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.
Speaker: Dr. Rohit Phalgaonkar
Date: Thursday, 22nd October 2020
Time: 6:00 pm IST
Online platform: Zoom
Zoom meeting ID: 915 3545 5388
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.
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.
Talk at XCHR – Biryani and Bebinca: Goa within the Indian Religious Tradition followed by the book release of Dr Robert Newman’s books
The conference witnessed 16 paper presentations by scholars from all over India and also from Nepal and Italy.
History Hour 87 – “Dr. Jose Pereira Condolence Meeting” Tributes paid by Dr. Maria Aurora Couto, Mr. Uday Bhembre, Fr. J. Loiola Pereira, Mr. Damodar Mauzo and Dr. Savia Viegas held on Thursday, 29th January 2015.
Xavier Centre of Historical Research is saddened by the news of the demise of Dr. Jose Pereira, a theologian, writer and artist of international renown….
History Hour 86 – “Higher Education and the role of the Church” by Dr. Newman Fernandes held on Monday, 5th January, 2015
Synopsis: Higher education is a vital ingredient in the developmental alchemy of a nation. The Church is actively involved in the field of education. This…
History Hour 85 – “Komkanakhyana – A story and Geography of Goa” by Mr. Sammit Khandeparkar held on Friday, 4th July, 2014.
Komkanakhyana was published in 1908- 1909. In the context of the movement to unify a number of historically related Brahman groups residing mostly on the…