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Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes

Biography Footnotes

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

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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 13,000 significant and representative Australians

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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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Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture
Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture

Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture

The ANU's Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture 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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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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True Biographies of Nations? Exploring the Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography
True Biographies of Nations? Exploring the Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography

True Biographies of Nations? Exploring the Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography

Join us at this conference where, with academics and general editors of national dictionaries of biography from across the world, we will explore the opportunities and challenges in producing biographical dictionaries in the digital age, 30 June-2 July 2016

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News & events

07
Apr
‘16

NCB Conference - True Biographies of Nations? Exploring the Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography

The NCB is hosting an international conference, exploring the cultural journeys of dictionaries of national biography, at the National Library of...

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24
Mar
‘16

80 new entries added to Australian Dictionary of Biography

What do Eddie Mabo, Sidney Nolan, Lang Hancock and Peter Allen have in common? They've all been added to the Australian Dictionary of Biography....

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21
Mar
‘16

Biography Workshop

Biography Workshop Date: 24th March 2016 Venue: Seminar Room A, Coombs Building, ANU Time: 12.00-1.30 pm Dr Chris Wallace will consider doctoral...

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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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