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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The opening of the exhibition at the Site Museum and Archaeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac


On December 18, 2021 took place the opening of the exhibition "Beyond the visible. Remote sensing and laser scanning in the Peruvian-Polish-Italian research at Machupicchu" at the Site Museum and Archaeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac.

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 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)”


First European Assembly of Archaeology of the Americas (in Spanish)

May 9-14, 2022
Bornos, province of Cádiz, Spain


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                                                                                                Casa Palacio de los Ribera


New article “Ancient genomes reveal long-range influence of the pre-Columbian culture and site of Tiwanaku”

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The new article about genetic studies of Tiwanaku inhabitants have been relace in Science Advances. The research was conduct in cooperation between the Centre for Andean Studies and Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Ministry of Culture Bolivia, Institute of Max Planck Leipzig, and Harvard Medical School.

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 cooperation between the Center for Andean Studies, University of Warsaw and Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco


On August 11, a meeting between representants of the Centre for Andean Studies, director Mariusz Ziółkowski and vice director Dominika Sieczkowska and the authority of Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco, Vicerector of Investigation Leoncio Roberto Acurio Canal took place.

"UCSM and Warsaw University will open the first carbon-14 dating centre in the south of the country"

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"At the Catholic University of Santa Maria, the first Carbon-14 Carbon Dating laboratory in southern Peru will be installed; this project will be a reality thanks to the cooperation between the University of Santa Maria and the University of Warsaw (Poland); together the two institutions hope to implement a specialised centre for applied research, as well as providing analysis, certification and experimental measurement services for materials."

More information at www.ucsm.edu.pe [SPANISH]

Publication of the book about Machupicchu with contributions of CEAC collaborators


NOTE FOR PRESS Nº 003 – 2021

Publicate por la Dirección de Cultura de Cusco


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