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Displaying from Sunday, August 04, 2019
 August 2019
Tuesday 06
18:30 - EVENT - From evidence to empowerment – translating UWA breastfeeding research into practice Website | More Information
To mark World Breastfeeding Week, three of UWA’s leading breastfeeding researchers will share their research projects and participate in a panel discussion:

* What does the research tell us about the role of breastfeeding in allergy prevention? - with Professor Valerie Verhasselt (...)
Wednesday 07
18:00 - SCREENING - The Stanford Prison Experiment Website | More Information
Join us for a screening of The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015), followed by a discussion with Alex Haslam, Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology and an Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland.

The Stanford Prison Experiment is a feature film that revisits (...)
Tuesday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Italy and the Invention of Luxury Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Catherine Kovesi, History, University of Melbourne.

That Italy and Luxury go hand in hand seems hardly noteworthy. It is a pairing at once both obvious and nebulously evocative. However Luxury has a long history, one with a rather sordid past, from which it has (...)
Thursday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Women, Inequality and the Butterfly Effect : The 2019 Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture by Antoinette Kennedy AO Website | More Information
The “butterfly effect” was coined in 1972 by Edward Lorenz in a talk titled “does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?” It models how a small action can have a significant impact.

In this year’s Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture, the Honourable Antoinette (...)
Monday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Why "home" matters the most for people on the move Website | More Information
A public lecture by Paolo Boccagni, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Trento, Italy and 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

All across social sciences and humanities, "home" has emerged as a unique research topic, despite its inherent ambiguity (...)
Tuesday 27
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Constructing the Baroque: women artisans on building sites in the seventeenth-century Vatican and Rome Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Nicoletta Marconi, University of Roma Tor Vergata and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

The contribution of female artists and craftswomen to the history of construction in early modern Rome forms an understudied part of the development of (...)
Wednesday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Critical Care. Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet Website | More Information
A public lecture by Elke Krasny, Professor for Art and Education, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

In medical terms critical care, also known as intensive care, is a specialized branch of medicine dedicated to diagnosing and treating life-threatening conditions. For this lecture, this term (...)

 September 2019
Tuesday 03
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Art Of Healing Website | More Information
The 2019 Robin Winkler Lecture by Helen Milroy, Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Western Australia.

Indigenous mental health is an area of major concern in Australia. In this talk, Professor Milroy will consider the historical, cultural, and contemporary issues facing (...)
Thursday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Neural Machine Translation and the Translation Professions Website | More Information
A public lecture by Anthony Pym, Translation Studies (Intercultural Studies), The University of Melbourne.

How good is neural machine translation? How good will it become? When everyone can use high-quality free online machine translation, what will be left for translators to do? (...)
Thursday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Using the Land-Ocean Transition to Understand Past Coastal Landscapes Website | More Information
A public lecture by Mark Bateman, Director Sheffield Luminescence Dating Laboratory, University of Sheffield and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Coastal dunes can contain lengthy, but complex, records of long-term environmental, climatic and sea-level fluctuations (...)

 October 2019
Wednesday 02
16:30 - PUBLIC TALK - An African-American feminist visits Perth in 1960: who she met, what she saw, what she said, and what she wore Website | More Information
Keynote Address by Emerita Professor Ann Curthoys, chaired by Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History, Professor Jane Lydon

In December 1960, Eslanda Robeson visited Perth with her famous husband, singer and actor Paul Robeson. She gave several press and radio interviews, and spoke to (...)
Thursday 03
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Pandemics and their Control in the Modern World Website | More Information
A public lecture by Sir Roy Anderson, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London and Director, London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research.

This public talk will address the potential for a future Influenza A pandemic and (...)
Monday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Cyber Security: why are we not safer? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor David Watts, Professor of Information Law and Policy, La Trobe University and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Not long ago we were shocked when we discovered that our personal information had been hacked, stolen and misused. Now it has (...)
Wednesday 16
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Margaret Cavendish’s Life of Newcastle (1667), a Wifely Intervention in the Making of History Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Diana Barnes, Lecturer in English Literary Studies, University of New England and 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

By 1667 when Margaret Cavendish’s biography of her husband, Life of the Thrice Noble, High and Puissant Prince William (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Staying in touch across distance: 100 years of Italian-Australian migration Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Loretta Baldassar, Anthropology and Sociology, UWA.

Loretta Baldassar's research and teaching areas include migration, transnational families and Australian society. Loretta initiated migration studies in Anthropology when she became a staff member in 1995 (...)
Tuesday 22
10:00 - EVENT - The Great Song Cycle: Mastering the art of doing everything you love, and getting away with it : Masterclass with musician and author, Joanna Wallfisch Website | More Information
Internationally acclaimed musician and author, Joanna Wallfisch, visits IAS to present a masterclass, performance and discussion on how to balance and combine the concepts of career, vocation and one’s life passions. A songwriting and vocal coach, she will offer tips of conveying story through the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Last Indigenous People of Europe, but for how long? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Steven G.M. Schilizzi, Professor of Environmental and Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Science, UWA

Sápmi, or Lapland, sits at the extreme north of Scandinavia, mostly above the Arctic Circle, and straddles four countries. Its people, the Sami (formerly the Lapps) (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Last Indigenous People of Europe, but for how long? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Steven G.M. Schilizzi, Professor of Environmental and Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Science, UWA.

Sápmi, or Lapland, sits at the extreme north of Scandinavia, mostly above the Arctic Circle, and straddles four countries. Its people, the Sami (formerly the Lapps) (...)
Wednesday 23
18:00 - EVENT - Taking the pulse of Italy today: a creative presence in Europe and in Australia Website | More Information
A public lecture by H.E. Francesca Tardioli, Ambassador of Italy in Australia

This lecture is part of a year-long series that celebrates the 90th Anniversary of Italian Studies at UWA

2019 marks the 90th anniversary of the teaching of Italian language and culture at The (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Power of Earth: the 2015 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake and case studies Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Lijun Deng, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta and 2019 UWA Robert and Maude Gledden Senior Visiting Fellow.

Earthquakes are one of the most catastrophic natural hazards worldwide. What can happen to (...)


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