03/20/2021 Brazilian Monique Palma wins the first Ibero-American doctoral thesis research prize organized by the Yuste Foundation. Monique Palma’s Brazilian doctoral dissertation, “Cirurgies, Surgical Practices and Knowledge in Portuguese America, no seculo XVIII”, was awarded the first research prize for Ibero-American doctoral theses organized by the Yuste Foundation’s European and Ibero-American Academy. Politics Spain Europe Council of Extremadura
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Monique Palma’s Brazilian doctoral dissertation, “Cirurgies, Surgical Practices and Knowledge in Portuguese America, no seculo XVIII”, was awarded the first research prize for Ibero-American doctoral theses organized by the Yuste Foundation’s European and Ibero-American Academy.
The award, awarded in € 3,000 and the publication of the doctoral thesis, was awarded within the framework of the 1st International Conference on Relations between Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean: Space for Meetings held between 18 and 20 March from the Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe.
From this work, which deals with the exchange of people and knowledge between Europe and Latin America, and especially between Portugal and Brazil, the jury highlighted its “high scientific quality and the brilliance of its author’s defense,” according to the board’s report in a press release.
This doctoral thesis, which focuses on the eighteenth century, should be considered currently in the current global health situation, and reveals in a comprehensive, accurate and detailed manner the streams of knowledge and understanding that existed for centuries between Europe and Latin America, as a thesis expressing himself to the state that “includes the study of the processes of circulation of people and knowledge In a globalizing world. “
Dr. Monique Palma highlighted the importance of this award in promoting research, and in this sense she expressed her satisfaction in receiving this award, an acknowledgment that it is “an incentive to continue research and do my best in the search for knowledge.”
Palma detailed his work, which focused on three main themes: Profile and the socio-professional framework for surgeries in Portuguese America; The medical-surgical practice of the eighteenth century in Portugal and Latin America, and finally the circulation of knowledge in this field between these two regions.
Monique Palma holds a PhD in History from the University of Porto, Portugal. MA in History from Maringa University, Brazil. Member of the Interdisciplinary Research Center on Culture, Space and Memory at the University of Porto.
Currently she is working as a researcher on the DUNES o Mar project, a Areia e as Gentes, affiliated to the History Center of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Lisbon. Received the international research award at the doctoral level “Pina Manique – From Enlightenment to the Liberal Revolution”, from the Portuguese Academy of History / Pina Manique Foundation, 2020.
The jury was formed by Professor of American History at the University of Extremadura, Segfredo Vasquez Cienfuegos. Researcher and winner of the third edition of the Doctoral Thesis Prize Fernando Serrano Mangas, Natalia K. Denisova; Professor of Languages and Computer Systems at the University of Extremadura, Elena Jurado Málaga. Professor of Art History at the University of Extremadura, Rosa Mai Perales-Becqueris; And the director of the European and Ibero-American Academy of the Yuste Foundation, Juan Carlos Moreno Pinheiro, who chaired the jury.
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The European and Ibero-American Academy of the Yuste Foundation has announced the I Research Prize for Ibero-American doctoral dissertations in order to reward the best doctoral dissertation read in the past two years in Spain, Portugal, or any Ibero-American or European country. Those who have obtained the maximum academic qualifications, dealing with as a subject of relations between Spain, Portugal or Europe with Latin America and vice versa, from a historical, cultural, social, scientific, economic or any other field of study.
In this edition, 55 doctoral dissertations were presented in 32 universities in 14 countries in Europe and Latin America: Spain, Portugal, France, Honduras, Peru, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Ecuador, Italy, Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba and Bolivia.