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  • PCMA scholarships 2016/2017

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw will grant scholarships to young scholars for research projects related to the archaeology and history of Egypt, Sudan and the neighboring regions. The scholarships are based in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and are funded by a special subsidy from the Polish Ministry of Science […]

  • School named after Professor Kazimierz Michałowski

    The founder of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, was elected as patron of gymnasium (middle school) in Podkowa Leśna near Warsaw. Professor Michałowski was among several distinguished citizens of the town proposed as candidates for the school’s patron by local citizen’s organizations.   All guests speaking at the name-giving ceremony were […]

  • Krystyna Polaczek patron of new reading room in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo

    In one of the newly renovated rooms of the lower floor of the house at Mahalla, a new reading room was arranged. Researchers, students and scholarship holders wishing to peruse the Research Center’s book collection gained a quiet and comfortable place to work. The reading room is dedicated to the memory of Krystyna Polaczek, a […]

  • Study visit from Lebanon

    At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland we have been hosting a visit by Mr Sarkis El Khoury, the General Director in the Directorate General of Antiquities, in the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lebanon, and Ms Myriam Ziyade, the Director of the DGA in the […]

  • STATEMENT of the PCMA Directors on security issues in Egypt

    In view of repeated acts of terror and growing tension in Egypt, in keeping with recommendations from the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, advises directors of archaeological missions to refrain from undertaking work in Egypt starting from September 2015 until further notice. It is the responsibility […]

  • Professor Michał Gawlikowski on Palmyra

    Each year, since 1959 till the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, a Polish archaeological team was working in Palmyra. The research was instigated by Professor Kazimierz Michałowski, the founder of the Polish school of Mediterranean archaeology, and since 1973 for almost 40 years the expedition was headed by Professor Michał Gawlikowski from […]

  • 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 […]

  • To all Colleagues, Friends and Collaborators

    from all corners of the world we wish: many unforgettable adventures, unraveled mysteries, good fortune in fieldwork and study, and encounters with kindly people in the New 2015 Year. Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw

  • 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 […]

  • Archaeologist behind the camera. Moving Art of Piotr Parandowski

    Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Cairo Branch and Dr László Tüszke, Balassi Institute in Cairo have the honour to invite you to the event, presenting an art of Piotr Parandowski Archaeologist behind the camera. Moving Art of Piotr Parandowski which will presented on 15th and 16th March 2014 in Cairo. For more information see: Invitation

  • Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean 22 available now

    The latest, 22nd volume of the Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean (PAM) journal brings reports on field excavations and conservation projects carried out by teams from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA UW). The reports section encompasses 32 articles predominantly covering the results of the 2010 season of work […]