The Institute of Advanced Studies hosts a selection of public lectures by prominent local, national and international speakers.
Many of our lectures are recorded, visit our Past Lectures page to listen to our stellar line up of local and visiting scholars discussing their research.
2016 Public Lectures
|19 Oct||Dante at Auschwitz: the role of poetry in our world||Lino Pertile, the Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literature, Harvard University|
|26 Oct||The How and the Why of Live Cells Imaging in the Retina: current trends in the clinical and basic research||Robert J. Zawadzki, Assistant Research Professor, Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis|
|9 Nov||Theories of Art/Theories of Terror. Avant-garde, Totalitarianism, and Post-Structuralist Epilogue||Anatoly Rykov, St Petersburg State University|
|23 Nov||Australian Cities in the World City Network, 2000-2016||Ben Derudder, Professor of Human Geography, Ghent University|
|24 Nov||A More Liveable Perth: how do we create more pedestrian-friendly, less car dependent and more socially inclusive cities?||Jasper Schipperijn, Research Unit for Active Living, University of Southern Denmark|
|30 Nov||The central role of RNA in human evolution and development - 2016 Ian Constable Lecture||Professor John Mattick, Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney|