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  • PhD dissertation defense of Katarzyna Danys

    We are pleased to announce that on 17 December 2019 in the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw took place the defense of Katarzyna Danys’ PhD dissertation entitled “Economy and trade relations of the Faiyum Oasis between the 5th and 12th century AD on the basis of amphorae from Deir el-Naqlun”. Katarzyna Danys is an […]

  • Prof. Michał Gawlikowski with the Prof. Jan Zachwatowicz Award

    We are pleased to announce that Prof. Michał Gawlikowski has received the prestigious Prof. Jan Zachwatowicz Award for his achievements in the research and conservation of heritage sites. The award is presented by the Polish Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the General Monument Conservator. Prof. Michał Gawlikowski has been […]

  • 60th Anniversary of the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo – Exhibition in the Egyptian Museum

    The year 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the Research Centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, established by Professor Kazimierz Michałowski on 19 January 1959. The final event celebrating this important jubilee is the exhibition “60 Years of the Research Centre in Cairo”, the grand opening of which took place […]

  • Scholarships in Egypt 2019/2020 – additional recruitment

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw offers further scholarships for young scientists wishing to conduct research projects in Egypt, therefore we announce additional recruitment. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, and the funds for them are allocated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. The application is open to […]

  • Conference “Stone Canvas”: report and photos

    PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) co-organized an international conference “Stone canvas: towards a better integration of ‘rock art’ and ‘graffiti’ studies in Egypt and Sudan” . The conference finished on 12th of November at the IFAO. Twenty-nine talks, covering the subject of rock art and graffiti from various periods […]

  • Conference “Stone Canvas”: keynote lecture by Prof. John C. Darnell

    The organizers of the “Stone Canvas” conference have the pleasure of announcing a keynote lecture accompanying the conference: “Stone Canvases, Rock Palettes, and the Minds of the Ancient Egyptians” by Prof. John C. Darnell (Yale University). Abstract: For over a quarter of a century, the work of the Theban Desert Road Survey and the Elkab […]

  • Soba – a new research project in Sudan

    The first season of excavations conducted by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw in Soba, Sudan has begun. The project is carried out as part of the National Science Centre Opus grant awarded to Dr. Mariusz Drzewiecki, entitled “Soba – the heart of the kingdom of Alwa. The spatial organization of medieval […]

  • Conference “Stone Canvas” in Cairo – programme

    PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) have the pleasure of inviting to the international conference STONE CANVAS: TOWARDS A BETTER INTEGRATION OF ‘ROCK ART’
 AND ‘GRAFFITI’ STUDIES IN EGYPT AND SUDAN. It will be held in Cairo on 10th–12th November 2019. The IFAO and the PCMA are organising a joint […]

  • Lecture on the archaeology of Jordan by Dr. Aktham Oweidi

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw have the pleasure of inviting to a lecture on the current developments in archaeological research in Jordan. The lecture: “Archaeology in Jordan: Activities of the Department of Antiquity, Ministry of Tourism and Archaeology, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” by Dr. Aktham Oweidi, […]

  • Old Nubian workshop – a few highlights

    The PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo hosted a special event: an Introductory Course of Old Nubian. The two-week-long workshop was co-organized by the Institut français d’archéologie orientale and PCMA RC in Cairo, in co-operation with Fayoum University. The courses were held in turn at the IFAO and the PCMA and attended by over a […]

  • New director of the Nea Paphos mission

    The  PCMA UW mission at Nea Paphos (Cyprus) has a new director: as of the beginning of September 2019 the function has been entrusted to Prof. Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka. The previous director of the mission, Dr. Henryk Meyza from the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures of the Polish Academy of Sciences, headed the mission for […]

  • Lecture: Alwan Nubian and Alphabetic Writing

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Alwan Nubian and Alphabetic Writing in the Medieval Sudan by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, a specialist in the Old Nubian language who is currently teaching it during a workshop co-organized by the Institut français d’archéologie orientale and the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo. About […]