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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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Posted in Movie Screening XCHR

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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Posted in Conference XCHR

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 80 – “Winter Vegetable Gardening” by Mr. Miguel Braganza held on Sunday, 8th December, 2013.

The Xavier Centre organised a workshop on “Winter Vegetable Gardening” at Xavier Centre from 4.00 P.M. to 6.00 P.M. Participants were taught about the basics…

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History Hour 79 – “Reminiscences on Dr. Gritli Mitterwallner & handing over her historical writings by Mr. Ralph desouza, Chairman of the desouza Group held on Wednesday, 27th November, 2013.

The late Dr. Gritli Edle von Mitterwallner was a renowned German scholar who came to Goa in 1960s and did extensive research on Pre-Portuguese Goan…

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History Hour 78 – “The Secret History of Konkani Language” by Dr. Jason Keith Fernandes held on Friday, 15th November, 2013.

In his presentation ‘The Secret History of the Konkani Language’ that draws from his doctoral research, Jason suggested that there is more to the history…

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History Hour 77 – “Why Music? A fresh perspective on the music in Goa” by Mr Schubert Cotta held on Thursday, 24th October, 2013.

A talk by Schubert Cotta explored the importance of music and the effect of music on the way we do things and the way we…

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