Author Archives

  • Funding from the Mentor Program for a study visit of Professor Martina Seifert

    A University of Warsaw “Initiative for Excellence – Research University” (IDUB) grant was awarded to a project by Prof. Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka, Dr. Łukasz Miszk and Paweł Lech of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW. They invited Professor Martina Seifert of the University of Hamburg for a study visit under the Mentor Program. Prof. Seifert […]

  • IDUB grant for Open Access to an article by Iwona Zych

    Another PCMA UW researcher was awarded a grant from the University of Warsaw program “Excellence Initiative – Research University” (IDUB). Iwona Zych received financing for Open Access publication of her article in the “Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports” published by Elsevier. These grants are awarded for supporting publications in the open access model by University […]

  • PCMA Scholarship in Egypt: call for 2022/2023

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) calls for applications for PCMA Scholarships for research in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, with funds allocated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The research must be related to the archaeology or history of Egypt or neighboring […]

  • Conference “Poles on the Nile 2021-22”: program and registration

    The annual conference on Polish archaeological research in Egypt and Sudan will be held on June 20th-22nd. Over the three days of the conference, 30 papers will be delivered, most of which will present latest research results The conference will be held in a hybrid mode, at the UW Department of Archaeology (room 2.12) and […]

  • “Little Archaeo-Oriental Studies” grant for research on Fatimid gates

    The second edition of the “Archaeo-Oriental Studies” competition for research projects combining  Oriental Studies and archaeology has been resolved. The grant has been awarded for the project “The symbolism of Fatimid gates”; the P.I. is Dr. Magdalena Pinker (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), and the archaeological work will be undertaken by Dr. Mariusz […]

  • President Andrzej Duda decorates the director of PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo

    During an official visit to Egypt, the Polish Presidential Couple met with the Polish community in Cairo and with archaeologists from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA UW). President Andrzej Duda thanked them for their commitment to representing Polish science abroad. During the ceremony, representatives of the Polish community […]

  • Conference “Poles in the Near East 2022”

    We would like to invite you to attend the archaeological conference “Poles in the Near East” organised jointly by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and the Faculty of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. The conference will feature two thematic panels, both devoted to issues related to ancient stone masonry, and a general session […]

  • Archaeo-Oriental Studies Seminar: “Studies on visual strategies of archaeological data analysis”

    At the next seminar by the Archaeo-Oriental Studies Research Group at the University of Warsaw Dr. Tomasz Michalik of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, will give a talk “How to see the past? Studies on visual strategies of archaeological data analysis”. Abstract: “Knowledge and power, as Michel Foucault noted, are strongly […]

  • Virtual journey to archaeological Tigray – the final lecture

    The last lecture of a three-day seminar “A virtual journey in the archaeological Tigray, Ethiopia” will be held on Zoom on 1st June. The seminat is part of a general course “the Archaeology of Ancient Ethiopia: the Aksumite Culture and Civilization” delivered by Dr. Michela Gaudiello of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of […]

  • Excavations in Oman – information for students

    PCMA UW expedition working in Oman invites students to participate in the excavations. The project seeks archaeology students from after the second year of undergraduate studies who have a serious interest in the archaeology of the ancient Near East. The excavations are taking place at sites located in the Qumayrah Valley, in the Hajjar Mountains […]