Subject: Mongolia: Geopolitics and the Environment Spring 2016 - Students' Independent Study Project Presentation

Mongolia: Geopolitics and the Environment
Spring 2016
You are cordially invited to 

SIT Study Abroad, Mongolia
Students’ Independent Study Project (ISP) Presentations. 

Venue: Program Room, Ulaanbaatar City Public Library (D. Natsagdorj Library), 
Seoul Street – 7, Ulaanbaatar - 28
Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

Contact numbers: 11-452138, 89008082, 88090151, 99093070,88024075
10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks, Mrs. S. Ulziijargal, Academic Director,
SIT Study Abroad Mongolia, a program of World Learning

10:10 a.m. Waste in Rural Mongolia - Influenced by Tradition, Circumstance, and Spirituality
Amanda Wheeler, Hamilton College

10:40 a.m. Traditional Medicine in Ulaanbaatar: Culturally-based Beliefs on Illness Causation
Bethany Yeo, Marist College

11:10 a.m. Awareness and Management of Zoonotic Diseases in Ulaanbaatar and the Countryside of Mongolia
Amelia Thomas, University of Pittsburgh

11:40 a.m. Tea Break

12:00 p.m. Sustainable Tourism Management at Lake Khovsgol
Peter Caffrey, Saint Michael's College

12:30 p.m. Mongolia, Lake Khovsgol, and the Asian Development Bank
Christian Mortelliti, University of Massachusetts Amherst

01:00 p.m. Shamanistic Perspectives on Mining in Mongolia and the Role of Shamanism in Environmental Protest
Brian Beaty, Amherst College

01:30 p.m. Break

02:30 p.m. Before Sunrise, the Sky becomes Copper: Copper from Mines to Medicine
Clement Gelly, Columbia University

03:00 p.m. A Persistent Legacy: Mongolians' understanding of Kh. Choibalsan
Jeremy Vollen, Rice University

03:30 p.m. Cultural Branding & Creative Capital in Mongolian Contemporary Art
Olivia Smith, Carnegie Mellon University
American Center for Mongolian Studies, 642 Williams Hall, 255 S. 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
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