Old World’s 2024 best article competition for young scholars: “Women of the Pre-Modern World”

We invite you to participate in the inaugural best article competition for young scholars announced by Old World: Journal of Ancient Africa and Eurasia. The topic for 2024 is “Women in the Pre-Modern World”. All authors aged 35 or below (born on 20 September of 1988 or later) are eligible to participate in the competition. The prize is $1000.

Deadline: 19 September 2024

The topic of the article should be aligned with the theme of the competition. It can cover any of the disciplines covered by the journal, including History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Art History, and Archaeology

Detailed information HERE

Rules of field training – 1st year students

Dear Students,

We would like to remind you that according to the decision of the Vice-Dean for Student Affairs Dr. Elżbieta Jaskulska, during the BA first year (from the academic year 2023/24), students are not allowed to participate in field training abroad (outside Poland) and during the first two weeks of the summer session. In September, students can participate in field training when they do not have a repeat examination.

Results of the election of student representatives at the Faculty of Archeology

Results of the election of student representatives at the Faculty of Archeology (2023/2024):

The Students’ Self-Government of the Faculty of Archeology: Banach Karol, Chmielewski-Gill Jan, Góralewski Kazimierz, Gron Olivia-Giselle, Wiącek Bernadetta

Representatives in the Council of the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw: Banach Karol, Góralewski Kazimierz, Konofał Kacper, Mońka Paulina

Representatives in the Teaching Council of the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw: Krajewski Maciej, Kurjan Izabella

The published election protocols (in Polish only):

Protokół – RSS WA

Protokół – RD WA

Protokół – RW WA

The secret life of furniture. A different view on beds, chairs, and thrones – lecture

We would like to invite you to a lecture of

Dr. Manon Schutz

(The University of Oxford and Universität Münster)

The secret life of furniture. A different view on beds, chairs, and thrones

The online lecture will take place on March 7 at 4.45 PM:


The lecture will be held as part of the seminar “Archaeology of Egypt and Nubia” (Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw).

Integrated Microscopy Approaches in Archaeobotany (IMAA) Workshop

The next Integrated Microscopy Approaches in Archaeobotany (IMAA) Workshop will take place at the University of Reading (UK) on the 1st – 2nd April 2023. The themes for this year’s workshop are:

  • Archaeo- and Paleobotanical Approaches to Tropical Agriculture
  • Innovation in microanalysis, taphonomy and identification
  • Rewilding and Conservation
  • Science Communication of Archaeo- and Palaeobotanical Data
  • Sustainable Uses of Plants
  • The Archaeobotany of the Islamic West

The call for abstracts for oral and poster contributions remains open until 21st February 2023. Further details about abstract submission, registration and the discussion sessions can be found on the website.


Scholarship to Start – Rector’s Fund

„Scholarships to Start” is addresed to the most talented students and doctoral candidate who have been admitted in a given academic year to the university or doctoral school.
The program provides for three types of scholarships:
“Scholarship to Start for Olympians”
“Scholarship to Start for Athletes”
“Scholarship to Start for Doctoral Candidates”

More information:

Application can be delivered until 10th of February, 2023.

Field walking survey – 20-24 March, 2023

Dear Students,

In the Field training-> Field walking survey bookmark, you may find up-to-date information about the field walking survey (20-24 March 2023). The offer will be constantly supplemented with information sent by the instructors.

Students interested in taking part in a field walking survey should report to the lecturer.

Please, be aware that field walking surveys are obligatory according to your study programme (in the third year of BA and the second year of MA studies). We ask for thoughtful decisions – registering the student in the USOS system obliges him/her to complete the course.