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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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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Living Heritage Tree Tagging App Launch 2nd October 2020 7.30 pm

Rapid urbanisation has made it critical for us to conserve the environment, now more than ever. Accountability is the need of the hour and creating a database of all the trees ought to be a good start. The Living Heritage App is the way forward as it enables you to geo-tag trees, do health checks…

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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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The free but misunderstood Street Dogs of Goa – Adv Norma Alvares & Dr Karlette Fernandes | #mondayfixgoa | 31.8 7.30 pm

What many of us call stray, the law recognises as ‘street’ dogs. The colonial policy – which we followed, recommended catching and killing them en masse, until the law was changed in 2001 with the implementation of the Animal Birth Control Rules. Norma and Karlette have been on the frontline of the very heated street dog debates in Goa, and in this session they debunk some deeply held beliefs and hopefully show us a way forward of peaceful coexistence.

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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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The Dying Professions of Goa – Talk by Pantaleao Fernandes | Reis Magos Fort – 12th Feb Wednesday 10 am

Pantaleão Fernandes is a Goan author and Photographer will be showing us how the traditional Goan professions are dying due to modernism. He will also allow you to witness some locals demonstrating their work to you at the venue while he speaks about it. Pantaleão is a Goa-based writer, photographer and ethnographer. Being very passionate…

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Cultural Cartographies: Sensing Goa’s Heritages & Landscapes | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 10th June 2019

Presenter: Pedro Manuel Sobral Pombo Assistant Professor, Visiting Faculty, Department of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies, Goa University Departing from previous and ongoing research on Goan heritage and coastal landscapes, this conversation aims at thinking the aesthetic and epistemological possibilities of landscape as a crucial element of cartographing cultural contexts and their materializations. The particularities of…

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Convergence : Rediscovering Heritage Through Technology | 13th May, 7.30 pm, #mondayfixgoa at 6 Assagao

Convergence : Rediscovering Heritage Through Technology : An exploration of changing contexts in innovation through objects from the Goa Chitra Ethnographic Museum. The Presentation-Talk-Demo brings together India Foundation for the Arts – Goa Chitra Museum fellows Aparajita Bhasin and Lina Vincent as they highlight the techniques and philosophies of why and how we design and…

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