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Displaying from Thursday, May 12, 2011
 May 2011
Thursday 12
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - The Arab's Third Awakening and Osama's Passing : Osama bin Laden’s death has followed the change in the Arab World and demands for greater democratization. What do these two devel- opments mean for the Muslim world? How will they affect global stability? What does it mean for Australia? Professor Amin Saikal will address these questions in his public address. Website | More Information
Professor Amin Saikal, Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University will be giving a public lecture on Thursday May 12th,2011 at The University of Western Australia. He will discuss issues surrounding The Arab's third awakening and Osama's passing and (...)

 August 2011
Wednesday 03
16:30 - BOOK LAUNCH - My Men from the Archives - Book Launch : WA Book Launch of "Ali Abdul v The King" by Hanifa Deen Website | More Information
You are cordially invited to the WA Book Launch of "Ali Abdul v The King" by an award-winning author Hanifa Deen. The details for the event are as follows:

Date: Wed, 3rd August 2011 Time: 4.30-5.30pm Venue: Grevillea Room, UWA Extension, UWA Claremont Campus (corner of (...)
Tuesday 23
18:00 - EVENT - AIIA National President's Forum - India 2020 - Open Forum : India’s emergence as a significant political and economic global power has had wide-ranging regional and international repercussions, including on the relationship between Australia and India. AIIA WA President Sue Boyd will moderate an engaging panel session involving leading experts and policy-shapers exploring India’s internal dynamics, international relations and the future of the Australia-India relationship. Website | More Information
India’s emergence as a significant political and economic global power has had wide-ranging regional and international repercussions, including on the relationship between Australia and India. AIIA WA President Sue Boyd will moderate an engaging panel session involving leading experts and policy-sha (...)

 September 2011
Sunday 11
8:00 - CONFERENCE - Rebuilding Harmony 2011 : 9/11 Ten Years On: Rebuilding Harmony - One-Day Conference Organized by [email protected] Website | More Information
The terrorist attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001 catapulted the world into a new era of interstate and global relations. The lexicon of terrorism and counter-terrorism entered the vocabulary of policymakers, analysts and ordinary citizens. The subsequent years and continuing militant (...)
Monday 26
15:00 - Retreat - Student Wilderness Retreat : Annual willderness retreat for students at Koora, on the edge of the desert, led by the chaplains. Limit of 12 places. Website | More Information
The space and dryness, the stars and the endless horizon, the white history and the Aboriginal history - all these are your companions on this wilderness retreat. The chaplains will be tehre to assist your exposure to Australian arid wilderness and around the campfire provide slow thinking and (...)

 November 2011
Wednesday 09
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : "Recent developments in Human Rights in Australia" Website | More Information
Australia unlike most other parts of the Western world does not have a national comprehensive Human Rights law. However, there have been some recent developments in case law in Australia, based on a patchwork of Commonwealth and State statutes which indicate that there are at least some protections (...)

 February 2012
Monday 20
0:00 - EVENT - Immigrant Workers’ Occupational Health Study (IWOHS) : Workplace health and safety among immigrant workers in Australia Website | More Information
Immigrant workers’ Occupational Health Study is a new study that will look at the working conditions of immigrant and Australian-born workers. This first part of the study involves meeting with people from the different migrant communities in Australia to learn about their community and their (...)
Friday 24
21:00 - FREE LECTURE - Unsafe Haven, Hazaras In Afghanistan : Public Lecture by Mr. Abdul Karim Hekmat on Hazaras and their treatment in Afghanistan Website | More Information
Last November a 27 years old Hazara asylum seeker was about to be deported to Afghanistan. The Federal Magistrate Court put a temporary injunction against his forced removal because of ‘lack of procedural fairness.’ Now a legal challenge is underway in the High Court to determine the fate of all (...)

 March 2012
Tuesday 06
17:30 - FREE LECTURE - Unsafe Haven, Hazaras In Afghanistan : Public Lecture by Mr. Abdul Karim Hekmat on Hazaras and their treatment in Afghanistan Website | More Information
Last November a 27 years old Hazara asylum seeker was about to be deported to Afghanistan. The Federal Magistrate Court put a temporary injunction against his forced removal because of ‘lack of procedural fairness.’ Now a legal challenge is underway in the High Court to determine the fate of all (...)
Wednesday 07
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - Arab Spring, Non-Arab reactions : Public Lecture by Professor Ehud Toledano on reactions by non-Arabs to the Arab Spring Website | More Information
Speaker Bio: Ehud Toledano is a Professor of Ottoman and Middle Eastern History, and the Director of the Graduate School of Historical Studies at Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Previously, he held the role as Head of the University’s History Department. He is a leading Israeli academic specializing (...)
Thursday 22
12:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - “Iran’s Nuclear Programme - Regional Perspective” : The Centre for Muslim States and Societies, UWA to attend a public lecture on “Iran’s Nuclear Programme - Regional Perspective” More Information
Iran’s nuclear programme has been a cause of concern for the international community. US and Israel are convinced that Iran is developing nuclear weapons, Iran claims that it has no intention to produce nuclear weapons and its nuclear activities are to sustain a peaceful nuclear power programme. It (...)

 May 2012
Tuesday 01
13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Ms Victoria Schofied a Renowned Journalist Lecture on Resolving the deadlock over Kashmir : highlights the need to resolve the debate on the future of Kashmir. What is the nature of the Kashmir issue? How can it be resolved? What role do external actors play in the resolution? Victoria Schofield will address these and other related issues. More Information
Victoria Schofield is an internationally recognized scholar of the Kashmir issue. Her publications include Kashmir in the Crossfire (1996) Kashmir in Conflict (2000 and 2002) and Afghan Frontier: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia. The Kashmir issue has bedevilled relations between India and (...)
Friday 18
12:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What matters to me and why : Conversations with members of the UWA community about what matters to them More Information
'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and conversations with UWA Academics. The talks explore personal stories of family, place, formative influences and how these things continue to shape people's lives and academic work.

The next conversation is with Carol (...)

 June 2012
Monday 04
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Syria : Dr Jonathan Spyer will look into the origins and progress of the uprising against the rule of Bashar Assad in Syria. More Information
The lecture will focus on the as yet unsuccessful attempts of the opposition to unite, and the determined campaign of the regime to crush the revolt by force. Dr Spyer will give background details and an assessment of both the regime and the insurgency, and will ask why it has been that unlike in (...)

 September 2012
Wednesday 19
12:00 - FREE LECTURE - After Afghanistan : Beyond embedded conflict, beyond embattled politics, Phil Sparrow's personal engagement with Afghanistan More Information
Phil Sparrow has been an aid worker in Afghanistan for over twelve years, travelling and living with his young family. Recently forced out of the country, he brings his own remarkable journey in photographs and eye witness accounts, as he weathers a grief for a love lost.

 October 2012
Friday 26
16:00 - MEMORIAL LECTURE - Australia: Security Council Member and Foreign Policy : Dr Joan Trevelyan Memorial lecture by Dr Sue Boyd. More Information
Sue Boyd spent 34 years as an Australian diplomat, including as High Commissioner in Fiji, also accredited to Tuvalu, Nauru and the Pacific Islands Forum (1999 -2003). She was Consul General in Hong Kong (1998-9), Ambassador in Vietnam (1994-98) and High Commissioner in Bangladesh (1986-89). She is (...)
Tuesday 30
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Islamisation Phenomenon in Malaysia : Mr Bob Olivier will be discussing the Islamisation phenomenon that has been occurring around the world in recent decades that has had a significant impact on Muslim communities. More Information
The Islamisation phenomenon that has been occurring around the world in recent decades has had a significant impact on Muslim communities, whether they are in Muslim-majority countries, or as immigrant communities in host countries such as Europe, the US and Australia. It has also had an indirect (...)

 November 2012
Monday 19
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - A distinguished panel of guests discussing the issue of "Australia in the Asian Century Beyond the White Paper" : A panel of experts would explore these ideas and beyond to answer the question: How does Australia sustain cooperative and mutually beneficial relations with its neighbours in the Asian Century. More Information
The Australian Government has acknowledged the rise of Asia in the 21st century as the paradigm through which it will shape its relationship with its neighbours. The recent White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century by Dr Ken Henry has outlined a roadmap for greater engagement by strengthening (...)

 January 2013
Tuesday 22
12:00 - - CMSS Celebrating Australia Day : Multicultural Pot Luck Picnic Lunch More Information
Bring along your favourite dish and share with others to celebrate Australia Day

 March 2013
Tuesday 05
13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Iran : Occasional Research Conversation with Dr. Anahita Movassagh Riegler More Information
Dr Anahita Movassagh Riegler will discuss her PhD which she has recently completed at the Faculty of Law, UWA. The topic Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is rooted in the inequality of power between men and women. In countries where patriarchal attitudes are dominant, such as in some Muslim (...)


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