prof. PhDr. Jan Bazant CSc.

Foto pracovníka Jan Bazant

bazant@ics.cas.cz, janjakubbazant@gmail.com
+420 234 612 311

Department of Classics and Classical Reception
senior scholar
ASEP
Bibliography

Research focus

history of art, classical archaeology, classical tradition


Academic websites profile (academia.edu etc.)

academia.edu

researchgate


Education

2005 professor of classical archeaology at Charles University in Prague

1995 associate professor at Charles University in Prague, dissertation: Ancient portrature

1973 obtained degree PhDr from Charles University in Prague

1972 finished study of history of art and classical archaeology at Charles University in Prague, dissertation: Athenian red-figure vases in the collection of Charles University


Employment history

 1973 - Centre for Classical Studies at the Institute of Philosophy, CAS


Grants

2009-2013: Grant of the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic "Classical inspiration in Czech Baroque art"

2001-2005: Grant of the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic "Classical inspiration in Czech art II. Classical antiquity and Czech Renaissance art"

1996-1998: Grant of the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic "Classical inspiration in Czech art" 

1993-1995: The Research Support Scheme. The Central European University „Classical Inspiration in Czech Art and Architecture“

1991-1994: Grant of the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic "History of conception and interpretation of ancient art"


Fellowships and research stays

 2001, July: Great Britain, London, British Academy scholarship

1997, June: Great Britain, London, British Academy scholarship

1996, April-May: Austria, Vídeň, Österreichische Akademie scholarship

 1982, May: Fondation Hardt, Genève


Teaching

Institute of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University in Prague, external member

Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University in Prague, external member

Architectural Institute of Prague (ARCHIP), member

 


Conference papers and lectures abroad

Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin (Germany), Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Nesebar, Bulgaria), CNRS Paris (France), Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris (France), Fédération internationale des associations d’études classiques (FIEC, Ouro Preto, Brazil),  Istituto papirologico G. Vitelli (Firenze, Italy), Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Austria), Romanian Academy of Sciences (Bucharest, Romania), Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome (Italy),  Università di Firenze (Italy), Université de Lausanne (Switzerland),Werner-Reimers-Stiftung, Bad Homburg (Germany), Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil)


Conference papers and lectures in the Czech Republic

„How Venus was Invented,“ Hradecké klasické rozhovory 2016, Hradec Králové 29.6. 2016


Popularization

Week of Science in the Academy of Sciences, 2016:

Charles IV. protected by Meduse, Prague, Karolinum, Patriotic Hall, 2.11

Masaryk's Prague Castle and the Imperial palace at Palatin, excursion 2.11


Editorial positions

Eirene. Studia Graeca et Latina

Studia Hercynia. Journal of the Institute of Classical Archaeology Charles University in Prague


Membership in universities’ subject area boards

Institute of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University in Prague

Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University in Prague

 


Memberships in academic associations and other academic bodies

1989 – 1999 International Scientific Committeee for Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, member

1973 - Czech committee for Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, member


Honors and awards

2005, February - May: Hungary, Budapest, Collegium Budapest. Institute for Advanced Studies, Senior Fellow

2004, March: Great Britain, London, The Warburg Institute, Senior Research Fellowship

2003, July: Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, visiting professor

1994, April-June: The American Academy in Rome (The Mellon East-Central European Visiting Scholars Program), Visiting Member

1990, June: Thyssen-Stifftung Scholarship, Universität München, visiting professor

1990, June: The British Academy, Oxford, visiting professor

1986, September: Ecole francaise d’archeologie, Athens, visiting member


Current projects

Classical antiquity in Czech art, on-line database

Representation of ancient myths from the beginning up today, series of publications