Mgr. Martin Šimek

Introduction...

Born in 1992 in Mladá Boleslav where he attended elementary school with extended language teaching. Then graduated at the local Secondary Grammar School of dr. Josef Pekař. From the age of 10 he began to ballroom dance. In both standard and latin-american dances he excelled in the highest performance class "M" (international), he was member of the National Team of the Czech Republic, a finalist and semifinalist of both Czech and foreign international competitions. He is licensed as 3rd class Coach and Judge. From the age of 14, he began to act as a dancer at the Mladá Boleslav Municipal Theater, and also devoted himself to dog shows and greyhound races, since his father founded a complex for this kind of cynology in Mladá Boleslav in 1975. Currently Ph.D. student at Charles University in Prague, at the same time teacher, author and organizer of several projects, choreographer, lecturer of his own dance courses. For more information read on ...


Science, research & education

Study

1998-2007
II. elementary school with extended language teaching, Mladá Boleslav

2007-2011
Secondary Grammar School of dr. Josef Pekař, Mladá Boleslav

2011-2014
Study of humanities, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague (Bc.)

2014-2016
Oral History – Contemporary History , Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague (Mgr.)

2016-?
Contemporary European Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague (Ph.D. – recently studying)

2017
Scholarship from the Czech-German Commission of Historians for a two-month research stay in Germany (Munich and Berlin)

Teaching

Since 2017
Teacher, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague (WT – History of Everyday Life on Film Screen ; ST – History in Film)

Publication

ŠIMEK, Martin. The topic of assassination of Heydrich in the Czech and Czechoslovakian (popular and documentary) filmography after year 1989 [online]. 2014. Available here https://is.cuni.cz/webapps/zzp/detail/145519. Supervisor Mgr. Jan Tuček. (Bachelor Thesis)

ŠIMEK, Martin. Image of history in Czech film and TV production of 21st century in the sight of a young generation of actors and actresses [online]. 2016. Available here. Supervisor Mgr. Jiří Hlaváček. (Diploma Thesis)

ŠIMEK, Martin. Image of WW2 in the Czech and German Cinematography after 1989. Supervisor prof. Ph.Dr. Jiří Pešek, CSc. (Ph.D. Diploma Thesis, v procesu)

ŠIMEK, Martin. And again they are one step ahead of us! Professional study as the result of Research stay supported by Czech-German Comission of Historian Scholarship. 2017.

Projects

2017
author of the project „Shooting History“ - a block of lectures on the subject of History in Film for students of secondary grammar schools in Mladá Boleslav and Teplice.

2019
(in preparation) organization of a historiographical international conference - working title "Young historian"

2019
(in preparation) project – WW2 in Czech and foreign Film after 1989 – a study


Theatre and Dancing

2007-2013
Dancer in Mladá Boleslav City Theatre

2011-2013
Actor/dancer in the performance Sedmero havranů (Semafor theatre, director P.Ondruch)

Od 2014
Dance courses of Martin Šimek & Tereza Řípová, dance courses for youth and adults, Mladá Boleslav and nearby, Prague, taneční kurzy pro mládež a dospělé, Mladá Boleslav a okolí, Praha

2015-2016
Author project of thematical Dancing evenings in Mladá Boleslav City Theatre

2016
-Author and organizer of Beneficial Dance Evening for Elinka, Mladá Boleslav (22. 11. 2016)

- Author and organizer of the project Dancing Theatre, Mladá Boleslav City Theatre, Season I (Final evening 3. 12. 2016)

2017
- Author and organizer of the project Dancing Theatre, Mladá Boleslav City Theatre, Season II (Final evening 9. 12. 2017)
- Author and organizer of the project Dancing Theatre, Cheb Westbohemian Theatre, Season I (Final evening 27. 1. 2018)
- Host of state conferece Litoměřická Charita Česká Republika, Teplice

2018
author and organizer of the project Dancing Stage – Battle of Prague Theatres, Season I (Švandovo Theatre, Final evening 10. 3. 2018)
- Author and organizer of the project Dancing Theatre, Mladá Boleslav City Theatre, Season III (Final evening 30. 11. 2018)
- co-author and choreographer, theatre performance Tančírna 1918-2018, Prague City Theatres, director P. Khek (Premiere 9. 6. 2018)

since 2018
Author project of thematical Dancing evenings in Švandovo Theatre in Prague

2019
author and organizer of the project Dancing Stage – Battle of Prague Theatres, Season II (Švandovo Theatre, Final evening 15. 3. 2019))


Cynology

Since young age activity in cynological association Interdog Bohemia in Mladá Boleslav

2005
Organization of Greyhound Racing World Championship, Mladá Boleslav

Since 2007
Ring leader, writer and translatur on Local, National and International Dog Shows in Mladá Boleslav, administration in Greyhound Races

Since 2013
Speaker and organizer of Greyhound Races, Mladá Boleslav

Since 2017
PR cynological association Interdog Bohemia Mladá Boleslav



Kontakt

Tel:731 790 030
Email:maaca.sim@centrum.cz
Instagram:Martin Šimek