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American Center for Mongolian Studies: Reception, Cultural Program and Poster Session

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Reception, Cultural Program and Poster Session
Philadelphia Downtown Marriott (1201 Market Street, Philadelphia), Grand Salon L
Friday March 28, 7:30-9:30pm

The ACMS will celebrate its 12th annual meeting and the 10th anniversary of its Ulaanbaatar office with a reception, cultural program, poster presentation and annual business meeting held in Grand Salon L of the Downtown Marriott in Philadelphia from 7:30-9:30pm on Friday March 28, 2014. The meeting is held in conjunction with the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference. The ACMS reception and cultural program are free and open to all interested parties. You do not need to be registered for AAS to take part.

The cultural program will include Mongolian music and food, and is being organized in conjunction with the Mongolia Cultural Center (MCC) of Washington, DC. A poster display highlighting academic research and cultural topics related to Mongolia will be held during the reception. To propose a poster or display for the session, please send a brief abstract or description (no more than 250 words) to David Dettmann at ddettmann@mongoliacenter.org before March 14th, 2014. Posters and displays will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Reception, Cultural Program and Mongolia Poster Session – 7:30-9:30pm
Downtown Marriott Grand Salon L

The reception and poster session are free and open to the public. Mongolian food and drink will be available, along with Mongolian cultural performances. Posters and information tables will be displayed around the ballroom, and poster presenters will be available to discuss their research and cultural work.

ACMS Annual Membership Meeting – 8:00-8:30pm
Downtown Marriott Grand Salon L

The ACMS annual membership meeting will include an update on ACMS operations and programs with reports by ACMS President Bill Fitzhugh of the Smithsonian, ACMS US Director, David Dettmann, and Ulaanbaatar Office Manager Baigalmaa Begzsuren.

For more information or directions, please contact David Dettmann at ddettmann@mongoliacenter.org.

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