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Following on from Adrian’s report of the Nottingham Symposium, here are streamable and downloadable podcasts from the day. Ideally, these will provoke further discussion here on the site – feel free to add your comments!

Andrew Lycett – The Business of Biography

Miranda Seymour: Reflections of a Freelance Biographer

Prof. John Charmley: “You’ll never get a Chair if you continue to write
biographies.” The challenges of biography for an academic

Dr Lawrence Goldman (Oxford): Biography in the digital era

Prof. Ray Monk: Is there still a place for biography within the academy?

The symposium speakers: panel discussion

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