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 February 2014
Monday 17
8:00 - EVENT - CMSS Breakfast Meeting: Muslim women and "Modest Street Fashion" : You are invited to meet Langston Hues, photographer and author of "Modest Street Fashion" Website | More Information
You are cordially invited by The Centre for Muslim States and Societies, UWA to meet Langston Hues, author of "Modest Street Fashion".

Langston Hues is an international Muslim photographer currently traveling the world for his upcoming book Modest Street Fashion which explores (...)
Thursday 20
7:00 - EVENT - Reforming Legal Frameworks for Mining and Economic Development in Africa : CMSS Presents: A Breakfast Meeting with Congolese Diplomat Ms. Stephanie Mbombo Bodson More Information
Date: Thursday 20th February

Breakfast Meeting: Reforming Legal Frameworks for Mining and Economic Development in Africa

Also supported by Minerals and Energy Institute, Centre for Exploration Targeting.

Summary:

Ms. Stephanie Mbombo Bodson, former (...)

 March 2014
Tuesday 11
17:00 - EVENT - CMSS Presents: The Arab World Post Arab Spring: Egypt and Syria : A Public Lecture By Professor Emile Nakhleh Website | More Information
The Arab world has changed dramatically in the past three years. As the Egyptian revolution celebrates its third anniversary, the Egyptian military under Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is resurrecting dictatorship under the veneer of constitutional legitimacy and on the pretense of fighting (...)
Wednesday 19
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Public Lecture by Hanifa Deen: Taslima Nasreen, the Female Rushdie: Freedom of Speech and Islamophobia : CMSS presents: A Public Lecture by Hanifa Deen Website | More Information
Hanifa Deen explores the domestic and international responses to dissident Bangladeshi writer-in-exile, Taslima Nasreen. Following a newspaper interview the author gave in neighbouring India, violent demonstrations broke out in 1994 and she was accused of blasphemy. This led to an international (...)

 April 2014
Saturday 12
12:10 - SYMPOSIUM - Creative Expressions of Muslim Identity through Contemporary Art : Presented by The Centre for Muslim States and Societies and Alif Arts Hub Website | More Information
In recent years there has been an international boom of contemporary arts by Muslims living in and outside the West. This global eruption of creative expression defies traditional boundaries by melding histories, lived experiences and artistic practices in an effort to express multiple Muslim (...)
Tuesday 22
18:00 - DISTINGUISHED VISITOR - Why the Universe is the way it is - an astronomer's quest : The study of nature and science will be shown to complement and build confidence in the integrity of the Bible, without having to compromise either scientific or biblical integrity. More Information
With a compelling case, Dr Hugh Ross will challenge the commonly held misconception "everyone knows the Bible teaches scientific nonsense". The study of nature or science will be shown to complement and build confidence in the integrity of the Bible, without having to compromise eithe (...)
Wednesday 30
17:00 - LECTURE - Public Lecture by Dr Khalid Zaheer: Women's Rights and Duties in Islam : This CMSS lecture explores the topic of women's rights in Islam Website | More Information
Dr Khalid Zaheer is the Scholar at Understanding Islam UK (UIUK) since May 2012. UIUK is a non-political organization established in UK as a registered charity since 2001 for spreading a non-sectarian, peace-promoting, and moderate message of Islam based on the two authentic sources of Qur'an and (...)

 May 2014
Thursday 01
17:00 - LECTURE - Public Lecture by Dr Khalid Zaheer: Interfaith Dialogue in the Contemporary World : This CMSS lecture explores the merits and promotion of interfaith dialogue today. Website | More Information
Dr Khalid Zaheer is the Scholar at Understanding Islam UK (UIUK) since May 2012. UIUK is a non-political organization established in UK as a registered charity since 2001 for spreading a non-sectarian, peace-promoting, and moderate message of Islam based on the two authentic sources of Qur'an and (...)

18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done For Science? : Taking a leaf out of "Life of Brian", this WXED talk will present the key players and principles of faith which pioneered modern science. More Information
Science and Faith seem to be arguing a lot lately, so is their long term marriage over? The accusations are not pretty, not even true. Can we afford for them to split? Taking a leaf out of "Life of Brian", this talk will present the key players and principles of faith which pioneered (...)
Thursday 08
18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done for Healthcare : Taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uses multi-media to find the pioneers and principles that Christianity has contributed to healthcare. More Information
It's a torrid space, between healthcare budgets and complex ethical questions of end-beginning of life. Much of our talk takes place in a vacuum. So, taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uses multi-media to find the pioneers and principles that Christianity has contributed to (...)
Thursday 15
18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done for Arts and Architecture? : This WXED talk presents stunning visuals of soaring and uplifting Christian art and some stories of iconclasm and censorship in order to draw a picture of Christianity's contribution to our current artistic culture. More Information
'Verily it is by beauty that we come at wisdom,'so it says at Winthrop Hall, so what are all the 'words' for? This WXED talk presents stunning visuals of soaring and uplifting Christian art and some stories of iconclasm and censorship in order to draw a picture of Christianity's contribution to (...)
Tuesday 20
13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - India-Pakistan Relations: An Overview : CMSS Presents: A Public Lecture by Dr. Sanu Kainikara Website | More Information
Ever since the birth of Pakistan and India as independent nations after the partition of the Indian sub-continent in 1947, Indo-Pak relations have been vexed to say the least. The nations have fought three accepted wars; two unacknowledged wars; and is still in the throes of insurgency and counter-i (...)
Thursday 22
18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done for the Law? : This WXED talk uncovers some pioneering persons, values and structures that Christianity has contributed to the Law as we have it, though its track record is stained by times of corruption and assumed privilege. More Information
Complex ethical questions, judgements for the crime or the criminal or society? And what place mercy? Much of our talk takes place in a vacuum. So, taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uncovers some pioneering persons, values and structures that Christianity has contributed (...)
Thursday 29
18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done for Education? : This WXED talk will trace several pillars of today's Education system that arose from an adventurous Christianity. More Information
It began with chimney sweeps and is now publicly funded universal education. In this and other stories, this WXED talk will trace several pillars of today's Education system that arose from an adventurous Christianity. Is there today a potential for teachers and students in a new ongoing (...)

 July 2014
Tuesday 22
16:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - CMSS Public Lecture: Canadian Muslim Youth and Perceptions of Political Participation : A Public Lecture by Katherine Bullock Website | More Information
News media often portray Canadian Muslim youth as alienated from society and prone to radicalisation. This lecture focuses on a more complex reality of alienation and engagement, seen through the lens of perceptions of political participation. Using qualitative interview data from 30 Muslim youth (...)
Monday 28
16:30 - EVENT - Expert Panel on Indonesia's Presidential Election : Experts discuss the future of Indonesia and its foreign relations under its next president, Joko Widodo. Website | More Information
On 22 July, Indonesia's national election commission announced Joko Widodo as the winner of the 2014 presidential election. He defeated former army general Prabowo Subianto by a slim margin of about 8.4 million votes. The Perth USAsia Centre is proud to host an expert panel to discuss the result of (...)

 August 2014
Tuesday 05
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - Gender and Social Choice in Saudi Arabia: Rights versus the Optimal Social Choice : CMSS Presents: A Public Lecture by Dr. Sean Foley Website | More Information
Although the women’s driving movement in Saudi Arabia has gained tremendous visibility in recent years, it has failed to meet its basic objective: winning women the right to drive. While there is no question that the movement has encountered sustained resistance to its agenda, resistance alone does (...)
Friday 08
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - CMSS Lecture Tour: Building Cultural Bridges Through Literature : A lecture tour with Qaisra Shahraz Website | More Information
Qaisra will talk about her work, read from her novels, including her latest work 'Revolt' and ' A Pair of Jeans & other stories'. She will discuss her writing life in Manchester from the age of 14, growing up as a migrant in Britain, with multiple identities, and how and why her country of (...)
Friday 15
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Faith in Motion: Religion in the 21st Century More Information
The twenty-first century is often characterised as an era of unprecedented mobility and interconnectivity, but it is also marked by efforts to reinforce national borders and curtail human movement. Paradoxes of mobility and immobility in our increasingly unequal world come into sharp focus when (...)
Friday 22
13:00 - EVENT - RESCHEDULED: ‘Making the Links’ Roundtable: Building Research Teams and Partnerships in the Humanities and Social Sciences : Learn how to develop multi-partner projects and build collaborative relationships from some of UWA's leading ARC Linkage winners. More Information
Some of the University’s most successful ARC Linkage grant winners from the Faculties of Arts, Business, Education and Law will come together to discuss how they developed multi-partner projects and built collaborative relationships both within and outside academia. Members of the Research (...)


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