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  • Old Nubian workshop – a few highlights

    The PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo hosted a special event: an Introductory Course of Old Nubian. The two-week-long workshop was co-organized by the Institut français d’archéologie orientale and PCMA RC in Cairo, in co-operation with Fayoum University. The courses were held in turn at the IFAO and the PCMA and attended by over a […]

  • New director of the Nea Paphos mission

    The  PCMA UW mission at Nea Paphos (Cyprus) has a new director: as of the beginning of September 2019 the function has been entrusted to Prof. Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka. The previous director of the mission, Dr. Henryk Meyza from the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures of the Polish Academy of Sciences, headed the mission for […]

  • Changes in PCMA leadership

    As of the beginning of August 2019, dr hab. Tomasz Waliszewski resigned from the post of the Director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. The deputy director, Iwona Zych has also handed in her resignation. For the rest of this term, that is until August 2020, Dr Artur Obłuski will continue […]

  • Scholarships in Egypt 2019/2020: call for applications

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw offers scholarships for young scientists wishing to conduct research projects in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, and the funds for them are allocated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. The application is open to students and graduates of Polish universities […]

  • JOB OFFER: three positions for assistants

    Three job positions for assistants are now available at the PCMA in two new labs: Bioarchaeological  and Advanced Documentation Methods.  We are looking for researchers willing to participate in the creation and activities of the PCMA new labs that are being created with special funding from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Two positions […]

  • Documenting Egypt’s Antiquities – Interview with Dr Hisham el-Leithy

    Dr Hisham el-Leithy serves as an Undersecretary of State for Documentation in the Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt. His lecture at the University of Warsaw concerned the activities of his institution: „The activities of the Documentation Centre. The past, the present, and the future”. He also answered some questions regarding the Documentation Centre’s work in […]

  • Two new labs to open at the PCMA

    The PCMA will open two new labs thanks to special funding from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The Bioarchaeological Lab and Advanced Documentation Methods Lab will enhance the PCMA’s interdisciplinary approach to archaeological research. The Bioarchaeological Lab will combine archaeozoological and anthropological specializations. It will be headed by Dr. Urszula Iwaszczuk, whose main […]

  • 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 […]

  • Announcement: Leader of PCMA UW archaeological project in Ethiopia

    In connection with the establishing of a cooperation between the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, and the University of Mekelle (Ethiopia), we are seeking a highly motivated individual wishing to start research in Ethiopia as a leader of a PCMA UW project in the archeology of Ethiopia (from the Axum period to […]

  • PCMA–IFAO fellowship in Cairo

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) invite applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship, starting 1 March 2019 until 30 June 2020. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day Seminar/Workshop on a subject in relation with Ancient and Medieval Northeastern Africa (Egypt and/or Nubia), […]