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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.

The following scholarships have been granted in the coming academic year (2015/2016):

5 month scholarship:
  • Alicja Wieczorek, MA (independent)
    Research topic: Archaeological-documentation work at Berenike in the 2016 season; post-season trench documentation (supervisor: Iwona Zych, PCMA University of Warsaw; Berenike Project co-director)
4 month scholarship:
  • Piotr Makowski, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: From decline to oblivion. Study of the architectural transformation of Late Antique public buildings in the territory of Egypt (supervisor: Dr. hab. Tomasz Waliszewski, University of Warsaw)
  • Piotr Witkowski (independent)
    Research topic: Digital photography applications in archaeological documentation based on the complex of sites at Gebelein and the site of Marina el-Alamein (supervisor: Dr. hab. Krzysztof Misiewicz, University of Warsaw)
3 month scholarship:
  • eng. Sara Miriam Arbter, student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Issues of archaeological site presentation based on the Kom el-Dikka site, compared to other sites (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Daria Białobrzecka, student (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Copper metallurgy in Egypt and the Near East in the Predynastic and early Dynastic periods — extended research for MA thesis, including processing of material from excavations at Tell el-Farkha (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University)
  • Julia Chyla, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Field survey of the complex of archaeological sites at Gebelein (supervisor: Dr. hab. Krzysztof Misiewicz, University of Warsaw); additionally, inventory of archival documentation in the Research Center in Cairo (supervisor: Dr. Franciszek Pawlicki, PCMA University of Warsaw)
  • Anna Drzymuchowska, MA (Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
    Research topic: Pottery from the excavations in Marea with emphasis on painted pottery and imports from the Mediterranean and Upper Egypt (supervisor: Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków; Marea mission director)
  • Agnieszka Dzwonek, MA (independent)
    Research topic: Processing of the pottery assemblage from current excavations at Berenike (season 2016) and research for the purposes of the project „Pottery from the Early Roman Rubbish Dumps in Berenike” (supervisor: Dr. Roberta Tomber, British Museum)
  • Wojciech Ejsmond, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Gebelein 2016: ground survey of a complex of archaeological sites (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Eng. Karolina Rosińska-Balik, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Development of Predynastic and early Dynastic architecture: comparative analysis of building types (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University)
  • Dawid Wieczorek, MA (PCMA UW)
    Research topic: Processing of the results of archaeological research in the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari in terms of stone building material processing techniques, spring 2012/2013 (supervisor: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański, PCMA, University of Warsaw; Deir el-Bhari mission director)
2 month scholarship:
  • Marta Bajtler, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Continued excavation of trench BE15-105 in Berenike and study of amphora stoppers from successive seasons (supervisor: Iwona Zych, MA, PCMA, University of Warsaw; Berenike Project co-director)
  • Agata Bebel, MA (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Processing of grain in Egypt and Mesopotamia: comparative study of written, archaeological and environmental sources (Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Arkadiusz Sołtysiak, University of Warsaw)
  • Malwina Brachmańska, student (Faculty of History, Adam Mickiewicz University)
    Research topic: Representations and significance of the Oryx motif in the art of Ancient Egypt (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Koliński, Adam Mickiewicz University)
  • Sylwia Buławka, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Research topic: Flint raw material economy in the Western Thebes region under the New Kingdom (supervisor: Prof. Michał Kobusiewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, emeritus)
  • Marcin Czarnowicz, MA (indepedent)
    Research topic: The relations of Egypt and the Near East in the context of social and political changes in the Nile Delta in the 4th millennium BC (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University)
  • Piotr Czerkwiński, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Documentation of finds from excavations in the Tuthmosis III temple site at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Dr. Monika Dolińska, National Museum in Warsaw)
  • Anastasjia Goliewskaja, student (Institute of Archeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Solar iconography in the New Kingdom (supervisor: Dr. Franciszek Pawlicki, PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • Marta Kaczanowicz, student (Institute of Prehistory, Adam Mickiewicz University)
    Research topic: Furnishing of Theban private tombs in the Third Intermediate Period based on tombs MMA 1151 and TT 1152 in Sheikh Abd el-Gurna (study of the assemblage) (supervisor: Dr. Andrzej Ćwiek, Adam Mickiewicz University)
  • Maria Kasińska, MA, eng., doctoral candidate (Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Training in architectural studies and conservation at the archaeological site of Marina el-Alamein (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Magdalena Kazimierczak, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: The pottery assemblage from Predynastic and early Dynastic centers as well as the Old Kingdom from northern Egypt (Nile Delta) with emphasis on the sites of Tell el-Murra and Tell el-Farcha (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University)
  • Oskar Kubrak, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Egyptian lions. Studies on the significance, function and representations of these animals (supervisor: Prof. Kazimierz Lewartowski, University of Warsaw)
  • Adrianna Madej, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Seals and seal impressions from the New Kingdom and the early Third Intermediate Period (supervisor: Dr. hab. Mirosław Barwik, University of Warsaw)
  • Dominika Majchrzak, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Processing of small finds from the excavations at Marea (supervisor: Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków; Marea Mission director)
  • Natalia Małecka-Drozd, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Differentiation of Egyptian settlement in the Old Kingdom phase (supervisor: Prof. Joachim Śliwa, Jagiellonian University)
  • Anna Mędrala, student (The Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Academy in Kraków)
    Research topic: Architectural and documentation work at the archaeological site of Marea (supervisor: eng. arch. Daria Tarara, MA / independent; Marea team member)
  • Katarzyna Mich, MA (Institute of Prehistory, Adam Mickiewicz University), student (Faculty of Theology, Adam Mickiewicz University)
    Research topic: Liturgical furnishings of Christian temples in Nubia in the light of Eastern liturgical traditions — a theological–archaeological study (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Bogdan Żurawski, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Jakub Skłucki, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Contacts of the Nile Delta with neighboring territories in the 5th and 4th millennia BC as witnessed by finds of flint artifacts. Library query and on-site analysis of the flint assemblage from excavations in Tell el-Farkha (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University; Tell el-Farkha mission co-director)
  • Daniel Victor Takacs, student (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Scribal training and traditions in ancient Egypt: library queries for MA thesis and research on linguistic traditions in the Coptic monasteries; archaeological documentation for the Gebelein Project (supervisor: Dr. hab. Kamil Kuraszkiewicz, University of Warsaw)
  • Filip Taterka, MA, doctoral candidate (UAM/Université Paris-Sorbonne)
    Research topic: Expeditions to the Land of Punt in the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Koliński, Adam Mickiewicz University)
  • Dr. Joanna Then-Obłuska (PCMA, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Macroscopic analysis of beads and pendants from the Berenike excavations, documentation and processing of finds from seasons 2013–2016 (supervisor: Iwona Zych, PCMA, University of Warsaw; Berenike Project co-director)
1 month scholarship:
  • Kamila Braulińska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Documentation of mammals on the south wall of the Portico of Punt in the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz, University of Warsaw)
  • Julianna Chrzanowska, student (Institute of Applied Social Sciences, University of Warsaw/Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Studies on dissemination, education and presentation for the youngest recipients of knowledge about ancient Egypt in institutions and centers like the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Children’s Museum – The Children’s Civilization and Creativity Center, Pharaonic Village (supervisor: Dr. hab. Kamil Kuraszkiewicz, University of Warsaw)

POLAND

The Kazimierz Michałowski documentation scholarships:
  • Katarzyna Danys-Lasek, MA (independent)
    Subject: Documentation, digitizing and processing of pottery from PCMA excavations in Old Dongola, combined with study for publication (Mission Director: Prof. Włodzimierz Godlewski, University of Warsaw)
  • Urszula Okularczyk, MA (independent)
    Subject: Digitizing and database recording of documentation related to the anthropological study of the medieval burial ground on Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria for the purposes of study and publication (Mission Director: Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek, PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • Katarzyna Pawłowska MA (independent)
    Subject: Database recording of small finds from PCMA excavations in Berenike and Alexandria: verifying and standardization within the frame of creating a field recording model for finds registry (Mission directors, Berenike: Iwona Zych, MA; Alexandria: Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek, both PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • Agnieszka Szulc-Kajak MA (independent)
    Subject: Processing and study for publication of an assemblage of metal finds from the excavations at Jiyeh (Porphyreon) and Chhîm in Lebanon (material from the resources of the Polish project and the Direction Générale des Antiquités du Liban) (Mission Director: Dr. hab. Tomasz Waliszewski, University of Warsaw)