Public Lectures

The Institute of Advanced Studies hosts free public lectures by prominent local, national and international speakers throughout the year.

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Throughout the year we host regular masterclasses by leading Australian and visiting scholars who discuss their own research and broader topics of interest.

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The Institute of Advanced Studies brings researchers from all over the world to The University of Western Australia, with the aim of further enhancing UWA’s global research profile.

4 June
The Human Cost of Drone Warfare
A public lecture by Alex Edney-Browne, International Relations, University of Melbourne.

5 June
The Rise of Militarism in Australia and What We Can Do About it
A public lecture by Margaret Beavis, GP and secretary of the Medical Association for Prevention of War.

6 June
Rheumatic Heart Disease: A Case Study
A public lecture by Dr Mark Engel, Associate Professor within the Medicine Department at University of Cape Town and 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.


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