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History Hour 93 – “Role of Luso-Indians in the Development of Western Medicine in 19th century Bombay” by Ms. Shirley Gonsalves held on Thursday, 6th August, 2015.

The talk was based on her recent research on the role of Luso-Indians in the development of western medicine in 19th century Bombay through looking…

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History Hour 92 – “Dr. P. P. Shirodkar’s book ‘Indo-Portuguese Researches- new dimensions.’” Book Release by Dr. Anthony da Silva SJ & discussion by a panel of Prof. Nagvekar, Prof. Rajendra Kerkar, Dr. Sushila Mendes and Dr. Savio Abreu SJ held on Friday, 24th July, 2015.

The book covers a variety of topics on Indo – Portuguese history giving altogether new dimensions to it. It elaborates on the maritime history of…

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History Hour 91 – “Remembering Lucio on his Birth Centenary”, A tribute by a panel of Dr. Maria Aurora Couto, Prof. Ramola Antao, Prof. Rabin Pinto and Prof. Isabel Santa Rita Vas held on Wednesday, 15th April, 2015.

LUCIO RODGRIGUES was one of the few outstanding Konknni essayists. An authority on Goan folklore he contributed frequently to various periodicals like The Goan Tribune,…

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History Hour 90 – “At Home in Bombay – Reading Konkani Newsprint” by Dr. Rochelle Pinto held on Thursday, 26th March, 2015.

The early years of Konkani newsprint in Bombay are the years during which language was thrust in the role of furnishing a modern subject. This…

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History Hour 89 – “Esperanto – The Universal Language” by Mr. Bijon Shaha. Thursday, 26th February, 2015.

Esperanto is the most widely used constructed auxiliary human language in the world. This beautiful language was synthesized and created by Dr. L L Zamenhof…

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History Hour 88 – “Buddhism: The Beginnings” by Prof. Amita Kanekar held on Thursday, 12th February, 2015.

The talk was an introduction to the beginnings of Buddhism, including a look at its origins, message, and early impact, and an attempt to place…

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History Hour 73 – “Written in Stone” Book Release & Discussion by Dr. Cristina Osswald held on Tuesday, 29th January 2013.

ABOUT THE BOOK: Goa was among the first provinces established by the Jesuits worldwide. This book offers an insightful look at the artistic features of…

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History Hour 72 – “Empowerment of Persons with Disability” by Mr. Avelino de Sa held on Thursday, 6th December, 2012.

Goa has 15,749 disabled persons as per the 2001 Census, out of which 8,889 are males and 6,860 are females. National Sample Survey 2002 states…

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History Hour 71 – “The changing face of Canadian Catholics and Canadian Goans” by Fr. Terry Fay SJ held on Thursday, 19th January 2012.

Terry Fay SJ from the University of St Michael’s College of the University of Toronto delivered two short presentations through power-point. The first presentation tells…

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History Hour 70 – “To the awakening – Indian film theory” by Fr. Gaston Roberge S.J. held on Wednesday, 30th November 2011.

In this age of fierce globalization it is high time that we formulate ‘The Indian Film Theory‘, a theory that informs the films that Gaston Roberge…

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