Thursday, July 31, 2008

Register Today – ACMS Conference

“Owen Lattimore: the Past, Present, and Future of Inner Asian Studies”
August 20-21, 2008, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS), International Association of Mongol Studies (IAMS), and National University of Mongolia School of Foreign Service (SFS) invites members of the public to participate in a two day conference on the theme of Owen Lattimore (1900-1989), the renowned scholar of Inner Asia and China. The conference will feature keynote speeches from Lattimore’s grandson Evan on behalf of the Lattimore family and Professor Ch. Dalai, a close personal friend and colleague of Owen Lattimore during the opening day’s lunch.

The conference will also feature presentations of academic papers, an exhibit of Lattimore’s work, and two special film presentations about life in Mongolia in the 1970s.

More information about the conference is available at Participation is open and free to the public; however, participants must register by August 15th, 2008 by sending an e-mail to, visiting the ACMS at National University of Mongolia Building No. 5 Room 304, or calling the ACMS at 11-350-486.

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