Throughout the year the Institute hosts visits from distinguished scholars, public intellectuals and artists. These visits form part of our annual program of public lectures, masterclasses, symposia and workshops.

What's on?

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.

26 August
Why "home" matters the most for people on the move
A public lecture by Paolo Boccagni, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Trento, Italy and 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
27 August
Constructing the Baroque: women artisans on building sites in the seventeenth-century Vatican and Rome
A public lecture by Professor Nicoletta Marconi, University of Roma Tor Vergata and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
28 August
Critical Care. Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet
A public lecture by Elke Krasny, Professor for Art and Education, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.


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