Uranchimeg Tsultem


Uranchimeg (Orna) Tsultem (Ph.D. 2009) taught courses on contemporary art and Buddhist art at the Department of Art History at the National University of Mongolia in fall 2013 as an Associate Professor and a Khyentse Foundation Fellow. In spring 2014, Orna also taught a seminar on Asian contemporary art for the department.

She organized a panel on Mongolian Buddhist art at the International Association of Tibetan Studies held in Ulaanbaatar in July 2013, where her Ph.D. advisor Pat Berger joined as a Discussant. Orna submitted her chapters as a contributor to an edited volume Buddhism in Mongolian History, Society, and Culture forthcoming with Oxford University Press later in 2014.

Orna’s other research project concentrates on contemporary Asian art. She presented her new research at the panel "Transnational Feminism" at CAA 2014. Orna received a collaborative research grant from ACLS/Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation in 2014-2015.