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

7 October

The Archaeology of Death and Pandemics
A public lecture by Sven Ouzman, Archaeologist and Heritage Specialist, UWA School of Social Sciences

13 October

Plague, Pestilence and Art
A public lecture by Dr Clarissa Ball, Head, the History of Art, UWA School of Design, and Director, UWA Institute of Advanced Studies.

20 October

Dante's Divine Comedy: the journey of a lifetime