RC in Cairo News

  • Kazimierz Michałowski Memorial Lectures

    Kazimierz Michałowski Memorial Lectures is a new series of lectures organized by the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo, in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities to commemorate the life of Kazimierz Michałowski, a pioneer of Polish archaeological research in Egypt and the founder of Polish Mediterranean archaeology. The series is on the bicentennial of […]

  • Lecture in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture by Mariusz Jucha and Grzegorz Bąk-Pryc Tell el-Murra. New discoveries at the 4th–3rd millennium BC site in the Nile Delta The lecture will be held on 7th April 2016 at 6:00 pm in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo, 11, […]

  • Opening of the Abu Simbel Salvage Documentation Center

    During the annual Sun Festival at Abu Simbel an opening ceremony of a new Abu Simbel Salvage Documentation Center was held. On this occasion, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw presented this institution with photographs commemorating the participation of Professor Kazimierz Michałowski in the salvage project. Prof. Michałowski, nestor of Polish Mediterranean […]

  • 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 […]

  • Rewards from Luxor Times Magazine for Polish missions

    Two PCMA projects received Luxor Times Egyptology Awards this February in Luxor Mummification Museum. They were presented to mission directors by the Egyptian Antiquities Minister, Dr Mamdouh El-Damaty. In the first category: Top 10 Discoveries of 2015, the Berenike Project working in a Roman harbor in Berenike on the Red Sea coast was distinguished. The […]

  • Excavations in Marea on exhibition in Cairo

    An exhibition Polish excavations in Marea, Egypt, 2000–2014, occasioned by the 15th anniversary of PCMA mission’s excavations in Marea, Egypt, will open in Cairo. It will be held in the Egyptian Center for International Cultural Cooperation. The exhibition will be inaugurated on 17 January, 2016 by H.E. Dr. Kamilia Sobhy, First Undersecretary of State for […]

  • Exhibition on Marea in the Alexandria National Museum

    Exhibition “Polish excavations at Marea in Egypt 2000–2014” presenting the results of 15 seasons of archaeological investigations at the site opened in the Alexandria National Museum. The exhibition was organized by the Archaeological Museum in Krakow and the Polish Embassy in Cairo in cooperation with the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • Honorary “Bene Merito” distinction for Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański

    Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Grzegorz Schetyna awarded Dr Zbigniew Szafrański of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw, longtime director of the institution’s Research Center in Cairo, the honorary „Bene Merito” distinction for his role in promoting Poland and Polish Mediterranean archaeology abroad. Polish Ambasador in Cairo, Michał Murkociński decorated Dr. Szafrański […]