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  • Cytadela i teren przylegający z meczetem, który przed 1316 r. był salą tronową (fot. S. Lenarczyk)

    Start of fieldwork for the ERC grant “UMMA” project

    The first excavation season of the project “UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city” has just begun. It is founded by a European Research Council Starting Grant awarded to Dr Artur Obłuski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW). It involves a 5-year program […]

  • Announcement: Leader of PCMA UW archaeological project in Ethiopia

    In connection with the establishing of a cooperation between the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, and the University of Mekelle (Ethiopia), we are seeking a highly motivated individual wishing to start research in Ethiopia as a leader of a PCMA UW project in the archeology of Ethiopia (from the Axum period to […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: The Power of the Apostles in Egypt and Nubia

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: “The Power of the Apostles in Egypt and Nubia. New Comments on Mediaeval Wall Paintings” by Magdalena Łaptaś (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw). Abstract: The twelve Apostles were chosen by Christ as his disciples. The number twelve had special meaning as, after the […]

  • PCMA–IFAO fellowship in Cairo

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) invite applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship, starting 1 March 2019 until 30 June 2020. 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), […]

  • UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation

    Beginning this October fellows of the second UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation begin their training in Poland. Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (PCMA), University of Warsaw is a partner in the programme. The programme, co-organized by UNESCO, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, is […]

  • Annual Archaeobotany in Egypt Meeting

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) are co-organizing the second scientific meeting on archaeobotanical research in Egypt. The meeting will gather archaeobotanists and specialists in similar disciplines who work in Egypt. They will convene in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo on 26th September 2018. The program includes presentations […]

  • Award for exhibition “The vizier’s house of eternity”

    In the 12th edition of competition “Wierzba (Willow) – Mazovian Museum Events” organized by the Mazowieckie Voivodship Marshal’s Office in cooperation with the Mazovian Branch of the Polish Museologists Association the exhibition was awarded the first prize for the most interesting exhibition in a large museum. The exhibition “The vizier’s house of eternity. The tomb […]

  • Dr. Artur Obłuski new acting director of the PCMA

    As of 1st August 2018 Dr Artur Obłuski is the acting director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology. He will be charged with this function for a year, while Ptof. Tomasz Waliszewski is on leave. Dr Obłuski is a Nubiologist actively involved with the PCMA for over a decade. Since 2015 he is the […]

  • Workshop on pottery from the Bayuda desert

    An international workshop on the pottery from the Bayuda desert in Sudan will take place in Gdańsk this July. The event is organized by the Gdańsk Archaeological Museum, the Heritage Protection Fund and the PCMA Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum.  The three-day workshop will focus on presentations of actual ceramic materials and discussions of their chronology, […]

  • Renovation at PCMA offices

    In July and August our office building in Warsaw is undergoing renovation, so some of our departments can be temporarily inaccessible. Due to the construction work at Nowy Świat 4 our departments will need to vacate their premises at different times. The Documentation Archiving Department (room 107) and the Reading Room (211) are out of […]

  • PCMA welcomes ERC grant team

    The PCMA welcomes new staff members – the team of dr Artur Obłuski’s ERC grant „UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city”. The team began work this June with a series of workshops focused on developing a documentation system for the new project. The project’s site recording system will […]

  • Diplomas for UNESCO Fellows

    Fellows of the “UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation” received diplomas at the end of their programme. The diplomas were presented by representatives of the four institutions involved in the project: Małgorzata Herbich, from the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, Prof. Krzysztof Chmielewski from the Department of Conservation and Restoration of Works […]