• Dr. Marcin Kotyl receives a fellowship in the Bekker NAWA Programme

    Dr. Marcin Kotyl from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, has been awarded a research fellowship from the Bekker NAWA Programme for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Cologne. As part of the fellowship, Dr. Kotyl will work on his project “Musical instruments in Graeco-Roman Egypt: A papyrological and archeological […]

  • Ifao-PCMA UW Fellowship awarded to Dr. Cristina Alù

    PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale awarded their fifth joint Post-Doctoral Fellowship. The new Fellow will be Dr. Cristina Alù. As part of the scholarship, she will organize a conference “Place-making in the desertscape: the socialization of the Egyptian-Sudanese Eastern Desert landscape in the longue durée (4th millennium BCE–4th century […]

  • Artur Obłuski appointed as associate professor

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Artur Obłuski, director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW, has been appointed associate professor by the University Senate’s resolution of June 29, 2023. Prof. Artur Obłuski, PhD, has been the director of the PCMA UW since 2020, having served as acting director for the previous two […]

  • Anastasiia Stupko-Lubczynska awarded the Antiquity Prize

    Dr. Anastasiia Stupko-Lubczynska from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw received the Antiquity Prize. She was recognized for her article on the organization of work of ancient Egyptian artists who carved the wall reliefs in the Chapel of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari published in Antiquity in 2022. Antiquity, a Cambridge Core journal […]

  • Robert Mahler awarded Sonata 18 grant

    Dr. Robert Mahler of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw has been awarded a grant in the Sonata 18 competition. The National Science Center has assigned funding for his project “Muslim women in Fatimid Alexandria: Why did they die young? Biocultural factors in the change of living conditions for people buried at […]

  • Article by Agata Deptuła and Maciej Wyżgoł in open access thanks to IDUB grant

    An article by PCMA UW researchers has been published in Open Access thanks to a grant from the University of Warsaw program “Excellence Initiative – Research University” (IDUB). Agata Deptuła received the financing for an article in the “Journal of Social Archaeology” published by Sage. These grants are awarded for supporting publications in the open […]

  • Tomasz Barański from PCMA UW with a START scholarship

    Tomasz Barański from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw has received a START scholarship from the Foundation for Polish Science. START is a one-year scholarship for outstanding young scholars at the beginning of their scientific careers who have a proven record of achievement in their field of research. Tomasz Barański is an […]

  • Prof. Michał Gawlikowski elected to the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

    During the March session of the French Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Professor Michał Gawlikowski was elected as a foreign member of this distinguished scientific society. The Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres is a scientific society founded in 1663. Its members engage in historical, archaeological and linguistic research. It is one of five academic societies […]

  • Two IDUB “New Ideas” grants for PCMA UW researchers

    Two projects rom the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology have received funding in the latest IDUB “New Ideas 3B” competition. Dr. Agnieszka Pieńkowska will investigate the impact of copper mining on the development of Bronze Age settlements in Oman, while Dr. Urszula Wicenciak-Núñez will study the contents of Phoenician vessels to identify aromatic substances. Dr. […]

  • “Scripta selecta” – promotion of Prof. Michał Gawlikowski’s collected writings

    The book “Scripta Selecta” is a collection of 65 articles by Prof. Michał Gawlikowski. It was published by the University of Warsaw Press on the occasion of his 80th birthday. A promotion of the book, organized by the Faculty of Archaeology and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw will be held on […]

  • A “Pearl of Science” for a project at the Temple of Hatshepsut

    The first edition of the competition “Pearls of Science” launched by the Ministry of Education and Science was resolved in March. One of the winners is Paulina Staszkiewicz, who received a grant for her project “Sanctuary of the Hathor Shrine at the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari. Technological investigation of polychromy.” The project will […]