Author Archives

  • Prime Minister’s Award for Artur Obłuski

    Among this year’s laureates of the Prime Minister’s Awards is Assist. Prof. Artur Obłuski of the PCMA UW. He was distinguished in the category of “highly acclaimed scientific achievements providing the basis for habilitation degree”. The award was granted for the monograph The Monasteries and Monks of Nubia, described as “an outstanding work: the proof […]

  • PAM Journal with a new submission system

    The annual Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean is now using an Open Journal System to manage article submissions. Papers can be submitted on a continuous basis. PAM’s OJS is available at www.pam-journal.uw.edu.pl. Articles meeting standards set out in the PAM guidelines for manuscripts and illustrative materials can now be submitted directly (see Instructions for PAM […]

  • Ryszard Sobolewski (1937-2021)

    We were saddened to learn of the death of Ryszard Sobolewski, an architect who worked at our Research Centre in Cairo and participated in many research projects in Africa and the Middle East. Ryszard Sobolewski worked as an architect at the Research Centre in Cairo in the first half of the 1970s. At that time, […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Handmade Islamic-period pottery from Bilād al-Shām

    In the PCMA Seminar series Dr. Piotr Makowski will present a lecture “Towards a better understanding of the chronological and geographical distribution patterns of plain and painted handmade wares in Bilād al-Shām”. Abstract: “For nearly the entire span of the Islamic period plain and painted handmade wares were immutable components of cultural and communal identity […]

  • PCMA Seminar: recording of Rosemarie Klemm’s lecture available online

    A recording of Rosemarie Klemm’s lecture: “Ancient Gold Mining in the Eastern Deserts of Egypt and Nubia/Sudan”, presented at a PCMA Seminar, is now available on the PCMA UW channel on YouTube. For many years, Rosemarie and Dietrich Klemm explored over 200 previously unknown gold deposits in extensive field expeditions, both geologically and archaeologically, and […]

  • First visit of Polish President at the site of PCMA UW excavations

    During his official visit to Cyprus, President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and his wife visited the archaeological site of Nea Paphos, where Polish archaeological are underway. The ancient city has been studied by Polish archaeologists for over half a century. The Presidential Couple and their delegation were shown around the archaeological site […]

  • National Science Centre 2021 award for Dr. Paweł Polkowski

    Dr. Paweł Polkowski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw and the Archaeological Museum in Poznań received the National Science Center 2021 Award in the category of humanities, social sciences and art. The prize is awarded to young scientists for significant scientific achievements in basic research carried out in Poland and documented […]

  • Guest lectures on bioarchaeology in Nubia

    Dr. Michele Buzon of Purdue University will present two talks at the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, focusing on bioarchaeology in Nubia and the use of stable isotopes to trace mobility in the past. Dr. Buzon is collaborating with Dr. Robert Stark of the PCMA UW on an isotope project involving the site of […]

  • New book – Old Dongola: Continuity and Change

    We present a new publication of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw by Dr. Tomomi Fushiya. The book is the PCMA’s first venture into the field of collaborative archaeology. It was conceived and written to respond to the desire of local communities to learn more about the history of the landscape they […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Ancient gold mining in the Eastern Desert

    At the first PCMA Seminar this October, Rosemarie Klemm will present a lecture on the work she conducted with the late Dietrich Klemm on the “Ancient gold mining in the Eastern Deserts of Egypt and Nubia/Sudan”. For many years, Rosemarie and Dietrich Klemm explored over 200 previously unknown gold deposits in extensive field expeditions, both […]