Kudos

  • Second PCMA-Ifao Post-Doc awarded

    For the second time the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale have offered a joint post-doctoral fellowship. It has been awarded to Dr. Paweł Polkowski of the Archaeological Museum in Poznań. His scholarly interests center around the rock art of North Africa, with a focus on the eastern Sahara region. For […]

  • DIALOG grant for the PCMA, again!

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, received almost 2 mln PLN from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as a DIALOG grant for its program “ArcheoCDN. Archeologiczne Centrum Doskonałości Naukowej / Archaeological Centre of Scientific Excellence” With the funding from this grant (DIALOG 0298/2018), the PCMA can continue shaping up as […]

  • PCMA can host a Dioscuri Centre of Scientific Excellence

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology can host a Dioscuri Centre of Scientific Excellence. Only three institutions from Poland qualified in “The study of the human past” discipline, with just eight selected in the field of humanities as a whole.    Dioscuri is a program devised by the Max Planck Society to encourage the development […]

  • UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation

    Beginning this October fellows of the second UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation begin their training in Poland. Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (PCMA), University of Warsaw is a partner in the programme. The programme, co-organized by UNESCO, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, is […]

  • Award for exhibition “The vizier’s house of eternity”

    In the 12th edition of competition “Wierzba (Willow) – Mazovian Museum Events” organized by the Mazowieckie Voivodship Marshal’s Office in cooperation with the Mazovian Branch of the Polish Museologists Association the exhibition was awarded the first prize for the most interesting exhibition in a large museum. The exhibition “The vizier’s house of eternity. The tomb […]

  • Diplomas for UNESCO Fellows

    Fellows of the “UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation” received diplomas at the end of their programme. The diplomas were presented by representatives of the four institutions involved in the project: Małgorzata Herbich, from the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, Prof. Krzysztof Chmielewski from the Department of Conservation and Restoration of Works […]

  • Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is now open

    Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is the second foreign research centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA). The opening ceremony took place in the gardens of the National Museum in Khartoum. It was hosted by Mohamed Abou Zaid Mustafa, Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife, and Dr. Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed, […]

  • ERC grant for PCMA

    A Starting Grant was awarded by the European Research Centre to Dr Artur Obłuski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, for his project: “UMMA: Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city”. It is the first grant for Polish archaeological research ever awarded by the ERC. Dr Obłuski […]

  • IFAO –PCMA POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CAIRO AWARDED

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology, Research Center in Cairo (RC PCMA) awarded a 15-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cairo to Dr. Mennat-Allah el-Dorry. Dr. Mennat-Allah el-Dorry specializes in archaeobotanical analysis, particularly foodways and diets. She published several works on wine production and consumption in Egyptian monasteries. She has experience […]

  • Conservation award for PCMA architect

    Dr Wojciech Kołątaj will receive the Professor Jan Zachwatowicz Award for his achievements in the conservation of heritage sites. The award is presented by the General Monument Conservator and the Polish Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). Wojciech Kołątaj devoted most of his working life to the preservation of cultural heritage. […]

  • Jubilee volume presented to Prof. Włodzimierz Godlewski

    The last day of the conference “Poles on the Nile”, being the “Kingdom of Makuria Day”, ended in celebrations of a distinguished scholar in this field, Professor Włodzimierz Godlewski. The volume, Aegyptus et Nubia Christiana. The Włodzimierz Godlewski Jubilee Volume on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday presents over 35 articles on topics related to […]