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Displaying from Thursday, August 29, 2019
 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 - 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 (...)

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 (...)
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 - 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 (...)

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 (...)
Thursday 24
19:00 - EVENT - Glaucoma: what’s on the horizon? Website | More Information
The Lions Eye Institute and the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies present the 2019 Ian Constable Lecture - by Professor Keith Martin, Managing Director, Centre for Eye Research Australia.

Glaucoma remains the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. The field of glaucoma is (...)
Tuesday 29
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Challenges of Archaeological Research and Cultural Heritage Management in a Developing Country Website | More Information
A public lecture by Mylene Lising, Cultural Deputy Officer, National Museum of the Philippines; Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology, Ateneo de Manila University and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

The Philippines is a developing country with a population of over 100 (...)
Wednesday 30
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Porn Down Under: The Politics of Consumption, Pleasure and Regulation Website | More Information
Join us for this special panel discussion that will consider the role of pornography in contemporary Australia.

Speakers:

Associate Professor Paul J. Maginn, Urban/Regional Planning, The University of Western Australia - '“Gagging for It”: Geographies of ‘Straight’ and ‘Queer’ (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Struggles with scale, strategy, and stewardship: fifty years of environmental activism Website | More Information
A public lecture by Graeme Wynn FRSC, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of British Columbia and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

By common account, environmentalism has had three major concerns: beauty, health, and permanence. Roughly translated these terms (...)
Thursday 31
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Experiences of migrant women in contemporary Taiwan More Information
A public lecture by Tiffany Hsu and Yow-Jiun Wang, National Cheng Kung University, 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellows.

This lecture has been cancelled. Apologies for any disappointment caused.

Dr Hsu and Dr Wang will give a masterclass on 'Women’s Migration (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519): enigma and genius Website | More Information
A public lecture by Costantino D’Orazio, Art historian and writer, Rome.

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 University (...)

 November 2019
Monday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Physics in the Fight against Cancer Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Thomas Bortfeld, Medical Physicist, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Even though cancer is far from being universally curable, there has been significant progress in its treatment over the past few decades. In the Unites States, for (...)


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