Category: History Hour
Curatorial Approaches to Understanding Angelo da Fonseca’s Madonna, a lecture by Dr. Savia Viegas
Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Porvorim, organized a History Hour on the current Fonseca Exhibition, on January 19th, 2023. Dr. Savia Viegas, the Curator of…
Goa’s Inquisition: Facts-Fiction-Factoids, a book presentation by Mr. Alan Machado (Prabhu)
Xavier Centre of Historical Research organized a History Hour Lecture entitled: “GOA’S INQUISITION: Facts-Fictions-Factoids”, presented by the author, Mr. Alan Machado (Prabhu) on November 3rd,…
Trailblazers: Some Goan Women Achievers, a book presentation by Dr. Fatima da Silva Gracias
XAVIER CENTRE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH organized the First History Hour for the new academic year 2022-2023, on Thursday, 29th September 2022 at the XCHR Museum….
(In)Visible Skin: The Architectural History of the Basilica of Bom Jesus
By Vishvesh Kandolkar The next exposition of St. Francis Xavier’s relics to be held in 2024 will mark 400 years since the transfer of the saint’s…
WHAT CAN GOA LEARN FROM THE EFFORTS OF INDIGENOUS FARMERS TO NURTURE AGRO-BIODIVERSITY IN LAOS? (S.E. Asia)
Drawing on the stories of farmers from northern Laos and the principles she observed in her interactions with them, the speaker will reflect on the relevance these principles may have for the current challenges we face in many parts of the world, including Goa. Through the course of her presentation, she will also reflect on her writing process and various choices she made in telling the story of indigenous farmers and their vision of the future.
Online History Hour programme-AN INTRODUCTION TO GOAN HINDU ICONOGRAPHY by Dr. Rohit Phalgaonkar
Speaker: Dr. Rohit Phalgaonkar
Date: Thursday, 22nd October 2020
Time: 6:00 pm IST
Online platform: Zoom
Zoom meeting ID: 915 3545 5388
History Hour – Down the Rabbit Hole
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
History Hour 98 – Personal Experiences of a Konkani Tiatrist by Wilmix held on Thursday, 21st April, 2016.
“Konkani tiatr”, said to be the biggest theatre-form in India and probably also in Asia, originated in Mumbai. The story of how it all began…
History Hour 97 – ‘Healthy Nutrition and Goan food habits: Past and Present’ by Valentina D’Souza on Thursday held on 25th February, 2016
In her presentation Ms. Valentina dwelt on the history of the changing Goan food habits, and how traditional Goan foods like grains, pulses, vegetables etc…