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20
May
‘11

Master of Biographical Research & Writing

The National Centre of Biography is offering a Master of Biographical Research & Writing from 2012. The program is relevant for graduates wishing to undertake a specialist postgraduate program in biography, professionals working in a variety of...

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18
May
‘11

International Auto/Biography Conference

The International Auto/Biography Association is holding its 8th biennial conference at the Australian National University on 17-20 July 2012. A call for papers will be posted on the IABA’s website on 1 August. Abstracts of papers may be...

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15
Apr
‘11

Obituaries Australia launched

Obituaries Australia was launched by ANU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Young, on 14 April 2011. The website is a companion to the National Centre of Biography’s Australian Dictionary of Biography and seeks to capture every published obituary...

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15
Mar
‘11

Digital Humanities: International Perspectives

The Australian Academy of Humanities, in conjunction with the National Centre of Biography, is hosting a forum on digital humanities on Tuesday, 22 March, in the Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 1, ANU, Canberra, 11.30am-1pm. Guest speakers,...

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22
Dec
‘10

Biography Footnotes, no 7, 2010

The latest issue of the NCB's newsletter Biography Footnotes is now available on the web. Read about the NCB’s Directions for 2011 which include a new ADB internship for 4th Year History honours students, and finalising a Master...

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13
Oct
‘10

Biography Footnotes, no 6, 2010

The latest issue of the NCB's newsletter Biography Footnotes is now available on the web. Read about our latest staff news as well as conferences recently held and forthcoming; Mark St Leon, a descendant of one of Australia's great circus...

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01
Oct
‘10

The Seven Dwarfs and the Age of Mandarins 1940s-60s

Join the National Centre of Biography at its conference on the mandarins who ruled the federal public service in the 1940s-60s. Many of these men were physically diminutive and were known collectively as the 'Seven...

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17
Sep
‘10

Early Australasian Press Biographies

The Centre for Media History at Macquarie University is hosting a one-day symposium on biographical approaches in press history. Date: 23 November 2010 Venue: State Library of New South Wales, Sydney Cost: $60 (for catering) The symposium will...

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10
Sep
‘10

ADB video

Professor Melanie Nolan, General Editor of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, discusses the achievements of the ADB over the last 50 years and its current developments. (click on the square to make full screen)

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04
Sep
‘10

Seymour Biography Lecture 2010

This year's Seymour Biography Lecture will be held in the Conference Room of the National Library of Australia on Thursday 16 September. The event will begin with a seminar at 4pm. The editor of the Australian Book Review, Peter Rose, will discuss '...

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