Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Cairo

Dear Colleagues,
The following Post-Doctoral Fellowship hosted in Cairo, may be of interest to you:

The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) invite applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cairo, starting 1st March 2019 until 30 June 2020.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day Seminar/Workshop on a subject in relation to Ancient and Medieval Northeastern Africa (Egypt and/or Nubia).

Please see the attachment for more details and please respond directly to the organisers.

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Opening of The Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum

On behalf of Dr Artur Obłuski, Director of the Research Centre in Cairo, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, I have the honour of inviting the Members of the International Society for Nubian Studies to:

The opening of
The Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum
of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology,
University of Warsaw

and to

an inaugural lecture
by Prof. Stefan Jakobielski
“History of Polish Nubiology”

The lecture will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, 27th of February 2018
in the gardens of the Sudan National Museum in Khartoum

Yours sincerely,

Marianna Chlebowska
Research Centre in Cairo
Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW
14, Nazih Khalifa St., Cairo – Heliopolis, Egypt
phone: (+20) 1008326296
e-mail: cairo2.pcma@uw.edu.pl

Job Advertisement – ERC Grant, Medieval Dongola

Dear Colleagues,

Studying the twilight of Dongola, capital of the Christian kingdom of Makuria and its metamorphosis into a Muslim city-state

Using the link, please find a job advertisement for a position in the ERC Starting Grant “Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city — UMMA” at the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw.

Please contact a.obluski @ uw.edu.pl for further information.

Conference: Studying Food and Drink in Egypt and Sudan

Dear Colleagues,
The conference may be of interest to you. Please contact the organizers directly.
Sincerely,
Julie

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The Institut français d’archéologie orientale and Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology Research Center in Cairo are organising an international conference on food and drink in Egypt and Sudan throughout history, focusing on the continuity and innovations that have occurred at times of change. The conference is scheduled for March 21-23, 2018, and the deadline for abstract submittal is December 15th, 2017.
The call for papers can be found on the PCMA websiteand IFAO Actualités.

Dr Mennat-Allah El Dorry
On behalf of
the Organising and Scientific Committees Continuity and Transition: Approaches to Studying Food and Drink in Egypt and Sudan
Cairo, March 21-23, 2018.
foodconference2018@uw.edu.pl

A collaboration between:
Institut français d’archéologie orientale
http://www.ifao.egnet.net
and
Research Center in Cairo
Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology
www.pcma.uw.edu.pl

Workshop: Monasticism in the Nile Valley

Dear Colleagues,
The following invitation may be of interest to you.

Invitation

Research Centre in Cairo, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology
and
Department of Papyrology, Institute of Archaeology,
University of Warsaw
have the honor to invite you to the workshop

Monasticism in the Nile Valley

The event will take place on 16–17 October 2017
in the Research Centre in Cairo,
Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology,
University of Warsaw
11, Mahalla str., Heliopolis, Cairo.

Please find attached the programme of the workshop
and the abstracts.

We kindly ask you to confirm your attendance
before
8th October 2017
by e-mail: cairo1.pcma@uw.edu.pl

Tickets will be issued to confirmed participants.

Please note that due to security and space restrictions only those who present a ticket will be admitted to the workshop.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity

Dear Colleagues,
The following Post-Doctoral Fellowship may be of interest to you.

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Celebrating 80 years of French-Polish cooperation in archaeology, the Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology, Research Center in Cairo (RC PCMA) invite applications for a 15-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship, starting 1st October 2017 until 31 December 2018.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day Seminar/Workshop on a subject in relation with Ancient and Medieval Northeastern Africa. The application must outline the state of the art in the proposed subject and clearly present an added value to the studies of past societies. We encourage cross-disciplinary proposals offering a wider, comparative perspective of the area under study.

The conference will take place in Cairo in late Spring 2018. Following the conference, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will be in charge of the edition of the proceedings and submit the manuscript for approval by the joint IFAO-RC PCMA editorial committee. During the entire course of the appointment, the Fellow will take part in the scientific activities of IFAO and RC PCMA and carry out his/her own research.

Please see the attached document for details.