Scholarships 2019/2020

Holders of scholarships and special grants in Egypt and Poland 2019/2020

EGYPT

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland grants scholarships for the academic year to candidates from the field of archaeology and history of the Near East, Egypt and Sudan: doctoral candidates researching their dissertation and senior-year students working on their MA thesis.

A number of short-term scholarships is granted each year to researchers and senior-year students to prepare the documentation of study collections in the field at various sites.

The following scholarships have been granted in the coming academic year (2019/2020):

6– month scholarship:

  • Agata Bebel-Nowak, MA (Faculty of Oriental Studies University of Warsaw), student (Institute of Archaeology University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Socio-economic role of pulses in anciet Egypt from the Neolithic to the Greeco-Roman period (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Anna Wodzińska)

4 – month scholarship:

  • Joanna Ciesielska, MA, employee (Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: From shahid to qubba: Early Islamic funerary architecture in Egypt and Nubia (supervisor: Prof. Adam Łajtar)

3 – month scholarships:

  • Wojciech Ejsmond, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Funerary landscape archaeology of cemeteries from the 1st to the 20th Dynasty in Upper Egypt (supervisor: Dr Aneta Skalec)
  • Katarzyna Kasprzycka, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Selected iconographic scenes in Egyptians temples – analysis and documentation (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Mirosław Barwik)
  • Katarzyna Mich, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of Theology, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw)
    Research topic: The importance of the cult of saints and archangels in shaping the cultural identity of Christian Nubia (supervisor: Rev. Prof. Jarosław Różański)
  • Alicja Wieczorek, MA, employee (Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Fishes in the late Islamic period in Egypt. Preparation, preservation and trade (supervisor: Dr Urszula Iwaszczuk)

2 – month scholarships:

  • Zuzanna Augustyniak, PhD (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), student (Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Ethiopian man self-portrait – questioning the concept of Ethiopian masculinity and migration experience
  • Kamila Braulińska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Documentation and material studies on the animal decoration of the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari (supervisor: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz)
  • Joanna Ciesielska, MA, employee (Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: From the Arabian Peninsula to Egypt and Nubia: transformation of burial customs in the period of conversion to Islam (supervisor: Dr Artur Obłuski)
  • Maria Czarnecka, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Science and Technology)
    Research topic: Exposition and maintenance techniques of ancient archaeological relicts used within the Marina el-Alamein site (supervisor: Prof. Rafał Czerner)
  • Krzysztof Domżalski, PhD (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Research topic: Hellenistic and Roman fine pottery from Berenike (supervisor: Iwona Zych, MA)
  • Magdalena Kazimierczak, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Typological, functional and comparative analysis of the pottery from the graves and settlement layers at Tell el-Murra site (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz)
  • Karolina Kocyła, BEng, student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Science and Technology)
    Research topic: Archaeological documentation architecture research located on the west side of the Dojser’s Step Pyramid complex at Saqqara (supervisors: Dr Teresa Dziedzic, Assoc. Prof. Kamil Kuraszkiewicz)
  • Urszula Kraśniewska, MEng (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Science and Technology)
    Research topic: Architecture of the Sanctuaries of Amun in Egyptian temples on the example of the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Dr Teresa Dziedzic)
  • Natalia Lockley, BA, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Mosaic floors from Ptolemaic-Roman Alexandria and their influence of the art of the Near East (supervisor: Dr Piotr Jaworski)
  • Julia Maczuga, MA (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Material manifestations of the process of Islamization of Sudan (supervisor: Dr Artur Obłuski)
  • Natalia Małecka-Drozd, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Early Dynastic buildings of the settlement at Tell el-Murra documentary and analitycal works in season 2020 (supervisor: Prof. Joachim Śliwa)
  • Piotr Witkowski, BA (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Improving photographic archaeological fieldwork documentation. Gebelein case study (supervisor: Dr Aneta Skalec)

1 – month scholarships:

  • Malwina Brachmańska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
    Research topic: The role of the large cats in the everyday and religious life of Ancient Egyptians (supervisor: Prof. Rafał Koliński)
  • Dagmara Haładaj, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Study and documentation of Theban coffins from the times of 25-26th Dynasty from the collection of Egyptian Museum in Cairo (supervisor: Prof. Andrzej Niwiński)
  • Maria Jaworska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Terracotta lamps as a source for research on trade connections between Egypt and Cyrenaica in the Ptolemaic and Roman Periods. Museum and library query (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Monika Rekowska)
  • Anna Kozłowska, BEng (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Science and Technology)
    Research topic: Study and documentation of architecture in the Archeological and Conservation Mission in Marina el-Alamein. (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Krzysztof Jakubiak)
  • Dorota Moskwa (Morta), BEng, student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Science and Technology)
    Research topic: Study and documentation of the relics of the Hellenistic-Roman architecture of Egypt, getting acquainted with the methods of conservation and exhibition on the example of the stand in Marina el-Alamein (Prof. Rafał Czerner)
  • Daniel Takacs, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Library research in Cairo and Saqqara arcaheological
    fieldwork (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Kamil Kuraszkiewicz)
  • Anna Weźranowska, BA, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Cup of the Third Intermediate Period fromTell el-Retaba (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Anna Wodzyńska)
  • Jakub Witkowski, MA (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Analysis of reasons and tactical models of functioning of the Greek mercenaries in the armies of the pharaohs of the Saite dynasty in the 7th to 6th century B.C. (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Mateusz Żmudziński)

POLAND

The Kazimierz Michałowski documentation scholarships:
  • Agnieszka Szulc-Kajak, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Research topic: Strategy of popularization of PCMA research and publications through indexation in publication databases
    (supervisor: Agnieszka Szymczak, MA, PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • Magdalena Ostrowska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Inventory and arrange of archival field documentation from excavation projects of PCMA
    (supervisor: Szymon Maślak, MA, PCMA, University of Warsaw)