2016

THE 10th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MONGOLIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE 

Hosted by

THE MONGOLIAN CULTURAL CENTER

in partnership with

THE EMBASSY OF MONGOLIA  

with contributions from 

Mongol-American Cultural Association

Pyramide Granite LLC (Mr. Delgertsogt Manaljav and Mr. Olziikhuyag Dash)

Dr. Sanj Altan  

 Media Sponsors

Өдрийн сонин – Dailynews, Mongolia

UMON TV

NTV, Mongolia

MAY 13-14, 2016

The Embassy of Mongolia

2833 M Street NW, Washington D.C, 20007

 

AGENDA (TENTATIVE)

 

FRIDAY, MAY 13

 

09:00      Registration & Breakfast

 

10:00      Opening Remarks

 

               H.E. Altangerel Bulgaa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the United States of America

               Dr. Saruul-Erdene Myagmar, President, the Mongolian Cultural Center

 

10:30      Panel One: Buddhism

 

               Zorigt Ganbold – Washington DC Area Buddhist Community

               * Traditional Buddhism of 21st Century

                Nancy Steinhardt – University of Pennsylvania   

               Reinterpreting Liao Architecture: Mongolia to Korea

               Tserendagva Dalkh, Batnairamdal Chuluun – Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences

* Research on history and traditions of Traditional Medical Discipline school in Mongolia

 

12:00      Lunch

 

After lunch Conference moves to Library of Congress.

               10 1st Street SE,

Thomas Jefferson Building, Asian Division, LJ150

 

14:00      KEYNOTE SPEECH (at the Library of Congress)

 

Christopher Atwood – Indiana University

Archives and History in Mongolia and America

 

15:00      Introduction for Mongolian Collection in Library of Congress

               Susan Meinheit, Asian Division, LOC. 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 14

 

09:00      Breakfast

 10:00      Panel Two: History

 

Urangua Jamsran – National University of Mongolia

* Mongolia’s independence and sovereignty in the beginning of twentieth century 

Christopher Atwood – Indiana University

Historic Geography of Naiman

                Ishaq Mohammadi – Ex-Chairman Hazaragi Acadamy

Hazara Mongol, Their Lineage and Some Common Customs with Home Land Mongols

 

12:00      Lunch

 

13:00      Panel Three: Language and Literature

 

Irina Gomboin  – Lomonosov Moscow State University

               Problems of Translation of the Key Terms of the Bible into Buryat Mongolian Language 

Simon Wickhamsmith – Rutgers University

  1. Tsevegmid and the Poetry of Socialism

 

               Saruul-Erdene Myagmar – Mongolian Cultural Center

Mongoose or Mouse: On the Tradition of Equivalent Translation 

14:45      Tea Break 

15:00      Panel Four: Education and Culture

               Alimaa Jamyansuren – Peregrine Academic Services

               Evaluating Mongolian Undergraduate Business Program Effectiveness 

               Ulziisaikhan Sereeter – Independent Research Institute of Mongolia

               Barriers to Access of Quality Education for Children with Disabilities in Mongolia 

               Sunmin Yoon – University of Delaware

               “Zagasan Shureet Tamga”: Sound of Mongolia?

 

16:30      Wrap-Up and Concluding Remarks 

18:00      Reception in Honor of Conference Participants

               Hosted by H.E. Altangerel Bulgaa, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United States of America

 

Performance by 

Singer: Saran Erdenebat (Mongolian Cultural Center)  

Morin khuur player: Khatanbold Urlagbaatar