Armenians of Calcutta | Book Launch March 24th 2022 8 pm at Edible Archives

http://www.instagram.com/tv/Ca_7XKbjl6m/ We present Alakananda Nag’s book of photographs ‘Armenians of Calcutta’ at Edible Archives on 24th March 2022 Thursday 8 pm. It is a book of photographs, text and rare archival material on the Armenian community of Calcutta who were the founders of the city as we know it today – a fact not widely known…

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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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Reading the Ramayana by moonlight | A conversation

Join us on Mondayfix when Imran Ali Khan talks to Arshia Sattar about the Ramayana, her translation of the Valmiki text first published in the 1990s and the complexities of reading this story in the 21st century. Arshia will speak about the process of translating a text that has come to mean different things at…

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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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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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Making God/God in Making : Study of roadside shrines

Dr. Vidya Kamat, Founding Member, Secretary, Center for Study of Mythology and Culture, Goa, will present her research on roadside shrines in urban spaces. The centre document the myths of the region and its oral history traditions. Through this, they hope to provide a creative and scholarly exposition of the diverse heritage of myths that enrich the cultures of the region and the patterns that emerge therein.

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