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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’s speech at the launch of The ADB’s Story and Gareth Evans’s speech at the launch...

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20
Nov
‘13

The ADB's Story

The National Centre of Biography invites you to the launch, by the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, of The ADB’s Story, at the ANU on Wednesday, 4 December. Venue: Common Room, University House, ANU Time: 5.30 pm to 7 pm Bookings are essential. RSVP...

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19
Nov
‘13

The Dictionary of World Biography

The National Centre of Biography is launching Barry Jones's Dictionary of World Biography at the ANU on Thursday 28 November. At lunchtime Barry will be joined by radio broadcaster and fellow Australian Living Treasure, Phillip Adams, in a...

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18
Dec
‘12

Biography Footnotes, no 11, December 2012

The latest edition of the NCB's newsletter, Biography Footnotes is now available on the web. In it you will find news of the launch of volume 18 of the ADB - both in hardcopy and online; new websites and visualisation tools...

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14
Dec
‘12

ADB Volume 18 Launched

Volume 18 of the ADB, which includes entries for people who died in 1981-90, with surnames beginning L-Z, was launched by Queensland Governor, Penelope Wensley AC, on 6 December. The entries are also available online. Click here for a list of...

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19
Dec
‘11

Biography Footnotes, no 10, 2011

The latest edition of the NCB's newsletter, Biography Footnotes is now available on the web. In it you will find our farewell to two of our staff, news of a symposium on turning theses into books, our 'favourite' obituary of the year, an...

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14
Oct
‘11

Biography Footnotes no 9, 2011

The latest edition of the National Centre of Biography’s newsletter, Biography Footnotes, is now available on the web. In it you will find items about overseas students visting the NCB, profiles of the ADB Editorial Board, information about...

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09
Sep
‘11

Call for Papers, 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association is now calling for papers for its conference to be held on 17-20 July 2012 in Canberra, Australia. The deadline for paper and panel proposals is 15 November 2011....

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03
Aug
‘11

Labour History & Its People

Join the National Centre of Biography and the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History as it marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the ASSLH at the conference, 'Labour History and It's People'. Speakers include...

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08
Jun
‘11

Biography Footnotes, no 8, 2011

The latest edition of the National Centre of Biography’s newsletter, Biography Footnotes, is now available on the web.   Read about the launch of the NCB’s new Obituaries Australia website by ANU Vice-Chancellor, Professor...

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