Emily Booth



Let there be religious debate

08 September 2010 | 0:00 - By Emily Booth

The key to understanding religious history, argues Emily Booth, is to avoid choosing answers before we ask the questions.


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Boys to men

24 May 2010 | 0:00 - By Emily Booth

Emily Booth explores the significance of initiation ceremonies in Indigenous communities.


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Fish! A Japanese Obsession

16 February 2010 | 11:00 - By Emily Booth

Emily Booth admires Charles Rangeley-Wilson's slice of Japanese life and ponders Australia's claim to a single cultural icon.


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Generation XXL

04 February 2010 | 0:00 - By Emily Booth

Emily Booth bites into Generation XXL and finds plenty of food for thought for parents and kids alike.


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Stranded: The Andes Plane Crash Survivors

24 November 2009 | 0:00 - By Emily Booth

Emily Booth is moved by the sixteen survivors of Flight 571, their story of survival, and complex associations of guilt, grief and wonder.


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Paris: City of Dreams

08 October 2009 | 0:00 - By Emily Booth

Emily Booth sees her own city of Melbourne afresh after a lustful look at Paris.


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About this Blog

Dr Emily Booth was educated at the University of Adelaide and La Trobe University in Melbourne. She was a research associate at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London.

Emily Booth Dr Emily Booth was educated at the University of Adelaide and La Trobe University in Melbourne. In 1997 she was a research associate at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London. She gained a PhD in history from La Trobe in 2002. Since that time she has taught in a range of history courses at La Trobe, Deakin University and Melbourne University.

Emily Booth is the author of a short café guide to Melbourne and a long book on seventeenth-century English medicine, and co-editor of a collection of essays on Vasco Da Gama. She’s written a variety of articles for print media and was for some years a regular public radio broadcaster. For the past nine years she has worked for Melbourne-based independent publishing house Text Publishing, where she is currently the Sales & Marketing Director. Emily Booth lives in Melbourne with her family.

 
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