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 June 2017
Tuesday 27
9:00 - EVENT - Introductory Statistics Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to (...)

 July 2017
Tuesday 04
9:00 - EVENT - R Basics Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the (...)
Tuesday 11
17:15 - LAUNCH - Book Launch: China Story Yearbook 2016: Control : The Perth USAsia Centre and the Australian Centre on China in the World are delighted to invite you to celebrate the launch of the Australian Centre on China in the World's premier annual publication, the China Story Yearbook 2016: Control. Website | More Information
During this launch event, our panellists will discuss pivotal moments for China in 2016 and the implications these events have on today's Indo-Pacific relations. This panel discussion will be moderated by Professor Kent Anderson. Senator Dean Smith will be delivering a vote of thanks.

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Friday 21
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Living in a 'High Arctic Oasis': Inuit Subsistence Hunting and Settlement around the North Water, Greenland, in a Long Term Perspective More Information
Abstract: The impacts on Inuit life conditions of global warming - resulting in severe reduction of the Arctic sea ice and thus changing potentials for hunting marine mammals – in concert with external political developments are strong these years. The interdisciplinary NOW Project, where researcher (...)
Thursday 27
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Challenging justice – changing lives : The 2017 Limina Conference Public Lecture by Estelle Blackburn OAM Website | More Information
It is generally agreed that 1% of the prison population are innocent inmates who are the victims of injustice. This presentation will detail two wrongful convictions in 1961 and 1963 and how a Perth journalist with no legal training could succeed in gaining the innocent men’s exonerations 40 years (...)

 August 2017
Tuesday 01
12:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : The Australian Palaeodiet 50,000 years in the making More Information
We know very little about the role of fauna in Australian archaeology, particularly what species people hunted, and how they were butchered and cooked. The majority of our understanding comes from archaeological assemblages and ethnography. However animal . Previously, such studies were restricted (...)
Thursday 03
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Rock art of Omatepe Island, Nicaragua: a search for identity, significance, and interpretation More Information
Nicaragua contains an enormous quantity of rock art, which is virtually unknown, and little formal rock art research or analysis has been carried out there. Her data consists of the largest body of formally recorded rock art in Lower Central America, collected during the course of the Ometepe (...)
Friday 04
11:00 - SEMINAR - Buzzers, Self-Promotion and Politics in Contemporary Indonesia : Asian Studies Seminar Series, Seminar 2 2017 More Information
Rhein Sirait will present his work ”Buzzers, Self-Promotion and Politics in Contemporary Indonesia.”

14:30 - SEMINAR - ANTHROPOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES, SEMESTER 1, 2017 : Hunting, foraging and the pursuit of animal ontologies in rural Victoria More Information
Hunting, foraging and the pursuit of animal ontologies in Victoria, Australia Dr Catie Gressier Disenchantment with the industrial food complex—and recognition of its detrimental impacts on ecosystems, animal welfare and human health—has led to growing numbers of Australians endeavouring to reduce (...)
Tuesday 08
13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar Series Semester 2 2017 : African Resistance to the International Criminal Court: implications for the “anti-impunity” norm More Information
Abstract: about two-thirds of African states are members of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and before 2008 they generally cooperated with it unproblematically. But in July 2008 the ICC’s Prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s sitting President Omar al-Bashir for war crimes and (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Luther’s Reformation at 500: Luther’s Image and the First Media War : This is an Institute of Advanced Studies and Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies series of lectures. Website | More Information
Martin Luther was the media superstar of his time. Thousands of painted and printed portraits of Luther were issued particularly during the early years of the Reformation. Some were even signed by Luther in the first recorded instance of a celebrity sending out autographed portraits. These (...)
Thursday 10
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : The role of ancient humans in plant dispersal and distributions More Information
The movement of species outside their native ranges is a significant form of anthropogenic impact on the environment. This is commonly considered a relatively recent impact of colonialism and globalism. However, humans have been transporting species around the world for a variety of practical and (...)

17:15 - BOOK LAUNCH - Book Launch: Japan's Security Renaissance by Professor Andrew L. Oros : Free Event Website | More Information
The Perth USAsia Centre is delighted to invite you to celebrate the launch of Japan's Security Renaissance by Professor Andrew L. Oros. This book explores the influence historical legacies have on Japan's security policies since the Cold War and Prime Minister Abe's rise to power. Professor Oros (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 17
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 (...)

14:30 - 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 (...)
Monday 21
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 (...)
Thursday 24
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : People and animal interactions: A relational approach to the study of social identity in North-Eastern Kimberley rock art, Australia More Information
This proposal explores how Indigenous people from the Kimberley Region materially expressed their identities through rock art, by looking at three key rock art styles - Irregular Infill Animal, Gwion Gwion, and Elegant Action Figures (highly detailed and rich in human-animal depictions) - and the (...)


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