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Symposium 2

December 20th, 2011 | Posted by administrator in Events

Start: December 20, 2011                                                 Venue:    University of Nottingham

                                                                                                 Address: United Kingdom


10.00 Introduction
Prof. Alex Danchev (Nottingham), chair

10.15-11.00 Session 1
Ion Trewin (Nottingham): Biography – the commercial dimension

11.00-11.15 COFFEE

11.15-12.00 Session 2
Miranda Seymour: Reflections of a freelance biographer

12.00-12.45 Session 3
Prof. John Charmley (UEA): : “You’ll never get a Chair if you continue to write
biographies.” The challenges of biography for an academic.

12.45-2.00 LUNCH

2.00-2.45 Session 4
Dr Lawrence Goldman (Oxford): Biography in the digital era

2.45-3.30 Session 5
Prof. Ray Monk: Is there still a place for biography within the academy?

3.30-3.45 TEA

3.45-4.30 Session 6
The symposium speakers: panel discussion

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