Jewish Studies - courses


Preparation of dissertation I. – IV.

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Elaboration of the dissertation project is a key part of doctoral study, where the student demonstrates the ability of independent scientific work and critical reflection of the topic. The dissertation must include original and published results or results accepted for publication. This part guarantees the control of the dissertation preparation process and is stored in the individual study plan for each year of study. Every year the fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by the credit awarded by the supervisor.

Doctorate dissertation seminar I. – III.

Guarantor:

prof. ThDr. Jan Blahoslav Lášek

doc. ThDr. Jiří Vogel, Th.D.

doc. Jiří Beneš, Th.D.

  • Doctoral Dissertation Seminar I. is focused on the practice and theory of academic writing and methodology of the Hussite Theology/Jewish studies. The seminar is a platform of students of full-time and combined forms of study for the performance and subsequent discourse on the topics of the dissertation work, source base, methodology, progress of work, research approaches. The seminar is a space for sharing experiences from scientific stays abroad, professional conferences. It is a tool of regular contact of the student with the faculty and motivates to more effective work on the dissertation preparation. It takes place every two months. In the individual study plan, this obligation is imposed for each year of study. Every year, the fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by a credit awarded by a habilitated (academic or researcher) in an employment relationship with the faculty after approval by the Subject Council. He / she is also entitled to set individual obligations, which the student can substitute for the seminar in exceptional justified cases.

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  • Doctoral Dissertation Seminar II. – III.

    The seminar is a platform of students of full-time and combined forms of study for the performance and subsequent discourse on the topics of the dissertation work, source base, methodology, progress of work, research approaches. The seminar is a space for sharing experiences from scientific stays abroad, professional conferences. It is a tool of regular contact of the student with the faculty and motivates to more effective work on the dissertation preparation. It takes place every two months. In the individual study plan, this obligation is imposed for each year of study. Every year, the fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by a credit awarded by a habilitated (academic or researcher) in an employment relationship with the faculty after approval by the Subject Council. He / she is also entitled to set individual obligations, which the student can substitute for the seminar in exceptional justified cases.

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Note: Course is intended for doctoral students only can be fulfilled in the future; you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester.

Part: Study requirements

1. Examination from Jewish Studies I

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Guarantor:

doc. PhDr. Bedřich Nosek, CSc.

doc. ThDr. Markéta Holubová, Th.D.

doc. Jiří Beneš, Th.D.

Lecturers:

doc. PhDr. Bedřich Nosek, CSc.

doc. ThDr. Markéta Holubová, Th.D.

Mgr. David Biernot, Th.D.

Annotation

The thematic area of Judaism I is focused on deepening and broadening the knowledge of the key problems of the discipline in general, with an emphasis on the specific topic of the student's study. Furthermore, the knowledge of literature and sources concerning Judaism in general and the student's topic in particular will be deepened. The doctoral student studies the topics independently on the basis of individual guidance and instructions of the supervisor and possibly other professional consultants. As a rule, a lecture cycle is offered once a academic year. The exam will cover the verification of the knowledge gained from the specified topics. In an individual study plan, this obligation is imposed once per standard length of study and is usually planned to be completed by and including the third year of study. Fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by an exam with the result passed by the examiner.

Syllabus

The student is obliged to submit a list of studied and source literature for the exam.

Note: Course is intended for doctoral students only can be fulfilled in the future; you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester.

2. Examination from the Jewish Studies II

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Guarantor:

doc. PhDr. Bedřich Nosek, CSc.

doc. ThDr. Markéta Holubová, Th.D.

doc. Jiří Beneš, Th.D.

Lecturers:

doc. PhDr. Bedřich Nosek, CSc.

doc. ThDr. Markéta Holubová, Th.D.

Mgr. David Biernot, Th.D.

Annotation

Topic of Judaism II. aims to deepen the dissemination of knowledge concerning Judaism as a religious system. In accordance with this specialization, the PhD student is obliged to acquaint himself in the original version with selected texts of rabbinic Judaism from the oldest to the present treatises of important representatives of this direction. The doctoral student studies the topics independently on the basis of individual guidance and instructions of the supervisor and possibly other professional consultants. As a rule, a lecture cycle is offered once a academic year. The exam will cover the verification of the knowledge gained from the specified topics. In an individual study plan, this obligation is imposed once per standard length of study and is usually planned to be completed by and including the third year of study. Fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by an exam with the result passed by the examiner.

Syllabus

The student is obliged to submit a list of studied and source literature for the exam.

Note: Course is intended for doctoral students only can be fulfilled in the future; you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester.

3. Examination from Rabbinical Hebrew Language

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Guarantor:

doc. PhDr. Bedřich Nosek, CSc.

Annotation

In an individual study plan, this obligation is imposed once per standard length of study and is usually planned to be completed by and including the third year of study. Fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by an exam with the result passed by the examiner. The Hebrew Rabbinic texts are a specific language that follows the mixed language character of Talmudic texts. The course is devoted to the reading and interpretation of traditional rabbinic texts in the period from the Potalmudic period up to the 19th century, with an emphasis on literature from the Ashkenazi region. The first part of the course is a general introduction to the rabbinic language, with emphasis on its specifics and major deviations from biblical, mischievous and modern Hebrew in the fields of morphology, syntax and vocabulary. This introduction is followed by reading and interpretation of selected texts by rabbinic authors from different periods and with different content (religious-legal, theological, ethical, apologetic, liturgical, etc.). The basic texts are usually studied with the selected commentary. At the same time, the content topics related to halachas, exegesis, liturgy, religious philosophy or traditions and customs are discussed. The listener thus acquaints himself not only with the language, but also with the help of source literature recognizes the character of Judaism as a religious system. Students build on their knowledge gained by attending lectures on rabbinic literature and acquired knowledge of biblical, mischievous and talmudic language. The course of rabbinic Hebrew expands its knowledge by another type of Hebrew. It is a preparation for independent work with these texts, including commentaries, deepens his knowledge of basic topics that were of interest to medieval authors, teaches him to work specifically with rabbinic treatise of topics and specific vocabulary of various types of texts.

Note: Course is intended for doctoral students only can be fulfilled in the future; you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester.

4. Foreign language

The students are obliged to sit an examination in one world language, in that they may choose between English and German.

Examination from English Language

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Guarantor

Gerald Robert Ostdiek, BA, M.A., Ph.D.

JUDr. ThDr. Mgr. Květoslav Tomáš Krejčí, M.Phil., Ph.D., Ph.D.

Annotation

In an individual study plan, this obligation is imposed once per standard length of study and is usually planned to be completed by and including the third year of study. Fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by an exam with the result passed by the examiner. The course confirms the active knowledge of one world language (English or German) at least at the C1 level. Students must be able to present research results in writing and orally. Reading professional texts related to the topic of the dissertation, processing of annotations of specialized literature on the topic of the dissertation.

Syllabus: Lectors

Literature

  • Strettiová, Terezie Josefa, OP. Anglicko - český teologický slovník. 3. vydání. Praha: Karolinum, 2004. 82 s. ISBN 80-246-0867-7.

  • Fronek, Josef. Velký anglicko-český a česko-anglický slovník. 1. vydání. Voznice: Leda, 2007. 1576 s. ISBN 978-80-7335-114-4

  • Good News Bible: Today’s English Version. [S.l.]: United Bible Societies, 1990. 931 s. ISBN 0-564-00421-9.

Note: course is intended for doctoral students only can be fulfilled in the future you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester

Examination from German Language

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Guarantor

Ing. Dagmar Pavlíková

Annotation

In an individual study plan, this obligation is imposed once per standard length of study and is usually planned to be completed by and including the third year of study. Fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by an exam with the result passed by the examiner. The course confirms the active knowledge of one world language (English or German) at least at the C1 level. Students must be able to present research results in writing and orally. Reading professional texts related to the topic of the dissertation, processing of annotations of specialized literature on the topic of the dissertation.

Syllabus

1) The PhD student selects one of several texts available in Moodle UK. The selected text will be analyzed in the form of a presentation and presentation on one and a half or two A4 standard pages in written form. He then proves his or her language skills orally.

2) He will receive a professional text in the range of two A4 pages directly at the exam and prepare a short presentation and explanation of this professional text within 30 - 40 minutes.

3) The last part of the exam is to read and understand the old German text written by the curator (Kurrentschrift).

Literature

  • Dreyer, Hilke - Schmitt, Richard. Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik. 1. vydání. Ismaning: Max Hueber Verlag, 2000. 360 s., 2 s. přílohy. ISBN 3-19-007255-8.

  • Lösungsschlüssel zum Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik. 1. Auflage. Ismaning: Max Hueber Verlag, 2001. 68 s. ISBN 3-19-107255-1.

  • Pavlíková, Dagmar. Malý německo - český a česko - německý teologický slovník A - Z. 1. vydání. Brno: L. Marek, 2002. 48 s. ISBN 80-86263-29-0.

Note: course is intended for doctoral students only can be fulfilled in the future you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester

Part: Specialised activities

This part allows students to master skills in relation to research activities through other specialised activities.

The following serve this purpose:

1. Placement abroad

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An internship abroad provides students with the opportunity to gain international experience in their field. The student is obliged to complete an internship abroad for a minimum of three months. In justified cases, the Subject Area Board may dismiss the traineeship or decide to adequately fulfill this obligation in another form. (The reasonableness of the application is always considered taking into account the specific situation of the doctoral student, eg a student of combined studies, a student caring for a close person, a student bound by specific obligations towards the employer, a disabled student, etc.) one-month internship supplemented by active participation in 2 international seminars or 2 international conferences with publications (professional article, conference proceedings, etc.).

The student actively cooperates on the administrative assurance of the fulfillment of the obligation of the individual study plan - internship abroad with the dept. sciences HTF.

2. Additional Research Activities

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Assumption of involvement of Ph.D. student is only allowed to proceed to the second year of doctoral study at the request of the student to the ISR Board. The application for the change of the ISP contains a concrete proposal for teaching and the consent of the supervisor and the head of the relevant department. Ph.D. student can lead independent

lessons in selected seminars and exercises only in direct connection with the study. They must not give lectures independently. Students in full-time form of study are determined by the content of activities that are designed as a preparation for further academic activities at the university. Their content and method of determination are determined by the head of

the relevant department in cooperation with the supervisors.

The student actively cooperates on the administrative assurance of the fulfillment of the obligation of the individual study plan - internship abroad with the dept. sciences HTF.

Requirements for creative activity

Further scientific activity provides the student with space for gaining experience with various forms of scientific work. The student demonstrates his/her competence in scientific creative work.

In an individual study plan, this obligation is usually imposed continuously for the duration of the standard period of study - while the student is obliged to fulfill each of the following obligations at least once during the standard period of study:

  • publishing critical reviews in a professional periodical;

  • publication of a scientific study or article in a professional periodical or chapter in a professional monograph or monograph;

  • submitting a grant project;

  • active participation in an international conference and publication of a conference paper in a peer-reviewed conference proceedings.

Popularization lectures and educational activities are not considered a duty of further scientific activity.

Fulfillment of the obligation is confirmed by a credit awarded by the supervisor - habilitated (academic or scientific worker) after assessment of the student's written report on the ways of fulfilling the obligation.

The State Examination from the Jewish studies

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After consultation with the supervisor and after approval by the Subject Area Board, the student prepares two thirty-minute lectures on different topics different from the dissertation topic. The lecture must be devoted to specific problems. The lecturer must characterize the state of their solution, the current state of research, present their own critical opinion and demonstrate their professional competence. The committee for the state doctoral examination chooses on the spot one of the prepared topics. In the following discussion, the student answers the questions raised and defends his / her position. The exam is oral.


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