Even archaeology needs to be "up to date", so the Centre now proudly presents itself on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OsrodekBadanNadAntykiem
In accordance with the University of Warsaw's electorial procedures, on April 24th the executive staff of the Centre was elected for a 4 year term.
Prof. Piotr Dyczek was voted director, Prof. Piotr Węgleński chairman of the council and Prof. Wojciech Nowakowski became chairman of the PhD programme..
The University Rector apointed Janusz Recław, MA vice director and established the members of the scholary councicl, which are: Prof. Jerzy Kolendo, Prof. Piotr Węgleński, Prof. Wojciech Nowakowski, Prof. Stefan Karol Kozłowski, Prof. Piotr Dyczek, Dr. Tomasz Scholl, Dr. Jerzy Żelazowski, Janusz Recław, MA.
During the last meeting of the Tempus IV Chtmbal group, which took place in Italy, the final version of a study programme for heritage preservation and tourism was established for the Universities of Scoder (Albania) and Prizren (Kosova). During the conference the issues of conservation were presented on the example of Rome, explained by her main curator of monuments
For more information please check the project website www.chtmbal.eu
In may a delegate of the Centre will participate in the "international Balkan Conference" at Frankfurt
The Centre's fieldwork season is approaching: in May, we will commence the season at Scodra in Albania and continue in June in Risan / Montenegro. Here, a number of official visits and meetings are planned. In late June the fieldwork in Tanais will start again and in August the excavations at Novae in Bulgaria, the season's grand finale being the participation in the 22nd Limes congress in Ruse (http://www.limes2012.naim.bg).
On April 11th - 17th the next Tempus IV workshop will take place in Italy. The Centre is represented by Piotr Dyczek and Janusz Recław. The programme includes a conference at Varga University in Rome, a meeting with state officials from the Italian Ministry of Cultureand a number of visits at important sites. The title of the accompanying workshop is „Archaeology, identity and war”.
From 27.02. – 01.03.2012 the Centre is hosting the conference "Experience and organization in the higher education system in Poland" organized within the Tempus IV programme. Delegates from the various international institutions participating in the project will be taking part.
> Conference programme
We are pleased to inform the final publication of the "Danube Limes" is printed and available. It was published by the Centre:
S. Jilek, P. Dyczek, M. Lemke
In the Footsteps of the Romans, Warszawa 2011
The book describes various sectors of the Danube limes and formulates guidelines to nominate new limes sections in other Danube countries .
The Ministery of Science and Higher Education has esteemed the results of our excavations in Risan and Novae as the most important achievements in the field of humanities last year.
In early january the future perspectives for a closer cooperation between Poland and Montenegro we discussed with the ambassador of Montenegro in Poland, Dr. Ivan Lekovic.
January 5th 2012, the director of the Centre met with the polish ambassador in Albania, Irena Tatarzyńska and the rector of the University of Warsaw dr hab. Katarzyna Chałasińska-Macukow. The meeting was focussed on a number of topics related to the new cooperation programmes between Poland and Albania
Since December 1st 2011 the Centre has a new editorial secretary, Tomasz Płóciennik. Będzie on sekretarzem naszego rocznika Novensia oraz wszystkich naszych innych publikacji.