• 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 […]

  • Conference: Poles on the Nile, season 2017/18

    The annual conference „Poles on the Nile”, will be held at the University of Warsaw on 11–13 June 2018. As usual, it will be co-organized by the Department of the Archaeology of Egypt and Nubia (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. Regist Most of the […]

  • Conference: Poles in the Near East, 2018

    For the third time we would like to invite scholars involved in Polish archaeological and related projects in the Near East to take part in the annual conference “Poles in the Near East”. This year’s edition will take place on 8th and 9th of June. The event is co-organized by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean […]

  • Call for Papers: Annual Archaeobotany in Egypt Meeting

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology Research Centre in Cairo (PCMA-RC) and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) are organising the second annual meeting of archaeobotanists working in Egypt, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 26 and Thursday, 27 September 2018. Archaeobotanists and specialists in related disciplines are invited to present their ongoing research. For the […]

  • Here it is: our new website!

    We are happy to present the new PCMA website. The old one was with us for 15 years – hardly more than a flash from an archaeological perspective, but in Internet terms – more like an archaeological period. During these years our institution itself has also undergone many changes. In our new website we intend […]

  • UNESCO Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation

    Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw is one of the partners in a programme offering fellowships in Poland for conservators and archaeologists from Near Eastern and north African countries. The programme is co-sponsored by the Polish UNESCO Committee and Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The scholarships of the UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships […]