• Photographic reminiscences by Waldek Jerke: “My Near East”

    We bring you another past exhibition related to the work of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. It is “My Middle East”, a collection of photographic impressions by photographer Waldemar Jerke, who has been working for several decades at the PCMA. The exhibition was presented several times in 2007–2012. As […]

  • “The Alexandrian School” – digitized exhibition goes online

    We are presenting the digital version of the exhibition “The Alexandrian School” prepared in 2012 to mark the 50th anniversary of Polish archaeological research in Alexandria. The exhibition was displayed at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. It showcased the achievements of archaeologists working since 1960 with the PCMA UW expedition at the site of Kom […]

  • Staff returns to the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo

    After an almost four-month-long break caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the administrative staff of the PCMA UW Research Center returned to Cairo. However, the Research Centre will remain closed to the public. The work of the Research Centre administration will be carried out remotely, with outside contact limited to the necessary minimum. Therefore, all inquiries […]

  • Ifao-PCMA Post-Doc awarded for the third time

    The third Post-Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale, has been awarded to Dr. Elena Panaite. As was the case with the previous editions, the Post-Doc Fellow will be tasked with organizing a scientific conference in Cairo. The title of next year’s conference is Meeting the “Other”: […]

  • PCMA continues roster work till 31 July

    The roster system for some of the PCMA UW employees, adopted on May 25, has been prolonged until July 31. Non-academic staff works at the PCMA UW office two days a week, from 9am to 3pm. Some of the academic staff also joined the roster system, however, most continue to work from home. See the […]

  • Grzegorz Majcherek awarded a habilitation degree

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek, a longtime employee of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, has been awarded a habilitation degree. This decision was taken unanimously by the Council of the Discipline of Archaeology at the University of Warsaw on June 18, 2020. Dr hab. Grzegorz Majcherek is […]

  • National Geographic Society Explorers Grant for archeogenetic research at Ghazali

    As part of the Ghazali project in Sudan, directed by Dr. Artur Obłuski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Dr. Robert Stark, and colleagues from the University of Warsaw, the David Reich Lab at Harvard University, and the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums of Sudan (NCAM) were awarded a one-year […]

  • New regulations for the PCMA

    In June this year, new by-laws were passed, regulating the operations of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archeology of the University of Warsaw. They were introduced by the Rector of the University of Warsaw on June 9, 2020. The regulations are adapted to the new University of Warsaw statute. The document can be found on […]

  • Małgorzata Redlak (1953–2020)

    We were grieved to receive the news of Małgorzata Redlak’s death. Małgosia was not only our friend. First of all, she was an extremely modest, warm, and cordial person, always kind and helpful. Her passion and the subject of many years of her research at Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria was Islamic pottery, to which she devoted […]

  • New grant for research on Nea Paphos

    A scientific consortium consisting of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (UJ), the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) and the Warsaw University of Technology, headed by Prof. Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka received a grant from the OPUS 18 program of the Polish National Science Center. The award-winning project is entitled MA-P […]