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 Public Lectures

26 September 5pm | Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA | Refreshments from 4.30pm

WASO in Conversation | Deborah Cheetham AO

Join Deborah Cheetham, Yorta Yorta woman, soprano, composer and Artistic Director of Short Black Opera, as she sits down with Head of the Conservatorium, Alan Lourens, to talk about the upcoming performance of her monumental work Eumeralla - a war requiem for peace - giving audience members a unique insight into this special work ahead of its performance by WASO on 29 September.

18 October 6pm-8pm

Coded Bias
School of Psychological Science Community Movie Night & Panel Discussion

 27 October 2022 | 5pm

PUBLIC SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series, UWA | Institute for Advanced Studies | Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Going East: Dutch archaeological research on shipwrecks of the East India Company (VOC)
Speaker: Professor Martijn Manders, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands & Leiden University.