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 April 2018
Friday 06
7:15 - PUBLIC TALK - Business Strategies for the Indo-Pacific Era : This exclusive breakfast will focus on assisting Western Australian businesses to develop a comprehensive business strategy to be a part of the unprecedented economic rise of ASEAN, India and the wider Indo-Pacific region. Website | More Information
In collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Perth USAsia Centre and the Australian Institute of International Affairs WA, please join us to hear from senior policy, business and industry leaders, for a business breakfast focused on the opportunities for Western Australia to (...)
Thursday 12
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Archaeology Seminar More Information
Archaeologies of enslavement in eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean, c. AD 500 – 1900: analytical and interpretive challenges. Paul Lane is a specialist in the later Holocene archaeology of sub-Saharan Africa. His interests include landscape historical ecology, the archaeology of colonial (...)
Friday 13
11:00 - SEMINAR - Linguistics Seminar : Linguistics, PARADISEC, and the national digital research roadmap More Information
In this talk I will show how the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC) works as a digital platform to support linguistic research, and to provide access to recordings in more than 1100 languages. It is part of the broader project of language (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Status and social conflict in the Philippines at the turn of the sixteenth century More Information
The social structure of the Philippines at the turn of the sixteenth century comprised three distinct groups. These were the rulers and their families who obtained their position through skill or force, and held it by dint of power and wealth; the slaves who came about their status after defaults (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology/Sociology Seminar Series : Cosmetic Matters: The Relational Body and the Ethics of Beauty in South Korea More Information
This presentation discusses the social meanings attached to beauty work and cosmetic aesthetic technologies of the body in Korea. Drawing on extensive archival media resources, contemporary self-help and professional literature written by cosmetic surgeons and beauty professionals and interviews (...)
Thursday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : Public Archaeology in Western Australia: Kings Square Archaeological Excavation More Information
In mid-January 2018 archaeologists from Archae-aus commenced excavating the remains of 19th and 20th Century buildings that once sat in Kings Square. The work was conducted on behalf of the City of Fremantle as preparatory works for the Kings Square Renewal Project which includes the demolition of (...)
Friday 20
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Transnational Islam Globally and in Indonesia More Information
To understand the importance of the impact of transnational Islam on peacebuilding and the narratives and activities of Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) branch in Papua, it is necessary to locate the discussion within the literature. This presentation discusses the concepts of transnationalism (...)
Thursday 26
12:00 - EVENT - ARCY2006 Archaeology of Death : Archaeology special seminar More Information
This presentation will review two different recent projects in Kenya concerning the recovery of human remains, their treatment and the ethical issues involved. The first case study relates to a programme of excavation of a series of burial cairns requested by a Samburu pastoralist community in (...)
Friday 27
18:30 - EVENT - We’ve been here before - An Evening in Conversation with Nyoongar Elder Dr Noel Nannup and Professor Fiona Stanley, with Professor Carmen Lawrence as MC Website | More Information
We’ve been here before - An Evening in Conversation with Nyoongar Elder Dr Noel Nannup and Professor Fiona Stanley, with Professor Carmen Lawrence as MC.

We find ourselves at a crossroads.

'Business as usual' is no longer sufficient to address the interconnected crises of (...)

 May 2018
Wednesday 02
18:00 - FREE LECTURE - Misconceptions about Women in Islam More Information
The stance of Islam regarding certain issues relating to women has remained a hot subject of debate, especially in the last few centuries. Although Islam does not support the basic tenets of the feminist movement, it must be conceded that this movement has served to create awareness in the educated (...)
Thursday 03
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : A Suite of Sweeping Changes in Late Prehistory: an Interdisciplinary-Archaeological Approach to Pastoral Adaptations in Northern Mongolia's Darkhad Depression More Information
Ongoing research in the Darkhad Depression of Huvsgul Province has helped to illuminate the changing settlement patterns, economic strategies, and socio-political developments that took place as the hunter-gatherers of the region began to incorporate pastoralism into their traditional lifeways (...)
Friday 04
9:00 - CONFERENCE - Radicalisation and de-radicalisation: Post-ISIS? : A CMSS Conference More Information
Three years ago, ISIS claimed a cross-border caliphate stretching over vast swathes of north-western Iraq and eastern Syria. Fascinated by its rise, Muslim youths from all corners rapidly joined its cause. After three years of shocking violence, ISIS has faced major setbacks and has been in retreat (...)

9:00 - EVENT - Conference on Radicalisation and De-radicalisation: Post-ISIS More Information
Three years ago, ISIS claimed a cross-border caliphate stretching over vast swathes of north-western Iraq and eastern Syria. Fascinated by its rise, Muslim youths from all corners rapidly joined its cause. After three years of shocking violence, ISIS has faced major setbacks and has been in retreat (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Child second language acquisition:Examining theories and research : Forthcoming Linguistics Seminar More Information
This seminar will be presented by Prof. Rhonda Oliver, School of Education at Curtin University.

Abstract: Within the field of second language acquisition (SLA), there has been much less research undertaken with children than with adults, yet the two cohorts are quite distinct in (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Reading Hokusai’s Manga in Nineteenth-Century France More Information
This presentation examines the early reception and popularity of Katsushika Hokusai’s Manga in late nineteenth-century Paris. A multi-volume series of diverse illustrations, the Manga arrived in France during a moment of cultural transition, and this talk will examine how the French (...)

14:30 - EVENT - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Buying the nation and beyond: discursive dilemmas in debates around cosmopolitan consumption More Information
This paper (a chapter from a recent edited collection on Cosmopolitanism, Markets and Consumption) explores the question of how people articulate (and challenge) the notion of ‘buying national’, and the extent to which they express a preference for cosmopolitan consumption. After an overview of (...)
Friday 11
11:00 - SEMINAR - UWA Linguistics Seminar: Temporal Progression in Warlpiri Narratives : Presentation by Mitch Browne, The University of Queensland More Information
This presentation provides an overview of some of the ways temporal relations are expressed in Warlpiri narratives, focussing on one particular clitic, =lku, glossed as ‘then’ in Warlpiri literature. My methodology supplements a preliminary quantitative analysis by a qualitative analysis which (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Monsters, dogs, blackfellas, and whitefellas: An ethnographic riddle about seeing and unseeing from central Australia More Information
The main aims of this paper are to (1) familiarise you with some diverse strands of my research, and (2) start a discussion about how they interface. Since 1994, I have been undertaking research with Warlpiri people, in the town of Yuendumu in central Australia. Yuendumu is one of four Warlpiri (...)
Thursday 17
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : When, why and by whom was the controversial ‘ship motif’ painted at walganha (Walga Rock)? More Information
For nearly 100 years people have wondered who painted a European ship with two masts, a row of gun ports and an apparent funnel at walganha, the most profusely decorated, ceremonially and mythologically significant, pictogram site known in southern Western Australia. Is the ship meant to be VOC (...)
Friday 18
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Bamboo or Banksia? Exploring plants, spaces and design for the Chinese garden in Perth More Information
Classical scholar gardens of Suzhou date back to the Wu Kingdom (6BCE). Their designs had developed and matured by the Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Nine of these gardens are listed as UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation) World Heritage Sights which signify their (...)

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