Reading Ramayana by moonlight – part 3| Dec 21st 7.30 pm 2020 #mondayfixgoa

Reading the Ramayana by moonlight- Part |||Imran Ali Khan with Arshia Sattar. They are discussing about the process of translating a text that has come to mean different things at different times, unpack the existential crisis that follows the characters in decisions between right and wrong. Arshia Sattar is a translator, author and director. Sattar…

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Animal Rights: Solidarity Across Species Boundaries, Dec 14th 7.30 pm 2020

The ethics and politics of animal rights are complicated throughout the world but especially so in India where vegetarianism and meat eating have caste and communal histories. At the same time, there’s increasing recognition that meat and dairy animals as well as animals used in fights, races, rituals and sacrifices are conscious beings who suffer…

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Snake Tales | A Discussion | 7th December 7.30 pm 2020 #mondayfixgoa

Join us for a discussion this #mondayfixgoa with some of Goa’s resident experts on snakes and wildlife rescue in Goa. The panel will answer questions from the audience, discuss and dispel myths and superstitions and help us to live more in harmony with these remarkable and misunderstood creatures. Snakes may be some of the most…

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Reading the Ramayana by Moonlight (Part ||) | Arshia Sattar with Imran Ali Khan

A few months back in September, we hosted a fantastic discussion between Arshia Sattar and Imran Ali Khan on reading the Ramayana by Moonlight. One of the promises we were able to extract – based on popular demand for an encore – was to come back with a second edition (and there will also be…

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Nourished by the Jungle: Feeding Mythology | 23rd Nov 2020 7.30 pm

Nourished by the Jungle: Feeding Mythology The jungle looms large in Indian mythology. In both the great epics, the heroes must spend large parts of their lives there – they may not go there willingly, yet it seems important that they do. The jungle is dangerous, yet it also seems to be a source of…

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Cows, Cars, Collisions – A discussion on the problem of abandoned Cows on Goa’s roads #mondayfixgoa 16th Nov 7.30 pm

No drive through Goa these days seems to happen without close encounters of the bovine kind. It may seem cute at first, but it is actually very dangerous. 100s of cows, including young, newly born calves, end up at shelters across Goa after being run over by cars. Many die a painful death. The cows…

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Role of humour and social commentary in a democracy | Madri Kakoti with Sujay Gupta

Humour and social commentary are an integral tool in distilling politics and issues in general. It speaks of an ability to self-reflect, appreciate the fallibility of humans, and engage across the faultlines by building bridges. To elaborate on that point, we have with us this Mondayfixgoa, Madri Kakoti, the neighbourhood teacher, in conversation with Sujay…

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Silence in C+ve : Live Music and the Pandemic- A Conversation #mondayfixgoa Nov 2nd 7.30 pm

This #mondayfixgoa we are bringing together a panel to discuss the present and post pandemic situations of the Music industry. Vinesh Iyer (Co Founder – Art Escape, The Live Music Project, Inspire Trust) will be in conversation with Saxophonist Jarryd Rodrigues and Musician/ Entrepreneur/ Architect Buland Shukla. Jarryd comes from a family of musicians, such…

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The Queers Have Landed: A Discussion on ‘Queeristan’ 19th October 2020 7.30 pm

“The Queers Have Landed: A Discussion on ‘Queeristan’” https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88137252813 Parmesh Shahani, Dhamini Ratnam and Arvind Narrain in conversation with Alok Hisarwala. Barely a month and a half way away from the 2nd Anniversary of Navtej (the Indian queer rights decision), we bring you an exciting panel reflecting back and also forward, onto the queer movement.…

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The Barefoot Exemplars | The Story of Art Escape #mondayfixgoa 12th Oct 2020 7.30 pm

Founders of Art Escape, The Live Music Project, Inspire Trust, Ideas Boutique, Vinesh & Darryl have brought quality music, art, creative workshops, environmental projects and festivals to Goa for ten years now. How has the pandemic affected them, their activities and goals, and what’s in store in the future? In conversation with Shweta Bajaj, an…

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