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  • Dr. Artur Obłuski new acting director of the PCMA

    As of 1st August 2018 Dr Artur Obłuski is the acting director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology. He will be charged with this function for a year, while Ptof. Tomasz Waliszewski is on leave. Dr Obłuski is a Nubiologist actively involved with the PCMA for over a decade. Since 2015 he is the […]

  • Renovation at PCMA offices

    In July and August our office building in Warsaw is undergoing renovation, so some of our departments can be temporarily inaccessible. Due to the construction work at Nowy Świat 4 our departments will need to vacate their premises at different times. The Documentation Archiving Department (room 107) and the Reading Room (211) are out of […]

  • PCMA welcomes ERC grant team

    The PCMA welcomes new staff members – the team of dr Artur Obłuski’s ERC grant „UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city”. The team began work this June with a series of workshops focused on developing a documentation system for the new project. The project’s site recording system will […]

  • Here it is: our new website!

    We are happy to present the new PCMA website. The old one was with us for 15 years – hardly more than a flash from an archaeological perspective, but in Internet terms – more like an archaeological period. During these years our institution itself has also undergone many changes. In our new website we intend […]

  • UNESCO Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation

    Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw is one of the partners in a programme offering fellowships in Poland for conservators and archaeologists from Near Eastern and north African countries. The programme is co-sponsored by the Polish UNESCO Committee and Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The scholarships of the UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships […]

  • Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is now open

    Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is the second foreign research centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA). The opening ceremony took place in the gardens of the National Museum in Khartoum. It was hosted by Mohamed Abou Zaid Mustafa, Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife, and Dr. Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed, […]

  • Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is now open

    Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is the second foreign research centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA). The opening ceremony took place in the gardens of the National Museum in Khartoum. It was hosted by Mohamed Abou Zaid Mustafa, Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife, and Dr. Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed, […]

  • Inauguration of the Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum

    The Khartoum branch of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) will open on 27 February 2018. More than 50 years ago Polish archaeologists took part in the UNESCO international campaign to save the monuments of Nubia. Prof. Kazimierz Michałowski and Stefan Jakobielski led a team that discovered the cathedrals at Faras […]

  • Job for archaeologist

    Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology is currently seeking an Archeologist to join our ERC Starting Grant “UMMA. Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city” GA no. 759926 (http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/212336_en.html) team studying the twilight of Dongola, capital of the Christian kingdom of Makuria and its metamorphosis into a Muslim city-state. We are looking […]

  • Smelting Indian steel – an archaeological experiment

    An attempt at reconstructing the process of smelting ancient Indian steel will be made during an experiment at the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw. It will be held as part of the metallurgic panel during the Red Sea 8 conference  organized by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. The panel will take […]

  • The Lion of Palmyra is PCMA new logo

    The lion is widely recognized as a symbol of strength and dignity, and this aspect of its meaning remains similar throughout the whole area of PCMA activities, regardless of the culture and period in question. It is therefore well-suited to stand for an institution with a scope of work covering parts of three continents and […]