Author Archives

  • House purchased for the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cyprus

    Late September this year, the purchase of premises in Paphos for the Research Centre in Cyprus of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw was completed. The establishment of the Research Centre will facilitate the operations of Polish archaeological expeditions that have been working in the city for more than half a century. […]

  • The UW emergency initiatives for Ukraine

    Many actions have been organized at the University of Warsaw in aid of refugees from Ukraine. They include collections of, among others, food and basic necessities. Free legal aid is also available. Students, doctoral candidates and employees of the University of Warsaw join actions to help the Ukrainian community. This support is provided both to […]

  • Limes Congress 2024 in Batumi co-organized by the University of Warsaw

    The University of Warsaw, together with the Cultural Heritage Preservation Agency of Ajara (Georgia), will organize Limes Congress 2024 in Batumi. The Limes Congress is the largest and most prestigious scientific event dedicated to research on the borders of the Roman Empire. It has more than 70 years of tradition and bringing together researchers from around […]

  • Stefan Karol Kozłowski (1938–2022)

    We were saddened to learn of the death of Prof. Stefan Karol Kozłowski, an outstanding prehistorian, author of important publications on the prehistory of Europe, but also on the Neolithic of the Near East. Between 1979 and 1990, he headed several expeditions of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw in […]

  • A CRAC grant for Łukasz Rutkowski

    The University of Warsaw’s Center for Research on Ancient Civilizations (CRAC) has awarded its Small Grants VII. Among the winning projects is one submitted by Dr. Łukasz Rutkowski from the PCMA UW. His project Ceramic vessels from an Umm an-Nar tomb in Oman (the ancient land of Magan) received funding of PLN 8875 under IDUB […]

  • 15th International Conference for Nubian Studies at the University of Warsaw

    The International Conference for Nubian Studies (ICNS) starts this Monday (29 August) at the University of Warsaw. Every four years the ICNS brings together archaeologists, epigraphists, historians, and other scholars working on the ancient and modern history of Sudan and Nubia. This year, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA […]

  • “From Faras to Soba” – new book in Open Access

    A richly illustrated album presenting the history and results of 60 years of Polish archaeological work in Sudan has been released online in open access. The volume showcases the achievements of Polish Nubiology: the discoveries made by archaeologists, the research of specialists from a variety of sciences, the restoration projects undertaken by art restorers and […]

  • Open-air exhibition in Warsaw: From Faras to Soba

    An open-air poster exhibition “From Faras to Soba. To the rescue of Sudan’s archaeological heritage” has just opened in Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, in front of the University of Warsaw Museum. It showcases the story and results of 60 years of work by Polish archaeologists and conservators in Sudan. The exhibition will be on display until […]

  • Edyta Klimaszewska-Drabot (1976–2022)

    Edyta Klimaszewska-Drabot, a graduate of archaeology at the University of Warsaw and member of PCMA UW  expeditions  in Egypt and Sudan from 1998 to 2009, has passed away. She first took part in fieldwork in Sudan already during her studies, working with the Southern Dongola Reach Survey project, and then on surveys and excavations in […]

  • Jerzy Trzciński (1959–2022)

    Dr. Jerzy Trzciński, a geoarchaeologist from the University of Warsaw and a participant of research projects of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, died suddenly at the age of 62. He worked with PCMA UW expeditions in Egypt: Sakkara (2010-2015), Berenike (2012, 2013) and Tell el-Retaba (2016). He co-authored articles on the results of geoarchaeological, […]