After delays due to the effects of the covid-19 pandemic and a shift from in-person to virtual, on Saturday February 26th at 8am, Ph.D. candidate, Aimee Dávila Hisey presented at the American Historical Association’s annual conference.
The panel, entitled, “The Social Fabrics of Medicinal and Bodily Knowledge in Early Latin America,” was chaired by Professor Paula S. De Vos and moderated by Professor Adam W.V. Warren. Hisey was one of three panelists who all spoke about aspects of medicine in Latin America in the Early Modern period. In her talk, Hisey presented about the circulation of medical knowledge in 17th century Latin America amongst Jewish barber-surgeons under the pressures of the Spanish Inquisition. This presentation will serve to help with the framing of Hisey’s dissertation.
Due to the intimate nature of the virtual platform, after the presentation, the speakers, commentator, and moderator were able to discuss the links between their research and possible areas of future investigation.
More information about the origins of the panel and how it was constructed can be found in part 1 of this post.
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