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Master of Liberal Arts (Biographical Research and Writing)
Master of Liberal Arts (Biographical Research and Writing)

Master of Liberal Arts (Biographical Research and Writing)

The ANU's Master of Liberal Arts (Biographical Research and Writing) equips students with a thorough theoretical and critical grounding in biography, and with the skills and opportunity to undertake their own biographical projects

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Obituaries Australia
Obituaries Australia

Obituaries Australia

Obituaries Australia is published by the National Centre of Biography and consists of digitised copies of obituaries published in Australian newspapers, journals and magazines

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Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes

Biography Footnotes

The NCB's newsletter is published three times a year and contains information about our activities as well as news about biography in Australia

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Digitisation Facility
Digitisation Facility

Digitisation Facility

The NCB's Digitisation Facility specialises in scanning oversize, fragile and bound material. It is available to all researchers on a cost-recovery basis

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Australian Dictionary of Biography
Australian Dictionary of Biography

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Published by the NCB, the ADB contains concise, scholarly biographies of over 12,500 significant and representative Australians

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Biography Workshop
Biography Workshop

Biography Workshop

The NCB's Biography Workshop meets periodically to discuss issues about the writing of biography with some of Australia's leading biographers

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News & events

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May
‘14

Biography Workshop, 29 May 2014

Guest Speaker: Dr David Day Date: Thursday 29th May Time: 12.00 midday – 2.00 p.m. Venue: Seminar Room A, Coombs Bldg, ANU Title: ‘...

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20
Mar
‘14

Biography Workshop, 27 March 2014

Guest Speaker: Peter Fitzpatrick whose book, The Two Frank Thrings, won the National Biography Prize in 2012. Date: Thursday 27th March Time: 12.00...

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16
Dec
‘13

Biography Footnotes, no 12, 2013

The latest edition of the NCB's newsletter, Biography Footnotes is now available on the web. In it you will find transcripts of Malcolm Turnbull...

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NCB podcast

Peter Fitzpatrick: ‘How to outwit your biographer: a study of the contrasting challenges of misleading evidence in my two dual biographies, Pioneer Players: The Lives of Louis and Hilda Esson and The Two Frank Thrings.

(27 March 2014, Seminar Room A, Coombs...

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