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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Empty Nets and Barren Beds | A conversation | Vikram Doctor with Dr. Aaron Savio Lobo | 14th September 7.30 pm

We have two interesting speakers this #mondayfixgoa to converse on how the changing nature of seafood consumption, particularly in tourist destinations like Goa, is changing our environment and the future of our food. Speakers: Vikram Doctor is a journalist with the Economic Times. He writes features, mostly on material culture in India and with a…

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The People’s Biodiversity Register (Goa) – Hycintha Aguiar | #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm | 7th September 2020

Goa has a People’s Biodiversity Register that contains detailed information about local biological resources along with the medicinal and other traditional knowledge associated with them. Preparing these registers is mandated under India’s Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Rules, 2004. Being a qualified Zoologist and the Chairperson of the Biodiversity Management Committee of VP Goltim Navelim…

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A discussion on Mollem | The art of destruction | 10th August Monday 7.30 pm

A panel discussion on the Mollem issue, with reference to the three proposed projects and their attendant environmental, ecological, social, economic and entomological affects on large areas contained in the Mollem National Park and the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Flavours of Nationalism | A conversation with Nandita Haksar & Vikram Doctor | #mondayfixgoa, 13th July, 7.30 pm, 2020

India was born a hungry nation and, as we are constantly reminded, most recently by stories of migrants travelling back home with little food, it is still a hungry nation today. Yet this often seems forgotten in all the growth in food writing in recent years. Nandita Haksar seeks to change this with The Flavours…

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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…

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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…

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Xit Coddi ani Nustem| Lordes Bravo da Costa | 7.30 pm, 6 Assagao, 14th October 2019

Food is significant in socio-cultural and economic life of any society. It is also a form of communication conveying multiple meaning for different sections of society and in this sense, it also acquires a symbolic representation. The way food is organized in each society, both as a way of production and survival and as a…

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