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Displaying from Thursday, June 28, 2012
 June 2012
Friday 29
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Opposition to Portraiture in Islamic Art : Public talk with Art Gallery WA Director Dr Stefano Carboni Website | More Information
It is commonplace to purport that Islamic art is non-representational because of a religious ban on figurative expressions. Although this statement is far from being comprehensive or entirely true, the opposition to the figurative arts is a constant feature in the landscape of Islamic art (...)
Saturday 30
14:00 - EXHIBITION - Jimmy Pike Artlines - You Call it Desert, We Used to Live There : Exhibition Focus Day More Information
Following the official opening of Jimmy Pike’s Artlines: You call it desert, we used to live there, the Berndt Museum will be hosting an exhibition focus day. This will provide members of the public the opportunity to witness spectacular music and dance performances as well as to hear from the (...)

 July 2012
Wednesday 04
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Crossing Country: Jimmy Pike and his Artline drawings Website | More Information
Join Dr John Stanton, Curatorial Director of the Berndt Museum, for a talk on the current exhibition - previously unseen works on paper by distinguished Walmajarri artist Jimmy Pike, c.1940 – 2002.

Pike is best known for his paintings in acrylics on canvas. He also produced a large (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment of Large-Scale Coastal and Marine Infrastructure Developments in WA. Website | More Information
Western Australia is undergoing a significant ‘mining boom’. The primary commodities driving that boom are iron-ore and oil and gas. These commodities are destined for export by sea and require the creation of new ports in green fields sites, and expansions of most of the existing ones.

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Thursday 05
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - The Biological Portrait : Public talk with SymbioticA Director Oron Catts Website | More Information
Oron Catts, Director of SymbioticA, will present a lecture on biological portraits at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, during which attendees will find petri dishes into which a personal flora of bacteria will be collected from each interested participant and cultured for a week in the laboratory (...)

18:00 - SCREENING - The Quest of Jimmy Pike (1990, 51 Minutes, G) : Free Film Screening More Information
The Quest of Jimmy Pike demonstrates the extraordinary life of internationally renowned artist Jimmy Pike, a Walmajarri man who became an artist through the most unlikely of circumstances. The film depicts Jimmy Pike’s introduction to art and the story behind the man that became an Australian icon (...)
Friday 06
18:00 - EVENT - Portraits in Guitar Website | More Information
In celebration of the magnificent exhibition Beyond Likeness: contemporary portraiture on show at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, join Western Australia’s own guitar specialist John Casey and his guitar ensemble in an intimate conversation that explores the aural portraits created by composers (...)
Monday 09
9:00 - EVENT - Campus Challenge : An exciting experience for year 11 and 12 students to experience life at uni More Information
Campus Challenge aims to provide high school students with the opportunity to experience different aspects of university life through participation in academic, sporting, recreational and social activities on campus at The University of Western Australia.

The main objective of the event (...)

16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - "India’s Enigmatic Policy towards Iran" by Professor P.R. Kumaraswamy : For close to a decade Iran has emerged as the most controversial and contested dimension of India’s foreign policy. The bonhomie that was visible following the end of the Cold War gave way to disputes, tensions and above all excessive US intervention. More Information
Synopsis: While some of the problems were external and hence beyond the control of both these countries, Iran has not been an easy customer and India’s ability to pursue energy security relations with Tehran has been compounded by a host of bilateral disputes and tension. Until Iran resolves its (...)

17:30 - SCREENING - Scarlet Road (Director's Cut) Screening and Q&A : Sex Work, Sexual Citizenship, Disability, Urban Planning Website | More Information
Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specialises in a long-overlooked clientele – people with disability. This screening will feature the Director's Cut of Scarlet Road (...)

17:30 - TALK - Biosecurity and Biosafety - The Balance Between New Knowledge and Dangerous Research More Information
Dr Harvey Rubin will present a seminar on bioterrorism (what is it and how do we recognize it?) and illustrate the ethical considerations for the modern scientist when conducting your own work. In his talk he will consider if changes to our current governance should be considered necessary for the (...)
Tuesday 10
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Faces of Family: A Conversation with Julie Dowling Website | More Information
Join renowned Western Australian artist Julie Dowling and Lee Kinsella, curator of Julie Dowling: Family and Friends, as they talk about Julie's auto-ethnographic approach to portraiture and the stories that resonate behind the works in the exhibition. Free event.

19:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - Friends of the Library Speaker : Passions for Learning More Information
Passions for Learning and of the Unreasonably Learned in the Eighteenth Century

The Dutch physician and Latin poet, Gerard Nicolaas Heerkens (1728-1801), published in Groningen in 1790 an expanded edition of his Latin didactic poem on ‘the health of men of letters’ (‘De valetudine (...)
Wednesday 11
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : A multi-dimensional approach to unraveling nonlinear internal wave dynamics Website | More Information
Nonlinear internal waves (NLIWs) travel long distances from their deep water generation sites in lakes and oceans, ultimately breaking where they shoal upon sloping topography. NLIW breaking leads to localized turbulent mixing and sediment resuspension, which influence biogeochemical cycles, and (...)
Friday 13
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Taking the non-human Other seriously: exploring alterity through the aesthetics of care : Public talk with Biological Arts PhD candidateTarsh Bates Website | More Information
Tarsh Bates is a PhD candidate at SymbioticA. During this seminar she will present her proposal for her PhD research in which she will describe her intention to explore the complexities and contradictions of human relationships with two non-vertebrate organisms, bees and the single-celled yeast (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Brass Feast More Information
In collaboration with The University Club of Western Australia, The School of Music proudly presents Brass Royalty and World Artists Robert and David Childs. Joined on stage by Perth’s own Royal Agricultural Society Brass Band of WA, these world-renowned Euphonium players are both in high demand (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Role of the Ocean in Human Evolution, History and Future Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Carlos M. Duarte, Director, The UWA Oceans Institute.

In this lecture, Professor Duarte will develop a case for the existence of a long relationship, at the deepest possible level, between humans and the ocean and submit that the depth of this relationship (...)
Wednesday 18
12:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - UWA Extension - Lunch with Richard Ford : Sponsored by the the Faculty of Arts and the Chair of Australian Literature, UWA Website | More Information
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of the Sportswriter trilogy, Richard Ford over lunch as he discusses his latest work, Canada. In Canada, Ford has created a masterpiece. A visionary novel of vast landscapes, complex identities and fragile humanity. It questions the fine line between (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Environmental Engineering in the Oil and Gas Industry Website | More Information
The size and complexity of exploration, development and production of oil and gas lends itself to numerous opportunities for environmental engineers to influence engineering design in order to minimise the impact on the environment. This presentation will discuss the lifecycle of a typical oil and (...)
Thursday 19
13:30 - EVENT - The UWA Institute of Agriculture Industry Forum 2012 : Foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agri-business: challenges and opportunities Website | More Information
Join us in an afternoon of information and debate about one of agriculture's hottest current topics: Prominent industry leaders will discuss foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agri-business, its challenges, opportunities and its potential impacts on farming families and (...)


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