Institute of Advanced Studies

Public lectures

 

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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 2015 Lectures page to listen to our stellar line up of local and visiting scholars discussing their research.


2016 Public Lectures

DateLectureSpeaker
May
4 MayMarine Renewable Energy: Technology, Opportunities and ChallengesGuy Houlsby, Professor of Civil Engineering, Oxford University and 2016 IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow
5 May

A History of Emotions in 100 Objects: Part of the 'A History of the World in 100 Objects' lecture series

Susan Broomhall, ARC Future Fellow, Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA
10 May2016 UWA Research Tasting Night - an Intellectual Tapas 
11 MayThe Limits of Tolerance: Arguments For and Against Religious Violence in the High Middle Ages: Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture seriesMichael Barbezat, Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA
12 May Identity and Representation in Contemporary ArtKhaled Sabsabi, multi-media artist
12 MayMotivation in Learning, Work and Wellbeing: research and practice from the perspective of self-determination theoryRichard M. Ryan, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Australian Catholic University and 2016 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow
17 MayHearing the Unheard, Seeing the Unseen. A Man’s Journey to Better Understanding the Challenges Facing Australia in the 21st Century - The 2016 Sir Wallace Kyle OrationLieutenant General David Lindsay Morrison AO (Retd) and 2016 Australian of the Year.
18 MayFlirting and FeminismPanel presentation and discussion
19 May

A Short History of Images in Islamic ArtPart of the 'A History of the World in 100 Objects' lecture series

Stefano Carboni, Director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia and Adjunct Professor of Islamic Art, UWA
24 May “The same mistakes again and again” Intergenerational Violence, Intergenerational Trauma, Intergenerational Incarceration - a privileged view from the inside.Judy Atkinson, Emeritus Professor, researcher in violence and relational trauma.
26 MayFrom ‘Subject’ to ‘Partner’: the changing role of patients and the public in health researchSimon Denegri, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) National Director for Patients and the Public in Research and Chair, INVOLVE
August
17 AugThe Art of ObservationHeather Gaunt, Curator of Academic Programs (Research), at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne
23 AugThe use of the term “freedom” in diplomatic discourse of the Renaissance Dubrovnik: Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture seriesValentina Zovko, Australian Government Endeavour Fellow, based at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA
September
14 Sept2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker: Water for Western Australia’s FutureSue Murphy, CEO, Water Corporation of Western Australia
October
11 OctHistories of gender, families and children: what do we still want to know?: Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture seriesStephanie Tarbin, School of Humanities and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence ofor the History of Emotions, UWA