Hay Festival Arequipa 2022 – Health

Welcome to the Hay Festival Arequipa 2022 programme, the edition in which we returned to in person events, after two digital editions due to the covid pandemic. Hay Festival Arequipa 2023 will run 9-12 November.

Hay Forum Moquegua was also in person. Hay Forum Moquegua 2023 will be at November 9.

If you have any questions, you can find us at contacto@hayfestival.org.

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Event 25

Henry Marsh in conversation with Juan Carlos Pérez

A better ending

Auditorio Colegio de Abogados
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Henry Marsh is an esteemed retired British neurosurgeon and the author of books such as And Finally; Matters of Life and Death, which tells of his own experience as a cancer patient. At this event he will talk about the principles and goals of palliative care, and about the challenges and opportunities that currently exist with regard to access to a dignified death, offering advice and recommendations to help patients and their loved ones face this difficult stage of life with dignity and compassion. In conversation with the BBC journalist Juan Carlos Pérez.

Simultaneous translation from English to Spanish available

Price: S/15.00 (PEN)
Henry Marsh in conversation with Juan Carlos Pérez

Event 56

Pedro Favaron in conversation with Stefano Varese

South to South: Ancestral medicine

Auditorio Colegio de Abogados
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Pedro Favaron has a doctorate in Literature from the University of Montreal, is a social researcher into Andean, Amazonian and North American indigenous peoples, and is a lecturer at the PUCP; he works to promote intercultural dialogue between modernity and the ancestral knowledge of indigenous cultures. He has recently published Non Onan Shinan: Los mundos medicinales y la sabiduría de una familia Shipibo-Konibo, written together with the Shipibo-Konibo artist Chonon Bensho. This work of non-fiction reflects on the major cosmic, moral and ethical problems that face our civilisation, and which indicate the paradigm changes needed in order to survive the ecological catastrophe that will come if we continue down the road we are travelling. Pedro Favaron reflects on his background and recent work with Stefano Varese.
Price: S/10.00 (PEN)
Pedro Favaron in conversation with Stefano Varese

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