• The journal “Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean” indexed in the Scopus database

    The annual journal “Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean” (PAM) has been favorably reviewed by a panel of experts evaluating submissions to the international interdisciplinary bibliographic database Scopus. This is a token of appreciation for the work of PAM’s editors to date, and great news for the authors, whose articles will now be even more widely […]

  • Maciej Wyżgoł defends his PhD

    We are pleased to announce that the public defense of the doctoral dissertation of Maciej Wyżgoł of the PCMA UW took place on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022. The dissertation topic is “The identity of an African city in the pre-colonial era. Archaeological studies of the society inhabiting Old Dongola in the declining phase of the […]

  • CRAC Small Grants for PCMA projects

    We are pleased to announce that two PCMA projects have won funding in the 8th edition of the CRAC Small Grants! Dr Tomomi Fushiya, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw – Testimonies of cooperative care: Socioeconomic system of the maintenance of the oldest mosque in Sudan About the project: This project investigates a […]

  • Paweł Lech defends his PhD

    We are pleased to announce that the public defense of the doctoral dissertation of Paweł Lech of the PCMA UW took place on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022. The dissertation topic is “Tableware from Tanais. Analysis of import, spatial distribution, function, repair and reuse from the 3rd century BC until the 3rd century AD”. The dissertation […]

  • National Science Center grants OPUS 23 and PRELUDIUM 21 for PCMA UW projects in Sudan and Egypt

    In the latest edition of the National Science Centre competitions, two projects submitted by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw were selected for funding. Dr. Robert Stark received a grant in the OPUS 23 competition, while Jerzy M. Oleksiak was awarded a PRELUDIUM 21 grant. Dr Robert Stark’s project “Life […]

  • ALIPH Foundation grant for roofing the Church of Archangel Raphael in Dongola

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) has received funding from the ALIPH Foundation to preserve a church with valuable wall paintings in Old Dongola, Sudan. ALIPH Foundation supports the protection of cultural heritage in conflict zones. It funds measures to limit the risk of destruction, conserve and restore the heritage […]

  • POLONEZ BIS grant for PCMA UW

    Polish National Science Centre has announced that it will fund three additional projects in the POLONEZ BIS grant competition. Among them is one submitted by Dr. Mari Yamasaki from Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz. It will be the first project carried out at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cyprus. Mari Yamasaki is an Ancient Near […]

  • Rector’s Distinctions for Anastasiia Stupko-Lubczynska

    A ceremony to present the UW Rector’s Teaching Awards and the Rector’s Distinctions was held on November 16, 2022 in the Golden Hall of the Kazimierzowski Palace. One of the recipients was Dr. Anastasiia Stupko-Lubczynska of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology. Dr. Stupko-Lubczynska received the Rector’s Distinction. This award is given for scientific and […]

  • PCMA project at European Research & Innovation Days

    As part of the European Research and Innovation Days, Dr Tomomi Fushiya from PCMA will take part in a panel discussion organized by the European Research Council (ERC). It will represent the project „Umma – the community of a Medieval African capital city” financed by the ERC grant. The PI of this project, Dr hab. […]

  • Limes Congress 2024 in Batumi co-organized by the University of Warsaw

    The University of Warsaw, together with the Cultural Heritage Preservation Agency of Ajara (Georgia), will organize Limes Congress 2024 in Batumi. The Limes Congress is the largest and most prestigious scientific event dedicated to research on the borders of the Roman Empire. It has more than 70 years of tradition and bringing together researchers from around […]

  • A CRAC grant for Łukasz Rutkowski

    The University of Warsaw’s Center for Research on Ancient Civilizations (CRAC) has awarded its Small Grants VII. Among the winning projects is one submitted by Dr. Łukasz Rutkowski from the PCMA UW. His project Ceramic vessels from an Umm an-Nar tomb in Oman (the ancient land of Magan) received funding of PLN 8875 under IDUB […]

  • Public’s Choice Award for Artur Obłuski’s project

    Artur Obłuski’s project received a special mention following an online vote for the the European Research Council’s Public Engagement with Research Award. The project “NAFEER, Working together for the sustainable, heritage-based and community embedded development of Sudan” gained 1301 of 5200 votes. Assist. Prof. Artur Obłuski, head of the UMMA project financed with an ERC […]