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 February 2018
Thursday 22
12:00 - SEMINAR - A Correct Idea of War: Military Periodicals and Wartime Emotion in the Romantic Era : A CHE Research Seminar Website | More Information
One of the key ways that war and emotion have been examined in relation to Romantic era Britain has been through analysis of the period’s mass media. Although Britain was perpetually threatened with invasion during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, demanding widespread participation in (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The criminalization of inter-racial sex and white male suicide in South Africa, 1950-1985 : A public lecture by Susanne M. Klausen, Professor of History, Carleton University, Ottawa Website | More Information
Upon winning power in 1948, the National Party (NP) immediately set out to end miscegenation in South Africa. The NP proclaimed that a central tenet of proper white sexuality was avoidance of sexual contact with people of different “races.” Many men ignored this injunction and the new government (...)
Friday 23
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar 16:00 Fri 23/02/2018 Robert Street LT: Scott Harper (Univ. of Bristol) More Information
Speaker: Scott Harper (University of Bristol)

Title: Uniform Domination for Simple Groups

Time and place: 16:00 Friday 23/02/2018 in Robert Street LT

Abstract: It is well known that every finite simple group can be generated by just two elements. In fact, by a (...)
Monday 26
10:00 - WORKSHOP - Bb Boot Camp Webinar Series : Free webinar series offering practical tips for LMS unit preparation Website | More Information
BB Boot Camp is a free 4-part webinar series that offers practical tips and best practices on how you can transform your LMS unit to enhance the student learning experience. Sessions are pitched at both educators and learning designers and cover Course Design, Interaction & Collaboration (...)
Tuesday 27
13:00 - SEMINAR - Losing excess body weight or fat without losing strength or lean tissues : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
While reducing excess body weight or fat is important for certain athletes and for the treatment of overweight and obesity, it is essential that weight loss interventions do not result in losses of physical strength or lean tissues such as muscle and bone, any of which could impair physical (...)

 March 2018
Tuesday 06
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Static Liquefaction Workshop : This two-day workshop aims to provide demonstrations of the static liquefaction failure mechanism (and triggering process) as it relates to tailings, and the tools used to assess the potential for this behaviour. Website | More Information
This two-day workshop aims to provide demonstrations of the static liquefaction failure mechanism (and triggering process) as it relates to tailings, and the tools used to assess the potential for this behaviour. This will be achieved through explanation on the use and interpretation of the cone (...)
Tuesday 13
19:30 - TALK - Friends of the UWA Library : Josephine Wilson discusses her award-winning book Extinctions More Information
About the talk

The Friends of the UWA Library are delighted to begin the 2018 series of talks with award-winning author, Josephine Wilson. Josephine will talk about her critically acclaimed book Extinctions.

Winner of the prestigious 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award and (...)
Tuesday 20
13:00 - TALK - Autism from people not just textbooks More Information
Robyn Steward is a researcher, author, educator and campaigner on the autism spectrum and passionate about including the perspectives of people on the autism spectrum in research, especially on topics which are important to them. She endeavours to ensure these perspectives are heard by the (...)
Friday 23
12:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Gothic Origins of Melodrama and Its Music’ : A CMEMS Seminar More Information
This seminar is about the Gothic origins of melodrama and its music, but more broadly it is about what it means to discover something in the archive or the library. While there will be no murder in this gothic tale of lost origins, there is at least one mystery involving an old manuscript. Beyond (...)

 April 2018
Monday 09
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Rheology Fundamentals for Slurries and Pastes Workshop : The course will focus on identifying what information is required, how to interpret measured data and how to apply to new system design and existing operations. Website | More Information
An understanding of slurry and paste rheology or fluid flow, dewatering including thickening and filtration and surface chemistry/rheology interrelationships is fundamental to slurry system design, optimal operation and risk management. Investment into understanding slurry fundamentals is often (...)
Tuesday 10
8:00 - COURSE - Is the Future Filtered? Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course : Drawing on experiences from a number of operational filtered tailings facilities, the short course will discuss available technologies, appropriate test programmes to determine relevant design parameters, operational challenges and cost comparisons. Website | More Information
Thickening of mine tailings is now going beyond the use of large, deep thickeners and addressing a new challenge – filtration of tailings to produce a low water content material that should pose much lower environmental and safety risks than most conventional TSFs. Tailings filtration provides many (...)
Wednesday 11
8:00 - SEMINAR - 21st International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings : This seminar represents a valuable opportunity for academics, designers, practitioners, consultants and suppliers to discuss best practice, improved methods and technology, all with an emphasis on safety, efficiency and environmental impact. Website | More Information
The Australian Centre for Geomechanics initiated the series of international seminars on Paste and Thickened Tailings (P&TT) in 1999. Since then the seminars have become an influential and respected annual event which provides an excellent forum to bring together tailings and mine waste (...)
Thursday 12
12:00 - SEMINAR - Emotions in a Miracle of St Rose: An Italian Eighteenth-Century Notary Source : A CHE/CMEMS/Italian Studies Seminar Website | More Information
This seminar will discuss the results of a study of an unpublished Italian notarial source, known as the ‘Miracles of Fabriano’. It contains insights into the religious sentiments and emotional responses of worshippers who were granted miracles from St Rose of Viterbo in the period between 1738 and (...)
Monday 30
18:00 - EVENT - R Basics Evening Course Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. This course is designed for those who have little to no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics.

 May 2018
Monday 14
8:00 - COURSE - Practical Rock Mechanics in Mining Short Course : This course is designed to develop specific open pit and underground mining geomechanics competencies for mine geologists and engineers so their contribution to mine site geomechanics programmes is enhanced. Website | More Information
This course is designed to develop specific open pit and underground mining geomechanics competencies for mine geologists and engineers so their contribution to mine site geomechanics programmes is enhanced. The course could be of particular benefit to geomechanics personnel with limited practical (...)
Thursday 17
8:00 - COURSE - Managing Seismic Risks in Underground Mines Short Course : This course is designed to introduce mine geotechnical engineers to basic mine seismology concepts and their application in mining. Website | More Information
Hard rock mines in deep and high-stress environments often require the use of seismic systems to enable operators to manage seismic risk posed to the workforce, the mining investment and the environment. Seismic data is also used in assessing the rock mass response to mining activities where (...)

 June 2018
Wednesday 13
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Emotions and Place : A CHE Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar Website | More Information
This Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar (PATS) will bring established scholars in this field together with postgraduates to explore issues between emotions, the non-human world, the environment, space and place.

Students and early career scholars will have the opportunity to discuss (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Finding Ourselves in the World: Emotion, Orientation, Place : A CHE Public Lecture Website | More Information
‘We must above all see that here it is not a matter for psychology, nor even for a psychology undergirded by physiology and biology. It is a matter of the basic modes that constitute Dasein, a matter of the ways man confronts the Da, the openness and concealment of beings, in which he stands’ – (...)
Thursday 14
9:00 - CONFERENCE - The Future of Emotions: Conversations Without Borders : Third International CHE Conference Website | More Information
Scholarship on the history of emotions is now rich and varied, and informed by multiple disciplinary perspectives from the humanities. This conference celebrates the many achievements of humanities emotions research and looks to new horizons in which it can be applied.

Registration (...)
Saturday 16
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Digital Humanities : A CHE/CMEMS Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Workshop Website | More Information
This full-day workshop for postgraduates and ECRs provides an opportunity to explore and gain familiarity with some of the key techniques and methodologies of computational research in the humanities, with a focus on the needs of medievalists and early modernists. It is structured around a (...)


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