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 August 2017
Wednesday 16
12:00 - TALK - NTEU Blue Stocking Week Panel Discussion: "The Women Who Won the fight for Beeliar" : A panel discussion featuring some of the key women who drove the campaign and helped win the fight to protect the Beeliar Wetlands Website | More Information
This year the BSW theme is about fully valuing the work of women so we will also be making a "WORTH ONE HUNDRED PERCENT" wall together.

Light refreshments later served 1-2pm in the NTEU Union Office 10-12 Parkway.

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 (...)

18:30 - SCREENING - The Destruction of Memory - FULLY BOOKED / SOLD OUT : A film screening followed by panel session Website | More Information
A powerful award-winning film on the war against culture, and the battle to save it. Over the past century, cultural destruction has wrought catastrophic results across the globe. In Syria and Iraq, the ‘cradle of civilization’, millennia of culture have been destroyed. But the push to protect (...)
Friday 18
9:30 - WORKSHOP - PeopleSoft (9.1): Accounts Payable and Receivable Enquiries Website | More Information
This workshop is an introduction on how to use PeopleSoft to: •Search for a vendor. •What is required to have a vendor created or amended within PeopleSoft. •Search for a vendor's invoice and identify if it has been processed and paid. •Search for a customer. •Has the customer paid an invoice?

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 (...)
Saturday 19
9:30 - SEMINAR - Emotional Lives of Pre-Modern Children : Talk by Dr Steph Tarbin Website | More Information
Discover children’s attitudes to children and childrearing methods from the perspective of children who lived during the tumultuous centuries of change from the Black Death until the eighteenth century. Explore historical books and toys for children and how children were educated, how children (...)
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
9:30 - WORKSHOP - PeopleSoft (9.1): Running Reports Website | More Information
This workshop is an introduction on how to use PeopleSoft to:

•Create a Run Control ID

•Enter parameters of a report, including report layout

•Scheduling, recurring and emailing reports

•Cancelling recurring reports

•Amending and deleting (...)

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 (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Shock Room: We do as we’re told. Or do we? : A film screening followed by Q+A panel session with Director Professor Kathryn Millard, Macquarie University; Professor Carmen Lawrence, UWA; and Dr Nin Kirkham, UWA. Website | More Information
A compelling new feature documentary, Shock Room breaks open Stanley Milgram’s dramatic ‘Obedience to Authority’ experiment and forces us to re evaluate its conclusions. In the wake of the Holocaust, Milgram wanted to understand why people inflict harm on others. In 1962, he staged his experiment (...)
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 (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - "Grassroots deterrence": Chinese public opinion and the South China Sea dispute : Discussion of strategic role of state-led popular nationalism in China’s maritime disputes in the internet era. All welcome. More Information


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