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  • Kazimierz Michałowski honored as patron of a passage in Warsaw

    The Warsaw City Council has recently approved a resolution to name a pedestrian passage in the Northern Downtown area, close to the University of Warsaw, after Kazimierz Michałowski. A ceremony to honor this decision will take place on May 17th, with the participation of the University of Warsaw authorities, Professor Michałowski’s students, and representatives of […]

  • “Mentoring Programme”: Archaeobotanical consultations with Dr. Roman Hovsepyan

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw will host Dr. Roman Hovsepyan, an archaeobotanist and ethnobotanist from the Armenian Academy of Sciences. His visit in Poland is part of the Excellence Initiative-Research University “Mentoring Programme”, at the invitation of Dr. Mariusz Iskra. Dr. Roman Hovsepyan is an archaeobotanist and ethnobotanist from […]

  • Rafał Czerner (1958–2024)

    We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. Dr. Eng. arch. Rafał Czerner. He was an architect and researcher of ancient architecture, with research interests including modern and medieval architecture, ancient architecture and the conservation of archaeological sites. Professor Czerner was a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture at the Wrocław University […]

  • Archaeo-Oriental Studies Seminar: Znaczenie gryzoni w kulturze starożytnego Egiptu

    At the next Archaeo-Oriental Seminar, Weronika Kul will give a lecture: Znaczenie gryzoni w kulturze starożytnego Egiptu. Abstract (in Polish): Celem referatu będzie zaprezentowanie znaczenia myszy oraz ryjówek w wierzeniach i praktykach starożytnych Egipcjan od Starego Państwa do Okresu Grecko-Rzymskiego. W źródłach ikonograficznych można odnaleźć wizerunki oraz nawiązania do bóstwa z głową myszy lub ryjówki, ewoluujące od […]

  • Call for Papers: PAM Journal issue on Upper Nile Pottery Studies

    Call for papers for the next thematic fascicle of “Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean” on Upper Nile Pottery Studies. It will focus on pottery from the Thebaid, the Eastern and Western Deserts, and the frontier zone between Upper Egypt and Lower Nubia from the Hellenistic to the Early Islamic period. The editor of this issue is Jerzy […]

  • Workshop in Cairo on crisis response for Sudan’s heritage

    A workshop entitled: “Update on Crisis Response, Risk Mitigation and First Aid for Sudan’s Heritage” took place at the UNESCO headquarters in Cairo. Among the workshop’s organizers were the Emergency Response Committee – Cairo Office, the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums of Sudan (NCAM), UNESCO, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw and […]

  • Archaeo-Oriental Studies Seminar – Latest exploration in North Saqqara necropolis

    An upcoming Archaeo-Oriental Seminar will take place on April 15th with a lecture by Prof. Miroslav Bárta (the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Charles University) who will present a paper titled “The Latest Research of Necropolises in North Sakkara”. Abstract: “The lecture will provide historical background for the history of the Old Kingdom, a time renowned for […]

  • PAM indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals

    The Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean journal has been indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): link. DOAJ, a gold standard for open access publishing, is an extensive, independent index of open access journals aimed to improve their visibility, impact and accessibility, as well as to globally endorse their reputation as sources of […]

  • Dr. Mahmoud El-Tayeb and Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek appointed as associate professors

    We are pleased to inform you that Dr. Mahmoud El-Tayeb and Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek have received positive opinions for appointment as professors at the University of Warsaw, by the resolution of the Senate of the University of Warsaw. Dr. Mahmoud El-Tayeb has been associated with the University of Warsaw since 1976, first as a master’s […]

  • Conference: “Place-making in the desertscape”

    The Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Research Center in Cairo are organising an international conference entitled: “Place-making in the desertscape: the socialisation of the Egyptian-Sudanese Eastern Desert landscape in the longue durée (4th millennium BCE–4th century CE).” Abstract: “The desert to the east of the Nile […]