion and millions of…

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“1945 оны БНМАУ-ын тусгаар тогтнолын санал хураалт ба Их гүрнүүдийн нөлөө” 10/20 21:00 цаг (УБ); 09 цаг (EDT)

Please note that our VSS programming is alternating between Mongolian and English every month as part of our larger plan to support more Mongolian scholars. Our October Virtual Speaker Series lecture is planned to be organized in Mongolian, titled “The 1945 Independence Referendum of MPR and The Influences of Great Powers” and the post-event recording…

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Using GIS to study historical and modern issues in Mongolia – Sept 30, 2:00pm EDT; 11:00am PDT; 7:00pm GMT+1

Title: Using GIS to study historical and modern issues in Mongolia (Register here) Date: Sept 30, 2:00pm EDT; 11:00am PDT; 7:00pm GMT+1 The September Virtual Panel Series, which will be held in English, will focus on using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to study historical and modern issues in Mongolia. The panel will have two speakers…

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ACMS Virtual Speaker Series with Griffin Creech – Migration as Resistance: Buriat Migration to Mongolia and Manchuria during the Russian Civil Wars

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:00 p.m. (ET) [Viewers from Mongolia, please note the time. The video recording will be available with Mongolian subtitles later] Where: via Zoom Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85374070852?pwd=L1pEaVdUZXdtREphQ2x1VXJYaXRkdz09 Meeting ID:853 7407 0852 Passcode: 211034   Abstract: This talk will examine the transnational milieu of the approximately forty thousand Buriats who migrated from the…

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“Монголын эдийн засаг ба КОВИД-19” илтгэл-хэлэлцүүлэг 8/26 21:00 УБ, 13:00 GMT, 09:00 EDT

Please note that our VSS programming is alternating between Mongolian and English every month as part of our larger plan to support more Mongolian scholars. Our August VSS Panel session is planned to be organized in Mongolian, titled “The Mongolian Economy and COVID-19” and the post-event recording will be uploaded with English subtitles. Нэр: “Монголын…

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“Монголын газар тариалангийн түүх” 8/20 21:00 цаг (УБ); 09 цаг (EDT)

Please note that our VSS programming is alternating between Mongolian and English every month as part of our larger plan to support more Mongolian scholars. Our August Virtual Speaker Series lecture is planned to be organized in Mongolian, titled “The History of Agriculture in Mongolia” and the post-event recording will be uploaded with English subtitles. …

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ACMS Virtual Speaker Series with Pawel Szczap – The Namescape of Ulaanbaatar

When: Thursday, July 22, 2021, 9pm (ULAT) | 1pm (GMT) | 9am EDT | 6am EDT Where: via Zoom. Please join us at the scheduled date and time. Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81639422849?pwd=c0ZHdEdGRVo1QmdpVlczdFJjYS9sQT09 Meeting ID: 816 3942 2849 Passcode: 007612 Abstract: Ulaanbaatar is Mongolia’s biggest urban center. Here, traditional place naming and spatial orientation practices collide with…

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ACMS Virtual Panel Series: “Francis Woodman Cleaves” July 14, 9am EDT; 1pm GMT; 9pm ULAT

Title: Francis Woodman Cleaves (Premieres on ACMS YouTube and Facebook channels) Date: July 14, 6am PDT; 9am EDT; 1pm GMT; 9pm ULAT Our July Virtual Panel is a special episode in celebration of the 110th birth anniversary of the late Mongolist Francis Woodman Cleaves. The presentations of the three speakers were pre-recorded and subtitled in both…

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“Сансар судлал” илтгэл-хэлэлцүүлэг 6/29 21:00 УБ, 12:00 GMT, 08:00 EDT

Please note that our VSS programming is alternating between Mongolian and English every month as part of our larger plan to support more Mongolian scholars. Our June VSS Panel session is planned to be organized in Mongolian, titled “Space science” and the post-event recording will be uploaded with English subtitles.  Нэр: “Сансар судлал” хэлэлцүүлэг (Энд дарж…

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Mongolian Buddhism in the Modern World

Betsy Quammen, Manlai Chonos, and Marissa Smith

On Attempts to Algorithmize Pastoral Production in Mongolia

Dr. Marissa Smith

30 years after Mongolia's democratic revolution

Dolgion Aldar

Deciphering Dinosaur Growth

Dr. Badamkhatan Zorigt

What is The Future of Mongolia’s Rangelands and Herders?

Daniel Miller

Presenter: Dr. Tsendpurev Tsegmid, Vanjil Art Institute

Title of Presentation: Early Contemporary Art in Post-Soviet Mongolia” Where is Green Horse Galloping now?

Date: November 19, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Gantulga Bayasgalan, Mongolian University of Science and Technology

Title of Presentation: Collaborations between MUST School of Geology and U.S. Universities

Date: December 27, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Batsaikhan Ookhnoi, Mongolian Academy of Sciences

Title of Presentation: Rethinking Mongolian History: Mongolian National Revolution of 1911 and The Last Emperor of Mongolia, VIII Bogdo Jebtsundamba Khutukhtu

Date: October 15, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Ryan Allen, Simon Fraser University

Title of Presentation: Air Pollution, Fetal Growth, and Early Childhood Development | An Update from the UGAAR Study

Date: November 5, 2019

Presenters: Ms. Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Mr. Jeffrey H. Falt

Title of Presentation: Novel “The Green-Eyed Lama”: English Edition

Date: August 16, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Saruul-Erdene Myagmar

Title of Presentation: What Happened in 1973? Attempts to Open Diplomatic Relations Between Mongolia and the US through Private Memoirs

Date: Sep 12, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Cynthia Horne, Western Washington University

Title of Presentation: Globalization and Women’s Empowerment in Mongolia

Date: June 18, 2019

Presenter: Brian Goldbeck, U.S. State Department (ret.)

Title of Presentation: President Bush’s 2005 Visit: A Bilateral Relations Milestone

Date: July 24, 2019

Presenter: Bjorn Reichhardt, PhD Student at the Central Asian Seminar of Humboldt University of Berlin

Title of Presentation: Down the Road: Contested Infrastructures of Development, Tourism, and Pastoral Dairying

Date: May 7, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Lander, Lecturer in Law at De Montfort University of Leicester (UK)

Title of Presentation: “The State has forgotten its reason for being”? A socio-legal analysis of extractive development and state transformation in Mongolia

Date: June 12, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Enkh-Amgalan A, Center for Policy Research

Title of Presentation: Building Sustainable Livelihoods for Herders

Date: April 2, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Timothy May, University of North Georgia

Speaker: Christian Sorace, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Colorado College

Title of Presentation: Desiring the City: Cinema and Ideology in Socialist Mongolia

Date: March 5, 2019

Title of Presentation: Military Integration in Mongol Warfare: The development of Combined Arms Warfare in the Mongol Empire

Date: April 10, 2019

Presenter: Kristen Pearson | Fulbright Fellow at the Mongolian National Museum

Title of Presentation: Objects in an Ecosystem: The Ethnoarchaeology of Mongolian Hide and Fiber Crafts

Date: December 18, 2018

Presenter: Bayarsaikhan Jamsranjav, PhD, head of the Research Center at the National Museum of Mongolia

Title of Presentation: First Migration East to West: Conflict Between Two Major Cultures of the Mongolian Late Bronze Age

Date: November 20, 2018

Speakers: Dr. Ariell Ahearn, Mr. Stephen Lezak, and Mr. Byambabaatar Ichinkhorloo

Title of Presentation: Introducing the Gobi Framework Project: Mediation Model for Sustainable Infrastructure Development’

Date: December 18, 2018

Presenter: Thalea Stokes | University of Chicago

Title of Presentation: Hip Hop Scene Among Mongols in Mongolia and China: Witnessing the Development of a New Tradition throughout the Mongolian Diaspora

Date: October 22, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Agnes Birtalan | Eötvös Loránd University

Title of Presentation: Black and Yellow Shamans in Mongolia in the 1990’s (On the Basis of Field Research Among the Darkhats and Oirats)

Date: November 6, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Bryan Miller | University of Oxford

Title of Presentation: In Search of “Commoners” in the Xiongnu Empire

Date: September 19, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Chantsallkham Jamsranjav

Title of Presentation: Herders’ indicators and ratings predict rangeland conditions in three Mongolian ecological zones

Date: October 2, 2018

Presenter: Dr. William Taylor | Postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany

Title of Presentation: Recovering Mongolia’s Frozen Past: Understanding Taiga and Alpine Prehistory

Date: August 21, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Joseph Bristley | Affiliate researcher, UCL Anthropology’s ‘Emerging Subjects’ project

Title of Presentation: The ‘festival of forty thousand horses’: number and value in the Mongolian countryside

Date: September 4, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Julia Clark | The founder of NOMAD Science, an Associate Director for Bioregions

Title of Presentation: Looting and Climate Change Threats to Mongolian Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

Date: June 5, 2018

Presenter: Sanchir Jargalsaikhan | Political scientist, activist, and development policy specialist

Title of Presentation: Environmental Governance in Mongolia: Challenges and Prospects

Date: June 19, 2018

Presenter: Kim Dupont-Madinier | Fulbright Research Fellowship

Title of Presentation: Energy Efficient Gers for the Ger Districts

Date: May 8, 2018

Presenter: Jonathan Addleton| Executive Director of the American Center for Mongolian Studies | Former U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia

Title of Presentation: Mongolia and the United States: First 150 years

Date: May 22, 2018

Presenter: Petya Andreeva | PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania’s East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department

Title of Presentation: Fantastic Beasts on the Eurasian Steppes: The Politics of Burial Regalia in Iron Age Funerary Art along the Mongolian steppes and further west

Date: March 6, 2018

Presenter: Sam Bass | PhD candidate in History and Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University

Title of Presentation: The Bound Steppe: Notes on Enslavement in Qing Mongolia

Date: April 17, 2018

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