• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Best Wishes

    Best wishes of a fair and joyful Holiday Season and a successful New Year to all our friends, colleagues and well-wishers. Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology

  • Habilitation for Dr. Mahmoud El-Tayeb

    On 23 October 2013 Dr. Mahmoud El-Tayeb successfully completed the habilitation process at the Faculty of History of the University of Warsaw, receiving the title of Assistant Professor and opening the way to full professorship. Dr. El-Tayeb is a permanent staff member of the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology since 2008. His habilitation book, Funerary […]

  • Prince Eustachy Sapieha’s gift for the Research Centre in Cairo

    Prince Eustachy Sapieha’s heirs have recently donated 28 volumes to the book collection of the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo. In a letter to its Director, Sapieha’s daughters wrote: “In fulfilment of our Late Father’s intentions, we are pleased to say that we have decided to offer as a gift part of his collection of […]