Goa Covid Relief Ops- An Analysis #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm, 20th July 2020

Recently, citizens of Goa came out to assist the Covid relief operations – collaborating with the Government procedures.

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Web Censorship in India -Gurshabad Grover | #mondayfixgoa, 29.06 7:30 pm

The legal background of website blocking in India
Different techniques used by Indian ISPs to censor websites | Empirical data on whether ISPs are blocking the same websites. | The talk will also explore the legal and policy implications on online freedom of expression and net neutrality in India.

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Usability and Privacy Issues | Covid 19 apps in India | Talk, 22nd June #mondayfixgoa

A slew of mobile apps were released by different government bodies in India as a response to the Covid-19 outbreak. State and UT governments released apps for the purposes of quarantine management, ensuring compliance to quarantine rules, providing healthcare information and updates, and so on. Public health being a subject on the State List, the…

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Minorities and Migrations talk | 15th June, 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…

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Surveillance in Covid Times, with Lawrence Liang, Sanjay Bhangar & Alok Hisarwala, 1st June, 7.30 pm, online

The use of mass scale as well as individuated surveillance to respond to Covid-19 pandemic has been a serious cause of concern. It has also exposed the underlying fault lines within the debate on surveillance and privacy. Unlike conventional cases of political surveillance of citizens, the deployment of surveillance for the purposes of public health…

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Platforms, Privatised censorship and free speech in India, a talk. May 25th 2020

Online platforms, particularly social media, operate as the new ‘public squares’. They play an increasingly critical role in shaping the public sphere and redefining democratic participation, through the enforcement of privatized content censorship, filtration and other forms of content moderation practices. This talk looks at the role of platforms in mediating online speech, and how…

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Migration issues | Social inclusion

Migrations are a social need across the world. Social integration and inclusive growth contributes to the development of a society /state /nation. Asif Hussain, Secretary, Centre for Study of Philosophy and Humanities, Goa, will tell us about this inclusive society. He mentions that a plural society needs to be mature and responsible and formulate mechanisms…

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Tribal Rights with Rama Kankonkar | #mondayfixgoa, 6 Assagao, 27th Jan 2020

Activist Rama Kankonkar, of Tiswadi Taluka will speak on issues of reservations for Scheduled Tribes, Tribal Advisory council and atrocities on tribals. Please arrive early. Requested contribution 200/- | Poster by Pale Blue Dot, Goa, powered by Communiti Craft. https://facebook.com/events/s/tribal-rights-with-rama-kankon/554858031777511/?ti=icl

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CAA, NRC, NPR & Goa, Talk by Adv. Shriniwas Khalap, 6 Assagao, Monday 13th Jan 2020, 7.30 pm

Mr Shriniwas Khalap, Advocate for Union of India, State of Maharashtra and State of Goa in Supreme Court of India, will speak about the implications of CAA, NRC, NPR issues and it’s implications on local Goans. Part I A mischief in law called Amendment to the Citizenship Act. Part II upcoming duel disasters of National…

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