A stellar line-up of local, national and international speakers will gather at The University of Western Australia next month to focus on the complex and sometimes vexed issue of Muslim inclusion in the Western world.
UWA’s Centre for Muslim States and Societies, in conjunction with the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), is hosting the three-day 2007 Fulbright Symposium ‘Muslim Citizens in the West: Promoting Social Inclusion’, at The University Club from August 1 to August 3.
The Australian national character will come under the microscope at The University of Western Australia next week.
Dr John Hirst’s lecture for UWA’s Institute of Advanced Studies, ‘The Australians: Insiders and Outsiders on the National Character since 1770’, will be held in the Social Sciences Lecture Theatre at 6pm, Tuesday, July 10, 2007.
The University of Western Australia has officially opened its new Podiatry Clinic, offering accessible, affordable podiatric services to the community.
The clinic offers general podiatry care, paediatric foot assessment, treatment for sports injuries of the foot and ankle, the prescription and manufacture of foot orthoses, diabetic foot assessment, diabetic wound management and minor podiatric surgery.
A fascinating line-up of speakers will converge on The University of Western Australia next week for a major symposium on emotions and what motivates people to act as they do.
The ‘Emotions, Moods and Motivations’ Symposium will tease out the relationship between emotion and motivation in a diverse range of issues, including migration, trans-nationalism, eating, teaching and even pop music.
The University of Western Australia will host a free public lecture by a leading American scholar on ways to improve the quality of higher education through teaching.
Dr Mary Taylor Huber, Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the United States, will speak on ‘Building the Teaching Commons: Pedagogical Communities and Trading Zones’ on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at 6pm in UWA’s Social Sciences Lecture Theatre.
One of the world’s finest international pianists will perform works by Bach, Liszt and Schubert when introducing local audiences to The University of Western Australia’s new hand-crafted Italian Fazioli grand piano next month.
Russian-born Nikolai Demidenko will give a recital, Built on Bach, in the Keyed Up! Piano Recital Series. This special debut performance on the Fazioli piano – which arrived at UWA’s School of Music last month – will take place in the Octagon Theatre on Sunday 29 July, 2007, at 5pm.
The University of Western Australia has maintained its strong commitment to admitting the brightest students, while ensuring fair access to tertiary study for all WA students, in announcing its 2010 admission requirements which will apply to current Year 10 students.
The Business School was privileged to host an invitation only breakfast forum with Professor John Coleman SJ, Chair of Jesuit Studies at St Thomas More College. The Chancellor of UWA, Dr Michael Chaney AO chaired the event as Professor Coleman delved into his topic of ‘Ethical challenges confronting the modern business leader'.