Goan Heritage | Prajal Sakhardande | 6 Assagao, Oct 29th, 7.30 pm, Mondayfix

This talk will be an overview of History and Heritage of Goa from ancient times to 2017. Goa has a long history of not only politics but also of social, economic, cultural and historical heritage. This will cover Goan History and Heritage from the Gaunkaris, Bhojas, Kadambas, Adilshah’s rule to the arrival of the Portuguese in 1510 till 1961, then to statehood and thereafter.

Mitti-Chuna | Natural Building Materials | 8th October 2018, Mondayfix at 6 Assagao | 7.30 pm

There is a need to question this widely accepted building material, cement and assess how this deeply affects the small scale building industries that are dying. Local economies that once made a village or a town self-sustainable are being destroyed. This talk is about the power of humble local materials as alternatives to cement, with examples and stories of natural buildings.

Indie Comix Fest Goa at The Mandrem House| 28th October, 2018, 10 am – 7 pm

A festival for self-published comics. Buy, sell your independently created comics, interact with comics artists and readers. An event to foster the creation and distribution of comics as an art form.

Anatomy of Lost Battles | Vimlendu Jha | Oct 1st, 2018,6 Assagao at 7.30 pm

‘Anatomy of Lost Battles’ aims at reflecting on some of the prominent environmental conflicts of our country, its genesis and outcome, along with deeper understanding of stakeholders that further or dilute the environmental regime of our country. The talk also shall reflect on the role of judiciary vis-a-vis environmental governance in the country, analyzing failure or co-option of the legislature and the executive.

Reading and discussion | 13 years by Ramchandra Singh|August 13th 2018, 7.30 pm,6 Assagao

A singular record of recent history and of individual witness, Singh’s prison diary, newly expanded, appears in English for the first time. Offering unprecedented intimacy with the everyday life of the imprisoned everyman, Singh challenges us to look without flinching and question our assumptions about crime and punishment.