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 August 2017
Friday 11
9:00 - CONFERENCE - Do Women Matter? South Asian and Middle Eastern Perspectives More Information
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Centre for Muslim States and Societies, The University of Western Australia, invites you to an interdisciplinary conference, Do Women Matter? South Asian (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents Free Lunchtime Concert : Perth Orchestra Project and UWA Composition present 'Adventure' 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 student-led ensemble 'The Perth Orchestra Project', conducted by Izaak Wesson present Haydn's Symphony No.31 “Hornsignal” plus (...)

17:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents : Fridays@Five - Milhaud: La Creation du Monde Website | More Information
Now in its third season, Fridays@Five is the ideal way to kick-start your weekend! Each session offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and (...)
Sunday 13
10:00 - OPEN DAY - UWA Open Day : An opportunity for future students and the community to explore what's on offer at UWA. Website | More Information
There’s so much to discover, experience and enjoy at UWA Open Day.

Get a taste of uni life as the campus comes alive with interactive activities, entertainment, tours, displays and more.

Visit the Future Students Hub, explore our campus and facilities on a tour, check out the (...)
Monday 14
10:30 - SEMINAR - How to develop and sustain industry research partnerships : Academic and industry speakers share how they developed a solid foundation to collaborate successfully on an ARC Linkage Project Website | More Information
The Research Development Team is pleased to announce the third event to be offered under the ARC Linkage Project Support Program.

This Forum will feature presentations and a panel discussion by academic and industry speakers on their experience initiating, developing, funding, and (...)
Tuesday 15
13:00 - SEMINAR - Role of nervous system in sarcopenia: Age related molecular and morphological changes in murine peripheral nerves and spinal cords, and analysis of the effects of resistance exercise on old sciatic nerves : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Vidya’s PhD research investigated the “Role of the nervous system in sarcopenia: age related molecular and morphological changes in murine peripheral nerves and spinal cords, and analysis of the effects of resistance exercise on old sciatic nerves”. Sarcopenia, the age-related loss (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - UWA School of Music presents Free Research Seminar : Claire Stokes - Making Music Sustainable More Information
It is widely understood that music, and indeed all arts, are a critical part of society and we simply could not live without it. However, the way it is funded and supported in Australia is not set up in a way that ensures sustainability. Individual artists are expected to be entrepreneurs as well (...)
Wednesday 16
17:00 - EVENT - From dust bowls to food bowls: Australia's conservation farming revolution : Brian Carlin Memorial Lecture by Adjunct Professor John Kirkegaard Website | More Information
The challenges of global food security and climate change have re-focussed public and political attention on agriculture in Australia.

Images of dusty ploughed fields and dying sheep and trees have generated a public perception of an inappropriate “European” agriculture in Australia that (...)
Thursday 17
13:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Was America a Mistake? The Académie de Lyon ponders on the consequences of the discovery of the New World in the 1780s’ : A CMEMS Seminar More Information
Professor Bertrand Van Ruymbeke, Université Paris-8 Bertrand Van Ruymbeke (Ph.D. 1995; Habilitation, 2003) is Professor of American history and civilization at the Université de Paris VIII, senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, and Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques. He is (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Influences of Early Shipbuilding Technology: a study on the (sewn) construction of the Phanom - Surin shipwreck in Thailand More Information
Phanom-Surin shipwreck is a western-Indian-Ocean-style sewn ship, dated to the 9th century AD, recently found in Thailand. It exhibits planks fastened edge-to-edge with fibre cordage continuously cross stitched over wadding. The sewing seams run along the length of the ship hull. This shipbuilding (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - What’s So New About the “Gig” Economy? ... and What Should Be Done About It? : Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Annual Lecture 2017 More Information
The development of platform-based businesses (like Uber), which utilise on-call contingent labour to do the work, has led some commentators to proclaim that traditional “jobs” as we know them will come to an end. Instead of being employees, workers will support themselves as flexible, free (...)
Friday 18
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series, Seminar 1 2017 : The “Zero” Subjectivity of the Modern Boy: Contesting the Meaning of Modern Masculinity in Interwar Japan More Information
This presentation provides an overview of my dissertation project, which explores a new discourse of masculinity in the visual and literary culture of Japan during the 1920s and 1930s – the Modern Boy (modan bōi), commonly shortened as the mobo. The mobo appeared at a time when what had (...)

14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: What shapes work design and how work design shapes employee wellbeing (Dr. Daniela Andrei) More Information
Title: What shapes work design and how work design shapes employee wellbeing

Abstract

There is already considerable evidence around the positive effects good work design for a wide range of individual and organisational outcomes. But although we know a great deal about how (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - ANTHROPOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES, SEMESTER 1, 2017 : “Violence is not part of our culture”: Ruminations about violence, culture and gender. More Information
Over the last 20 or so years in Fiji, the statements of iTaukei chiefs on gender violence have appeared to contradict the statements of gender activists who claim that Fiji sustains a rape culture. It is this contradiction and my involvement with development projects aiming to eliminate gender (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium; A product of their environment: contextual challenges faced by modern teams (William kramer) More Information
Title: A Product of Their Environment: Contextual Challenges Faced by Modern Teams

Abstract:

As organizations expand across time and space, teams are faced with increasing task complexity ranging from completing creative tasks with dispersed team members to safely sending (...)
Sunday 20
16:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents Music on the Terrace - Baroque Beauties Website | More Information
The UWA String Orchestra and Vocal Consort join forces with renowned soprano Rachelle Durkin for an afternoon of exquisite baroque music in the majestic Government House Ballroom.

Tickets $35 tickets.perthconcerthall.com.au
Monday 21
14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Advice taking and advice resistance in groups (Dr. Thomas Schultz-Gerlach) More Information
Title:Advice taking and advice resistance in groups

Abstract

According to conventional wisdom, advice is a simple and effective means to improve the quality of judgments and decisions. Research on advice taking supports this notion, showing that decision-makers’ accuracy (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series, Seminar 1 2017 : Affective citizenship and ‘multiculturalism’ in South Korea: Children’s inter-ethnic relations at South Korean elementary schools More Information
My paper examines how issues of citizenship and belonging within an emergent ‘multicultural’ South Korea are articulated through the experiences and perspectives of multi-ethnic and mono-ethnic Korean primary school children. Based on ethnographic and interview data and drawing on theories of ‘affec (...)
Tuesday 22
13:00 - SEMINAR - What is the role of unions in the 21st century university? : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Australia has some of the strongest anti-union legislation in the OECD, to the extent that they clash with international law that sees the ability to take withdraw labour as a fundamental right. We have the first generation since the Great Depression to be looking at worse living and working (...)
Wednesday 23
9:00 - COURSE - Ground Support in Open Pit and Underground Mining Short Course : Three day short course Website | More Information
The course is designed to assist mining personnel involved with the design and implementation of mine ground support. Mine managers, mining engineers, mine geologists, mining supervisors and operators, suppliers of mine support equipment, mining contractors and mines inspectors may benefit from (...)


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