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 April 2016
Saturday 30
9:30 - TUTORIAL - The insider's guide to Versailles Website | More Information
Take a peek inside the exclusive world of Versailles, a lavish palace complex that housed the cream of the French aristocracy during the ancien regime. Discover the history, politics, the intrigues, and the garden and palace spaces where monarchs, elites and commoners mingled. We will explore the (...)

14:30 - EVENT - Literary High Tea: Julian Bolleter : Julian Bolleter talks urban design and city planning at UWA Publishing's next Literary High Tea. Website | More Information
Professor Julian Bolleter talks on the topic of his book, Take me to the River: The Story of Perth's Foreshore, at UWA Publishing and the University Club's next Literary High Tea.

 May 2016
Sunday 01
10:00 - EVENT - School of Music presents - WA Day of Percussion Website | More Information
Featuring performances and open workshops by local specialists and internationals guest artists from Africa and the USA in drumset, orchestral percussion, percussion theatre and gesture, marimba technique, Zimbabwean mbira (thumb piano), African sabre drumming, Balinese gamelan and more.

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Tuesday 03
13:00 - SEMINAR - The Detection of Gravitational Waves : The Detection of Gravitational Waves More Information
The quest for gravitational waves began with Einstein’s prediction exactly 100 years ago. The first experimental search began in 1960. From 1970 onwards the gravitational wave spectrum was mapped out theoretically. Misunderstandings and false claims of detection have created scepticism and hampered (...)
Wednesday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Marine Renewable Energy: Technology, Opportunities and Challenges Website | More Information
A public lecture by Guy Houlsby, Professor of Civil Engineering, Oxford University.

Wind, wave and tide are all potential sources of renewable energy, and the industries to exploit them are at different stages of maturity. Offshore wind is already well developed, with the UK for instance (...)
Thursday 05
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Homo cantans; Reverse-engineering the evolution of the human singing voice More Information
Developments in several disciplines over the last few decades have initiated a re-examination of Darwin’s conjecture, arising from both his theories of natural and sexual selection, that a capacity for vocal music evolved in humans prior to language and, indeed, presented the articulatory and aural (...)
Friday 06
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents - Free Lunchtime Concert: UWA Winds & Brass Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

Featuring the UWA Brass Ensemble directed by Liam O'Malley (WASO) and the UWA Wind Orchestra directed by Head of School Dr Alan Lourens.

13:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : The (Re)Construction of Western Conceptions of Outdoor Leisure in Post-Mao Urban China More Information
Drawing on three months of fieldwork in the cities of Guangzhou, Chengdu and Xuchang, this presentation explores a Chinese version of outdoor leisure called huwai xiuxian. Outdoor leisure has been booming over the last three decades, not only as a new form of holiday making among the urban middle-cl (...)

17:25 - EVENT - School of Music presents - [email protected]: The Darlington Trio Website | More Information
The ideal way to start your weekend, [email protected] offers unique musical experiences to delight all music lovers. See young artists be inspired through a variety of masterclasses, workshops, pre-concert talks, lectures and Q&A sessions. Delve deep into music or simply enjoy a free informal (...)
Saturday 07
12:00 - EVENT - 2016 Chinese Bridge_Chinese Speaking Competition : The “Hanyu Qiao” (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition is an annual world-wide Chinese speaking and performance competition. Website | More Information
The “Hanyu Qiao” (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition is an annual world-wide Chinese speaking and performance competition. The competition is organised by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban). The theme for this year’s competition is “Dreams Enlighten the Future”. The regional (...)
Tuesday 10
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : The battle of Gallipoli 1416 and its consequences for Venetians and Ottomans More Information
On May 29, 1416, a Venetian fleet that was escorting an ambassador to the Ottoman Sultan was attacked by a larger number of Turkish vessels off the harbour of Gallipoli, on the eastern side of the Gallipoli peninsula. The Venetians destroyed the Turkish fleet, and killed so many of its sailors and (...)
Wednesday 11
9:30 - EVENT - Ambassadors' Dialogue with Ambassador Cynthia P. Schneider and the Hon. Kim Beazley, AC : Will the real USA and Australia please stand up? Website | More Information
The Perth USAsia Centre in collaboration with the Australian American Leadership Dialogue are delighted to invite you to participate in our Ambassadors' Dialogue with Ambassador Cynthia P. Schneider and the former Ambassador to the U.S., The Hon. Kim Beazley on Wednesday, 11 May from 9.30am – (Light (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Limits of Tolerance: arguments for and against religious violence in the High Middle Ages Website | More Information
Public lecture by Michael Barbezat, Postdoctoral Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

In this presentation, Michael Barbezat will argue that medieval calls for divinely sanctioned murder relied heavily upon a discourse of love. He will follow the use of the (...)
Thursday 12
9:00 - EXPO - Perth Careers Expo : Meet the UWA Future Students team at Perth's largest Careers Expo Website | More Information
Come and check out the UWA stand at the Perth Careers Expo and discover how we can help you to achieve your study and career goals.

DATES: Thursday 12 - Sunday 15 May 2016

TIMES: Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday 10:00am - 4:00p (...)

10:30 - TALK - Identity and Representation in Contemporary Art : A conversation with multi-media artist Khaled Sabsabi Website | More Information
The UWA Cultural Precinct and the Institute of Advanced Studies are pleased to invite you to a conversation with multi-media artist Khaled Sabsabi.

How do we curate diverse stories, voices and languages of so-called marginalised people in Australian society? This Conversation with Khaled (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Rock Art Use and Abuse in South Africa Today More Information
South Africa is unique in the contemporary world in that it uses indigenous rock art images in its major national symbols. For example rock art appears at the heart of the national coat-of-arms and on all banknotes. One can judge whether a banknote is genuine by folding it and seeing whether the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Motivation in Learning, Work and Wellbeing: research and practice from the perspective of self-determination theory Website | More Information
Public lecture by Professor Richard M. Ryan, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Australian Catholic University and 2016 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

Dr Ryan will present research based on self-determination theory (SDT) concerning how managers, teachers, coaches (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Hearing the Unheard, Seeing the Unseen. A Man’s Journey to Better Understanding the Challenges Facing Australia in the 21st Century. : The 2016 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration by Lieutenant General David Lindsay Morrison AO (Retd). Website | More Information
David Morrison will ask the question 'are we the best we can be?' If we are not the best we can be, what do we have to do to make us so?

As Chief of Army, David was forced to ask these questions of the Australian Army and it has set him on a course to urge reform not only for the (...)
Thursday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Gallop House / Nanulgarup Uncovering Perth’s Multi-Cultural Past More Information
Notionally, Gallop House, Dalkeith, WA is a heritage-listed colonial house built c. 1873on the banks of Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River).However, the house is just one extant part of a wider, multi-ethnic colonial landscape. Settled by Adam Armstrong in 1831 CE, the property has had multiple owners (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - PUBLIC TALK : China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Game Changer in the Region?" More Information
CMSS and AIIA WA public talk by Mr Anwaar Ul Haq, Spokesperson for Balochistan government, Pakistan, on "China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Game Changer in the Region?"


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