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 August 2016
Friday 26
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents - Free Lunchtime Concert: The Rest is Noise (New Music) Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

This week's program includes works by Damian Barbeler, Ian Clarke and Osvaldo Golijov, as well as works by UWA students Andrew Ngooi and S (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Night(mare) and the City: The Transnational Context of Film Noir and Modernity in Korea and Japan More Information
In recent decades, numerous films from Japan and Korea have been produced using characteristics associated with film noir. Much of the scholarly discussion of this body of ‘East Asian noir’ has tended to merely focus on the extent to which, through their use of aesthetic, they fit the genre (...)

15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - An Anthropological Journey Through Cellular Life : Public talk with SymbioticA resident researcher Christine Beaudoin Website | More Information
Christine Beudoin will discuss her year-long research project which looks into the relationship between humans and lab-grown cells, as maintained by scientific methodology and harnessed by both biohacking and artistic practices. Her hands-on explorations have included mammalian tissue culture (...)

17:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents - Fridays@5: Masterclass - Kathleen McKellar-Ferguson (Voice) Website | More Information
The ideal way to start your weekend, Fridays@Five offers unique musical experiences to delight all music lovers. See young artists be inspired through a variety of masterclasses, workshops, pre-concert talks, lectures and Q&A sessions. Delve deep into music or simply enjoy a free informal (...)
Saturday 27
10:00 - OPEN DAY - Perkins Open Day Website | More Information
The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research will be holding their open day on Saturday 27 August 2016. Join us for talks on the very latest in research and treatments, guided tours of the building by medical researchers and a rare walk through our state-of-the-art laboratories where our (...)

10:00 - OPEN DAY - Open Day - Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research : Join us at 10am on Saturday 27 August. Website | More Information
On Saturday 27 August 2016, the Perkins will open its doors to the public.

Join us between 10am and 3.30pm to enjoy: - Talks on the very latest in medical research and treatments. - Guided tours of the building by medical researchers, including an inside-look at the spectacular (...)
Monday 29
18:15 - PUBLIC LECTURE - 'Shooting an Elephant: Why I am Writing a History of Human-Animal Emotions in the Age of the African Safari' : Hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Website | More Information
In this paper, Professor Iain McCalman will outline why and how a small episode of elephant killing during Theodore Roosevelt’s eleven-month African Safari of 1909–1910 led to his current book-in-progress on hunting and human-animal emotions. This book will tell the story of an eminent circle of (...)
Tuesday 30
19:00 - MASTERCLASS - The School of Music presents - WASO International Artist Masterclass Program More Information
The WASO International Artist Masterclass Program provides young musicians and community at large access to world-class artists and the chance to learn from some of WASO’s most exciting guest soloists.

As the sole Tertiary Education Partner of WASO, the UWA School of Music is proud to (...)
Wednesday 31
16:30 - SEMINAR - Religion, State and Society Seminar Series: Has global jihadist ideology been transmitted to Indonesia? Website | More Information
CMSS’s Religion, State & Society Seminars will explore the role of religion in shaping lived experiences of Muslims in the contemporary globalised world. This involves exploring the interaction between Muslims and non-Muslim in political, social, cultural and economic spheres at local, national (...)

 September 2016
Friday 02
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - 'Feeling (For) the Premodern' : A symposium hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Website | More Information
'Feeling (for) the Premodern’ is a symposium that aims to consider the emotional and affective factors in scholarly, popular, imaginative and re-creative involvements with the period 1100-1800, both during and after those dates. What is the emotional history of responses to the premodern past? What (...)
Monday 05
9:00 - EVENT - Research Week : 5 - 9 September 2016 Website | More Information
Visit UWA from 5 – 9 September for UWA Research Week and imagine what is possible when we showcase UWA research and its impact on local and global communities.

With over 50 events it is a great opportunity for people to come and see the sorts of problems we are working on, the (...)

18:00 - PRESENTATION - Mature-age Information Session : Find out more about UWA's entry pathways and admission requirements for mature-age students. Website | More Information
Are you 20 years or older and looking to come to university for the first time?

Come and explore your options at UWA’s Mature-age Information Session. Our Future Student Advisers will be on hand to answer any questions you have about studying at UWA and help you find your pathway into (...)
Wednesday 07
18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Young People with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) : This lecture will report on the findings of a 17-month study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia, to develop diversionary alternatives for Indigenous young people with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Website | More Information
This lecture will report on the findings of a 17-month study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia, to develop diversionary alternatives for Indigenous young people with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

FASD is a non-diagnost (...)
Wednesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Water for Western Australia's Future : 2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Sue Murphy, CEO, Water Corporation of Western Australia and the 2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker.

Southwest WA has been hit by climate change harder and faster than nearly anywhere else on the planet.

Since the 1970's, Perth's rainfall has reduced such that last (...)
Friday 16
18:00 - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Convocation Second Ordinary Meeting 2016 : Annual General Meeting of the UWA Graduates Website | More Information
This general meeting of graduates is a chance to hear the Vice-Chancellor, the Warden and the Guild President talk about contemporary issues in tertiary education, recent achievements of your University and roles and opportunities for UWA graduates. Questions are invited from the audience.

Wednesday 21
16:00 - EXPO - Postgrad and Honours Expo : Find out how postgraduate studies can enhance your career prospects Website | More Information
If you would like to know how a postgrad qualification can shape your future career, visit our Postgrad & Honours Expo in September.

Chat to current staff and students about the courses on offer, scholarships and the application process, and attend one of the information sessions (...)

 October 2016
Friday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Adjusting Our Lenses to Make Gender Visible : CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture by Professor Merry Wiesner-Hanks (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) Website | More Information
The oldest surviving examples of eyeglasses in the world, dating from around 1330, were discovered hidden beneath the floorboards of the nuns’ choir in the Cistercian Kloster Wienhausen near Celle in northern Germany. Several pairs were stashed there, along with prayer books, small pictures (...)
Saturday 08
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Gender Worlds, 500-1800: New Perspectives : UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies & Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Conference Website | More Information
Gender is a powerful and flexible analytical tool that has profoundly influenced scholarship over the past few decades. It is widely recognised as a necessary category of analysis, and exciting opportunities to integrate it more fully into scholarly practice continue to emerge. This conference (...)
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Histories of Gender, Families and Children: what do we still want to know? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Stephanie Tarbin, School of Humanities and ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA.

The lives of medieval people are far in the past and were often unrecorded. Nonetheless, in recent decades, gender and social historians have made enormous (...)
Monday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - 'GAME OF THRONES! History, Medievalism and How it Might End' : A Public Lecture by Carolyne Larrington Website | More Information
In this lecture Professor Larrington will talk about watching and writing about HBO’s Game of Thrones as a medieval scholar. She will explain some of the medieval history and literature from which George R. R. Martin chiselled the building blocks for the construction of his imaginary world. Game of (...)


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