- Category : 1930-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Wishes 1
Polish anthropologist, ethnologist, religious studies scholar, Kabbalist. He was a professor at Warsaw University and the author of hundreds of works printed in professional journals on general anthropology and anthropology of religion, in particular ethnogenesis of the Slavs, ancient Egypt and prehistoric Mexico, the theory of symbolization and cultural theory. Since 1978, head of the Department of Anthropology of the Historical Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, since 1993 the Department of General Anthropology at the School of Education in Kielce; he also lectured at the Institute of Religious Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. A. Wierciński was a member of 11 international scientific societies, including memberships. the founder of European Anthropological Association and memberships. honor. Ligure Accademia di Scienze e Lettre Genova. He was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit (1973), Knight's Cross (1980) and Commander (2000), the Order of the Rebirth of Polish, Medal KEN (1981).
He led a series of lectures at 13 universities abroad, including at the Humboldt University in Berlin, at the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Mexico, in Washington the Smithsonian Institution, the Sorbonne in Paris, and also in Cairo, Turin, Mainz, Bordeaux, Tbilisi, New Orleans, Chicago and Los Angeles. He was an excellent manager "field research - he invented and led the first Arab-Polish anthropological expedition to Egypt (1958-1959), made pioneering work in Mexico (1966)" (Ziolkowski 2003); He was also a co-founder of Polish Branch of The Explorers Club.
In the last years of his life he investigated gemetria. Since school days he was a close friend of George Prokopiuk in his youth connected with the circle centered in Komorow around anthroposophy, scholar and mystic Robert Walter.
He died 8 December 2003.