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 March 2018
Tuesday 20
13:00 - TALK - Autism from people not just textbooks More Information
Robyn Steward is a researcher, author, educator and campaigner on the autism spectrum and passionate about including the perspectives of people on the autism spectrum in research, especially on topics which are important to them. She endeavours to ensure these perspectives are heard by the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Knowing Autism Website | More Information
A public lecture by Liz Pellicano, Professor of Educational Studies, Macquarie University.

In this presentation, Liz will argue that truly understanding autism – knowing autism – requires both objective and subjective understandings, experiences and expertise, that is, listening (...)
Wednesday 21
17:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Converge | Megan Barbetti (flute) Website | More Information
Join us each week for a delightful musical surprise!

From young artist-led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind-the scenes workshops, lectures and masterclasses, these free weekly musical experiences will delight all music lovers.

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Thursday 22
16:00 - Moved Reading - 'Romeo & Juliet', by William Shakespeare : CMEMS Moved Readings Project Website | More Information
As part of the 'Moved Readings Project', the play will be read on the New Fortune stage with the help of willing students, staff, friends and family. No experience is required, as the readings will take place with script in hand! We hope to provide a dynamic learning space that creates a fun and (...)
Friday 23
12:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Gothic Origins of Melodrama and Its Music’ : A CMEMS Seminar More Information
This seminar is about the Gothic origins of melodrama and its music, but more broadly it is about what it means to discover something in the archive or the library. While there will be no murder in this gothic tale of lost origins, there is at least one mystery involving an old manuscript. Beyond (...)

18:15 - SCREENING - In Pursuit Of Harmony: Premier Screening of the first ever Documentary Film: Exploring the Ancient Game of Go “The Surrounding Game” More Information
Dear colleagues, The W.A. Migration Research Network (MRN), the UWA School of Social Sciences and the Migration, Mobilities and Belonging Network (MMoB) have great pleasure in inviting you to mark Harmony Week with us. In Pursuit Of Harmony: Premier Screening of the first ever Documentary Film: (...)
Saturday 24
15:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Banchieri's Festino Website | More Information
Celebrate Banchieri’s 400th anniversary in a unique concert experience featuring the Conservatorium’s newest voice ensemble – Concordia Vocalis.

Joined by percussion, guitar and brass students, with narration by Italian Studies students, Banchieri’s Festino (Festival for the Evening of (...)

 April 2018
Wednesday 04
8:30 - EVENT - UWA Staff Quiet Day : A contemplative space for teachers, researchers and general staff More Information
Quiet Day for UWA Staff – Wednesday 4th April 2018, 8.30am – 4.00pm Set on a lovely bush block in Mundaring, the 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.
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Resisting the Orientalization of the Enemy: Korean Americans, Japanese American Incarceration, and Moral Imagination on the Homefront during World War II Website | More Information
A public lecture by Lili M. Kim, Associate Professor of History and Global Migrations, School of Critical Social Inquiry, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA and 2017-2018 Fulbright Senior Scholar, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea.

World War II, often referred (...)
Thursday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Allegories for Meditation and Self-Reflection in the Elite Renaissance Home Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Elizabeth Reid, Researcher in the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

The paintings that decorated the Renaissance home were not solely intended for aesthetic appreciation, but for moral instruction. This talk will take a small selection of the (...)
Saturday 07
10:00 - EVENT - Public Speaking with Confidence and Credibility : Seminar Website | More Information
Although the benefits of being an engaging and confident speaker are endless, research indicates that public speaking is something most people fear more than death! During this highly interactive workshop led by Shona Rowan, you will learn a range of tools and techniques to maximise your personal (...)
Monday 09
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Rheology Fundamentals for Slurries and Pastes Workshop : The course will focus on identifying what information is required, how to interpret measured data and how to apply to new system design and existing operations. Website | More Information
An understanding of slurry and paste rheology or fluid flow, dewatering including thickening and filtration and surface chemistry/rheology interrelationships is fundamental to slurry system design, optimal operation and risk management. Investment into understanding slurry fundamentals is often (...)
Tuesday 10
8:00 - COURSE - Is the Future Filtered? Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course : Drawing on experiences from a number of operational filtered tailings facilities, the short course will discuss available technologies, appropriate test programmes to determine relevant design parameters, operational challenges and cost comparisons. Website | More Information
Thickening of mine tailings is now going beyond the use of large, deep thickeners and addressing a new challenge – filtration of tailings to produce a low water content material that should pose much lower environmental and safety risks than most conventional TSFs. Tailings filtration provides many (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Love in Times of War: war wives and widows in Shakespeare Website | More Information
A public lecture by Bob White, Professor of English and Cultural Studies, UWA.

The subject of war in Elizabethan literature, and Shakespeare’s plays in particular, has attracted sustained attention from a variety of perspectives. However, it is usually treated in the light of military man (...)
Wednesday 11
8:00 - SEMINAR - 21st International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings : This seminar represents a valuable opportunity for academics, designers, practitioners, consultants and suppliers to discuss best practice, improved methods and technology, all with an emphasis on safety, efficiency and environmental impact. Website | More Information
The Australian Centre for Geomechanics initiated the series of international seminars on Paste and Thickened Tailings (P&TT) in 1999. Since then the seminars have become an influential and respected annual event which provides an excellent forum to bring together tailings and mine waste (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future Website | More Information
A public lecture by Mark McKenna, Research Fellow, History, University of Sydney.

The UWA Institute of Advanced Studies, City of Perth Library and Boffins Books are pleased to present Mark McKenna, author of 'Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future' in 'Quarterly Essay 69'.
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Thursday 12
12:00 - SEMINAR - Emotions in a Miracle of St Rose: An Italian Eighteenth-Century Notary Source : A CHE/CMEMS/Italian Studies Seminar Website | More Information
This seminar will discuss the results of a study of an unpublished Italian notarial source, known as the ‘Miracles of Fabriano’. It contains insights into the religious sentiments and emotional responses of worshippers who were granted miracles from St Rose of Viterbo in the period between 1738 and (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Beautiful Florentines: perfumes, powders and paint in the Renaissance Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Evelyn Welch, Provost (Arts & Sciences), King’s College London.

The portraits of Renaissance men and women show unblemished skin, smooth, well-groomed hair and strong, handsome physiques. Women were all shown with pale white complexions while the men all (...)
Thursday 26
16:00 - Moved Reading - (bad) 'Hamlet', by William Shakespeare : CMEMS Moved Readings Project Website | More Information
As part of the 'Moved Readings Project', the play will be read on the New Fortune stage with the help of willing students, staff, friends and family. No experience is required, as the readings will take place with script in hand! We hope to provide a dynamic learning space that creates a fun and (...)
Monday 30
18:00 - EVENT - R Basics Evening Course Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. This course is designed for those who have little to no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics.

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