Events

  • 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 […]

  • Second PCMA-Ifao Post-Doc awarded

    For the second time the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale have offered a joint post-doctoral fellowship. It has been awarded to Dr. Paweł Polkowski of the Archaeological Museum in Poznań. His scholarly interests center around the rock art of North Africa, with a focus on the eastern Sahara region. For […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: Investigating the Collapse of the Kushite Kingdom of Meroe

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Humans and Their Environment: Investigating the Collapse of the Kushite Kingdom of Meroe, Sudan by Dr Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Warsaw. The collapse of the once-powerful and prosperous Kushite Kingdom of Meroe (c. 300 BC – AD 350) […]

  • DIALOG grant for the PCMA, again!

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, received almost 2 mln PLN from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as a DIALOG grant for its program “ArcheoCDN. Archeologiczne Centrum Doskonałości Naukowej / Archaeological Centre of Scientific Excellence” With the funding from this grant (DIALOG 0298/2018), the PCMA can continue shaping up as […]

  • 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 […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: Recent Discoveries at Qubbet el-Hawa

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Recent Discoveries at Qubbet el-Hawa by Prof. Martin Bommas, Director of the Museum of Ancient Cultures and Director of the Qubbet el-Hawa Research Project Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Abstract: In 2016, the Qubbet el-Hawa Research Project started at a site below the upper […]

  • Articles in PAM given DOI numbers

    All recent articles in our annual journal Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean have been given DOI numbers. This is good news both for our authors and for our readers. The DOI numbers are unique digial object identifiers, which enable locating sources of electronic versions of pubications (see https://www.doi.org/ ). The DOI numbers have been attached […]

  • A temple from the 6th millennium BC? New discoveries in Kuwait

    New discoveries at the Bahra 1 site show that this settlement from the 6th millennium BC was more developed than any other site from this period known from the Gulf region. This year, the Kuwaiti-Polish Archaeological Mission headed by Prof. Piotr Bieliński from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw in co-operation with […]

  • Cytadela i teren przylegający z meczetem, który przed 1316 r. był salą tronową (fot. S. Lenarczyk)

    Start of fieldwork for the ERC grant “UMMA” project

    The first excavation season of the project “UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city” has just begun. It is founded by a European Research Council Starting Grant awarded to Dr Artur Obłuski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW). It involves a 5-year program […]

  • 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 […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: The Power of the Apostles in Egypt and Nubia

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: “The Power of the Apostles in Egypt and Nubia. New Comments on Mediaeval Wall Paintings” by Magdalena Łaptaś (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw). Abstract: The twelve Apostles were chosen by Christ as his disciples. The number twelve had special meaning as, after the […]

  • 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), […]