Friday, April 15, 2011

ACMS Panel at the NAMBC Meeting April 28, Washington DC

9:00 AM - 12noon – “Common Ground: The Intersection of Mining and Cultural Heritage in Mongolia,”

Location: Phoenix Park Hotel Ballroom, Lobby Level, on Capitol Hill at 520 North Capitol Street, NW near Union Station

Moderator: Charles Krusekopf, Ph.D., Executive Director, American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS)

  • Uranchimeg Tsultem, Ph.D., Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Art History and Adviser to the Mongolian President for Cultural Heritage Issues – Art and Landscape in Mongolia
  • Jeffrey Altschul, Ph.D., President, SRI Foundation/Chairman, Statistical Research, Inc – Protecting the Past, Preserving the Present: The Oyu Tolgoi Cultural Heritage Program
  • Paula DePriest, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Museum Conservation Institute, Smithsonian Institution – Gold Fever in the Mongolian Taiga
  • William Fitzhugh, Ph.D., Director, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution –Mongolia's Archaeological Treasures: Preserving the Past for the Future
  • Robin Charpentier, ACMS Resident Director – Improving Mongolian Cultural Relations at the Mining and Cultural Heritage Interstices

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

ACMS Annual Membership Meeting

April 28th, 2011, 5pm-7:30pm, Washington, DC

The ACMS will hold its annual membership meeting in the top floor conference room of the Rome Building at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) from 5-7:30pm. The meeting will include an overview of the ACMS's activities over the year, a keynote lecture, and reception with a cultural program. Dr. Uranchimeg Tsultem, Lecturer, UC-Berkeley and Adviser to the Mongolian President for Cultural Heritage issues, will give the keynote address on preserving Mongolian cultural heritage. This event is free and open to all ACMS members and the general public. Contact: