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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
 March 2011
Thursday 03
13:00 - TALK - UWA CAREERS CENTRE - McKinsey & Company - Employer Recruitment Talk 2011 : Want to know what it is like to work for a management consulting company? Arts, Science, Law, Computer Science, Maths, Economics, Commerce or Engineering students are welcome to attend. Website | More Information
Are you an Arts, Science, Law, Computer Science, Maths, Economics, Commerce or Engineering student seeking a job in management consulting?

Launch a career in Management Consulting with McKinsey & Co, build matchless expertise, work with leading corporations around the world, and have real impact.

McKinsey & Company is looking for bright, creative men and women of exceptional intellectual ability and character to join their Graduate Progam.

If you would like to find out more on how to join McKinsey & Company's Graduate Program, then you need to be at this presentation!

Self-motivated top performers are invited to apply online by the 8th March at www.mckinsey.com/careers.
Tuesday 08
12:00 - WORKSHOP - AIESEC UWA presents learn how to 'Make an Impression' in the workforce with the UWA Careers Centre and Wood Recruitment : Learn how to increase your employability Website | More Information
If you've ever wondered how you can make a positive and lasting impression in the workforce, then this is the workshop for you. AIESEC UWA is proud to host the 'Make an Impression' workshop with the UWA Careers Centre and Wood Recruitment. If you're lost on how to behave at a networking event or in an interview, then come join us so you can learn how to make your impression.
Wednesday 09
13:00 - TALK - UWA CAREERS CENTRE EMPLOYER TALK 2011 - The Boston Consulting Group : The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. Website | More Information
BCG are now hiring for their Australian Offices for 2012 start dates. If you are interested in a position with BCG, visit their website www.bcg.com/careers to submit an on-line application by 12.00 noon on Friday 11 March 2011. All applications must include a Cover Letter, Resume and Academic Transcripts.
Thursday 10
11:00 - TALK - UWA Careers Centre - Bain & Company Case Study Workshop : Bain & Company will be on campus to present an interactive case study workshop! Website | More Information
Case interviews are a crucial component of Bain's interview process. All successful applicants for consulting positions are invited to review any of our three online practice cases, which provide an opportunity for you to work through an example of the kinds of business problems we address every day.

We invite you to attend an on-campus information session "about Bain" and to learn more about the work we do. This session will be a great opportunity to meet the people that make up the extraordinary Bain team.

We look forward to seeing you there. Join us afterwards in the Bayliss Building foyer for networking. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED!

Bookings essential through UWA CareerHub - https://uwa.carerhub.com.au.

13:00 - TALK - UWA Careers Centre - Credit-Suisse Recruitment Talk : Are you interested in working for Credit Suisse in full time and summer intern analyst roles? These roles are for students from ALL DISCIPLINES. Website | More Information
Credit Suisse offers intellectual challenges, exceptional rewards and global development potential for people who want to make a difference in the world. It's not about filling jobs. We are looking for people with the energy, ambition and passion to help Credit Suisse become the world's premier bank.

Find out more at the information session - book on UWA CareerHub - https://uwa.careerhub.com.au

14:00 - EVENT - Stammtisch!! : Beer and Wedges Zeit!!! Website | More Information
To all Jungen und Mädels of the Deutsch Department, German enthusiasts, and general Krauts, this year Stammtisch is being held on Thursdays, starting Week 2 at 2pm!! Come down to the tav for a friendly chat, good company, and qualität bier und wedges time!! Get your weekly German Tavtime at 2pm every even week (starting now week 2) and at 12pm every second/odd numbered week!

Bis dann, see you there!

18:30 - SCREENING - South of the Border : a film documentary by Oliver Stone More Information
UWA Cuba Venezuela Solidarity Club invites you to a film screening: SOUTH OF the BORDER, a film by Oliver Stone.

There’s a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn’t know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements while interviewing seven of its elected presidents, including Hugo Chávez (Venezuela), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Cristina Kirchner (Argentina), as well as her husband and ex-President Nestor Kirchner, Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), and Raúl Castro (Cuba).

Entry: $10 waged / $5 students (includes slice of pizza and a drink)
Friday 11
13:00 - SEMINAR - The ERA - Results and Analysis, what does it mean for UWA : DVCR Robyn Owens' Lunchtime Seminar Website | More Information
The Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative assessed research quality within Australia's higher education institutions using a combination of indicators and expert review by committees comprising experienced, internationally-recognised experts. Guest speakers, including an ERA panel chair, will address the results.
Monday 14
13:00 - TALK - UWA Careers Centre - UBS Recruitment Talk : Come meet our employees, giving you the opportunity to learn firsthand what it’s like to work at UBS. Website | More Information
UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients.

In Australasia, UBS has operated in the financial market for over 70 years, having grown from a private stock-broking business to a leading financial services firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Today, UBS is a market leader and employs more than 1,300 staff in Australia and New Zealand.

We offer talented individuals a world of opportunity. If you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career in global financial services, join us for a company presentation, designed to offer you valuable insight into our firm, along with useful career advice. You’ll also meet our employees, giving you the opportunity to learn firsthand what it’s like to work at UBS.

13:00 - LECTURE - Who owns music and why should you care? : Public lecture More Information
In this most timely and relevant lecture, Anthony Seeger, Distinguished Professor of ethnomusicology and Director of the Ethnomusicology Archives at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) will address issues in Intellectual Property and ethics from an ethnomusicological perspective. His lecture will address intellectual property rights of folk artists in the global economy.

13:00 - FREE LECTURE - School of Music presents: International Research Seminar - 'Who Owns Music and Why Should You Care?' Professor Anthony Seeger, UCLA Website | More Information
World-renowned enthomusicologist, nephew of famous folk musician, Pete Seeger. The author addresses issues in Intellectual Property and ethics from an ethnomusicological perspective.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Medieval Edens: Gender, Power and Death in Paradise : CMEMS / PMRG Public Lecture Website | More Information
This lecture considers what some of the greatest minds of the Middle Ages imagined life would have been like if the Fall from Eden had not occurred, and what those imaginations told them about life in their present existence. This harking-back to Paradise was essentially a search for origins: by finding the starting-points of forms of behaviour, ideals, institutions and sacraments, the rationale of God’s creation could, it was believed, be better understood. Beginning with the views of the controversial John Wyclif, I shall investigate what several major schoolmen thought the Eden narrative meant for three crucial aspects of the human condition: gender, death and power.
Thursday 17
17:00 - SEMINAR - Contemporary China Center Virtual Seminar: 'From Plan to Market: From Status to Class?' : A Worldwide Universities Network videoconference Website | More Information
This Virtual Seminar, brought to you by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), reviews core debates on how social classes have emerged in China since 1978 and critically discusses main factors in China's political economy and its integration in the global economy that have influenced the distribution of power and wealth in society.

Free to attend for anybody interested in social change and/or class consciousness in 21st century China.

17:30 - EVENT - Skywest Public Lecture : Who Owns this Dance? - Creativity, Social Recognition and Dance Amongst Saibai Islanders Website | More Information
What do we mean when we recognise a person, object, idea or practice as ‘creative’? Creativity is a notoriously difficult concept to pin down, more easily recognised as a personal quality than an abstraction. In recent discussions of Indigenous intellectual property rights, creativity is perhaps not something that is intrinsic to a person but indicative of wider knowledge sharing practices. Dr Richard Davis explores how male dancers from the Saibai Island in northwest Torres Strait seek recognition and renown through creation of dance. He shows how these men achieve lasting recognition through innovations in style, without holding exclusive control over the creation. Dr Richard Davis is an Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Sociology at The University of Western Australia. In addition to his scholarly work he has worked in the areas of native title and cultural heritage assessment. Dr Davis has held several academic positions and written and edited numerous publications including Woven Histories, Dancing Lives: Identity, Culture, History and Torres Strait Islanders.
Tuesday 22
17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Globalisation, Empire and Opera Website | More Information
Part of the Power of Music seminar series, this seminar focuses on 19th Century opera dissemination and performance practices in the British Empire.
Thursday 24
13:10 - PERFORMANCE - Free Lunchtime Concert Website | More Information
Happy Birthday Liszt! Adam Pinto presents a recital of solo piano works by Franz Liszt, celebrating 200 years since the composer’s birth.

16:45 - SEMINAR - WUN Virtual Seminar: 'Uyghur perceptions of inequality in the context of social change in Xinjiang' : Worldwide Universities Network - Contemporary China Center videoconference More Information
This presentation examines Uyghur subjective class status in Ürümchi, China. Existing studies have identified socioeconomic status and psychological well-being measures as two major determinants of class identification. This study shows that Uyghur ethnic consciousness also affects their choices of class labels. This is partly because Uyghur ethnic consciousness is related to Uyghur-Han inequalities and Uyghurs compare themselves with Han Chinese unfavourably while defining their class positions. Data are drawn from a mass survey (N = 900) conducted in Ürümchi in 2007.

Xiaowei Zang worked in Singapore, Australia, and Hong Kong before joining the University of Sheffield as the Head of the School of East Asian Studies in 2008. His research interests lie in the fields of Chinese politics, ethnicity, gender, and social networks. He has received a number of research grants from the University of California at Berkeley, Flinders University of South Australia, City University of Hong Kong, and the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.

Professor Zang is the book series editor for Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia and a member of the Editorial Boards of Sociological Focus and The Open Political Science Journal in the USA.
Sunday 27
14:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Artist's Talk: Dr Christopher Crouch in conversation with Toogarr Morrison Website | More Information
Join Perth-based artist and writer Dr Christopher Crouch, and local indigenous artist and Bibbullmun elder Toogarr Morrison, for a thought-provoking discussion about some of the political and creative issues surrounding the representation of landscape in Australian art.
Tuesday 29
17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - A Comparison between aural and aural/visual assessment of violin performance achievement Website | More Information
International visiting researcher, Lissa May, talks about research in Music Education.
Wednesday 30
19:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Imperfect Impressions: clues to fifteenth-century printing methods : CMEMS / PMRG Public Lecture Website | More Information
What did the first printing press look like? How did the early printers set their type? What did their type look like? We do not know how the first printers printed - we can only deduce. This illustrated lecture will show how faults and errors made by the first printers in their editions can provide clues to some of their printing methods.

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