Mongolists gather for Asian regional conference in Seoul

2019-11-12 16:44:58

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. The 3rd Asian Regional Conference of the International Association for Mongolian Studies (IAMS) took place at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, the Republic of Korea on November 8-9.  

Held under the theme ‘Cultural heritage of Mongolia’, the conference brought together 69 scholars and researchers from over 10 countries and officials of Mongolia and S.Korea.

Scholars and researchers presented their works at six sessions including ‘Policy and research on cultural heritage,’ ‘Mongolian archaeology’ and others and exchanged views in detail with participants. It provided scholars, particularly young researchers, an opportunity to receive a wide range of information.  

During the conference, a message of gratitude of the Mongolia’s President Kh.Battulga was voiced to the participants. In the message, the President expressed his commitment to the promotion of Mongolian studies and requested active participation of all Mongolists and scholars in the celebration of the 800th anniversary of ancient capital-- Karakorum in 2020 and the 12th International Congress of Mongolists in 2021.