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  • COVID-19 update for PCMA archaeologist in Egypt and Ethiopia

    In view of the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, PCMA UW is addressing the situation of its mission members and associates currently working in Egypt and Ethiopia. Following the decision of the Polish government, Poland closed its borders to air and railway traffic for 10 days. All people coming from abroad have to quarantine […]

  • Measures of preventing SARS-CoV-2 spread at the University of Warsaw

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw is following the directives of the Rector and other university authorities with regard to the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The containment measures include remote work that will be implemented for PCMA UW staff. The PCMA UW Warsaw office will be open with minimum staff, but […]

  • Call for Papers: PAM 29

    The editors of the annual Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean have announced a call for contributions to the next volume of the journal. As in the past few years, also PAM 29 will consist of two fascicles. The leading thematic fascicle will be dedicated to the study of Roman and Byzantine Pottery in the Levant, […]

  • PCMA–IFAO Post-doctoral fellowship 2020/2021

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) invite applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cairo. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day Seminar/Workshop on a subject in relation with Ancient and Medieval Northeastern Africa (Egypt and/or Nubia) and will be in charge […]

  • PCMA Scholarship in Egypt 2020/21

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) offers scholarships for scientists wishing to conduct research in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, with funds allocated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The application is open to all students and graduates of Polish universities, including academic […]

  • Sudanese minister visits the PCMA UW

    One of the points on the visit to Poland of the Minister of State of Sudan for Foreign Affairs was a meeting with representatives of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. Minister Omar Gamar el-Din was accompanied by the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Sudan, […]

  • Call for papers: Roman and Byzantine Pottery in the Levant

    We are calling for manuscripts for the thematic fascicle of our journal Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean devoted to Roman and Byzantine Pottery in the Levant. Research on Roman and Byzantine pottery in the Levant is gaining momentum with a growing number of researchers addressing typological and chronological questions concerning both common and fine wares. […]

  • Lecture on Jordanian archaeology by A. Oweidi

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw have the pleasure of inviting to a lecture by Akhtam Oweidi on the current developments in archaeological research in Jordan. Aktham Oweidi is the Director of Excavations & Surveys, Department of Antiquities of Jordan. His lecture entitled: “Archaeology in Jordan: Activities […]

  • Soba: results of the first research season

    The first season of archaeological fieldwork in the medieval city of Soba near Khartoum came to a close mid-February, with very interesting results. A team of researchers from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of the Sciences (IAE PAS) […]

  • Dongola: archaeologists to train tourist guides

    At Old Dongola, Sudan, Polish specialists are supporting local communities to explore how heritage conservation may also be a development opportunity as part of partnership building between the scholarly community and local inhabitants. The capital city of the Kingdom of Makuria, excavated by Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) teams for […]

  • Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański’s farewell party in Deir el-Bahari

    A farewell party for dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański was held at the end of the latest season of the Polish-Egyptian Archaeological and Conservation Mission at the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. Guests gathered in the “Polish House” (also called the Metropolitan House), where the mission’s members have been living for nearly 60 years during […]

  • New publication: Lampes antiques, byzantines et islamiques du Nil a l’Oronte

    We present the new PCMA publication, authored by Laurent Chrzanovski: “Lampes antiques, byzantines et islamiques du Nil a l’Oronte. La Collection Bouvier”. The Bouvier Collection presents a corpus of almost 800 clay oil lamps from Egypt and the Near East, collected by the Swiss Maurice Bouvier in Alexandria in the first half of the 20th […]