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RADOSŁAW KARASIEWICZ-SZCZYPIORSKI PhD 

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Interests: Roman military architecture



PhD thesis:

"Chersonesus Taurica in The Roman Period"

Department of History, University of Warsaw, 2003, under the supervision of Prof. T. Sarnowski



    Education and Professional experience:

      Education and Professional experience:
    • 1991-1996 - Master degree studies at the Institute of Archaeology (UW - University of Warsaw)
    • 1993-1997 - member of a scientific project entitled Nymphaion - history and culture of the Greek polis (supervisor - Prof. A. Wąsowicz - IAiE PAN - Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology at the Polish Academy of Sciences)
    • 1995-1996 - scholarship of the Ministry of National Education
    • 1996 - Master of Archaeology (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    • 1996 - Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology UW
    • 1997 - training at the Laboratory Geolittomer (2-week stay at Nantes) interpretation of aerial photographs and satellite pictures
    • 1997-201 - post-graduate studies at the Faculty of History UW; thesis' topic: Tauric Chersonese and its rural territories during the Roman period, topography, architecture, settlement (supervisor - Prof. T. Sarnowski)
    • 2002 - Junior Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology UW
    • 2003 - PhD, researcher with the position of adjunct at the Department of Archaeology of Roman Provinces at the Institute of Archaeology UW
    • 2007-2013 - Head of Expedition of the Institute of Archaeology UW in Crimea (excavations of Roman watchtowers in Sevastopol, fieldwalking in the Balaklava Valley, underwater surveys in Alushta, excavations of a Roman fort in Balaklava)
    • 2012 - diving certificate OWD - PADI
    • 2012-2014 - Adjunct at the Department of Underwater Archaeology IA UW
    • from 2014 - Head of Expedition of the Institute of Archaeology UW and the Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW in Georgia (site at Gonio - Roman fort Apsaros, Ajara)
    • from 2015 - Senior Assistant at the Department of Archaeology of Roman Provinces, IA UW
    • 2016 - Habilitation
    • 2017 - Prime Minister Award for excellence (highly valued achievements leading to the obtainment of the title - habilitated doctor)

      Present research: field and underwater survey in the surroundings of Chersonesus (Crimea).



    • Obtained research grants:

    • National Centre of Education:
      Transcaucasia and the Roman Empire - Roman Objectives on the Empire's Fringes, and the Impact of Imperial Neighborhood, 65 BC - AD 387
      (Research Partner)
      The grant will be performed during the period 2018-2019
    • National Centre of Education (allocated by the Ministry of Education and Tertiary Education):
      Extra fines Imperii.Unknown Bases of the Roman Army in Crimea
      Nr: N N109 317537
      (the project was completed and closed)
    • National Centre for Research and Development:
      Underwater Archaeology - development and enhancement of the educational offer and staff's qualifications at the Institute of Archaeology UW
      Agreement number: UDA - POKL.04.01.01-00-175/09-00
      (funded by the European Social Fund);
      (the project was completed and closed)
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
      Common Board, Common Heritage. A new view on Polish and Turkish castles on the river Dniester
      (the project was completed and closed)



    • Professional experience in Poland and abroad during the Master degree studies (participation in excavation, surface and geophysical surveys):

    • Poland - Kichary Nowe (1991-1996); Niedźwiedziówka (1992); Płock (1995-1996)
    • Germany - Altdorf-Friedhof (1993)
    • Ukraine - Nymphaion (1994-1996)





    Professional experience in Poland and abroad after the obtainment of the Master degree:

  • Bulgaria
    • Novae (1997); 2 weeks, sector supervisor, field documentation oversight;
  • Ukraine
    • Nymphaion(1997); 4 weeks, surface survey and test pit supervision, documentation oversight;
    • Balaklava (1997-1999 i 2003); 4 months altogether, co-supervisor (together with prof. T. Sarnowskim);
    • Kazackaya Hill (Sevastopol) - Roman watchtower (2000-2002); 3 months altogether, co-supervisor (together with prof. T. Sarnowskim);
    • Kavkaz Bair (Sevastopol) - Roman watchtower (2004-2007); 4 months altogether, co-supervisor (together with prof. T. Sarnowskim);
    • Balaklava Valley (2004-2007); 4 months altogether, surface surveys supervisor. The aim of these researches was the update a the archaeological sites' map as well as the establishment of foundations leading to a comprehensive study of the settlement;
    • Karagach (Sevastopol) - searches for a Roman watchtower (2008); 1 month - head of mission;
    • Balaklawa (Kadykovka district) - Roman fort excavations (2009-2013) 5 months - head of mission;
  • Georgia
    • Gonio (Roman fortress Apsaros) - non-invasive survey and excavations within the fortress (2012, 2014-2017), discovery of the Tribune's dwelling (praetorium) with private baths and latrine, as well as a floor mosaic in one room; 7 months altogether - head of mission;
  • Poland
    • Warsaw - King's Castle - Kubicki Arcades, Vasa period's fortifications on the Vistula's side(1997-2000); ca 6 months yearly - surveys' vice-supervisor;
    • Warsaw - Wilanów - Palace and park complex (2003-2004); 4 months altogether, sector or trench supervisor (area excavation method);
    • Warsaw - Natolin - Palace and park complex: Upper Park, (2007); 1 month, head of interdisciplinary researches in connection with the searches of the so-called Nero's Tomb;
    • Warsaw - Saint Jack's Church and Dominican Brothers' Monastery Freta str. 10, (2008); supervisor (oversight of bores and test pits in the vicinity of the features;
    • Warsaw - Visitation Sisters' Monastery, (2009-2010, 2017); supervisor during the renovation works in the monastery and in the vicinity of the church;
    • Warsaw - Casimir's Palace, (2017); head of archaeological and architectural researches on the remains of Villa Regia, a Vasa building;




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