Cities have become hubs in an international sexual economy that is increasingly important as a driver of global economic change, according to a Professor of Urban Social Geography who will give a lecture on the topic at The University of Western Australia today.
Acclaimed West Australian artist Len Zuks, who works as a fitter in The University of Western Australia's Facilities Management maintenance workshop, has created a new sculpture - a cow named Professor Bovinicus for the ‘CowParade' in the State's south-west.
Emeritus Professor Margaret Seares AO was presented with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at The University of Western Australia last night during the autumn series of graduation ceremonies in Winthrop Hall.
More than 2,000 graduands will receive bachelor degrees, diplomas, Masters and higher degrees in nine ceremonies over three weeks at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall from Tuesday March 9 to Thursday March 25.
A woman who wrote the classic gender-inclusive reading of the Qur'an will lead a lunchtime seminar at The University of Western Australia on the challenges faced by today's Muslim women. Professor Amina Wadud will discuss the centrality of Muslim women in debates on Islam; the relationship between Muslims and modernity; and the future of social developments in countries where Muslims live.
Shakespeare's Macbeth has often been described as a ‘winter' play, but in The University of Western Australia's Grads' new production, director Garreth Bradshaw will make Perth's autumn heat work in his favour.