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Adopt an Alderman
There are many elements to writing a biography. Lisa Murray and Laila Ellmoos will share the joys and pitfalls of writing a pithy biography of an alderman. You will learn about the key elements of a biography, important source material and resources, and how to summarise a life. Participants can ‘adopt an alderman’ and try their hand at biographical research.

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This is a free event. However, bookings are essential. Please register below.

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Sep 7, 2022 01:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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