Events

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: In the footsteps of Hadrian

    This week’s seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will feature research by PCMA scholarship holder Urszula Laska. Her presentation is entitled “In the footsteps of Hadrian. A short journey through the Roman Empire“. Abstract: Hadrian took over the Roman Empire at the time of its greatest territorial extent and flourishing economic situation. […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Population diversity in Soba

    The latest seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will feature research by PCMA scholarship holder Joanna Ciesielska. She will present on the subject of “Preliminary investigation of population diversity in the capital of the medieval kingdom of Alwa“. Abstract: In the sixth century CE Nubia, approximately the territory of modern Sudan, was […]

  • UW Rector’s distinction for Dr. Agata Deptuła

    Among the laureates of this year’s distinctions of the Rector of the University of Warsaw is Dr. Agata Deptuła from CAŚ UW. The prize is awarded to academics who distinguish themselves with scientific and teaching achievements. Dr. Deptuła specializes in Greek epigraphy and Nubiology. She is a mamber of the ERC grant team “UMMA – […]

  • Save the date: “Poles on the Nile” conference

    The annual archaeological conference “Poles on the Nile” will be held on 21st–23rd June 2021. Due to the pandemic situation, last year’s edition had to be cancelled. For the same reasons, the organizers: the Department of Archaeology of Egypt and Nubia, Faculty of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology […]

  • Job offer: adjunct at the PCMA UW

    The Director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw announces a competition for the position of adjunct with a doctoral degree. The candidate should have experience in archaeological work at sites from the Roman and Byzantine periods, as well as in research on the archaeology of the Levant. Detailed information […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Fishes in the end of islamic period in Egypt

    Another seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will present the project of PCMA scholarship holder Alicja Jurgielewicz. Her talk is entitled  “Fish and fishing at the end of the Islamic period in Egypt. Preparation, preservation and trade“. Abstract: Fish and fishing have been an important sector of Egypt’s economy since Antiquity. Changes […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Naqlun. Old issues, new directions

    The latest in the “PCMA Seminar” series will be an online presentation of the newly resumed research project at Naqlun in Egypt. The seminar, entitled “Naqlun. Old issues, new directions” will be hosted by Dr. Robert Mahler (PCMA UW, expedition director), with Magdalena Skarżyńska (PCMA UW, conservator) and Joanna Wysocka (PhD student at the Institute […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Construction of manhood and the institution of yilunta

    The PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo holds another seminar for the presentation of projects of the holders of PCMA scholarship (Stypendium CAŚ). The forthcoming presentation by Zuzanna Augustyniak is “Being good at being man – construction of manhood and the institution of yilunta“. Abstract: Yilunta is one of the cultural mechanisms of social control […]

  • PCMA Scholarship 2021/2022 for research in Egypt

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw is opening recruitment for PCMA scholarships in Egypt for the academic year of 2021/2022. The scholarships are financed by the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The PCMA scholarship (Stypendium CAŚ) is intended for students or graduates of Polish universities (regardless of citizenship) who […]

  • Workshop on funerary textiles

    Program of the interdisciplinary workshop “Funerary Textiles. Towards a better method for in situ study, retrieval and conservation” has now been announced. The event will take place on-line on 15th and 16th April 2021 and registration of participants is now open. Textiles have always played a prominent role in death. They were and continue to […]

  • IDUB grant for an open access publication

    A grant from the University of Warsaw program “Excellence Initiative – Research University” (IDUB) has been awarded to Piotr Zakrzewski (PCMA UW) for financing Open Access to his article in the “Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports”. These grants are awarded for supporting publications in the open access model by University of Warsaw scholars and doctoral […]

  • Exhibition: From Memphis to Thebes. Treasures of ancient Egyptian capitals

    Photos by Maciej Jawornicki with commentaries by Dr. Patryk Chudzik are presented at the online exhibition “From Memphis to Thebes. Treasures of ancient Egyptian capitals through the lens of Maciej Jawornicki”. It has been organized by the Commune Center for Culture and Sports in Nowogrodziec in cooperation with PCMA UW. Maciej Jawornicki has been cooperating […]