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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 (2017/2018):

8-month scholarship:
  • Adrian Chlebowski, MA, independent
    Research topic: Urban space in the Middle Egypt during the Roman period from the perspective of various methodological approaches (supervisor: Dr Artur Obłuski, PCMA University of Warsaw)
5-month scholarship:
  • Joanna Szewczyk, MEng., independent
    Research topic: 3D architectural reconstruction of the monastery of Ghazali (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Agnieszka Wujec, MEng., (Production Engineering and Management, Wrocław University of Technology) student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: 3D architectural reconstruction of the monastery of Ghazali (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
3-month scholarship:
  • Katarzyna Andraka, BEng. Arch., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Research and documentation of Egyptian architecture of the Dynastic Period (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Konrad Grzyb, BA, student (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Continuation of the research on Early Dynastic pottery coffins. Analysis of artefacts from Tell el-Murra compared with findings from other sites (supervisor: Dr Mariusz Jucha, Jagiellonian University)
  • Mariusz Gwiazda, PhD, (PCMA University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Preparation of final publication of excavations of Late Antique-Early Islamic house H1 in Marea (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Derda, University of Warsaw)
  • Magdalena Kazimierczak, MA, doctoral candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Reconstruction of the pottery tradition at the Tell el-Murra site in the Early Dynastic Period (supervisor: Dr Mariusz Jucha, Jagiellonian University)
  • Aleksandra Pawlikowska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Monastic settlements within Egyptian temples in the Nile Delta. Bibliographic query and field studies (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Derda, University of Warsaw)
  • Szymon Popławski, BEng. Arch., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: 3D reconstruction of architectural remains at the Berenike archaeological site (Berenike Project) (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Ewelina Russjan, BEng. Arch., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Study and documentation of architectural detail in sacred buildings from the Pharaonic Period (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Anna Szolc, BA, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw
    Research topic: Technological aspect of glass production in the early Roman Period at the sites of Berenike, Kom el-Dikka and Marina el-Alamein (supervisor: mgr Renata Kucharczyk, PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • Alicja Wieczorek, MA, independent
    Research topic: A comparative analysis of the figural and iconographic representations of Predynastic boats from Gebelein (supervisor: dr Artur Obłuski, PCMA, University of Warsaw)
  • Dawid F. Wieczorek, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Preliminary epigraphic studies on the Pharaonic graffiti assemblage discovered on the Rock Shelf with Grotto on the eastern slope of the Eastern Rock of Gebelein, documented in the spring of the excavation season 2015/2016 (supervisor: prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Sciences)
2-month scholarship:
  • Tomasz Barański, MA, (Faculty of Oriental Studies University of Warsaw), student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Changes in the tax system in early Muslim Egypt (7th–8th century) (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Derda, University of Warsaw)
  • Agata Bebel, MA, doctoral candidate (W. Shafer Institute of Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Science)
    Research topic: Flora of ancient Egypt. Archaeological, lexicographic, iconographic and archaeobotanical sources (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Aldona Muller-Bieniek, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Anna Chodkowska, BEng. Arch., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Techniques of the ancient building workshop in Marina el-Alamein (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Monika Drab, BEng. Arch., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: The sacral architecture of Early Christian age – study, documentation and issues of restoration (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Anna Drzymuchowska, MA, (Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
    Research topic: Pottery from excavations at Marea, with a focus on painted wares and imports from the Mediterranean basin (supervisor: Dr Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
  • Julia Maczuga, BA, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Graffiiti from the walls of Ghazali northern church (supervisor: Dr Artur Obłuski, PCMA University of Warsaw)
  • Katarzyna Rozmus, MEng., independent
    Research topic: Documentation of monuments, artefacts and architectural structures. Digitizing and graphic processing of objects and structures at the site of Marea in the 2017 season (supervisor: Dr Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
  • Maciej Wyżgoł, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Cultural changes in Nubia from the 16th to the 19th century in the light of written sources (supervisor: Prof. Włodzimierz Godlewski, University of Warsaw)
1-month scholarship:
  • Sara Arbter, BEng. Arch., student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Didactic use of augmented reality in the exposition of archaeological sites (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Zuzanna Augustyniak, PhD (Faculty of Oriental Studies University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Coptic sources concerning 16th century Ethiopian legal code (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Iwona Kraska-Szlenk, University of Warsaw)
  • Kamila Braulińska, MA, doctoral candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw), student (Faculty of Oriental Studies University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Specific animals of Pharaonic Egypt (supervisors: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz, University of Warsaw; Assoc. Prof. Kamil Kuraszkiewicz, University of Warsaw)
  • Marcin Gostkowski, MA, doctoral candidate (The Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History Polish Academy of Science)
    Research topic: Relations between the Lords of Gibelet and Mamluk Egypt in the second half of the thirteenth century (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski, University of Warsaw)
  • Agnieszka Ryś, MA, independent
    Research topic: Oriental elements in Nubian iconography (supervisor: Dr Dobrochna Zielińska, University of Warsaw)

POLAND

The Kazimierz Michałowski documentation scholarships: