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Holders of scholarships and special grants in Egypt and Poland

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.

7-month scholarship:
  • Beata Drzewiecka, student (Modern Languages Studies Faculty, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
    Research topic: Traditions and customs at Abbasid courts depicted in miniature painting and in written sources (scientific guidance: Dr. Zdzisław Pentek, Professor at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
6-month scholarships:
  • Cezary Baka, student (Sorbonne, Paris IV)
    Research topic: Extended research on the subject of the MA thesis “Les implantations égyptiennes dans le Delta du Nil sous l’Ancien Empire” (scientific guidance: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Marta Grzegorek, engineer architect, student (Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology in Warsaw)
    Research topic: Background research for designing an archaeological park at the site of Marina el-Alamein in Egypt (scientific guidance: Dr. Rafał Czerner, Professor at the Wrocław University of Technology)
5-month scholarships:
  • Agata Deptuła, PhD candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Nubian liturgy in the light of inscriptions from the Lower Church at Banganarti (scientific guidance: Dr. Adam Łajtar, Professor at the University of Warsaw)
  • Marcin Szymanowicz, PhD candidate (Faculty of History, Jagellonian University)
    Research topic: Changes in settlement in the Nile Delta between the Early Dynastic and the Roman period (scientific guidance: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagellonian University)
  • Magdalena Włodarska, (MA), independent
    Doctoral dissertation: Sepulchral traditions in Kerma in the region of the Fourth Cataract (scientific guidance: Dr. Bogdan Żurawski, Polish Academy of Sciences)
4-month scholarships:
  • Jakub Brochocki (MA), independent
    Research topic: Remains of medieval buildings in Egypt in the context of the Crusades and Egypt’s relations with the Crusaders (scientific guidance: Prof. Piotr Bieliński, University of Warsaw)
  • Piotr Czerkwiński, PhD candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Doctoral dissertation: Prosopography and genealogy of Theban priestly families of the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Dynasties (thesis supervisor: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz, University of Warsaw)
  • Agnieszka Dzwonek (MA), independent
    Research topic: Documentation and study of Roman amphorae from the excavations at Berenike (scientific guidance: Dr. Roberta Tomber, British Museum; Mission Director: Iwona Zych, PCMA UW)
  • Agata Smilgin (MA), independent
    Research topic: Documentation and reconstruction of stone sculpture from the New Kingdom in the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (scientific guidance: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański, PCMA UW)
  • Marek Woźniak, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Research topic: Hellenistic fortifications of Berenike – study of recent excavation results (scientific guidance: Prof. Steven E. Sidebotham, University of Delaware)
3-month scholarships:
  • Beata Baliukevičiūtė-Ryszkovska, PhD candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Preparing osteological material from Kom el-Dikka for anthropological analysis (Project supervisor: Robert Mahler, PCMA UW)
  • Anastasija Golijewskaja, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: The solar cult in ancient Egypt (scientific guidance: Dr. Kamil Kuraszkiewicz, University of Warsaw)
  • Dawid Wieczorek, PhD candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Doctoral dissertation: Building dipinti in the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (thesis supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Polish Academy of Sciences)
2-month scholarships:
  • Justyna Dziubecka, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Idiophones from Hellenic times to the Arab Conquest in Cyprus, Egypt and Syro-Palestine (scientific guidance: Dr. Jolanta Młynarczyk, Professor at the University of Warsaw)
  • Marta Faraniec, engineer architect, graduate student (Architecture and Urban Planning Faculty, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Architectural documentation for the Archaeological-Conservation Project at the Temple of Tuthmosis III in Deir el-Bahari (Mission Director: Dr. Monika Dolińska, National Museum in Warsaw)
  • Mariusz Gwiazda, PhD candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Leatherwork in the southeastern borderlands of the Roman Empire. The case of Berenike and other sites in the Eastern Desert (Mission Director: Iwona Zych)
  • Justyna Jańska, engineer architect, graduate student (Architecture and Urban Planning Faculty, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic:Architectural documentation for the Archaeological-Conservation Project at the Temple of Tuthmosis III in Deir el-Bahari (Mission Director: Dr. Monika Dolińska, National Museum in Warsaw)
  • Agnieszka Poniewierska, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Intentional damaging of magic objects? (scientific guidance: Prof. Andrzej Niwiński, University of Warsaw)
  • Joanna Rądkowska, independent
    Research topic: Study of the “Lotus Temple”/Arab(?) shrine in Berenike (Mission Director: Iwona Zych, PCMA UW)
  • Karolina Rosińska-Balik (arch. eng.), PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagellonian University)
    Research topic: Mud brick as a building material in Pre- and Early Dynastic Egypt (scientific guidance: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagellonian University)
  • Magdalena Sobas, PhD candidate (Faculty of History, Jagellonian University)
    Research topic: Reconstruction of pottery production processes in Proto- and Early Dynastic Egypt based on ethno-archaeological research on modern pottery production in Egypt (scientific guidance: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagellonian University)
  • Filip Taterka, (MA), student (MISH, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
    Research topic: The importance of the land of Punt in the ideology of royal power during the early Eighteenth Dynasty (Mission Director: Dr. Monika Dolińska, National Museum in Warsaw)
1-month scholarship:
  • Dr. Joanna Then-Obłuska (Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago)
    Research topic: Documentation of beads assemblages from Berenike and other Red Sea archaeological sites in the stores of the SCA (Mission Director: Iwona Zych, PCMA UW)