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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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History Hour 12 – “Taking T. B. Cunha Seriously: A Review of the Idea of Denationalisation” by Mr. Jason Keith Fernandes – 24th February 2005.

Whether you are an academic or just the average Goan about your business, there is no running away from T. B. Cunha’s essay The Denationalisation…

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History Hour 11 – “India: The Lotus and the Cross”, by Mr. Vishnu Mathur – 12th February 2005

Synopsis of the film: In this  92 minute film  we saw the phenomenon of  “Inculturation” – how Hindu rituals and symbols are intermingling into the…

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History Hour 10 – A Question of Race: US Southern Catholics and Segregation by R. Bentley Anderson SJ – 27 Jan 2005

In light of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, citizens of the United States of America were forced to examine their…

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History Hour 9 – Screening of “Goa’s Struggle for Freedom”

A documentary film, “Goa’s Struggle for Freedom” was screened on Thursday, 6th January 2005 at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Porvorim. The sixty eight…

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History Hour 8 – “Constitutionalism in Goa – (1822-2000)” by Dr. Carmo D’Souza – 18th November 2004.

The topic was divided into two parts:  (1) Constitutionalism during the Portuguese Regime and (2) Constitutionalism in post-Liberation Period. A brief outline Constitutionalism during the Portuguese…

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History Hour 7 – “History – A Layman’s Point of View” by Mr. Suresh Gundu Amonkar – 28th October 2004.

This talk was divided into two parts. The first one dealt with the perceptions about history that we acquire as we learn history and as…

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History Hour 6 – “History through Heritage” by Prof. Prajal Sakhardande – 16th September 2004.

Goa is a true kaleidoscope of natural, cultural and artistic heritage.  Heritage being the positive legacy of history  presents itself as  the very face of…

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History Hour 5 – August 19, 2004 – “Goan Out migration to the Middle East”

The presentation/discussion was based on a project of the Research Institute for Women, Goa (RIW) entitled “Goan Out migration to the Middle East“. Out migration specially…

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