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Displaying from Friday, April 20, 2012
 April 2012
Friday 20
12:00 - EVENT - What Matters to Me and Why : Conversations with UWA Staff on what they care about Website | More Information
We invite you to listen and engage in a lunch time conversation with members of the UWA community on the topic of ‘what matters to me and why’. The next session is Friday 20th April 2012, 12-1.30pm at the seminar room on the 3rd floor of the Science Library.

At each session an invited (...)
Thursday 26
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Moral Pragmatism:Thin Universals and Thick Practices : Second in the 2012 series of the Three Universities Lectures Website | More Information
Given there is no consensus, in the history of philosophy or theology, about how a rational agent ought to solve complex moral dilemmas, Dr. Matthews will advocate that the thick theoretical differences that separate us are not as significant as the thin universals that unite us as rational moral (...)

16:00 - FREE LECTURE - Ethics Lecture : Moral Pragmatism: Thin Universals and Thick Practices Website | More Information
Given there is no consensus, in the history of philosophy or theology, about how a rational agent ought to solve complex moral dilemmas, Dr. Matthews will advocate that the thick theoretical differences that separate us are not as significant as the thin universals that unite us as rational moral (...)

 May 2012
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 (...)

 August 2012
Tuesday 14
12:00 - EVENT - "What Matters to me and why" : Conversations with UWA Academics about what really matters More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger AM FAA

When: Tuesday 14th August 2012, 12pm to 1.30pm

Where: Science Library – 3rd Floor Seminar Room

'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and conversations with UWA (...)
Thursday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The (mis)use of religion in justification of political violence: a comparative analysis Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Oliver P. Rafferty SJ Heythrop College, London University & 2012 St Thomas More College Chair in Jesuit Studies.

This lecture will look at religiously motivated violence in three historically conditioned phases and the attitude of religious authorities (...)

 September 2012
Monday 03
18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - UWA Extension - My turbulent lifelong romance with religion : with Richard Holloway Website | More Information
At fourteen, Richard Holloway left his working-class home north of Glasgow and travelled hundreds of miles to an English monastery to be trained for the priesthood. By twenty-five, he had been ordained and was working in the slums of Glasgow. In 2000 he controversially resigned as Bishop of (...)
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.
Friday 21
12:30 - FREE LECTURE - Reflections on the War on Terror : Ret'd Lt. Colonel Dan Mori , legal counsel for David Hicks, brings stories from the courts of human rights and military pressure. More Information
Jointly hosted by the Chaplain Rev Dr Ian Robinson and the Uniting Church Social Justice Board. Dan Mori is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. Mori was appointed by the United States Department of Defense to represent David Hicks in November 2003. He handled Hicks’ (...)

 October 2012
Friday 12
12:00 - EVENT - What matters to me and why : A conversation with Aviva Freilich Website | More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to me and why (with Aviva Freilich)

When: Friday 20 October 2012, 12pm-1.30pm

Where: Science Library – 3rd Floor Seminar Room

'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and conversations with UWA Academics. The talks (...)

 November 2012
Wednesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Cherishing our place: Do women have a special role? : Guest lecture by Professor Carmen Lawrence Website | More Information
There are two glaring omissions from orthodox models and theories of economic growth: the planet and the human families and communities which live within it. These models neglect the fact that the human economy is embedded in the biosphere which consists of living things, the products of living (...)
Monday 26
14:00 - STAFF EVENT - UWA Staff Retreat : two night residential retreat for rest,reflection and refocussing More Information
This in the fifth year of offering these end of year retreats for staff at UWA. The feedback from previous participants has been universally positive.

The format includes some reflection on poetry, time alone in silence (walking, resting, reading) and we also introduce a process for (...)

 March 2013
Tuesday 05
12:00 - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - UWA Atheist & Skeptic Society BBQGM : A barbecue and an Annual General Meeting rolled into one! Website | More Information
Like atheism? Like free food?

Well, do we have the event for YOU!

Meet the club and join us for a barbecue as we elect our Committee for 2013!

You can see where exactly we'll be on the following Google Map; https://goo.gl/maps/4YxHC (the blue marker)

The (...)
Thursday 14
12:00 - EVENT - What matters to me and why : a conversation with W/Prof Kadambot Siddique More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to me and Why (with W/Prof Kadambot H.M. Siddique)

'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 such factors continue to (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Evensong : Choral Evensong with the Winthrop Singers Website | More Information
Choral Evensong with the UWA Winthrop Singers. Feat. Farrant's "Canticles in G Minor" & Arvo Part's "The Woman With The Alabaster Brow."
Tuesday 19
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - School of Music presents: Research Seminar Series - Alexander Jensen Website | More Information
Alexander Jensen: Different ways of dealing with death: the relation between music and theology.

Different ways of dealing with death: the relation between music and theology Western music has always been a way of expressing that what is most important to men and women. In the past (...)
Thursday 21
18:00 - EVENT - Evensong : Choral Evensong with the Winthrop Singers Website | More Information
Choral Evensong with the UWA Winthrop Singers. Feat. Gibbon's "Short Service" and Weelke's "Hosanna to the Son of David."
Wednesday 27
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What Ever Happened to Professional Ethics : Recovering an Ethic of Vocation in an Age of 'Values'. An ETHOS event Website | More Information
Ian packer is the deputy director of ETHOS and a frequent contributor to publications on critical issues. Ethos is a national network of outstanding Christian thinkers and activists drawn together into a series of standing think-tanks. ETHOS is committed to ongoing, in-depth analysis of critical (...)
Thursday 28
21:30 - EVENT - Evensong : Choral Evensong with the Winthrop Singers Website | More Information
Choral Evensong celebration for Maundy Thursday, with the UWA Winthrop Singers. Feat. Tallis' "In Jejunio et Fletu" & Lotti's "Crucifixus."

 April 2013
Friday 05
8:30 - STAFF EVENT - UWA Staff Quiet Day More Information
Quiet Day for UWA Staff – Friday 5th April 2013 Set on a lovely bush block these Quiet Day provides some space to 'be alone' in the company of other UWA academics and professional staff with the intention of marking out some good quality thinking/reflection time.

There is no formal 'co (...)


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