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  • Conference “Stone Canvas”

    PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) are co-organizing an international conference Stone canvas: towards a better integration of ‘rockart’ and ‘graffiti’ studies in Egypt and Sudan. Terminology, approaches, and research issues. It is scheduled to take place in Cairo on 10th–11th November 2019. The call for contributions is now open. […]

  • Archaeological student training in Mustis (Tunisia)

    Polish-Tunisian Archaeological Mission to Mustis invites students of the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw to apply for fieldwork training in the 2019 season (26th August–6th October). The mission is co-organized by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw Candidates are kindly asked to send completed […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: Recent ethnohistorical research on the site of Kwiha in Tigray

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Recent ethnohistorical research on the archaeological site of Kwiha in Tigray, from the Gembela-Hypothesis to the history of the Be’algada – a Mekelle University project by Wolbert G.C. Smidt. Abstract: The archaeological site of Kwiha is known to scholars since the early 20th century, […]

  • JOB OFFER: three positions for assistants

    Three job positions for assistants are now available at the PCMA in two new labs: Bioarchaeological  and Advanced Documentation Methods.  We are looking for researchers willing to participate in the creation and activities of the PCMA new labs that are being created with special funding from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Two positions […]

  • Documenting Egypt’s Antiquities – Interview with Dr Hisham el-Leithy

    Dr Hisham el-Leithy serves as an Undersecretary of State for Documentation in the Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt. His lecture at the University of Warsaw concerned the activities of his institution: „The activities of the Documentation Centre. The past, the present, and the future”. He also answered some questions regarding the Documentation Centre’s work in […]

  • 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 […]