2017 Public Lectures and Events


16 OctoberBeing Human in the Second Machine AgeThe 2017 Manning Clark House Day of Ideas 
18 OctoberDating Homo naledi: the story of the surprisingly young age for a new species of hominin that lived in Africa alongside early Homo sapiensHannah Hilbert-Wolf, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, James Cook University
19 OctoberAcoustic Reflections: advanced medical ultrasound imaging and parallels in the mining and construction industriesJeffrey Bamber, Head, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging Physics, The Institute of Cancer Research London and Institute of Advanced Studies Gledden Short Stay Visiting Fellow
19 October2017 Miles Franklin Literary Winner Josephine Wilson on Extinctions 
This event is presented by the City of Perth Library, UWA Institute of Advanced Studies and Boffins Books. Venue: City of Perth Library | Cost: $10
Josephine Wilson, writer 
24 October
Delve into your Experience of Time
Alex Holcombe, Co-director of the Centre for Time, University of Sydney and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
25 OctoberSo Far, So Good? Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland Deirdre O’Connor, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
31 OctoberLuther’s Reformation at 500: Myth, Memory, and the Making of HistoryKirk Essary,ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, School of Humanities, UWA


1 NovemberDissidence And Discrimination: LGBTIQA+ research and experience PANEL 
8 NovemberHow Can an Archaeologist Contribute to Biodiversity Conservation?R. Lee Lyman, Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow
9 NovemberOceans Past and Future: what role can history play in restoration and recovery of marine environments? Andrea Gaynor, Associate Professor, History, The University of Western Australia  
28 NovemberVisas, Visits and Refusals: working in the borderzones of resilience, distress and wellbeing Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow