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Displaying from Tuesday, October 01, 2013
 October 2013
Wednesday 16
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Centenary Celebration of Archbishop Riley : Afternoon and evening of events to mark Archbishop Riley's vital contribution to the founding of UWA and St George's College. Website | More Information
Join us in acknowlegement of Archbishop Riley, a key figure in the foundation of the University, the second Vice Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, first Warden of the UWA Convocation and co-founder of St George's College. It will be an afternoon and evening of events to mark (...)

 November 2013
Saturday 09
8:00 - EVENT - Mental Health seminar : A multidisciplinary Mental Health education seminar. Website | More Information
Almost half the Australian population will experience a mental disorder at some point in their lives. The UWA CPD ‘Mental Health’ seminar will provide a forum for discussion and debate around key issues in mental health in Western Australia. It will bring together experts in the field, consumers (...)

 December 2013
Thursday 12
19:00 - EVENT - University Carols Service : A Service of Readings and Carols at St. George's College Chapel Website | More Information
Members of the UWA community, family and friends are invited to a traditional service of readings, carols and hymns at the Chapel of St. George's College on Thursday 12th December at 7pm. The choir is the UWA Winthrop Singers.

The event is free and we invite a donation which will be (...)

 March 2014
Friday 21
12:30 - EVENT - Harmony Day : An annual event celebrating cultural, linguistic and religious diversity More Information
Harmony Day is an annual event in the UWA calendar that provides an opportunity to affirm and celebrate cultural, linguistic and religious diversity in the campus community.

The Vice-Chancellor, Winthrop Professor Paul Johnson, invites you to join him in the Tropical Grove to hear guest (...)
Tuesday 25
17:00 - EVENT - Meditation : An introduction to meditation in the Christian tradition Website | More Information
Most forms of meditation seek to develop the discipline and practice of attention. The distinctive aim of Christian meditation is to let go of the busy preoccupations of the ego and, in the way of Jesus, attend to the gracious presence of God in the depth of silence. Because 'God is love’ (...)

 April 2014
Wednesday 02
13:00 - EVENT - Meditation : An introduction to meditation in the Christian tradition Website | More Information
Most forms of meditation seek to develop the discipline and practice of attention. The distinctive aim of Christian meditation is to let go of the busy preoccupations of the ego and, in the way of Jesus, attend to the gracious presence of God in the depth of silence. Because ‘God is love’ (...)
Tuesday 15
12:00 - EVENT - What Matters to Me and Why? : A conversation with Mrya Keep, School of Earth and Environment 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 such factors continue to shape people's lives and academic work.

Professor Keep will share some of her (...)
Wednesday 16
10:00 - EVENT - Walk the Labyrinth : Contemplative walk on the Oak Lawn More Information
A labyrinth is an ancient contemplative walking path. You are invited to walk the labynth set up on the Oak Lawn on Wednesday 16th April 10am to 2.30pm. Sponsored by UWA Chaplaincy

 May 2014
Thursday 01
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 (...)
Monday 12
12:00 - Art Exhibition - The Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition : A compelling fine art exhibition reflecting the human rights situation in China (Free event) Website | More Information
The Art of Zhen Shan Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance) takes viewers through the story of Falun Dafa - from its introduction to the public in 1992, through the beauty and enlightenment of the practice, to the unjust and unrelenting persecution, moving forward through the peaceful (...)
Tuesday 13
13:00 - EVENT - Meditation : Half hour contemplative centering prayer More Information
Half an hour of silent meditation - also called 'contemplative' or 'centering' prayer. Tuesdays at 1pm in the university chapel (Law Link building, near the Law Library) commencing on 13th May.

This kind of prayer originates with the Christian Desert Fathers and Mothers of Egypt in the (...)
Wednesday 14
12:00 - TALK - What Matters to Me and Why? : A lunch time conversation with Professor Mark Randolph More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to Me and Why (with Professor Mark Randolph, WA Scientist of the Year, 2013)

'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 (...)
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
Wednesday 23
8:30 - EVENT - UWA Quiet Day for Staff : Collegiality and Silence for Reflection More Information
Set on a lovely bush block in Mundaring this Quiet Day provides 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 are no formal presentations and no flip charts or (...)

 September 2014
Tuesday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Over diagnosis and over treatment of mental illnesses Website | More Information
An On the Edge Lecture by Jon Jureidini, child psychiatrist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide.

Over diagnosis and overtreatment are dangerous, not just because of the possible adverse effects of unnecessary interventions, but because they detract from autonomous citizenship.
Tuesday 30
8:30 - EVENT - Quiet Day : for UWA staff More Information
Set on a lovely bush block in Mundaring (Nathanael’s Rest Retreat Centre) this Quiet Day provides 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 are no formal (...)


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