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History Hour 54 – “Mapping the Defensive System of the Northern Province of the Estado da India – new research results” by Arch. Sidh Mendiratta held on Friday 12th February 2010.

Comprising about 800 villages and four large towns, the Northern Province was a rural territory along the Northwestern coast of India dependent on the Portuguese…

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History Hour 53 – “T’was the Night before Christmas…” by Mr. Daniel Driscoll held on Thursday, 17th December 2009.

Veteran English Lit/History Teacher Dan Driscoll will present a potpourri of readings and recitations beginning with T’was the Night before Christmas. Charles Dickens’s Ebenezer Scrooge…

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History Hour 52 – “Santo Estevão Church: A quarter of a millennium this year” by Dr. Luis Dias held on Wednesday, 9th December 2009.

The heritage church of Santo Estevão is an important component of the Indian Baroque quintet of churches, which have been an influence architecturally on subsequent…

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History Hour 51 – “The Legal Frameworks for Heritage Conservation in India” by Eng. Edgar Ribeiro held Friday, 27th November 2009.

India’s natural and manmade heritage is among the richest in the world. Yet a lot of this is being lost due to weak policies and…

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History Hour 50 – “Casa da Moeda Nova Goa : 175 years” by Dr. Luis Dias held on Thursday, 22nd October 2009.

The Heritage building in Panjim, ‘Casa da Moeda’, functioned as a Mint from 1834 onward. This year is the 175th anniversary of that milestone. Collating…

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History Hour 49 – “The sacred and blest remains of St. Thomas body, Hero Sanctified meaning And function of the Lusiads St Thomas episode” by Prof. Dr. Manuel Ferro held on Thursday, 20th August 2009.

Prof. Dr. Manuel Ferro is Professor of Comparative Literature and a research scholar at the Centro Interuniversitário de Estudos Camonianos of the University of  Coimbra,…

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History Hour 48 – “Vision for Goa” – Lok Sabha Elections 2009 by contesting Candidates Mr. Sripad Naik, BJP, Mr. Jitendra Deshprabhu, NCP, Mr. Francisco Sardinha, Congress & Mr. Mathany Saldanha, UGDP held on Friday, 17th April 2009.

The Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Alto Porvorim, held an interactive session on “Vision for Goa” – Lok Sabha Election 2009, on Friday, 17th April…

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History Hour 47 – “Participation in the Regional Plan 2021” by Arch Dean D’Cruz and Arch Charles Campion on Thursday held on 5th March 2009.

Dean D’Cruz presented a talk and had a discussion along with Architect Charles Campion. D’Cruz writes, “I have just attended a recent workshop in Auroville,…

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History Hour 46 – “Human Rights for the European Union and for its Member States” by Prof. Fausto de Quadros held on Monday, 16th February 2009.

Synopsis: The meaning of the Human Rights for the European Union and for its member States The sources of those Human Rights:    – the EU…

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History Hour 45 – “My Experiments with land art and public art in Goan context” by Dr. Subodh Kerkar held on Friday, August 22, 2008.

Dr Kerkar writes: “My journey as an arist began with painting classical watercolours of traditional canoes on Goan beaches. The realistic watercolours led to creating…

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