|CWR Presents : An Impressionist Account of Water Pollution in China with Allusions to Mel Gibsonís Apocalyto.
After presenting a brief introduction and overview (based mainly on journalistic and secondary source articles), I rapidly show a succession of mostly web images picturing China's water pollution.
Stills from Mel Gibson's movie Apocalyto are gradually introduced to weave a comparison and contrast from another great civilisation, this one just beyond the peak of its power and about to be invaded by a technologically superior empire. Thoughts about the tendencies and behaviours of the human species are introduced to invite questions about the present and near to medium future.
Mark C. Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Applied Positive Psychology, Shenzhen University China since 2008, researches and lectures in applying positive psychology to education and life; and Western civilization and biblical interpretations.
With road ranging tertiary qualifications in the sciences and humanities, and experience in interdisciplinary university education on many levels in Australia and internationally (China, Malaysia, Kiribati, Germany, USA and UK), including MBA and DBA courses, he has published over 60 scholarly publications, 4 books, and been awarded 4 research grants, 4 teaching excellence awards, and served as principal supervisor for 9 successful doctorates and assisted many more.
PS* This seminar is free and open to the public & no RSVP required.
Mark C. Williams, Professor (Applied Positive Psychology), Shenzhen University, China -, Director Australia Asia Positive Psychology Institute Network (aappi.net)
Blakers Lecture Room, Ground Floor, Mathematics Building, The University of Western Australia
: 6488 7565
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:00
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:00
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