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  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Fishes in the end of islamic period in Egypt

    Another seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will present the project of PCMA scholarship holder Alicja Jurgielewicz. Her talk is entitled  “Fish and fishing at the end of the Islamic period in Egypt. Preparation, preservation and trade“. Abstract: Fish and fishing have been an important sector of Egypt’s economy since Antiquity. Changes […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Naqlun. Old issues, new directions

    The latest in the “PCMA Seminar” series will be an online presentation of the newly resumed research project at Naqlun in Egypt. The seminar, entitled “Naqlun. Old issues, new directions” will be hosted by Dr. Robert Mahler (PCMA UW, expedition director), with Magdalena Skarżyńska (PCMA UW, conservator) and Joanna Wysocka (PhD student at the Institute […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Construction of manhood and the institution of yilunta

    The PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo holds another seminar for the presentation of projects of the holders of PCMA scholarship (Stypendium CAŚ). The forthcoming presentation by Zuzanna Augustyniak is “Being good at being man – construction of manhood and the institution of yilunta“. Abstract: Yilunta is one of the cultural mechanisms of social control […]

  • PCMA Scholarship 2021/2022 for research in Egypt

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw is opening recruitment for PCMA scholarships in Egypt for the academic year of 2021/2022. The scholarships are financed by the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The PCMA scholarship (Stypendium CAŚ) is intended for students or graduates of Polish universities (regardless of citizenship) who […]

  • Workshop on funerary textiles

    Program of the interdisciplinary workshop “Funerary Textiles. Towards a better method for in situ study, retrieval and conservation” has now been announced. The event will take place on-line on 15th and 16th April 2021 and registration of participants is now open. Textiles have always played a prominent role in death. They were and continue to […]

  • IDUB grant for an open access publication

    A grant from the University of Warsaw program “Excellence Initiative – Research University” (IDUB) has been awarded to Piotr Zakrzewski (PCMA UW) for financing Open Access to his article in the “Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports”. These grants are awarded for supporting publications in the open access model by University of Warsaw scholars and doctoral […]