Department of Middle East Studies

The Department of Middle East Studies is engaged with scientific research based on the results of fieldwork, laboratory and archival-library studies in the field of archaeology, history, conservation and related sciences concerning the areas of cultures and civilizations developing in Trans-Caucasia, the Tigris and Euphrates basins, the Iranian Plateau and the Arabian Peninsula.

Department members:

Current field projects:

Armenia:
  • Metsamor; expedition head: Assoc. Prof. Krzysztof Jakubiak (Faculty of Archaeology UW)
Kuwait:
Oman:

Current grant projects:

  • The development of settlement in the mountains of northern Oman in the Bronze and Iron Ages – HARMONIA 10, panel: HS3; 2018/30/M/HS3/00635; P.I.: Prof. Piotr Bieliński