UWA Institute of Advanced Studies


Crawley WA  6009

Phone: 08 6488 1340

UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

The Institute of Advanced Studies arranges free lectures by prominent local, national and international speakers that can be attended by members of the public. We also host regular masterclasses by leading Australian and visiting scholars who discuss their own research and broader topics of interest with postgraduate students and early-career researchers.

Other regular IAS activities include hosting conversations, symposia, roundtables and workshops with distinguished visitors for academic staff from various departments.

The Facebook page for the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) at The University of Western Australia (UWA).

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) enhances the research profile of the University by raising awareness of and encouraging debate on contemporary issues. Throughout the year we host lectures, talks and events to promote the wider dissemination of ide

To promote the recognition of The University of Western Australia in its mission of achieving international excellence by initiating strategies that:

*encourage cross-disciplinary research;

*encourage distinguished scholars to visit the University and

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Founded: 2000

Categories: College & University, School, University

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Savonarola and Botticelli

Savonarola and Botticelli
06:00 pm - 16 May 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Savonarola and Botticelli: the visionary prophet and the penitent painter. A public talk by Arvi Wattel, School of Design, The University of Western Australia. After...

Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future

Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future
06:15 pm - 11 April 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

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...

Allegories for Self-Reflection in the Elite Renaissance Home

Allegories for Self-Reflection in the Elite Renaissance Home
06:00 pm - 05 April 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Allegories for Meditation and Self-Reflection in the Elite Renaissance Home. A public lecture by Dr Elizabeth Reid, Researcher in the ARC Centre of Excellence for...

Resisting the Orientalization of the Enemy: Korean Americans

Resisting the Orientalization of the Enemy: Korean Americans
06:00 pm - 04 April 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Resisting the Orientalization of the Enemy: Korean Americans, Japanese American Incarceration, and Moral Imagination on the Homefront during World War II. A public...

Reading for Little Rebels: internationalism and radical writing

Reading for Little Rebels: internationalism and radical writing
06:00 pm - 03 April 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Kimberley Reynolds, Professor of Children’s Literature, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University and 2018...

Encountering: The Conceptual Body, or a Theory of When, Where, a

Encountering: The Conceptual Body, or a Theory of When, Where, a
06:00 pm - 26 March 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Amelia Jones, the Robert A. Day Professor, Roski School of Art and Design, University of Southern California. In histories of western contemporary...

Knowing Autism

Knowing Autism
06:00 pm - 20 March 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Liz Pellicano, Professor of Educational Studies, Macquarie University. Autism affects millions of citizens in Australia and across the globe....

Women, Art and Violence in Seventeenth-Century Italian Art

Women, Art and Violence in Seventeenth-Century Italian Art
06:00 pm - 14 March 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Dr Susanne Meurer, School of Design, The University of Western Australia. Virtuous women encountered a great deal of violence in early modern...

Growing up Star Trek. How do we make sense of it all?

Growing up Star Trek. How do we make sense of it all?
06:00 pm - 26 February 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Bernie Kraatz, Professor of Chemistry and Vice-Principal Research, University of Toronto Scarborough, and 2018 UWA Robert and Maude Gledden Visiting...

Criminalization of miscegenation in South Africa, 1950-1985.

Criminalization of miscegenation in South Africa, 1950-1985.
06:00 pm - 22 February 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

‘The Unexpected Horrible Side Effect of this Law’: the criminalization of inter-racial sex and white male suicide in South Africa, 1950-1985. A public lecture...

Exercise and your Heart: risks and benefits

Exercise and your Heart: risks and benefits
06:00 pm - 20 February 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

It is generally understood that exercise and physical activity are important lifestyle factors that maintain the health of your heart and arteries and decrease the...

Personality, Values, Culture, Evolution.

Personality, Values, Culture, Evolution.
06:00 pm - 20 February 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Personality, Values, Culture, Evolution – why are we similar and yet so different? A public lecture by Ronald Fischer, Professor in Psychology and Co-Director,...

Maintaining a Healthy Heart: the Benefits of Exercise for Women

Maintaining a Healthy Heart: the Benefits of Exercise for Women
06:00 pm - 19 February 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Although cardiovascular disease develops 7 to 10 years later in women than in men, it is still the major cause of death in women. Exercise and physical activity...

How Remembering Causes Forgetting

How Remembering Causes Forgetting
06:00 pm - 13 February 2018

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Amy H. Criss, Head of Discipline, Psychology, Syracuse University and 2018 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow. Humans rely on memory...

How Can an Archaeologist Contribute to Biodiversity Conservation

How Can an Archaeologist Contribute to Biodiversity Conservation
06:00 pm - 08 November 2017

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A public lecture by Professor R. Lee Lyman, Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow. All...

Dissidence and Discrimination: lgbtiqa+ research and experience

Dissidence and Discrimination: lgbtiqa+ research and experience
06:00 pm - 01 November 2017

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Dissidence and Discrimination: LGBTIQA+ research and experience. New insights into LGBTIQA+ sex work, “gay wedding cake” disputes, and non-binary identities The...

Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland

Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland
06:00 pm - 25 October 2017

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

So Far, So Good? Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland. A public lecture by Deirdre O’Connor, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University...

Advanced Medical Ultrasound Imaging - parallels in industry

Advanced Medical Ultrasound Imaging - parallels in industry
06:00 pm - 19 October 2017

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Acoustic Reflections: advanced medical ultrasound imaging and parallels in the mining and construction industries. A public lecture by Professor Jeffrey Bamber,...

Genome Research Produces New Anti-Malarial Drug Targets

Genome Research Produces New Anti-Malarial Drug Targets
06:00 pm - 11 October 2017

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

The 2017 Ian Constable Lecture by Professor Simon Foote, Director of The John Curtin School of Medical Research at The Australian National University. In a malarial...

Post-Memory: You’ve Mistaken Me for a Butterfly

Post-Memory: You’ve Mistaken Me for a Butterfly
06:00 pm - 25 September 2017

At UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

A multi-media peformance and discussion with artists Mayu Kanamori and Terumi Narushima, Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellows. Performance maker Mayu...

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