Signing of the Cooperation Agreement between DDC Cusco and CEA UW

On November 15, 2022, in the city of Cusco, an international Cooperation Agreement was signed for the continuation of research between the Desconcentrada de Cultura Cusco of the Ministry of Culture of Peru and the Center for Andean Studies of the University of Warsaw to promote archaeological research in the National Archaeological Park of Machupicchu. The Peruvian side was represented by the Director of DDC Cusco, Dr. Mildred Fernández Palomino, and on the Polish side by the Director of CEA UW, Dr. Mariusz Ziolkowski. We are very pleased that our long-standing collaboration can continue and that we can work together on new research projects.


Researchers from the Center for Andean Studies investigate the Machu Picchu area

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Researchers from the Silesian University of Technology and archaeologists from the Center for Andean Studies at the University of Warsaw are taking part in international research of the Machu Picchu area in Peru. The current project, headed by Andrzej Rakowski, Ph.D., of the Institute of Physics - CND, concerns establishing the chronology of the Inca conquest in the Cordillera Vilcabamba area.

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New publication on research in the Machu Picchu

We are pleased to share with you our new publication on research in the Machupicchu National Archaeological Park. The monograph is the result of years of work of a Polish-Italian-Peruvian research team in the Machupicchu llaqta and the whole National Park. One of the editors of the publication is the Director of the Center for Andean Studies - prof. dr hab. Mariusz Ziółkowski.

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New article "Ritual drug use during Inca human sacrifices on Ampato mountain (Peru): Results of a toxicological analysis".

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The new article about toxicological studies of Inca human sacrifice have been relaced in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. The research was conducted in cooperation between the Centre for Andean Studies, University of Warsaw, Universidad Católica de Santa Maria in Arequipa and Department of Forensic Medicine, Collegium Medicum of Nicolaus Copernicus University.

The exhibition of the history of the Jesuits in Cusco

We cordially invite to the exhibition prepared by Dr. Ewa Kubiak (Center for Andean Studies of the University of Warsaw, Institute of Art History of the University of Łódź) and Elena Amerio (Autonomous University of Madrid).

The inaugural lecture will be given by Dr. Ewa Kubiak on Sunday, October 9, at the Collegium Bobolanum, at the Catholic Academy in Warsaw at 6:00 p.m. The exhibition shows the history of the Jesuits in Cusco and promotes the research of the Center for Andean Studies in the field of colonial art.



Title of Honorary Professor of the Catholic University of Santa Maria for Director of the Center for Andean Studies of the University of Warsaw

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New article "Inca water channel flow analysis based on 3D models..."

New article „Inca water channel flow analysis based on 3D models from terrestrial and UAV laser scanning at the Chachabamba archaeological site (Machu Picchu National Archaeological Park, Peru)”


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