RC in Cairo News

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: House H1 in Marea

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture “House H1 and the History of Marea on Lake Mareotis” by Dr. Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino and Dr. Mariusz Gwiazda. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo, 11, Mahallah St., Heliopolis.  Abstract The Institute of […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: The female figurines

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: „The female figurines in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo”, by Marwa Abdel Razek (The Egyptian Museum in Cairo), a Doctorate Candidate in the Faculty of Archaeology of Cairo University. Abstract: From the Early Dynastic Period female figurines appeared with body details. As a result of that, the figurines […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: Monks and Plants

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Monks and Plants: An Archaeobotanical Study of Monastic Egypt, by Dr Mennat-Allah El Dorry, PCMA–IFAO postdoctoral fellow. Plants are at the heart of daily activities in the pre-plastic world. The study of archaeobotanical plant remains provides an insight into agricultural practices, trade of plant-based […]

  • Call for Papers for conference: Conference on Approaches to Studying Food and Drink in Egypt and Sudan

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale and Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Research Centre in Cairo are organising an international conference on food and drink in Egypt and Sudan throughout history, focusing on the continuity and innovations that have occurred at times of change. It will be held in Cairo, on March 21–23, […]

  • Workshop: Monasticism in the Nile Valley

    The focus of the workshop will be on the results of projects involving Polish researchers: Monks and monastic communities in the Eastern Mediterranean (4th–8th century), headed by Prof. Ewa Wipszycka, and Nubian monasticism. Religious institutions on the peripheries of the Byzantine World headed by Dr. Artur Obłuski, both funded by the National Science Centre, Poland. […]

  • IFAO –PCMA POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CAIRO AWARDED

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology, Research Center in Cairo (RC PCMA) awarded a 15-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cairo to Dr. Mennat-Allah el-Dorry. Dr. Mennat-Allah el-Dorry specializes in archaeobotanical analysis, particularly foodways and diets. She published several works on wine production and consumption in Egyptian monasteries. She has experience […]

  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Scholarships from the PCMA

    As in previous years, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw offers scholarships for young scientists wishing to do research in Egypt. Their projects must pertain to the archaeology and history of Egypt, Sudan and the neighboring regions. Funding is provided by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. All students and […]

  • Prof. S.T. Smith in Kazimierz Michałowski Memorial Lecture

    We have the pleasure of announcing the second Kazimierz Michałowski Memorial Lecture, which will be held in Cairo under the auspices of H.E. Prof. Khaled El-Anany, Minister of Antiquities. Prof. Stuart Tyson Smith will give a talk on the Egyptian–Nubian Entanglement. Egypt’s New Kingdom Empire and the Nubian Dynasty. Kazimierz Michałowski Memorial Lectures is a […]

  • PCMA–IFAO fellowship in Cairo

    Celebrating 80 years of French–Polish cooperation in archaeology, the Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw Research Center in Cairo (RC PCMA) invite applications for a 15-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship starting 1 October 2017 until 31 December 2018. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day seminar/workshop on a […]

  • Lecture in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo: Ceramology in Egypt. The First 120 Years

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture from the PolAr lecture series (Polish Archaeology in Mediterranean) by Prof. Eman Khalifa Ceramology in Egypt. The First 120 Years  which will be held at 6 p.m., on Thursday, 15th of December, 2016 at the Research Centre in Cairo 11, Mahalla St., Heliopolis. Abstrakt Petrie gave […]

  • Lecture in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo: A memorial for Abbot Maqari of Deir al-Surian.

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture from the PolAr lecture series (Polish Archaeology in Mediterranean) by Dr Karel Innemée A memorial for Abbot Maqari of Deir al-Surian. which will be held at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, 6th of December, 2016 at the Research Centre in Cairo 11, Mahalla St., Heliopolis.  Abstract During recent […]

  • Lecture in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo: From Cairo to Philae 180 years ago. Juliusz Słowacki’s journey to Egypt

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture from the PolAr lecture series (Polish Archaeology in Mediterranean) by Professor Adam Łukaszewicz From Cairo to Philae 180 years ago.  Juliusz Słowacki’s journey to Egypt which will be held at 6 p.m., on Sundey, 20th of November, 2016 at the Research Centre […]