Research Centre in Cairo

  • RC in Cairo News

    • Call for aplications: IFAO-PCMA Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2023/24

      The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) are calling for applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cairo. It is the fifth call for the joint IFAO–PCMA Fellowship program. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be tasked with organizing an international Seminar/Workshop on a subject of […]

    • PCMA Seminar: A child in an amphora

      The next PCMA Seminar will focus on a child burial discovered at Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria. Epigrapher Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz (Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw), bioarchaeologist Dr. Robert Mahler and archaeologist and director of excavations Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek will present various aspects of this unique find. Abstract: ” A vessel containing the burial of […]

  • Research in Egypt

    Polish archaeologists have been present in Egypt since the 1930s. It was in Egypt that the Polish school of Mediterranean archaeology was formed and honed, working on various sites from different periods. For decades now several missions under PCMA auspices have been working in Egypt every year. Their projects encompass archaeological excavations, on-site conservation, as well as site management.