Platforms, Privatised censorship and free speech in India, a talk. May 25th 2020

Online platforms, particularly social media, operate as the new ‘public squares’. They play an increasingly critical role in shaping the public sphere and redefining democratic participation, through the enforcement of privatized content censorship, filtration and other forms of content moderation practices. This talk looks at the role of platforms in mediating online speech, and how … Continue reading Platforms, Privatised censorship and free speech in India, a talk. May 25th 2020

Post Covid Environment, talk by Vimlendu Jha

India’s environment during and after Covid – A mirage or hope for future. Covid has caused unprecedented economic and social misery, pushing millions round the world to poverty and starvation, along with anxiety around health and safety. In these difficult and uncertain times, one thing that has found a fresh lease of life is our … Continue reading Post Covid Environment, talk by Vimlendu Jha

Social Media Networks and Production of Discourses, May 11th

Social media is simultaneously reviled and celebrated for its role in social movements and public discourse. It is as much an enabler as it is a hindrance to the democratic engagement of voices. With a vast possibility of outcomes, and given its impact on the nation’s destiny, social media networks have not yet been given … Continue reading Social Media Networks and Production of Discourses, May 11th

Migration issues | Social inclusion

Migrations are a social need across the world. Social integration and inclusive growth contributes to the development of a society /state /nation. Asif Hussain, Secretary, Centre for Study of Philosophy and Humanities, Goa, will tell us about this inclusive society. He mentions that a plural society needs to be mature and responsible and formulate mechanisms … Continue reading Migration issues | Social inclusion

Data Republic | Talk by Srinivas Kodali | #mondayfixgoa at hasgeek.com | 7.30 pm, April 20th, 2020

Duration- 30 minutes Q&A – 10 minutes Talk by – Srinivas Kodali – an independent researcher working on data and the internet. The Economic Survey of 2019’s proposal for the government is to sell citizen data to the private sector, treating data as public good without defining ownership of data. There, India’s chief economic adviser … Continue reading Data Republic | Talk by Srinivas Kodali | #mondayfixgoa at hasgeek.com | 7.30 pm, April 20th, 2020

Veg, non-veg & semi-veg | Talk by Vikram Doctor, 16th March 2020, 6 Assagao,7.30 pm

#mondayfixgoa 16th Mar, 7.30 pm | Food is becoming an increasingly contested area in India, in particular the divide between vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. As this debate, like so many others, gets increasingly polarised it is pushing food habits increasingly apart, with both sides becoming increasingly vehement in their rationales and recipes. This talk looks … Continue reading Veg, non-veg & semi-veg | Talk by Vikram Doctor, 16th March 2020, 6 Assagao,7.30 pm

Taran Khan, at 6 Assagao, Audiophile and the Dogears Bookstore | Feb 17th, 19th and 21st, 2020

Taran N Khan is a journalist and writer who grew up in Aligarh and is currently based in Mumbai. Her work has appeared in publications in India and abroad. She has been traveling to and writing from Kabul since 2006,   where she works closely with Afghan filmmakers and media professionals. She will talk about … Continue reading Taran Khan, at 6 Assagao, Audiophile and the Dogears Bookstore | Feb 17th, 19th and 21st, 2020

Disappearing professions in Urban India by Clare Arni, #mondayfixgoa 10th Feb 2020, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm

  Clare Arni is a photographer and her work encompasses architecture, travel, social documentary and cultural heritage. She has been published by leading British book publishers Phaidon, Thames and Hudson and Dorling Kindersley. They researched the disappearing professions historically associated with Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore. They wanted to document the changes brought about because … Continue reading Disappearing professions in Urban India by Clare Arni, #mondayfixgoa 10th Feb 2020, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm

The Talking Sky by AFA Goa | March 5th, Thursday, 7 pm at Reis Magos Fort

Reis Magos Fort with Thus. presents to you the Talking Sky an exciting session on constellation mythology, folk tales, star science and more followed by sky observation session by the Association of Friends of Astronomy on 5th March 2020, 7 pm onward. This event is open to all at a minimal entry charge of INR … Continue reading The Talking Sky by AFA Goa | March 5th, Thursday, 7 pm at Reis Magos Fort

Olencio Simoes Talk at Reis Magos Fort |26th Feb 2020 10 am Wednesday

Reis Magos Fort with Thus. presents to you a talk about Climate Change by Olencio Simoes on 26th Feb 2020, 10 am onward. Today, Climate change has far-reaching effects by impacting just about every aspect of human life. Olencio is the Gen. Secretary of Goencho Ramponkaracho Ekvott and All Goa Fishermen Union. He’s also the … Continue reading Olencio Simoes Talk at Reis Magos Fort |26th Feb 2020 10 am Wednesday