• Honorary “Bene Merito” distinction for Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański

    Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Grzegorz Schetyna awarded Dr Zbigniew Szafrański of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw, longtime director of the institution’s Research Center in Cairo, the honorary „Bene Merito” distinction for his role in promoting Poland and Polish Mediterranean archaeology abroad. Polish Ambasador in Cairo, Michał Murkociński decorated Dr. Szafrański […]

  • Announcement of changes in management

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw announces changes in the management of the institute, in Warsaw and in Cairo. Effective July 1, 2015, Dr. Zbigniew Szafrański will be succeeded by Dr. Artur Obłuski as Director of the Research Center of the PCMA UW in Cairo. Dr. Szafrański was head of […]

  • New grant for PCMA research on Red Sea trade in Roman times

    We are happy to announce that the Polish National Science Centre has awarded a ‘Harmony 6’ grant to a PCMA-affiliated project “Infrastructure of the international trade in the Red Sea area in the Roman period” headed by Prof. Michał Gawlikowski. The project’s aim is to investigate long-distance sea trade in the Red Sea basin, with […]

  • Three National Science Foundation Grants for the PCMA

    We are happy to inform that three projects affiliated with the PCMA have just received funding from National Science Foundation grants. Congratulations to the project heads on their success! “Preludium 7” grants: Iwona Zych: “Religious practices and beliefs in the "Red Land": religious building complexes and cult objects from the port of Berenike as a […]

  • Tomasz Waliszewski receives his habilitation

    We are happy to announce that Dr. Tomasz Waliszewski, the deputy director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, received his habilitation on the May 28th, 2014 from the Faculty of History of the University of Warsaw. Dr. Waliszewski is the director of PCMA excavations in Lebanon (Chhîm, Jiyeh) ongoing since 1996. […]

  • PAM journal scores more points

    For the second time our journal Polish Archaeology on the Mediterranean has been evaluated by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. According to this year’s list of scientific journals (List B, position 1595) publication of an article in PAM brings its author 7 points. We are therefore happy to invite all authors wishing to […]

  • Prof. Karol Myśliwiec celebrates a jubilee

    Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, archeologist and egyptologist, correspondent member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and director of the Academy’s Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, member of the Scientific Council of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and of the Centre’s PAM Editorial Committee, head and participant of many archaeological […]

  • Gold Cross of Merit for Dr. Mounir Atallah

    Dr. Mounir Attalah has been awarded the Polish Gold Cross of Merit for his contribution to developing scientific and cultural cooperation between Lebanon and Poland. A graduate of the University of Warsaw Institute of Archaeology, Dr Attalah, who also holds a PhD from the University of Warsaw and is currently a professor of the Institute […]

  • Special awards for Polish archaeologists and institutions working in Sudan

    The PCMA is proud to have been honored with a special award at a ceremony commemorating 50 years of Sudanese-Polish cooperation in the field of archaeology. Other awarded institutions were the Institute of Archeology of the University of Warsaw, the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Embassy of […]

  • A “Pearl” for Prof. Karol Myśliwiec

    On 19 November 2010 Prof. Karol Myśliwiec received a honorary “PEARL” in the field of science, awarded in the eight edition of the “Pearls of Business” Awards organized by “Polish Market”, a Polish business periodical. The distinction is awarded for distinguished achievement in shaping Poland’s image abroad, taking into consideration ethical as well as professional […]

  • Tell Qaramel: National Geographic’s Scientific Discovery of the Year

    Excavations carried out under the auspices of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw by Prof. Dr. Ryszard F. Mazurowski from the University’s Institute of Archaeology at the prehistoric site of Tell Qaramel in Syria (10th millennium BC) have received Nnational Geographic’s Traveller 2009 Award for Scientific Discovery of the Year. […]