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.

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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.


24 September

The Deep History of Place: 50,000 years of the origins of place in WA
The 2020 George Seddon Memorial Lecture by Peter Veth, Professor of Archaeology UWA


A note for visitors to our events: 

For the wellbeing of our community, we ask that attendees at our events please follow health recommendations for hand washing and physical distancing. Please stay at home if you are feeling unwell.

To find out more about the Phase 4 restrictions currently in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please read the latest Western Australian Government guidelines