Mgr. Vojtěch Kaše


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Vojtěch Kaše, born on November 2, 1986 in Plzeň, Czech Republic
Department
  • Department for the Study of Religions
    Faculty of Arts
    Masaryk University
    Arna Nováka 1
    602 00 Brno
    Czech Republic
Position
  • Doctoral student
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 9/2013-present: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department for the Study of Religions, doctoral programme, project: Experiment, Cognition and Historical Explanation: The Eucharistic Origins as a Test Case (in Czech)
  • 2011 - 2013: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department for the Study of Religions, master degree, final thesis: Resurrected Girl, Speaking Dog, and the One Christ Jesus: Selected Passages from the Apocryphal Acts of Apostles in Evolutionary Behavioral Perspective (in Czech)
  • 2008 - 2011: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, bachelor degree in philosophy and study of religions, final thesis: The Origins of Christian Ritual Meal and the Contemporary Study of Religion (in Czech)
  • 2006 - 2008: University of West Bohemia, Hummanities
Teaching experience
  • Assistance
  • 2013: lecture "In the Beginning was the Meal" (February 27; 1,5 hour, in Czech)in the course "The Christian Cult in the Context of Hellenistic Religions" (main lecturer: PhDr. Iva Doležalová),
  • 2013: lecture "Christian origins" (September 23; 1,5 hour, in Czech) in the course "Christianity I" (main lecturer: PhDr. David Zbíral, PhD.)
Workshops and conferences
  • Papers in English
  • 2013: Religion, Migration and Mutation (European Association for the Study of Religions), Liverpool, Great Britain (September 3 - 6), paper: "Ritual, Extended Mind, and Overimitation: Towards a Naturalistic Cognitive Theory of Ritual Transmission"
  • 2012: Towards a Symmetrical Approach: The Study of Religions After Postmodern and Postcolonial Criticism, Brno (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, November 29 – December 1), paper: "What humanities offer the science? Towards symmetrical approach in the cognitive science of religion"
  • 2012: Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Juli 22 - 26), paper: "Why is institution narrative 'better' than Didache 9-10? On cognitive attraction of authorized eucharist"
  • 2012: LEVYNA workshop: Past, Present,and Future in the Scientific Study of Religion, Brno (March 1 - 3), paper: "Why is institution narrative 'better' than Didache 9-10? On cognitive attraction of authorized eucharist"
  • 2010: ERASMUS Intensive Programme: Religious Transformations in the Contemporary European Societies, Szeged (Department for the Study of Religions, University od Szeged, August 16 - 29), paper: "Global Ethic Foundation of Hans Küng - The Ethical Project or Religious Phenomenon?"
  • Papers in Czech
  • 2013: Student scientific conference (Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Štúrovo (Department of Comparative Religion, Comenius University Bratislava, May 24 - 26), paper: "Rituál, kognice, imitace: Historická religionistika v evoluční perspektivě" [English title: Ritual, Cognition, Imitation: Historical study of religions in the evolutionary perspective]
  • 2012: Student scientific conference (Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Kutná hora (Institute of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Charles University, May 4 - 6), paper: "Létající Šimon, mluvící pes a apoštol Petr: Kontraintuitivní reprezentace ve Skutcích Petrových a literární imaginace pozdní antiky" [English title: Flying Simon, Speaking Dog, and Apostle Peter: Contraintuitive representations in the Acts of Peter and the literary imagination of late antiquity]
  • 2011: Student scientific conference (Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Telč (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk Unversity, May 24 - 26), paper: "Kam se poděla ryba? Dějiny jedné (možné) křesťanské reprezentace [English title: Why Is not Fish on the Menu? History of the one (possible) Christian representation]"
  • 2010: Student scientific conference (Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Štoky u Jihlavy (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk Unversity, May 24-26), paper: "Didaché 9-10: Problémy a perspektivy současného bádání" [English title: Didache 9-10: Problems and Perspectives of Contemporary Research]
  • 2009: Student scientific conference (Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Modra (Department of Comparative Religion, Comenius University Bratislava, May 18-20), paper: "Proč 'Pomazaný'? Problém s nemesianistickými konotacemi termínu christos v nejstarší křesťanské literatuře" [English title: Why 'Anointed'? Problem with the non-messianic connotations of the term christos in the earliest Christian Literature]
Internship
  • 2012: Summer university course: "Experimental Methods in the Study of Cognition and Culture", Aarhus, Denmark (Aarhus University, Juli 31 - August 24)
  • 2011-2012: ERASMUS programme, Leipzig, Germany (Institute for the Study of Religions, University of Leipzig, October 1 - Februar 21)
  • 2010: ERASMUS intensive programme: "Religious Transformations in the Contemporary European Societies", Szeged, Hungary (Department for the Study of Religions, University od Szeged, August 16 - 29)
Editorial boards, invitations, and prizes
  • Editorial boards
  • 2013-present: Executive editor of Sacra (ISSN 1214-5351)
  • 2009-present: Member of the editorial board of Sacra (ISSN 1214-5351)
  • Invitations
  • 2013: Invited to give a lecture for "Prague Association for Religious Studies", Praha (April 3), lecture: "'Kognice je nejvíce': Koncepce '4E-Cognition' v kontextu religionistiky jako 'vědy o životě'" [English title: "'Cognition is the Most': Conception '4E-cognition' in the Context of Religious Studies as a Life Science"]
  • Prizes
  • 2013: 2nd prize in the Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions, Štúrovo (Department of Comparative Religion, Comenius University Bratislava, May 24-26), paper: "Rituál, kognice, imitace: Historická religionistika v evoluční perspektivě" [English title: Ritual, Cognition, Imitation: Historical study of religions in the evolutionary perspective]
  • 2013: 1st prize in the faculty competition of student papers in the study of religions, Brno (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, April 30), paper: "Rituál, kognice, imitace: Historická religionistika v evoluční perspektivě" [English title: Ritual, Cognition, Imitation: Historical study of religions in the evolutionary perspective]
  • 2012: 3rd prize in the Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions, Kutná hora (Institute of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Charles University, May 4-6), paper: "Létající Šimon, mluvící pes a apoštol Petr: Kontraintuitivní reprezentace ve Skutcích Petrových a literární imaginace pozdní antiky" [English title: Flying Simon, Speaking Dog, and Apostle Peter: Contraintuitive representations in the Acts of Peter and the literary imagination of late antiquity]
  • 2012 2nd prize in the faculty competition of student papers in the study of religions, Brno (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, April 17), paper: "Létající Šimon, mluvící pes a apoštol Petr: Kontraintuitivní reprezentace ve Skutcích Petrových a literární imaginace pozdní antiky" [English title: Flying Simon, Speaking Dog, and Apostle Peter: Contraintuitive representations in the Acts of Peter and the literary imagination of late antiquity]
  • 2011: 1st prize in the Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions, Telč (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, May 24-26), paper: "Kam se poděla ryba? Dějiny jedné (možné) křesťanské reprezentace [English title: Why Is not Fish on the Menu? History of the one (possible) Christian Representation]"
  • 2011: 1st prize in the faculty competition of student papers in the study of religions, Brno (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, April 12), paper: "Kam se poděla ryba? Dějiny jedné (možné) křesťanské reprezentace [English title: Why Is not Fish on the Menu? History of the one (possible) Christian Representation]"
  • 2010: 2nd prize in the Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Štoky u Jihlavy (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, May 24-26), paper: "Didaché 9-10: Problémy a perspektivy současného bádání" [English title: Didache 9-10: Problems and Perspectives of Contemporary Research]
  • 2010: 1st prize in the faculty competition of student papers in the study of religions, Brno (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, April 7), paper: "Didaché 9-10: Problémy a perspektivy současného bádání" [English title: Didache 9-10: Problems and Perspectives of Contemporary Research]
  • 2009: 2nd prize in the Czech-Slovak competition of student papers in the study of religions), Modra (Department of Comparative Religion, Comenius University Bratislava, May 18-20), paper: "Proč 'Pomazaný'? Problém s nemesianistickými konotacemi termínu christos v nejstarší křesťanské literatuře" [English title: Why 'Anointed'? Problem with the non-messianic connotations of the term Jesus in the earliest Christian Literature]
  • 2009: 2nd prize in the faculty competition of student papers in the study of religions, Brno (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, April), paper: "Proč 'Pomazaný'? Problém s nemesianistickými konotacemi termínu christos v nejstarší křesťanské literatuře" [English title: Why 'Anointed'? Problem with the non-messianic connotations of the term christos in the earliest Christian Literature]
Major Publications
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch a Tomáš HAMPEJS. Modelling Cultural Transmission of Rituals: An Agent-Based Model Contrasting Social Function and Cognitive Attraction. In 6th biennial meeting of the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion. 2016. presentation info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. CHRISTROME: Christianization of the Roman Empire: Historical Background and Sources. In Network Theory and Computer Modeling in the Study of Religion. 2016. presentation info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Re-Growing Transportation Network of the Roman Empire and the Spread of Christianity: An Agent-based Model. In The 5th PeClA 2016 International Postgraduate Conference (Perspectives on Classical Archaeology), Prague, 1. December 2016. 2016. presentation info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Modelling Ritual Dynamics against the Data: Early Christian Meal Practices as a Test Case. In XXI IAHR World Congress 2015 in Erfurt, August 23-29 PANEL: Modeling and Simulating Past Minds and Networks: Dynamics of Religious Beliefs and Practices in the Graeco-Roman World. 2015. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch, Eva VÝTVAROVÁ a Jan FOUSEK. Christianization of the Roman Empire: Diffusion on a Settlement Network. In Bridging the Gaps: (Ancient) History from the Perspective of Mathematical and Computational Modelling and Network Analysis (GEHIR Workshop, Brno), 2015. 2015. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Ritualization of Early Christian Meal Practices and the Formation of Belief in Supernatural Efficacy of the Meal Elements. In REECR Project Presentation, Sozietät für Neue Testament, Heidelberg. 2014. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Early Christians in the Machine: How does emerge a belief in supernatural efficacy of a ritual? 2014. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Consuming Jesus – Receiving Eternity: Meal Elements of Special Quality in Johannine Communities. 2014. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Ecclesiology, Christology, or Magic? A Cognitive Reconsideration of Paul's Lord Supper Discourse. 2014. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Mluvící Pes ve Skutcích Petrových a Hypotéza O Zapamatovatelnosti Minimálně Kontraintutivních Reprezentací. In Zdenko Vozár. Mezinárodní Religionistická Studentská Vědecká Konference Kutná Hora 2012: Sborník Prací. Praha: Karolinum, 2014. s. 10–33. ISBN 978-80-246-2199-9. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Experimenty dějin: Kognitivní historiografie mezi dějepisectvím a kognitivní vědou. Pantheon : religionistický časopis, Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2014, roč. 9, č. 1, s. 93-112. ISSN 1803-2443. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Talmont-Kaminski, K. Religion as Magical Ideology: How the Supernatural Reflects Rationality (Review). Sheffield UK: Equinox Publishing, 2014. doi:10.1558/jcsr.v2i2.26680. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Didaché 9-10: Problémy a perspektivy současného bádání. Religio : revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2013, roč. 21, č. 1, s. 73-94. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Mysl, společnost a tradice: Zpráva z konference Společnosti pro biblickou literaturu. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Ritual, Extended Mind, and Overimitation: Towards a Naturalistic Cognitive Theory of Ritual Transmission. In Religion, Migration and Mutation, 2013. 2013. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Did Early Christian Believe in Their Miracle Stories? The case of speaking animals in the apocryphal acts of apostles. In Mind, Society and Religion in the Biblical World (Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Baltimore, November 23 -26). 2013. URL info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Why is institution narrative "better" than Didache 9-10: On cognitive attraction of authorized eucharist. In Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting. 2012. program book with abstract info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch a Tomáš HAMPEJS. What humanities offer the science? Towards symmetrical approach in the cognitive science of religion. In Towards a Symmetrical Approach : The Study of Religions After Postmodern and Postcolonial Criticism (29 November – 1 December 2012), Brno, Czech Republic. 2012. URL info
  • LANG, Martin a Vojtěch KAŠE. Proč je potřeba si špinit ruce. Sacra, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012, roč. 10, č. 2, s. 56-68. ISSN 1214-5351. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Kam se poděla ryba? Dějiny jedné (možné) křesťanské reprezentace. Sacra, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011, roč. 8, č. 1, s. 5-21. ISSN 1214-5351. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Apologie o sobě samé vědoucí religionistiky aneb kritika vakuované jednotné vědy (polemika s Evou Klocovou). Sacra, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010, roč. 8, č. 2, s. 54-60. ISSN 1214-5351. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Proč "Pomazaný"? Problém s nemesianistickými konotacemi termínu christos v nejstarší křesťanské literatuře. Sacra, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009, VII, č. 1, s. 25-38. ISSN 1214-5351. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Hazlett, I. (ed.), Rané křesťanství: počátky a vývoj církve do roku 600 (recenze). Sacra, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009, VII, č. 2, s. 103-107. ISSN 1214-5351. info
  • KAŠE, Vojtěch. Loose Ends in the Cognitive Study of Religion and Culture (6.-7. listopadu 2009, Brno) (zpráva). Sacra, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009, VII, č. 2, s. 97-99. ISSN 1214-5351. info

2013/09/18

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