Last Friday, 27 February, a celebration was held at Temasek Polytechnic marking the 10th year of the UWA Temasek exchange program. The celebration was attended by His Excellency the Australian High Commissioner for Singapore, Mr Philip Green, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at UWA, Professor Krishna Sen, Associate Dean (International) Nick Harney as
well as Media and Communication lecturers and dignitaries and staff from Temasek Polytechnic.
A unique new international development degree at The University of Western Australia aims to equip students with the skills needed to tackle the increasingly complex array of global challenges facing aid and development agencies.
The School of Social Sciences is delighted to welcome a new member of staff to the Asian Studies Discipline, Dr Nicola Fraschini, Lecturer in Korean. Nicola comes to UWA from Sogang University Korean Language Education Center and this semester he is coordinating our first year Korean undergraduate unit KORE1401.
Professor Mark Beeson from Political Science and International Relations regularly contributes to The Conversation. This week he wonders whether the motivation for Tony Abbott's apparent desire to send combat troops to Iraq owes something his religously-informed view of the world: Iraq: graveyard of the believers
Beeson from Political Science and International Relations regularly
contributes to The Conversation. This week he considers whether democracies are facing multiple challenges
from globalisation and a loss of legitimacy that may mean that they can no
longer be able to deal with contemporary problems: Can democracy
The Australia Council for the Arts has announced the second National Experimental Arts Forum will be held in Perth in October 2015.
Australia Council Director Emerging and Experimental Arts Dr David Sudmalis said the two day event would be held from Monday, 5 October to Tuesday, 6 October at the Perth Cultural Centre. It will be organised by SymbioticA, The Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts, based at the University of Western Australia. “The Australia Council is pleased to support the second National Experimental Arts Forum, which will be led