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Holders of scholarships and special grants in Egypt and Poland

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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 (2016/2017):

4-month scholarship:
  • mgr Adrian Chlebowski, MA, independent
    Research topic: Monasteries in the Nubian cultural landscape: their role in a social and spatial context (supervisor: Dr. Artur Obłuski, PCMA UW )
  • mgr Joanna Ciesielska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Burial traditions in Christian Nubia. Analyzing data obtained from research at the cemeteries of Deir el-Ghazali (Sudan) in the 2015/2016 season, studies for a PhD dissertation (supervisor: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz, University of Warsaw)
  • inż. Szymon Popławski, eng., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Building techniques in Greco-Roman Egypt and issues of building conservation based on case studies from archeological sites in Marina el-Alamein, Kom el-Dikka, and Berenike (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
3-month scholarship:
  • mgr Daria Białobrzecka, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Trade routes between Egypt and Levant during Predynastic and Early Dynastic periods (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University )
  • mgr Wojciech Ejsmond, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Gebelein 2017 – archaeological works and study on the material (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • mgr Marcin Ordutowski, MA, doctoral candidate (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University)
    Research topic: Cairo and the Crusades (supervisor: Prof. Andrzej Pleszczyński, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University)
  • inż. Justyna Romanowska, eng., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Methodology of ancient building renovation and conservation. The impact of astronomy and astrology on the location and forming of pharaonic building (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • mgr Karolina Rosińska-Balik, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Development of Pre- and Early Dynastic architecture – comparative analysis of construction types (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University)
  • Piotr Witkowski, BA, independent
    Research topic: Digital documentation of a Middle Kingdom unfinished funerary complex south of Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Dr. Andrzej Ćwiek, Adam Mickiewicz University)
2-month scholarship:
  • inż. Katarzyna Andraka, eng., student, (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Issues related to the display of archaeological parks and ancient architectural ruins (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Mgr Marta Bajtler, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Study of amphora stoppers from Berenike: analysis, interpretation and parallels, and continuation of excavations in trench 105 in Berenike (supervisor: Iwona Zych, MA, PCMA, University of Warsaw; Berenike Project co-director)
  • Tomasz Barański, student, (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw; Chair of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Greek-Arabic Bilingual Papyri (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Derda, University of Warsaw)
  • mgr Agata Bebel, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Science)
    Research topic: Cereals in the Egyptian Old Kingdom: iconographic sources (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Aldona Muller-Bieniek, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • mgr Malwina Brachmańska, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Research topic: Felidae in the Egyptian world view: PhD research including database preparation and iconographical analysis; also documentation in the Hatshepsut Temple in Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Koliński, Adam Mickiewicz University)
  • mgr Katarzyna Czapska, MA (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw) and student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Asia in Egypt. Study of Far Eastern ceramics (supervisor: Dr. Marta Żuchowska, University of Warsaw)
  • mgr Anna Drzymuchowska, MA (Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
    Research topic: Pottery from excavations in Marea with particular consideration of painted pottery and imports from the Mediterranean area and Upper Egypt (supervisor: Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków; Marea mission director)
  • mgr Anastasija Golijewskaja, MA, independent
    Research topic: Documentation in the Main Sanctuary of Amun in the Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari, for publication purposes (supervisor: Dr. Franciszek Pawlicki, PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • mgr Julia Górecka, MA, independent
    Research topic: Unglazed domestic wares from Fustat: source studies (supervisor: Dr. Małgorzata Redlak, National Museum in Warsaw, emeritus)
  • Konrad Grzyb, student (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Early Dynastic pottery coffin in the light of finds from the Tell el-Murra site (supervisor: Dr. Mariusz Jucha, Jagiellonian University)
  • Marta Kaczanowicz, student (Institute of Prehistory, Adam Mickiewicz University)
    Research topic: Beads, pendants and amulets from tombs MMA 1151 and 1152 in Sheikh Abd el-Gurna (supervisor: Dr. Andrzej Ćwiek, Adam Mickiewicz University)
  • Katarzyna Kasprzycka, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Egyptian robes in the New Kingdom in the light of written sources (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Mirosław Barwik, University of Warsaw)
  • mgr Magdalena Kazimierczak, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Documentation and analysis of ceramic material from the Tell el-Murra and Tell el-Farkha sites, with particular emphasis on Early Dynastic pottery (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University )
  • mgr Monika Koźlakowska, MA, doctoral candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Figural private sculpture from the Old and Middle Kingdom periods in the context of an interdependency between cultures of the Mediterranean Basin (supervisor: Prof. Kazimierz Lewartowski, University of Warsaw)
  • Dominika Majchrzak, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Documentation of small finds from excavations in Marea 2016 (supervisor: Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków; Marea mission director)
  • mgr Piotr Makowski, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: From abandonment to adaptation. Makeshift forms of reoccupation of archaeological sites in Sinai and the Eastern Desert of Egypt (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski, University of Warsaw)
  • mgr Natalia Małecka-Drozd, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Archaeological documentation at the site of Tell el-Murra (season 2017): results of research in the third millennium BC settlement (supervisor: Prof. Joachim Śliwa, Jagiellonian University)
  • mgr Marcin Romaniuk, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Study of domestic architecture in Roman Egypt (30 BC–AD 395) (supervisor: Prof. Jolanta Młynarczyk, University of Warsaw)
  • inż. Ewelina Russjan, eng., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Study, documentation and provisional assembly of architectural elements in the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • mgr Jakub Skłucki, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Comparative analysis of flint assemblages from Tell el-Farkha, collected during seasons 2016 and 2017: library studies (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Jagiellonian University)
  • mgr Piotr Sójka, MA, independent
    Research topic: Fieldwork and processing of archaeological material from Tell el-Retaba (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Sławomir Rzepka, University of Warsaw)
  • inż. Agnieszka Stolarczyk, student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: The impact of ancient monumental architecture on modern architecture. Duplicated and improved building design and material solutions and the use of forms based on examples from ancient Egypt (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • mgr Filip Taterka, MA, doctoral candidate (UAM/Université Paris-Sorbonne)
    Research topic: The role of representations of the expedition to Punt in the decorative program of the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Koliński, Adam Mickiewicz University)
1-month scholarship::
  • mgr Maciej Czapski, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Roads and routes of the Eastern Desert during the Roman Period. Research on ways of ensuring safety of the quarries at Mons Claudianus and Mons Porphyrites, and on routes leading to the quarries (supervisor: Dr. Radosław Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski, University of Warsaw)
  • mgr Marcin Gostkowski, MA, The Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History. State Academy of Science
    Research topic: Relations between the Lords of Gibelet and Mamluk Egypt in the second half of the 13th century (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski, University of Warsaw)
  • inż. Dominika Mróz, eng., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Understanding the functional and spatial system of Middle Kingdom tombs and a study of the architecture of the Tuthmosis III temple at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)

POLAND

The Kazimierz Michałowski documentation scholarships: