Mongolia Field School 2022: Information Session

Where Adventure Meets Scholarship

Please join us for a live, online Information Session where we will introduce the  Mongolia Field School courses for summer 2022. The session will be recorded and made available through the ACMS website for those unable to attend the live session.

When: Dec 8th, 5PM PST/8PM EST.  | Dec 9th, 9AM ULAT    

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 850 7527 2454

Passcode: 155858

MFS 2022: Information Session

This session will introduce the instructors and provide an overview of each of the five courses, provide more details about the Field School application process and funding opportunities, discuss travel and living arrangements, and answer any questions you may have. Our Mongolia Field School offers an educational travel experience open to all participants including students, teachers and lifelong learners and adventurers. You will have the opportunity to go deeper into key topics in contemporary Mongolia, gain field research experience and travel off the beaten path expertly guided by faculty mentors. Program fellowships are available through the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.

The courses offered for 2022 are:


Word and Sound in Mongolian Culture Simon Wickhamsmith, Sunmin Yoon, Alimaa Ayushjav June 20 – June 29, 2022
Climate Change and Herding : Incontrovertible Warning Signs and Local Responses Annika Ericksen, B. Batbuyan June 20 – July 3, 2022
Mongolian Buddhism, Nature, and Conservation Betsy Gaines Quammen , Rebecca Watters June 20 – July 7, 2022
Climate Change and Public Health: What does climate change mean for the people of Mongolia Cathy Whitlock, Susan Higgins June 20 – July 7, 2022
Environment, Humans, and Mining in Northern Mongolia Gantulga Bayasgalan, Rebecca Watters, Marissa J. Smith July 25 – August 12, 2022


Learn more about: 

  • The courses and their content – including who will be teaching, the topics covered, where the field portion will take place and special aspects of the classes.
  • The application process and fellowship availability
  • Questions about the logistics of the program – including travel information, an update on COVID restrictions, details on how we plan to decide whether the program will go ahead etc.
  • We will address any questions you may have on the courses and program

For more information and application materials, please visit: HERE

If you have any questions, please contact

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