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Online History Hour programme-AN INTRODUCTION TO GOAN HINDU ICONOGRAPHY by Dr. Rohit Phalgaonkar

Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Porvorim cordially invites you to attend our second Online History Hour programme on Thursday, 22nd October 2020 at 6.00 pm IST (2:30 pm CET, 8:30 am ET) Dr. Rohit…

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History Hour – Down the Rabbit Hole

Research Adventures

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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….

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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…

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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…

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History Hour 84 – “Genealogy: Creating Your Local Identity” by Mr. Werner Egipsy Souza held on Monday, 9th June 2014.

Synopsis: In Goa, one’s identity is defined by one’s kin network more than by individual achievement, and the question “Who are you?” is generally answered…

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History Hour 83 – “From Goa to Germany, via the Nazis and Gandhi” by Mrs. Laxmi Tendulkar Dhaul held on Thursday, 3rd April, 2014.

Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of Hitler’s Germany and Gandhi’s India, “In The Shadow of Freedom” written by Mrs. Laxmi is a heady mix of…

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History Hour 82 – “Goan and Manglorean Identities – A Shared Heritage” by Mr. Alan Machado held on Tuesday, 21st January, 2014.

Synopsis: This Presentation gave an overview of Goan Christians, who were forcibly co-opted by the Portuguese into their cultural, religious and political orbit in order…

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History Hour 81 – “Stories of Seduction Touristic Goa” by Dr. Pamila Gupta held on Monday, 13th January, 2014

This presentation gave an overview of the cosmopolitan tourist scene in Goa today by way of a series of stories or brief “ethnographic” encounters that…

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History Hour 80 – “Winter Vegetable Gardening” by Mr. Miguel Braganza held on Sunday, 8th December, 2013.

The Xavier Centre organised a workshop on “Winter Vegetable Gardening” at Xavier Centre from 4.00 P.M. to 6.00 P.M. Participants were taught about the basics…

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