Projects

The “Cherven Towns” webpage has been established to present on a regular basis the results of research grants concerning the subject.

I. The first grant, “Golden Apple of Polish archaeology. Stronghold Complexes at Czermno and Gródek [Cherven Towns] – Chronology and Function in the Light of Past and Current Research”, was financed through Poland’s National Programme for the Development of the Humanities (NPRH – nr 12H 12 0064 81). It was carried out by the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) under the leadership of Professor Marcin Wołoszyn and in cooperation with many institutions from Poland (primarily: Institute of Archaeology of the University of Rzeszów; Institute of Archaeology of the Maria Curie Skłodowska University in Lublin; Janusz Peter Regional Museum in Tomaszów Lubelski; Muzeum of Zamość; and Stanisław Staszic Museum in Hrubieszów) and abroad (primarily: Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe, Leipzig, Germany; Institute for the History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Science, St Petersburg, Russia; Archaeological Institute, Serbian Academy of Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia; University of Belgrade). Nine research tasks were realised and the project has been completed.

II. The second grant project was “The Sphinx of Slav Sigillography – Dorogichin seals from Czermno in their East European context”, financed by the National Science Centre (no. 2013/11/B/HS3/02052). It was implemented in the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Rzeszów, under the leadership of Professor Marcin Wołoszyn and in cooperation with many institutions in Poland (primarily: Janusz Peter Regional Museum in Tomaszów Lubelski; Stanisław Staszic Museum in Hrubieszów; National Museum in Kraków; State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw; AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Faculty of Foundry Engineering) and abroad (primarily: Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe, Leipzig, Germany; Institute for the History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Science, St Petersburg, Russia; Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia). The grant has been completed.

III. Since 1 January 2019, we have been realising another grant project, “Golden Apple of Polish archaeology. Stronghold Complexes at Czermno and Gródek [Cherven Towns], Part II. Finalisation of documentation works”. As with the first project, this one is also financed from Poland’s National Programme for the Development of Humanities (NPRH – nr 11H 18 0344 86). The grant is realised in the Institute of Archaeology in the Faculty of Sociology and History, University of Rzeszów, and the project leader is Professor Marcin Wołoszyn. The research is carried out in collaboration with the following institutions: Janusz Peter Regional Museum in Tomaszów Lubelski; Stanisław Staszic Museum in Hrubieszów; AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Faculty of Foundry Engineering; and Institute of Archaeology, Maria Curie Skłodowska University in Lublin. The project envisages realisation of three research tasks.

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Previous publications concerning Cherven Towns have been made available, among others, on our Academia.edu profile: Grody Czerwieńskie