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Book release of ‘Public History of Goa’

The book ‘Public History of Goa’ – a collection of 20 short essays on Goa and all about Goa is edited by Savio Abreu, Anthony da Silva and Rinald D’Souza.

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Movie Screening of ‘Saxtticho Koddo’

Saxtticho Koddo – The Granary of Salcette was screened yesterday at XCHR. After the movie there was a short interaction with the Director, Mr Vince Costa.

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History Hour – Down the Rabbit Hole

Research Adventures

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History Hour Talk: Biryani and Bebinca

Talk at XCHR – Biryani and Bebinca: Goa within the Indian Religious Tradition followed by the book release of Dr Robert Newman’s books

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Goa History Quiz -GHQ

Students comprising 45 teams from 25 Schools from all over South Goa District made their presence felt at the GHQ 2018. We were pleased to…

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CONFERENCE: “Towards a History of the Jesuits in South Asia: Post Restoration Period”

The conference witnessed 16 paper presentations by scholars from all over India and also from Nepal and Italy.

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History Hour 45 – “My Experiments with land art and public art in Goan context” by Dr. Subodh Kerkar held on Friday, August 22, 2008.

Dr Kerkar writes: “My journey as an arist began with painting classical watercolours of traditional canoes on Goan beaches. The realistic watercolours led to creating…

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History Hour 44 – “Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme (HERS)” by Mr. Davis Escott held on Friday, 16th May 2008.

HERS is the way ahead for creating a Knowledge hub radiating out from Old Goa. Effective heritage management is more a case of dealing with…

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History Hour 43 – “Opportunities and Challenges for Goans in East Africa” by Prof. Adolfo Mascarenhas held on Wednesday, 30th April 2008.

Our forefathers were pioneers, adventurers and pushed in the interior of East Africa with British Raj. The Goans, like other Asians took a very distinct…

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History Hour 42 – “Is There a Future for Old Goa?” by Dr. Paulo Varela Gomes held on Thursday, 24th April 2008.

There is an old narrative about the decadence of the city of Old Goa. It was woven between the 17th and the 19th centuries and…

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