Marek Zemánek, Ph.D.

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Marek Zemánek, Ph.D.

marek.zemanek@ff.cuni.cz
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Current Semester Courses

    Research Interests

    • Buddhism
    • Korean Religions
    • Religions in East Asia

    Curriculum Vitae

    • Born September 15, 1982

    Education

    • October 2009 – June 2017, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts, Religious Studies: Ph. D. 
    • September 2009 – present, Seoul National University, School of Humanities, Religious Studies: Ph. D. Candidate
    • March 2006 – August 2009, Dongguk University, Seoul, Graduate School, Buddhist Studies: Master’s (M. A.) Degree  in Buddhist Theory
    • September 2005 – May 2009, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts, Korean Studies: Master’s (Mgr.) Degree in Korean Studies
    • September 2005 – January 2006,  Kyunghee University, Seoul, Institute of International Education: Korean Language Program
    • September 2002 – June 2005, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts, Korean Studies – Religious Studies: B.A. Degree in Korean Studies (Summa cum laude)

    Employment

    Current

    • February 2013 – present, Charles Univ. in Prague, Institute of Philosophy and  Religious Studies: Research fellow
    • October 2012 – present,  Charles Univ. in Prague, Dept. of Korean Studies: Assistant professor  

    Past

    • October 2012 – September 2013, Palacky Univ. in Olomouc, Dept. of Asian Studies: Assistant professor
    • July 2010 – September 2012,  Charles Univ. in Prague, Dept. of Korean Studies: Researcher    
    • March 2008 – December 2008,  Buddhist Temple Jijang Jungsa, Gongju, Korea: Lecturer of Buddhist philosophy and Korean Buddhism

     

    Awards, fellowships and scholarships

    2013 - Language Translation Institute of Korea, The Best Translation Award for Samguk jusa: Nepominutelné události tří království

     

    Publications

    Books

    Irjŏn. SAMGUK JUSA: Nepominutelné události Tří království [Samguk Yusa]. Translations, notes, commentaries and supplements by Miriam Löwensteinová and Marek Zemánek. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2012.

    Articles  and Book Sections

    “Symbolická eliminace časoprostorové separace v kronice Samguk jusa.” In Tradice a proměny: Mýtus, historie a fikce v Asii, edited by David Labus and Miriam Löwensteinová, Varia. Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, 2013. p. 48–64.

    “Smrt a umírání z pohledu buddhismu [Death and Dying from the Buddhist Perspective]“ In Smrt a umírání v náboženských tradicích současnosti[Death and Dying in Contemporary Religious Traditions]. Edited by Ondřej Krása. Prague: Cesta domů, 2011. pp. 95-115

    „Buddhistická filosofie a politika v díle Manhä Hanjonguna a dalších myslitelů modernizující se východní Asie [Buddhist Philosophy and Politics in Works of Manhae Han Yongun an other thinkers of premodern East Asia“, in Miriam Löwensteinová and Vladimír Glomb (eds.). Podoby Koreje: Pocta Vladimíru Puckovi k 80. narozeninám. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Filozofická fakulta, 2013. p. 107-124.

    „Úsvit buddhismu v Koreji [The Dawn of Buddhism in Korea]“ in Irjŏn. SAMGUK JUSA: Nepominutelné události Tří království [Samguk Yusa]. Translations, notes, commentaries and supplements by Miriam Löwensteinová a Marek Zemánek. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2012.

    „Hamheo Gihwa: Výklad správného [A Treatise on Expounding the Correct (顯正論)]“ In Základní texty východních náboženství: Čínský, japonský a korejský buddhismus [Basic Texts of Eastern Religions: Chinese, Japanese and Korean Buddhism]. Edited by Oldřich Král. Prague: Argo, 2011 pp. 247-267. (from classical Chinese with commentary)

    „Iryeon: Životopisy Wonhjoa a Uisanga [Biographies of Wonhyo and Uisang]“ In Základní texty východních náboženství: Čínský, japonský a korejský buddhismus [Basic Texts of Eastern Religions: Chinese, Japanese and Korean Buddhism]. Edited by Oldřich Král. Prague: Argo, 2011 pp. 121-127. (from classical Chinese with commentary)

    „Pospisil Bohumil: Goyohan achim ui nara e daehan silluet [Silhouettes from the Land of the ‚Morning Calm (1934)‘“ In 1901 nyeon Chekoin Beurajeu ui Seoul bangmun [1901 Photographs of Seoul by Enrique Stanko Vraz and other early Czech travellers‘ views of Korea]. Edited by Jaroslav Olsa and Kang Hong Bin. Seoul: Seoul Museum of History and Embassy of the Czech Republic, 2011. (from Czech to Korean)

     

    Master Theses

    Geundae dongasia minjokjuui wa hwaeom sasang ui gwangye yeongu: Manhae Han Yongun jungsim euro [ A Study on Relationship between Modern East Asian Nationalism and Hwaeom (Huayan) Philosophy: With Special Focus on Manhae Han Yongun]. Seoul: Dongguk University, 2009.

    Příběhy buddhistických mnichů v kronice Samguk jusa [Stories of Korean Buddhist Monks in the Samguk Yusa Chronicle]. Prague: Charles University in Prague, 2009.

     

    Conferences and Guest Lectures

    November 2014 Death and Rites among Contemporary Lay Buddhists. 7th World Congress of Korean Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.

    May 2014 Communities of Memory: Reimagining and Reinventing the Past in East Asian Buddhism. East Asian Buddhism Symposium, Universität Hamburg.

    May 2014 Death in Korean Buddhism: Texts and Practice. Central European Symposium on Korean Studies. Bratislava/Wien. 

    April 2014 Guest Lecture: Korean Buddhist Rituals of Death. Tübingen Korean Studies Lectures, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.

    December 2013  Religions in Korea. Guest Lecture (24 hours block). Comenius University, Bratislava.

    December 2013  Symbolic Elimination of Spatiotemporal Separation in the Samguk Yusa. Workshop: History and Fiction. Charles University in Prague.

    September 2013 Symbolic Strategies of the Samguk Yusa: Space, Time and Landscape. The 14th Colloquium of the Institute for International Korean Studies. Academy of Korean Studies, Bundang.

    July 2013  The Perfect Passage: Korean Buddhist Funeral Rites. 26th Biennial AKSE Conference Vienna. Universität Wien.

    November 2012 Geography of the Sacred: The Role of Mountains in Samguk Yusa. International Conference “115-year Anniversary since the beginning of Korean language teaching at the Saint-Petersburg State University” Sankt Peterburg, Russia.

    May 2012 The Structure of Korean Buddhist Funeral Rites. SNU-HU-UBC Graduate Workshop. Seoul National University.

    February 2008 Religiosity and Buddhism in the Czech Republic. Understanding Buddha-Dharma in Global Context. Dongguk University, Seoul.

     

    Memberships

    • Association for Korean Studies in Europe
    • Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
    • International Association of Buddhist Studies
    • The Society of Korean Language and Literature 국어국문학회

     

    Theses Supervision