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History Hour 4 – “Goa: A Daughter’s Story – History as Memory” by Dr. Maria Aurora Couto

History as Memory.  Modern trends in the writing of history are a reaction to the dry as dust history writing of the 19th Century when…

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History Hour 3 – “Art in Goan Homes” by Ms. Heta Pandit

This illustrated talk covered examples of art in Goan homes as documented by the speaker in her latest book Hidden Hands-Masterbuilders of Goa. Ms. Pandit…

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History Hour 2 – Virtue In Vice: Opium Money and a Tale of Two Cities

Taking a cue from today’s global trade in poppies of the golden triangle in the south-east and the golden crescent in the western part of…

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History Hour 1 – The Cult and Corpse of Francis Xavier: 1552-1622

In this lecture William Pinch seeks to understand the theological and historical significance of Francis Xavier’s death and ‘incorrupt body’ in the light of the…

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