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 98 – Personal Experiences of a Konkani Tiatrist by Wilmix held on Thursday, 21st April, 2016.
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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…