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 August 2019
Monday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Why "home" matters the most for people on the move Website | More Information
A public lecture by Paolo Boccagni, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Trento, Italy and 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

All across social sciences and humanities, "home" has emerged as a unique research topic, despite its inherent ambiguity (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Anthropology and Sociology Public Lecture More Information
All across social sciences and humanities, “home” has emerged as a unique research topic, despite its inherent ambiguity, as it bridges a variety of divides - public vs private, material vs immaterial, descriptive vs prescriptive, “us” vs “them”. However, under conditions of displacement and large-s (...)
Tuesday 27
10:00 - SEMINAR - Should we say sorry? An examination of the treatment of people of Chinese cultural heritage in Western Australia between 1820s and 1970s. More Information
People of Chinese cultural heritage has been part of the history of Western Australia since the proclamation of the Swan River Colony. They in the past were subjected to certain policies, which were legal but arguably unjust in light of contemporary societal attitude towards equality and fairness (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Anthropology and Sociology Research Workshop More Information
Interested Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers whose research engages with themes of migration, home, identity and belonging are invited to attend a special research workshop with Professor Paolo Boccagni. Participants will give brief presentations summarising their research on these (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - UWA Music presents: Research | Callaway Centre Seminar Series : Music Students' Society: The Great Debate More Information
A free weekly seminar series, with presenters from within UWA and from the wider community.

This week the Music Students' Society hosts a staff versus student 3-on-3 debate, tackling the twisty conundrum: 'Should music be political?'

Further information at music.uwa.edu.au

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Constructing the Baroque: women artisans on building sites in the seventeenth-century Vatican and Rome Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Nicoletta Marconi, University of Roma Tor Vergata and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

The contribution of female artists and craftswomen to the history of construction in early modern Rome forms an understudied part of the development of (...)
Wednesday 28
8:30 - CONFERENCE - WA Migration and Mobilities Update : ‘Belonging in Western Australia: Addressing Migrant and Refugee Inclusion’ Website | More Information
This year the Update tackles the important question of belonging, with the theme ‘Belonging in Western Australia: Addressing Migrant and Refugee Inclusion’. Each year around 200,000 people move permanently to Australia, and many more come temporarily for work or education – how are we, as a (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Critical Care. Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet Website | More Information
A public lecture by Elke Krasny, Professor for Art and Education, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

In medical terms critical care, also known as intensive care, is a specialized branch of medicine dedicated to diagnosing and treating life-threatening conditions. For this lecture, this term (...)
Thursday 29
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Centre Stage | The Romantic Chamber Choir - Con-Cantorum More Information
The Romantic choral repertoire did not always use massed forces. Join Con-Cantorum as they perform 19th-century mini masterpieces by well-loved and lesser known composers.

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Friday 30
11:00 - SEMINAR - The transmission of the intangible cultural heritage of porcelain production in mid to late 20th Century China (1950 - 2000) More Information
Traditional forms of craftsmanship and craft production are types of intangible cultural heritage (ICH), and their survival has been challenged by urbanisation, industrialisation, and globalisation. This urgency motivates my doctoral research on heritage craft production in China, with the aim of (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Lunchtime Concert | The Winthrop Singers More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from with the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

This week we shine a spotlight on The Winthrop Singers led by Nicholas Bannan to present a stunning program of choral (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series : Marginality and the X Factor: Assessing the Applicability of the Zomia Hypothesis in the Context of Archipelagic Southeast Asia More Information
This paper begins with a critique of the marginality concept proposed by von Braun and Gatzweiler in Marginality: Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology due to its neglect of dimensions of local agency. It then proceeds to consider Scott’s rethinking of peripheral societies in (...)

 September 2019
Tuesday 03
13:00 - SEMINAR - Communication breakdown in the governance of vaccine acceptance: the road to mandatory vaccination in Italy More Information
Italy’s extension of mandatory vaccination in 2017 was a response to a public health crisis many years in the making. Vaccination rates had been in steady decline for half a decade, culminating in a measles epidemic. With existing studies demonstrating the role of vaccine hesitancy, this study (...)

14:15 - SEMINAR - Media and Communication Seminar Series 2019 : ‘At the Movies: Film Reviewing, Screenwriting and the Shaping of Screen Culture’ More Information
At the Movies was a movie reviewing program that ran on the ABC between 2004 and 2014. Prior to that it was known as The Movie Show on SBS. Its presenters Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton co-hosted the programs for a total of 28 years. This presentation reports on research into At the Movies (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - UWA Music presents: Research | Callaway Centre Seminar Series : Until Death: Barbara Strozzi Lecture-recital More Information
A free weekly seminar series, with presenters from within UWA and from the wider community.

Honours student Hannah Tungate presents her research on the legendary 1600s singer and composer, Barbara Strozzi, and her cantata 'Sino alla morte'.

Further information at music.uwa.edu (...)

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? (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Main Stage | Golden Years More Information
In this exhilarating concert we present a selection of 20th and 21st century orchestral showpieces that challenge perceptions and inspire performers and audience alike.

KATY ABBOTT Introduced Species

JAMES LEDGER Golden Years: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra with soloist (...)
Friday 06
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series 2019 : LEARNING FROM ‘POSITIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DEVIANTS’ TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION IN INDONESIA. More Information
Various countries, including Indonesia, have developed environmental education (EE) to create environmentally responsible citizens in response to the growing challenges of environmental degradation and destruction caused by humanity. While there are many individuals who show irresponsible behaviour (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Can first language use improve foreign language performance? More Information
Abstract

This talk will bring together findings from two studies at Curtin University on the impact of allowing learners to plan for a communicative task in their first language (L1) as opposed to their foreign language (L2). The relative benefits will be discussed in terms of fluency (...)


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