Scholarships 2014/2015

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.

9-month scholarship:
  • Joanna Rądkowska, MA (independent)
    Research topic: The harbor temenos in Berenike. The Lotus Temple and the “Sunken Temple”. Two temples, single unknown cult? Processing of the results from excavations in 2010–2014 (supervisor: Iwona Zych, MA, PCMA UW, Berenike Project Co-Director)
  • mgr Marek Woźniak, MA, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Research topic: City-fortresses vs. international emporia; differences between Hellenistic and Roman defenses of harbor towns on the coasts of the Red Sea and related communication routes and exploitation centers (scientific guidance: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Sciences)
6-month scholarships:
  • Cezary Baka, MA (independent)
    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, Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Sciences) (carried forward from the previous year)
5-month scholarships:
  • Wojciech Ejsmond, MA, PhD candidate (Research Center on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Gebelein 2015 – fieldwork, searches in storerooms and publication (scientific guidance: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Sciences)
4-month scholarships:
  • Anastasija Golijewskaja, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Solar scenes in funerary contexts of the New Kingdom (scientific guidance: Dr. Franciszek Pawlicki, PCMA UW)
  • Agata Bebel, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Bioarchaeological research in Egypt, including research on dentition (scientific guidance: Assoc. Prof. Arkadiusz Sołtysiak, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
  • Julia Chyla, MA, post-graduate studies (UniGIS, Institute of Geography and Spatial Economy, Jagiellonian University/University in Salzburg)
    Research topic: Endangered Predynastic archaeological sites in Qena province (scientific guidance: Prof. Krzysztof Misiewicz (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
  • Agnieszka Dzwonek, MA (independent)
    Research topic: Pottery from early Roman rubbish dumps in Berenike (scientific guidance: Dr. Roberta Tomber, British Museum)
  • Alicja Jurgielewicz, student (Institute of Archaeology, Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń)
    Research topic: Fishing techniques and the importance of fish in the Egyptian diet in the proto-Dynastic and early Dynastic period (scientific guidance: dr hab. inż. Daniel Makowiecki, prof. UMK)
3-month scholarships:
  • Sylwia Buławka, MA, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Doctoral dissertation: Flint and chert: exploitation, distribution and usage in the everyday life of ancient Egyptians starting from the Middle Kingdom (supervisor: Prof. Michał Kobusiewicz, emeritus, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Urszula Okularczyk, MA, independent
    Research topic: Preparation of osteological material from Kom el-Dikka for anthropological analysis (scientific guidance: Robert Mahler, PCMA UW)
2-month scholarships:
  • Anna Drzymuchowska, MA (Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
    Research topic: Processing of ceramic material from excavations in Marea in 2014 (Mission Director: Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
  • Marta Faraniec, engineer architect, graduate student (Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, 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) (carried forward from the previous year)
  • 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) (carried forward from the previous year)
  • Magdalena Kazimierczak, MA, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeologii, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Egyptian pottery of the Predynastic and early Dyanstic periods. Research on material from the Tell el-Murra site (scientific guidance: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Institute of Archaeology, Jagellonian University)
  • Vitalij Kazlouski, student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Conservation techniques and methodology of research on ancient architecture on the basis of the architecture of the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (scientific guidance: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Agnieszka Poniewierska, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Intentional damaging of magic objects? (scientific guidance: Prof. Andrzej Niwiński, University of Warsaw) (carried over from the previous year)
  • Inesa Prakapchuk, student (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Conservation techniques and methodology of research on ancient architecture on the basis of the architecture of the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (scientific guidance: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner, Wrocław University of Technology)
  • Karolina Rosińska-Balik, MSc, engineer architect, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagellonian University)
    Research topic: Modern digitizing techniques for documentation of objects and architectural structures on the basis of examples from excavations at Tell el-Farkha, Egypt (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz, Institute of Archaeology, Jagellonian University)
  • Katarzyna Rozmus, MSc, engineer architect (independent)
    Research topic: Documentation of objects and architectural structures at the site of Marea in the 2014 season (Mission Director: Krzysztof Babraj, Archaeological Museum in Kraków)
  • Filip Taterka (MA), student (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, MISH)
    Research topic: The role of the Land of Punt in the ideology of royal power during the early Eighteenth Dynasty (scientific guidance: Dr. Monika Dolińska, National Museum in Warsaw) (carried over from the previous year)
  • Joanna Wegner, MA, PhD candidate (Faculty of History, University of Warsaw)
    Doctoral dissertation: The relations of Egyptian monastic communities with the outside world (4th–8th century) (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Derda, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
1-month scholarship:
  • Teresa Witkowska, MA, independent
    Research topic: Documentation of finds from excavations of the Berenike Project in the 2015 season (Mission Director: Iwona Zych, PCMA UW)

POLAND

The Kazimierz Michałowski documentation scholarships:
  • Piotr Czerkwiński, MA
    Subject: Digitizing of current and archival documentation for the Tuthmosis III Temple project in Deir el-Bahari (Mission Director: Dr. Monika Dolińska, National Museum in Warsaw)
  • Mariusz Gwiazda, MA
    Subject: Digitizing and processing of documentation from excavations in Chhîm for final publication (Mission Director: Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw / PCMA UW)
  • Mateusz Iskra, MA
    Subject: Digitizing of archival documentation from excavations in Palmyra and Iraq and processing of documentation from excavations in Kuwait (Mission Directors: Prof. Michał Gawlikowski, emeritus, University of Warsaw, Prof. Piotr Bieliński, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)