Ana Isabel Coelho Silva

Ana Isabel Coelho Silva


Ana Isabel Coelho Silva was born in Alto Alentejo, in 1982. She holds a degree in History (2004), a specialisation in Documentation Sciences, Archive section (2006) and a PhD in Contemporary History (2018), with a dissertation entitled Assistência social em Portugal na Monarquia Constitucional (1834-1910): da doutrina à prática no Alto Alentejo, in all cases from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She has been an invited assistant professor in the Master’s Degree in Cultural Heritage and Museology of the same Faculty since 2020. As a senior technician at Ponte de Sor Municipality (since 2010), she works in the fields of history and heritage.

Main interests and research topics: History of Assistance; Health history; Local History.



Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; Reimagining the historian’s craft