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Displaying from Thursday, May 31, 2018
 May 2018
Thursday 31
9:30 - STAFF EVENT - Unit Design Workshop - 31 May 2018 Website | More Information
Facilitated by an experienced Learning Designer, this one-day workshop is a great practical opportunity for new and current teaching staff at UWA to experience the unit design process.

You and your colleagues will participate in a number of sequential collaborative tasks which will allow (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Keeping up to date : Tools and tips to help you keep up to date with research in your field Website | More Information
New information is created every second of every day, and it’s often overwhelming to keep track of the latest research developments and trends. In this workshop, you’ll learn about tools to help you keep abreast of new publications, news and developments in your field.

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : Gulf Spirit Boards: a pre-contact social narrative More Information
Traditional material culture of Papuan Gulf peoples was abundant and rich. It should come as no surprise that it became the object of continual acquisition by European visitors, especially London Missionary Society missionaries and government officials. Today, customary ritual practices have (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Antarctica Homeward Bound Voyage 2018 Website | More Information
A public lecture by Veronique Florec, Research Associate, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy, The University of Western Australia.

Plastic pollution in the ocean has become one of the most challenging environmental issues of our time. In 30 years, there will be more plastic in (...)

 June 2018
Friday 01
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Family language policies: A case study of Japanese immigrant families in Perth More Information
From interviews of Japanese speakers in Perth, this study explores language use in the day-to-day domestic environment. The project employs the concept of the family language policy and examines the families’ language policies, what factors contribute to their policies, and how and why they adhere (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents Free Lunchtime | Concert Concordia Vocalis and Con-Cantorum Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

In our final Lunchtime Concert for this semester, the Conservatorium's Vocal Ensembles present an all a cappella (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Inside the choice machine: the public display of national testing data and its consequences More Information
That schools and social stratification are strongly linked is a ‘familiar’ sort of insight (Connell 2012). Connell also reminds us that the means by which inequality is produced and reproduced is historically contingent, arguing that, ‘a major shift is [currently] happening between old forms of (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents Enrich - Show Choir Jazz Spectacular Website | More Information
The Conservatorium of Music offers a number of stimulating and enjoyable broadening units for all undergraduate UWA Students. Enrich! brings together these students in vibrant and dynamic ensemble performances.

Under the direction of Tim How, the Show Choir, will be perform songs from (...)
Tuesday 05
11:00 - SEMINAR - Anthropology/Sociology Seminar Series : MILITARY ANXIETY AND GENOCIDE: EXPLAINING CAMPAIGNS OF ANNIHILATION IN MYANMAR, RWANDA AND INDONESIA (AND THEIR ABSENCE IN NORTHEAST INDIA) More Information
The recent violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya shows that genocide and ethnic cleansing are not relics of a past era. In late 2017, the Myanmar military and local Rakhine proxies drove almost 700,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, killing 6,700 in the first month alone. The attacks were systematic (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Triumphant Entries during the Italian Wars 1494-1559: celebrating alliances and displaying cultural prowess in the face of unsteady peace Website | More Information
A public lecture by Elizabeth Reid, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UWA.

Between 1494 and 1559 two major European powers, the French Valois and the Austro-Spanish Habsburg fought a series of wars in a competitive bid to expand their territory into the Italian Peninsula. This period was (...)
Thursday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Towards Zero Hunger (SDG2) in Africa Website | More Information
A public lecture by Frans Swanepoel, Research Professor, Centre for Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria, South Africa and 2018 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Currently there are 1.3 billion people in Africa; more than five times the population in 1950 (...)
Tuesday 12
19:30 - TALK - Friends of the UWA Library : Hungary - After the Wall was Over - From Communism to Capitalism More Information
In 1989 the wall between East and West Berlin came down and the Soviet Union collapsed. Hungary as part of the Soviet block had virtually been occupied by Russia for the previous 40 years.

In 1990 Hungary was economically weak and very quickly they saw their best opportunity for (...)
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 (...)

9:30 - STAFF EVENT - Unit Design Workshop-14 June 2018 Website | More Information
Facilitated by an experienced Learning Designer, this one-day workshop is a great practical opportunity for new and current teaching staff at UWA to experience the unit design process.You and your colleagues will participate in a number of sequential collaborative tasks which will allow you to (...)
Friday 15
11:00 - WORKSHOP - Grey literature searching for Systematic Reviews Website | More Information
Searching the grey literature is an essential step in undertaking a systematic review - but what is grey literature, why is it so important and how do you find it? This seminar will provide you with some key tools and tips to assist you. Intended for researchers planning to undertake a systematic (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Luke Morgan, 4pm Friday 15 June in Robert Street LT More Information
Speaker: Luke Morgan (Univ. of Western Australia)

Title: The Distinguishing Number of Finite Permutation Groups

Time and place: 4pm Friday 15 Jun 2018, Robert Street LT (note unusual venue)

Abstract: The distinguishing number of a permutation group G acting on a set (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - China in Conversation: The World Order in Transition - China, the US and Australia Website | More Information
The 21st century has been dubbed the Asian century, as the growth of China’s economic and political influence puts increased pressure on the existing world order. For Australia, an ally of the United States situated in the Indo-Pacific region, these changes could not be more significant.

(...)
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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