The IAS Masterclass provides an opportunity for postgraduate students and early career researchers to meet and discuss their research with a distinguished scholar who is visiting UWA.

IAS Masterclasses are designed to be cross-disciplinary and submissions are welcome across all relevant disciplines. Participants are encouraged to discuss their research within the framework of the stated topic. Interested postgraduate students, early career researchers and academics from all Perth universities are invited to attend.

Masterclasses are free, but registration is essential. To register, select the masterclass listed below that you wish to attend.


23 August
Riparian zones and streams as bioreactors within Mediterranean catchments
A masterclass with Dr Susana Bernal, Ramon y Cajal researcher at the Spanish Research Council in Blanes (CEAB-CSIC) and 2019 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.
27 August
Research Workshop with Paolo Boccagni, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Trento, Italy and 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
30 August
Divine splendour and noble magnificence: female and male artists and craftsmen involved in the arts and architecture of Baroque Rome
A workshop with Professor Nicoletta Marconi, University of Roma Tor Vergata and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
6 September
Current Uses of Translation Technologies
An IAS Masterclass with Anthony Pym, Translation Studies (Intercultural Studies), The University of Melbourne.
12 September
The Dark Art of Luminescence Dating Revealed
An IAS Masterclass with Mark Bateman, Director Sheffield Luminescence Dating Laboratory, University of Sheffield and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
18 September
The Role of Emotions in Family Business
An IAS Masterclass with Visiting Alcoa Professor Ethel Brundin, Jonkoping International Business School
18 October
Social Wellbeing: Emotion and Community
This masterclass is part of the WA Institute of Advanced Studies, Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group, Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions conference “Mental Health in the Medieval and early Modern World”.