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Displaying from Friday, October 05, 2018
 October 2018
Friday 05
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : “How do you think learning Korean will shape your future?" A Q methodology study into university student’s future language selves. More Information
Being able to speak a foreign language is often considered a valuable skill for university students, and to make foreign language learning at the university level more relevant to student’s future careers it is important to understand what learners want to do with the language and how they see (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Linguistics Seminar Series : Reference and the dynamics of discourse: The expanding function of null subjects in Kriol More Information
Kriol is an English-lexified creole spoken throughout the northern regions of Australia. Relatively little is known about the structural features of the language, and a comprehensive description of the language is yet to be produced. In this talk I will present the research I have undertaken as (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - ANTHROPOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR : Desiring the Modern Boy: Beauty, Modernity and Masculinity in Interwar Japan More Information
This paper problematises the visual representation of the Modern Boy (mobo) in 1920s Japanese popular media as a site of contestation over what constituted desirable masculinity in early twentieth-century Japanese society. On the one hand, the mobo’s image as a beautiful commodified male points to (...)
Tuesday 09
13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations : The Nation and The Nature; The Power and Practice of Assembling Military Environmentalism on the Borders of India. More Information
This paper empirically examines and debates the specific governmental intervention of military environmentalism that set out to improve and protect the disputed Himalayan borders of India. Through employing the analytic of assemblage to study military environmentalism, the paper focuses upon the (...)

17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Blasphemy and Islam More Information
Blasphemy and Islam

by Sajid Hameed, Research Fellow, Al-Mawrid Global

Blasphemy is a long-standing issue of debate across cultures. However, in 2005, when a Danish newspaper published cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, the topic became a major global controversy. What (...)
Wednesday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Annual Lecture 2018 - What has the #MeToo movement achieved? Website | More Information
The proliferation of global #MeToo movement, and its sister hashtag, #TimesUp, has been a watershed moment, capturing the global imagination and breaking a longstanding and deafening silence on how those in senior, influential positions across all areas of society – politics, business, education (...)
Thursday 11
12:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : "Excavating Prehistory’s Past: Some Themes in Investigating the Historiography of (Francophone) Archaeology in the Pacific" More Information
In this talk I present some of the most accomplished themes I have been exploring as part of the ARC Laureate Project ‘The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific’ (CBAP), led by Prof. Matthew Spriggs at ANU. CBAP is the first consolidated research program to investigate the (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Heritage and the Politics of Recognition More Information
This talk addresses work I am doing for a new book that, as part of its thesis, investigates the utility of theorizations in political philosophy around diversity and redistribution for understanding the political power and consequences of heritage. The politics of recognition is an attempt to both (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Linguistics Seminar Series : Morphological encoding in language processing More Information
This talk will be about how we plan and produce speech. More specifically, how do we put together words and sentences and what are the linguistic units that need to be activated and retrieved from long-term memory. Words can consist of smaller meaningful elements called “morphemes”, e.g. the (...)
Thursday 18
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : "Breaking the radiocarbon barrier? A critical assessment of the earliest dates and models for the settlement of Sahul " More Information
Peter has worked on the evolution of desert, maritime and symbolic capabilities of Indigenous people from Australia, the Torres Strait, the Aru Islands and East Timor. He has carried out collaborative excavations and dating programs on sites which breach the ‘radiocarbon barrier’ in the Kimberley (...)
Friday 19
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Educating about waste management: An ethnographic study of infrastructure and environmental education in rural Sumbawa, Indonesia More Information
Anthropologists have long acknowledged the political and affective dimensions of infrastructures, but rarely have they paid attention to their educational aptitudes. Situated at the intersection between the anthropology of waste/infrastructure and environmental education, this multi-method research (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology & Sociology Seminar Series : Sense of Belonging More Information
This paper draws from my on-going Masters Dissertation in Urban Design (to be submitted 8th Nov 2018). This inquiry considers the role of design in shaping the built environment and thus patterns of human activity and social life. In this inquiry I ask the question “How Can We Design Built Form And (...)
Saturday 20
16:30 - FESTIVAL - Pingelly Astrofest : Pingelly Astrofest is a free family-friendly event to celebrate astronomy, science and the Western Australian night sky, and is hosted by UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). Website | More Information
UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are hosting a community based festival event to celebrate astronomy and Australian science on Saturday, 20 October 2018!

The event will feature fun and engaging activities in a beautiful rural setting (...)
Tuesday 23
13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations : ‘The invisible man': H. G. Wells and the interwar push for human rights More Information
H.G. Wells is best known as ‘the father of science fiction’. However, the bulk of his writing is both non-fiction, and concerned with social justice. While it is widely held that his The Rights of Man (1940) helped shape the drafting of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this article (...)
Friday 26
14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology & Sociology Seminar Series : “I take it with a pinch of salt”: Discursive Responses to News Representations of Asylum Seekers among Western Australian Media Audiences. More Information
The media is a critical source of information on people seeking asylum and therefore, plays an important role in shaping and reinforcing how members of the public understand the issue. In Australia, few studies have investigated how media audiences respond to news discourses about asylum seekers (...)
Tuesday 30
8:00 - CONFERENCE - 2018 Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference : Conference Website | More Information
While the trend toward an increasingly integrated Indo-Pacific was initially viewed from the perspective of economics, trade and energy flows, it is increasingly apparent that the rise of the Indo-Pacific era also has major implications for national defence and regional security. The 2018 Western (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar Series : Is He Still Like the Great Helmsman? Xi Jinping compared to Mao Zedong, a year after the 19th Party Congress More Information
Xi Jinping’s first term as the leader of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has witnessed a centralisation of power unprecedented in the post-Mao political life. His constitutional amendments, persecution of political rivals and growing personality cult are just some features of Xi’s highly (...)

 November 2018
Friday 02
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Rasa and the process of finding fitness in managing type 2 diabetes among Javanese women More Information
Studies show that cultural beliefs and practices influence how individuals make sense of illness and manage chronic disease. By examining Javanese women’s experiences with type 2 diabetes, this study locates communication about health in the realm of identities, norms and values, relationships and (...)
Tuesday 06
12:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : The Current State of Archaeology and Heritage Studies in Ghana More Information
The Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana (DAHS) was established in 1951. It is now a member of the World Universities Network WUN). We have a Museum of Archaeology and the Leventis Digital Resource Centre to support our teaching and research. My talk will focus on the (...)
Friday 09
19:30 - CONCERT - CMSS Presents Pakistani Singer Nadeem Abbas Website | More Information
The Centre for Muslim States and Societies, the University of Western Australia, is pleased to present renowned Pakistani singer, Nadeem Abbas, in Perth.

DATE | Friday, 9 NOV 2018

TIME | 7.30pm to 10pm

VENUE | Kurrajong Hall, Claremont Campus, University of (...)


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