Beginning this October fellows of the second UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation begin their training in Poland. Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (PCMA), University of Warsaw is a partner in the programme.
The programme, co-organized by UNESCO, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, is aimed at young scholars and professionals from Middle Eastern countries, working in the fields of archaeology, conservation and heritage protection.
This year, five fellows from three countries have been selected: Hanen Wertan (Tunisia), Mei Bayoumi (Egypt), and Mariam Muhammad Mhgoub, Mohammed Babiker and Elmontaser Dafaalla Mohamed Elamin Elmoubar (Sudan). During their 8-month long stay in Poland they will receive specialist training in Polish institutions involved in the project: the PCMA, the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń and the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.