September 8, 2021
Managing Culture, Climate Change and Industry: a two-way conversation on the deep history and future of Murujuga (Dampier Archipelago) The rock art of Murujuga (the Dampier Archipelago) tells the story of extreme climate change over the course of human history...
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September 9, 2020
In this ‘mini’ online WA Migration Update webinar panel, from UWA’s Migration Mobilities and Belonging group, we consider the effects of Covid-19 on migration and ethnic minorities in Australia. This includes issues for international students and temporary visa holders, the...
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September 10, 2020
Where do archaeologists work? Which skills does an archaeology degree give you? Will an archaeology degree make you job-ready? For Social Science Week, we will be sitting down with UWA Archaeology graduates to talk about their professional experiences and how...
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September 8, 2020
Racism has been one of the most destructive influences on science and society over the last 200 years. While racism as a dominant political force was largely abolished after WWII, scientific myths about human difference live on today in disturbing...
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September 16, 2019
Coordinator: Dr Fiona McGaughey, UWA Modern Slavery Research Cluster Keynote speaker: Professor Justine Nolan (UNSW) Held at The University of Western Australia, the symposium brings together academics from across Australia, the UK, India, and elsewhere, along with industry and government...
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September 13, 2019
Organiser: UWA Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education We invite you to participate in the FABLE Festival of HDR Research, a forum designed to create a shared space for HDR research dissemination. The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and...
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September 10, 2019
Chair: Professor Rob Cover (UWA and RMIT University) Health communication, and its social impact, has in recent years become more complex than ever before, due to a number of factors, including both the shift to a digital culture, the ready...
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September 10, 2019
Presenter: Professor Benjamin Reilly Electoral reform is a hot issue in the United States, particularly since the election of President Donald Trump. This presentation will examine how US reformers are seeking to introduce distinctively Australian institutions such as compulsory voting,...
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September 10, 2019
Presenter: Professor Samina Yasmeen Venue: UWA – Geography and Geology building, GGGL G.21 Webb Lecture Theatre (Room 21, Ground) The simulation exercise includes groups of representatives from the South Asian and Middle Eastern countries who are tasked to find some resolution of...
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September 12, 2019
Thursday 12 September 2019 University of Technology, Sydney My School Conference program Registration is free, but is required. Click here to register. Taking the forthcoming ten-year anniversary of the My School website as a starting point this one day summit...
September 13, 2018
This initiative is driven by the need to interrogate the national framework ‘Australia’ and its many implications. Crucially, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture, politics, and arts have challenged Australian Studies since the 1990s, and continues to pose a...
September 12, 2018
A Social Sciences Research, Community and Engagement Discussion In an era marked by Brexit, Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, the election of US President Donald Trump, and many years of problematic governance in parts of South East Asia and South America,...
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September 12, 2018
Postgrads discuss research with visiting scholar Professor John Keane, Politics, University of Sydney, and Sydney Democracy Network. Hosted by UWA School of Social Sciences and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies.  
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September 11, 2018
The UWA School of Social Sciences Annual Social Sciences Week Public Lecture by John Keane, Professor of Politics, University of Sydney. Democracy urgently needs reimagining if it is to address the dangers and opportunities posed by current global realities, argues...
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September 11, 2018
A Masterclass with John Keane, Professor of Politics, University of Sydney. Presented by the UWA School of Social Sciences and the Institute of Advanced Studies. There is a widespread feeling that we are living in times of a new global...
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