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Displaying from Wednesday, October 01, 2014
 October 2014
Thursday 02
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents - Percussion & Piano Spectacular Website | More Information
This October musicians from across Australia and New Zealand will come together for a piano and percussion spectacular featuring Steve Reich’s mesmerizing Sextet for marimbas, vibraphones and keyboards.

Players from the University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Academy (...)
Friday 03
19:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents - Assembled! Chamber Music Prize Winners Website | More Information
Join the staff and students of the School of Music to hear the finalists of the Chamber Music Prize Week.

UWA students will be joined by special guest performers from the WA Young Artists Chamber Music Program (WAYACHAMP).

A fantastic way to start your weekend!

Tic (...)
Tuesday 07
11:00 - FESTIVAL - 2014 UWA Mental Health Day : Join in to raise awareness & promote the mental health of those studying & working in higher education Website | More Information
The Health Promotion Unit & Student Guild will be hosting the inaugural Australian and New Zealand University Mental Health Day (ANZUMHD) on October 7 as part of UWA Mental Health Week, to raise awareness and promote the mental health of those who study and work in higher education. Over 30 (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Laughter Yoga for students and staff : Free Laughter Yoga workshop as part of UWA Mental Health Week Website | More Information
Come and have a giggle and let off steam at the free Laughter Yoga workshop hosted by the Health Promotion Unit as part of the UWA Mental Health Week. Janni Goss from Laugh WA will teach you how to giggle your way to stress relief! Spaces are limited so register today!

13:00 - EXPO - Mini pop-up Postgraduate Expo : Mini Postgraduate Expo on Tuesday 7 October between 1-2pm in the Bayliss Building More Information
Missed out on the Postgrad & Honours Expo? No problem! Come along to our mini pop-up Postgrad Expo on 7 October between 1-2pm in the Bayliss Bldg. Staff from eight faculties will be there to answer your questions about postgraduate study - and to hand out free pizza!

16:30 - Masterclass - School of Music and MusicaViva presents - Masterclass with the Borodin Quartet More Information
The School of Music and MusicaViva are delighted to be welcoming members of the legendary Borodin String Quartet to UWA for a Masterclass with UWA School of Music Students.

Masterclasses are an invaluable experience for our young musicians who are honing their craft, but are also an (...)
Friday 10
11:00 - SEMINAR - Anthropology & Sociology Seminar Series 2014: Charmaine Lim, PhD Candidate in Anthropology & Sociology and Oliver Laing, PhD Candidate in Anthropology & Sociology/Political Science More Information
Charmaine Lim Title: Imagining Home & Constructing Identity: Transnationalism & Diaspora amongst Filipinos in Australia

As Basch, Glick Schiller and Blanc have argued, “those who must live across borders may come to see themselves as perpetually unauthentic” (1994: 242). The (...)

13:30 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Design by Disasters: Seismic Architecture and Cultural Adaptation to Earthquakes from Europe to Asia More Information
It is nearly 15 years since Dennis Mileti published Disasters by Design: a Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States, a title by which he somewhat ironically inferred that many disasters were the predictable result of interactions of hazards, communities and the physical infrastructure (...)

18:30 - TALK - Twilight Drinks with Dual Olympian, Richard Pengelly : "Future Talent - Nurture It Now": How can we provide positive environments to help young adults prosper and realise their true potential in life? Website | More Information
Join us for what promises to be a fascinating presentation from Richard Pengelly, Dual Olympian and Chairman of True Blue Dreaming, a not-for-profit youth and community development mentoring program which seeks to link university students as mentors to educationally disadvantaged youth and children (...)
Tuesday 14
15:00 - Lecture-performance - School of Music Presents : World Musician Vickneswaran Ramakrishnan Website | More Information
Presented as part of the World Musician in Residence Program (made possible by a generous donation from a private donor to the School of Music) we are pleased to welcome Vickneswaran Ramakrishnan (tabla) and Praashekh Borkar (sarod) in a workshop-performance focussing on Hindustani classical music (...)

18:00 - FREE LECTURE - Banning the Burqa is not the Answer : This lecture will discuss the place of the burqa in Australian society. Website | More Information
The place of the Islamic face veil in public places has again arisen as an issue for debate in Australia. Politicians from all sides have variously called for its banning, called it confronting or appealed to liberal values in defence of freedom of choice. In light of the recent debates it is time (...)

18:00 - SEMINAR - Japan Careers Seminar - Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Alumni Association in WA : Hear from graduates working in Japan-related fields! Find out about possible career pathways. Website | More Information
The Japan Careers Seminar has been organised by the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Alumni Association in WA with the support of the Consulate General of Japan in Perth, for over 20 years. There are approximately 500 JET alumni in WA and many of them continue to work in Japan-related fields (...)
Thursday 16
8:00 - CONFERENCE - 2nd Oceans Institute Postgraduate Conference Website | More Information
The conference will provide a platform to discuss and present the latest research from OI Post Grads. Different laboratories will introduce the in house research facilities at UWA and time will be allocated during the conference for ‘speed dating’ sessions - one on ones with current post docs (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Megaliths, Astronomical Alignments, and Stone Palaces in Guangxi, China, (or Turning Archaeological Lemons into Lemonade) More Information
In June 2014, six researchers in archaeology and ancient languages, were asked to participate in an independent review of interpretations made by an English-American historical linguist working in Pingguo County, Guangxi, China. He had interpreted rocks and features as being aligned with stars as (...)

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents : Assembled! Ukulele & Rumba Percussion Website | More Information
The School of Music offers a number of stimulating and enjoyable broadening units for all undergraduates studying at UWA.

Come and hear part of the wealth of musical talent on campus in this concert featuring our brand new ensembles for Semester 2 - the Ukulele Ensemble & Rumba (...)
Friday 17
11:00 - SEMINAR - Anthropology & Sociology Seminar Series 2014 - Associate Professor Shino Konishi – History, School of Humanities and School of Indigenous Studies: Gogy’s attachment to Barrallier: Indigenous intermediaries in colonial NSW More Information
This paper is a work in progress examining Francis Barrallier’s 1802 expedition to discover a means of crossing the Blue Mountains. Barrallier’s was not the first unsuccessful attempt to cross the mountains which had thus far served as the impenetrable boundary of the Port Jackson colony. However (...)

17:00 - FREE LECTURE - CMSS Panel Discussion: The Role of Political Leadership in Building Communal Harmony : A panel of distinguished political leaders will discuss the role of political leadership in fostering and sustaining communal harmony. Website | More Information
The Australian Government’s decision to elevate the threat level of violent extremism in the country against the backdrop of the developments in Iraq and Syria has reignited debates on the place of Muslims and Islam in Australia. The feeling of being victimised among some Muslim minority groups (...)
Saturday 18
19:30 - CONCERT - Artistry! Innovation : The exceptional ability of young emerging artists and their passion for music will always create an extraordinary experience for concertgoers. Website | More Information
A specially commissioned piece for the School of Music, made possible by a donor, will see a world premiere by internationally renowned Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe performed alongside his monumental work Memento Mori. The concert will coincide with UWA's Institute of Advanced Studies' (...)
Tuesday 21
13:00 - Colloquium - Accessing groups in working memory More Information
Theories of working memory (particularly serial recall) have assumed that people structure information in a hierarchical fashion. I’ll discuss some recent research asking how people access this hierarchically structured information. Evidence from experiments manipulating the grouping of information (...)
Friday 24
13:30 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : The Olympic Economy in China More Information
The Olympic Games, as a mega event, can potentially have a significant economic impact on the host city and, for the smaller countries, on the host nation as a whole. While the event itself will only last for a few weeks, its preparations commence up to a decade beforehand and may entail (...)

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