About

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.

Upcoming Events

4 March
Trends and dangers in US philanthropy — are there implications for Australia?
A public talk by Mark Sidel, Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

4 March
Reframing Human Rights: health, ‘dirt’ and ecologies of right-making
A public lecture by Professor Rosemary J. Jolly, Weiss Chair, Humanities in Literature and Human Rights, Pennsylvania State University and 2020 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

5 March
Legal Humanism and the Automation of Everyday Life
A public lecture by Christophe Lazaro, Associate Professor of Law & Society, Centre for Philosophy of Law, University of Louvain and 2020 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow

News

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    Fri, 28 Feb 2020
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    Fri, 28 Feb 2020
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    Thu, 27 Feb 2020
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