Recently, citizens of Goa came out to assist the Covid relief operations – collaborating with the Government procedures. From the time of essentials distribution till the last Shramik trains, they were relentless in their pursuit of dignity for the workers. In this #mondayfixgoa, with Vijaya Pais, Nupura Hautamaki and Miriam Koshy, in conversation with Alok … Continue reading Goa Covid Relief Ops- An Analysis #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm, 20th July 2020
“Migrants (and refugees) are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity”, quoth Pope Francis. Yet very often, they are. Globally, migrations fulfil different needs: economic, social, or political, and allow societies to assimiliate and forge heterogenous identities. A plural society needs to be mature, responsible, and should legislate mechanisms to avoid the neglect and demonisation … Continue reading Minorities and Migrations talk | 15th June, 2020
Manoj Parab will talk on Revolutionary Goans, it’s journey, aims, objectives and initiatives taken by RG till date in empowerment of locals. Patrons are requested to arrive early. Contribution 200/- Poster by Pale Blue Dot, Goa. https://facebook.com/events/s/talk-by-manoj-parab-revolution/452051552369176/?ti=icl
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 … Continue reading Cultural Cartographies: Sensing Goa’s Heritages & Landscapes | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 10th June 2019
In this talk, Prof. Prajal Sakharkhande will take us through a journey of Goan Heritage looking at multiple aspects – social, political, economic, cultural and historical. This will be an overview of History and Heritage of Goa from ancient times to 2019. Goa has a long history of not only politics but also of social, … Continue reading Goan Heritage | Talk by Prajal Sakhardande | Cafe Dona, Aldona April 26th, 7.30 pm
The Novel follows Charlie trip where he has to leave Goa in the offseason (June) and go for a few months to Nubra Valley (Himalayas) to make some money. As Charlie leaves Goa with his brother James (who’s trying other options and has an interview for a job on the cruise liner in Bombay). Their plan is to reach Bombay in the morning where James will go for his interview and then the same day, they have to catch a train to Jammu & Kashmir. But life as we know never goes according to our plans, the same happens in the novel.
With no access thru privatized plots all along the rivers : industrial & human pollutants, ecological n marine instability will be caused by constant dredging – these are but a few changes promised by the center but not for Goans. All along our rivers, more fields n khaazans will hold coal stacks, iron stacks & bulk cargo.