27 February 2008

CFP - Collective Biography Conference (ANU, Canberra; 8-10 Sept 2008) Deadline: 25 April 2008

Collective Biography Conference
8-10 September 2008
ANU Research School of Humanities, Canberra

Convened by Jane Shaw, Paul Pickering.

This will be a multi-disciplinary conference, covering any aspect of collective or group life writing. Paper proposals on any aspect of this theme, such as networks; families; artistic, political or academic groups; communities; institutional history and prosopography, are welcomed.

Papers may be on specific topics or people, or may be reflections on aspects of methodology.

The conference will culminate in the Seymour Lecture on Biography given by Richard Holmes, and a conference dinner.

Please send a title and 500 - word abstract to both paul.pickering@anu.edu.au and jane.shaw@new.ox.ac.uk by 25th April 2008.

For registration and accommodation enquiries, contact leena.messina@anu.edu.au