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The Goa,1556 Shared Content Collection. Mostly audio recordings from the region of Goa, in India, shared in the spirit of democraticising the spread of knowledge and information, at no cost, with all who may need it.



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Romeo Remedios, a prominent footballer from Saligao, Goa, in the 1970s, talks about his encounter with soccer in those years, the clubs in Goa, and his experiences there. He later ends with a singalong, at a session held to celebrate his achievements at the Saligao Institute in December 2019.
Topics: romeo remedios, saligao, footballer, 1970s, soccer memories, football
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A discussion on how to go about finding your roots... in Goa. Photo alongside is "IMG_8715.jpg"   by  Chris Canipe  is licensed under  CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 
Topics: family trees, ethnicity, goa, roots, genealogy
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Prof P.K.Sudarshan, head of the Department of Economics at the Goa University, introduces this department to those who might be interested in knowing more about it.
Topics: goa university, economics, pk sudarshan
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Dr Anuradha Wagle, Professor and Head of the Department of French and Francophone Studies, talks about the department's plans and history at the Goa University. The music at beginning and end is an original French song written and sung by Aishwarya Andrade and Komal Sharma (MA, II, Goa University).   Thanks to Natasha Gomes for coordinating this recording and more.
Topics: french, goa, goa university, anuradha wagle
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by Patricia Rozario (soprano), Joanne D'Mello (soprano), Susanna Hurrell (soprano), Mark Troop (piano)
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Pro Musica organised this performance in early January 2012 (Jan 4) at the Kala Academy. Hear the voices of sopraonos Patricia Rozario, Joanne D'Mello (both with Goa links and roots) and Susanna Hurrell along with Mark Troop on the piano. This performance was staged in aid of Child's Play India Foundation. See http://www.childsplayindia.org and support generously. The programme included Handel (Alessandro) - Brilla nell'Alma - Susanna Hurell. Gluck (Orfeo ed Euridice) - Che fiero momento -...
Topics: goa, music, western, sopranos, patricia rozario, joanne d'mello, susanna hurrell, mark troop
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Topics: publishing, india, tutorials, talks, national book trust
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Octogenarian Isa Vaz, one of the Goans whose family (and husband's family as well) grew up in Burma in the early part of the 20th century, talkes about life in Burma and also in the village of Saligao (Bardez, Goa) as she knew it. Including in times when it was a Portuguese colony.
Topics: goa, burma, village, saligao, reminiscences, isa vaz
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by Recorded by Frederick Noronha (FN). Discussant: Vernon Lobo.
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Octogenarian Prof. Antonio Pelegrino da Costa is the former Professor of Linguistics and Music Education, at the State University of Maring á  (Portuguese: Universidade Estadual de Maring á,  UEM). This is a public university whose main campus is in Paran á,  which lies in the south of Brazil, bordered on the north by Sao Paulo. Currently, he is also the honorary local representative of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM-London, UK) and lives at House No 157, near...
Topics: goa, brazil, diaspora, professor of linguistics, music education, campal, portuguese-influenced...
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by Talk by Anjali Noronha. Recorded by FN/ Frederick Noronha
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School education is one of the spaces with continuing and growing opportunities, unfortunately not much known and sometimes undervalued.  It is one of the most rewarding fields, in more ways than one.  This set of two talks will be about careers in school education as teachers, teacher educators, researchers and policymakers. 1.  What does it mean to be a teacher and what it takes.  28th October, 2021 6.30 pm This talk will deal with the aptitudes, abilities, qualifications, opportunities...
Topics: education, india, school, teacher, school teacher, anjali noronha, ekalavya, collaborative learning...
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Goans in Goa meet up with visiting Karachi Goans, and learn about the community there.
Topics: karachi, catholics, goans, minority, multiculteralism
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In 2013, the Goa University began its library science courses. Today it offers Masters and Bachelors degrees in this field. Dr V. Gopakumar, who is the Co-ordinator of the Department of Library and Information Science, talks about the courses, intake, potential for students and why it makes sense to study library science in Goa today.
Topics: goa university, library science, v gopakumar, mlis, blis
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Deepa Prajith talks about her paper presented titled 'Routes and Roots: The Goan Diaspora's Frozen Frames'.  This paper was presented at the Goa University Department of English seminar on Tradition, Continuity and Change: Goan Society in Transition(s) held on March 15, 2018.
Topics: goan, diaspora, deepa prajith, routes, roots, goa university, goan society, transition
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Prof Bhat, of the Goa University, delivered the keynote speech at the GU Department of English's Seminar on Tradition, Continuity and Change: Goan Society in Transition. Here, he presents a summary of his talk to student-volunteer Siddhesh Sidd Raut.
Topics: goa, tradition, continuity, change
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Goa was a Portuguese colony till 1961. In December that year, some 451 years of Portuguese rule ended here, following an action by the Indian Army (preceded by a campaign by freedom fighters). What was the shape of the media then? How and why did things change? What led to the demise of the Portuguese papers of the time, and the rise of a new media? Ave Cleto Afonso, who taught Philosophy for long at the Dhempe College in Panjim (Goa, India), was a journalist in the crucial period in the 1960s...
Topic: goa, media, india, portuguese colony, newspapers, interview, understanding the media
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Goan Konkani musician late Alfred Rose's 80th birthday was celebrated on April 22, 2012 at Panjim's Kala Academy with a concert in his honour.
Topics: goa, music, konkani, alfred rose, regional music
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by Presentation by Luís Cabral. Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN
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Luís Cabral speaks on his PhD thesis related to Bernanrdo Peres da Silva.  Part of the Pensando Goa discussions of the University of Sao Paolo. His 2015 research has just been published (in Portuguese).  The subject matter is the "naturals' (locals or natives) from Goa, and their importance in the Lusophone World. Cabral uses the term Perismo to describe the ideology of Bernardo Peres da Silva (15 Oct 1775-18 Nov 1844). Peres da Silva was the first and only native Goan to be appointed...
Topics: goa, colonial rule, Portuguese, Bernardo Peres da Silva, scholarly research, Portuguese research on...
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Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, a 92-year-young veteran, shares his journalism and creative writing skills with students at the Goa University's Department of English. December 13, 2017. He starts by asking: "How many of you are writers?" Listen to the rest for yourself....
Topics: goa, mentoring, creative writing, VRR, victor rangel-ribeiro, goa university, department of english
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Alumni of the St Britto (Mapusa) Class of 1975 are planning to have their  40th reunion sometime between Jan 5-9, 2016. This is open to  both the Old SSC and New SSC Courses. Concerned alumni of  these batches may contact Louis D'Souza 8652 197182 (while in Goa, till early Jan 2016)  louis@louisphotos.com.au   or Salvador Pinto 9422 060332. The organisers still have a number of alumni whom they have not  yet been able to contact. If you know anyone from this batch,  please let them know...
Topics: goa, mapusa, britto, alumni, 1975, class of 1975, louis d'souza, australia
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by Authored by Mervyn Maciel Published by Frederick Noronha
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Bwana Karani . By Mervyn Maciel.  Born in Kenya in the late twenties, Mervyn Maciel has spent many years in East Africa. His love of the African bush and a particular fascination for the tribes – especially those from the Northern Frontier Province (N.F.D. as the Kenyan region was then known), together with his desire to live out in the wilderness close to Nature, prompted him to move to some of the most outlying and isolated areas of Kenya at a very young age. He has served in many areas...
Topics: kenya, british, goa, bwana karani
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The Immortals of Meluha is the first novel of the Shiva trilogy series by Amish Tripathi. The story is set in the land of Meluha and begins with the arrival of the Tibetan tribal Shiva. The Meluhan belief that Shiva is their fabled saviour Neelkanth, is confirmed when he consumes the Somras, a legendary healing potion, which turns his throat blue... (Source: Wikipedia). Author Amish (Tripathi) talks at a function at Sunaparanta, the centre for the arts, in Goa.
Topics: goa, amish, the immortals of meluha, book releases
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Damodar Mauzo, Konkani author, novelist and short story writer from Goa, talks about his 1979 novel Karmelin, on its 40th anniversary. This is a recording from the Out of Context Book Club meeting of June 22, 2019 at the Alliance Francaise Panjim office in Goa.
Topics: konkani, novelist, goa, panjim, damodar mauzo, damodar, mauzo, karmelin, karmelin the novel, out of...
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Peter Savio Cordeiro, a techie working with the world of sound and more, talks about the musicians he knew or knows, with a focus on the world of Saligao, a village in Bardez, Goa.
Topics: saligao, musicians, sound, bands in goa, peter savio cordeiro
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Recording of the book-release function of Elections in Goa during the Portuguese Constitutional Monarchy . Mario Bruto da Costa is a prominent Margao-based lawyer in Goa.
Topics: goa, book, book releases, elections, portuguese, constitutional monarchy, mario bruto da costa,...
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Ms. Iris, a teacher from Lourdes Convent, Saligao.
Topics: Lourdes Convent, Saligao, teacher, Goa
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by Recorded by Kimberly Gomes.
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Goa University student Kimberly Gomes interviews Inacio Fernandes of http://novella.co.in, during a visit to Verna.
Topics: goa, short story, novella.co.in, verna
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Bombay (Mumbai) author Naresh Fernandes talks on his book the Taj Mahal Foxtrot.
Topics: naresh, taj mahal foxtrot, fernandes, naresh fernandes, music, india, bollywood, jazz in india
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Goanet and Goa Sudharop held a year-end meeting in Goa, on December 30, 2017. This event was held at the Clube Gaspar Dias. Music from Chico Fonseca, a presentation on some new Goa books, a discussion on issues relevant to Goa at present....
Topics: goa, goanet, goa sudharop, 2017, december 30, issues in goa, expats interact with locals, annual...
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Schubert Cotta and troupe with Mecxy Cotta on vocals. Konkani songs performed at the 2nd All Brass Concert 2015 in Goa on July 10, 2015.
Topics: konkani, hits, mecxy cotta, schubert cotta, troupe
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A tribute to Lea Rangel-Ribeiro. Excerpts from the concert (Feb 22, 2012, Kala Academy, Goa, India) Invitation to a Celebratory Concert Remembering Lea Rangel-Ribeiro (1933-2011) Kala Academy DMK Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6.30 p.m. Programme Jules Massenet: "Meditation" from Thais Pheroze Mistri, violin, Goa State Chamber Ensemble Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, conductor (not recorded) W. A. Mozart: "Kegelstatt Trio", K. V. 498 Andante Menuetto Ashley Rego, violin; Elvina Rego,...
Topics: goa, music, lea rangel-ribeiro
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REVISTA DA CASA DE GOA EDITORIAL A diáspora no ADN Goês | The diaspora in Goan DNA - José Filipe Monteiro 1-2 Uma promissora parceria editorial | A promising editorial partnership - Luís Pereira da Silva & Salus Correia 3-5 ARTIGOS ORIGINAIS | ORIGINAL ARTICLES Os goeses católicos de Lisboa: a relação com a terra de origem entre memória e construção de pertença | Goan Catholics of Lisbon: the relation with Goa between memory and belonging – Chiara Panizzi 6-9 Goa - Emigração...
Topics: casa de goa, goan diaspora, goa, portugal
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*Masterclass Lecture – Goa Business School, Goa University* *Topic: Trusteeship and Philanthropy By Professor Peter Ronald deSouza* 30 July 2020 at 11AM on Google Meet The increasing ‘inequality’ in every country of the world has resulted in a growing consternation about the appropriate policy and intellectual responses required to address its cumulative consequences. While conventional responses have been on the instruments of taxation that are available, two additional ideas that have...
Topics: trusteeship, philanthropy, goa university, talks, prof peter ronald desouza
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In 1964, after more than 30 years of writing short stories in Marathi, Laxmanrao Sardessai did something that, on the face of it, was quite unexpected. The 60-year-old Goan writer and teacher, imprisoned twice by the Portuguese colonial authorities for his efforts to end colonial rule—achieved in December 1961 when the Indian army swept into Goa and evicted its long-standing Lusitanian rulers—started publishing poems in Portuguese. An analysis of these poems by D.A. Smith and comments by Dr...
Topics: goa, portuguese, poetry, liberation, 1961, end of portuguese rule, zalach pahije, laxmanrao...
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Students talk to Gaurav Phadate and learn more about an initiative started via Facebook when he was 17.
Topics: goa, anm, facebook, page, india, youth initiatives
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Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts & Science and CLP/Camões, Panjim held a talk on Preia-Mar ('High Tide', the novel in Portuguese by the Goan author Epitácio Pais, set in the Goa of the 1970s and published posthumously in 2016 by Goa,1556). The talk is by  Delfim  Correia da Silva of Goa University. It was held on  9th April 2016 at 5.00 pm Chowgule College Auditorium Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts & Science Gogol Margao 403602...
Topics: portuguese, goa, indo-portuguese, language, teaching, novel, epitacio pais, preia-mar, novel, goa,...
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A school-teacher and engineering student in the 1970s, Michael Pinto returns to Goa after 27 years. He talks of the memories and times he knew here in the 1960s. He grew up as a lad in Belgaum, India and was a teacher at St. Britto's Mapusa, for a couple of years (1965-1967).
Topics: expats, goa, india, reminiscences, changing goa
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Goa still has a total of seven pipe organs in various churches here (Rachol, Old Goa, Margao, Curtorim, etc). But maintaining them is an uphill task, as Romeo Monteiro, a priest at the Rachol Seminary, off Margao, Salcete, in the former Portuguese colony, explains.
Topics: pipe organ, 1888, Rachol Seminary, church music, fr romeo monteiro, 2012 recordings, salcete,...
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Ronnie Monserrate, music director, musician, the man who brought Lorna back to the stage, and Goan musician in Bombay. We met, we spoke....  [Photo of Ronnie Monserrate fcourtesy  http://konkanifilms.com  ]
Topics: goa, bombay, goans musicians in bombay, music director, goan diaspora, goan musical talent
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Shivranjana Rathore discusses her book, Hineni, at a function held on March 31, 2019, at the Carpe Diem [http://www.carpediemgoa.com] in Majorda. The book deals with emotional abuse within the family set-up. It points to the "great harm to the sense of self of any person in any kind of emotionally abusive relationship".
Topics: hineni, book, emotional abuse, family, emotionally abusive relationship, goa, shivranjana rathore,...
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by Recorded by Frederick Noronha (FN). At the CC Summit 2019, Lisboa.
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Isaac Campbell (of Ottumwa in Iowa, US) of Fortepan Iowa explains why collecting old photos makes sense in this day of digital plenty (in photographic terms), and how Iowa learnt from a photo archiving project from distant Hungary. At CC Summit 2019, Lisboa. Photograph alongside courtesy Fortepan.us, donated by Elizabeth Bartlett.
Topics: iowa, fortepan, ottumwa, isaac campbell
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Mandeachi Sanz, an evening of mando, was organised at the Saligao Institute on December 27, 2019 (Friday) from 6 pm onwards. Tomazinho and Irene Cardozo were the guests of honour. Nicholas Sequeira introduced the mando theme. There were performances by the Mando Mogui (adults, traditional) led by Merlyn Francis; the Saligao Mando Rockers (children's, traditional) led by Vallon and Alia Fernandes, Salganvche Songita Ixtt (traditional) led by Simon Fernandes and directed by Orland Vaz with...
Topics: goa, mando, song, traditional, konkani, mandeachi sanz, norma cordeiro, saligao institute
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Journalist of Goan origin has spent his entire working life outside Goa, mostly in Bombay (now Mumbai), then Canada and Dubai. Here he talks about his experiences in the profession, other journalists of Goan origin... and also wonders why as many Goan names are not visible as by-lines these days.
Topics: media, india, goa, bombay, mumbai, canada, dubai, eugene correia
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 Statistician  John   Nazareth  has been working  seriously to work out the figures of Goans who have migrated  across the globe. The Entebbe (Uganda)/Mississauga  (Canada)-based Goan visited his ancestral state of Goa in  September-October 2016, largely to continue with this  ongoing quest. See an earlier link to his work  https://www.mail-archive.com/goanet@lists.goanet.org/ msg112046.html  Nazareth 's phone link in Goa till  mid-October 2016 is +91-7057-182-779, SMS...
Topics: goa, migration, john nazareth, moira, family tree, goans worldwide, canada, entebbe, moira
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Dr Bhicaji Ghanekar is a doctor from Goa, a poet in Konkani, a compere of the local mando (Konkani song-dance) festivals. Here, he shares (in Konkani) some views and poems with Frederick Noronha.
Topics: goa, konkani, poet, compere, dr bhicaji ghanekar, mando festival, poetry in konkani, recitation
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A talk by Edgar Vales, president of the Casa de Goa, and Jose Maria Mueller e Sousa, young Goan-Portuguese searching for his roots.
Topics: edgar vales, jose maria muller sousa, caravela, panjim, talks
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Maria Lourdes Bravo da Costa, introducing her paper on Narrating Tradition, Continuity and Change in Catholic Wedding Ceremonies. Presented at the Goa University Department of English's seminar on Tradition, Continuity and Change: Goan Society in Transition(s). Held on March 15, 2018. Photo of Maria Lourdes Bravo da Costa is by Shubhankar Shah.
Topics: goa, catholic, weddings, maria lourdes bravo da costa
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Sonia Shirsat, live at the Saligão Institute. Jan 11, 2020. A performance, and also a function with students of her Fado de Goa group. Recorded by Frederick Noronha.
Topics: goa, fado, portuguese, song, music, saligão institute
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The University Choir performs at St Cajetan's at Old Goa on June 9, 2019, the National Day of Portugal. 
Topics: goa, old goa, university choir, 2019, st cajetan's
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Goa Book Club [http://groups.google.com/group/goa-book-club] held a meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Broadway Book Centre, first floor at Ashirwad Bldg on 18th June Road. The session focussed on translations, Goa, potentials, and challenges. Do you think we're doing enough in the field of translations? If not, what are the roadblocks? And, what is the potential? Above all: what should be the questions that we ought to be raising? Just to take this debate forward, I heard the 59:18 min...
Topics: goa, translations, goa book club, jan 2014, konkani, marathi, english, portuguese, broadway book...
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On Page 84 of Cyprian "Skip" Fernandes' book Stars Next Door , there's a photo of Zulema Collaco de Souza with the Kololians seven-a-side winning team in Kampala. Today an octogenarian, Ms de Souza is known for her prowess on the hockey fields of East Africa, her leadership of the Uganda women's team, as well as her role in the Goan diaspora world of North America (particularly Canada) and multi-culturalism there. While in Goa in January 2018, she met up with some interested in these...
Topics: zulema de souza, hockey, women's hockey, east africa, uganda team, goans in canada, international...
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Dr. Jason Keith Fernandes talks on The Secret History of the Konkani Language (at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Friday, November 15, 2013 evening). Jason Keith Fernandes was recently awarded a Ph.D. for his doctoral thesis titled Citizenship Experiences of Goan Catholics. The thesis studies the ongoing debate around the demand for recognition of Konkani in the Roman script. The Secret History of the Konkani Language that draws from his doctoral research Jason suggests that there is...
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Topics: goa, konkani, language, politics, language politics, roman script, devanagari script, language...
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by Talk by Sidh Mendiratta, recorded by Frederick FN Noronha.
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The abandonment of Old Goa was a very long process, says architect Sidh Mendiratta of Portugal. There was also a systematic dismantling of buildings there by the Church and State authorities, over a long period of time. He describes the Gracias-Vassalo e Silva plan of 1961 -- "the most comprehensive and consequential initiative to date" for the conservation of the buildings and ruins of this old colonial capital -- and offers new ideas on oportunities regarding heritage issues in Old...
Topics: old goa, archaeology, conservation, architects, vassalo e silva, musealisation
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by Talk by Aida Dourado. Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN
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Aida A P Dourado recently defended her PhD thesis 'Study of Kudds in Mumbai: Home to Goan Male Migrants' in the Department of Women's Studies at the Goa University, under the guidance of Prof Shaila DeSouza. Here, she talks about it. This study was undertaken at Jer Mahal Estate in Dhobi Talao, which houses 23 kudds.  Of the 23 kudds, 6 kudds namely the Majorda kudd, Raia kudd, Macasana kudd, Chichinnim kudd, Nuvem kudd and Fatradem kudd were selected for case studies. Research questions...
Topics: goa, bombay, kudds, clubs, residential clubs, goan clubs in bombay, aida dourado, research, goa...
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The Sunday Evening Quiz Club (SEQC, also pronounced as sec-c) organises a Quiz on the capital city of Goa, Panjim, on October 21, 2012. A live recording of the entire event. Quizmaster is Rajiv D'Silva.
Topics: quiz, goa, panjim, panaji, 2012, seqc, sunday evening quiz club, rajiv aguiar
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This is the work of Andrew Mascarenhas A very interesting collection of sounds from Goa, India... a unique eco-hotspot on the west coast of India and one-time former Portuguese colony.
Topics: sounds, goa, andrew mascarenhas, birds, people, recordings, street sounds
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Panel Discussion on Jack Sequeira at Goa University The Department of Political Science organised a Panel Discussion on 'Remembering Jack Sequeira : Reflecting through Contemporary Goa' on 20th April 2015 at 2.30 P.M at the Seminar Hall, Social Science Faculty Building, Goa University on the occasion of his birth centenary celebrations. The panelists are former legislator Teotonio Pereira, Adv. Radharao Gracias, former union minister Adv Ramakant Khalap and and historian Prajal Sakhardande.The...
Topics: goa, merger, opinion poll, dr jack sequeira, united goans, 1960s, post-colonial goa
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Mando memories. Recorded at the Mandeachi Sanz , an evening of mande at the Saligão Institute on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The Mando (plural: mande ) is a popular form of Goan song, and is sought to be revived in Saligão, one of the villages where it was popular in the 1960s and 1970s. In this recording, a series of veterans and those somewhat younger, share their experiences while growing up with the mando. Among those speaking are Nicholas, Melina,  Claire, Domnic, Tom, Diego, Jacinta,...
Topics: mando, Saligão, Goa, Konkani song, 403511, Saligão Institute
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The  Association  for  Progressive Communications  (APC) is an international network of organizations that was founded in 1990 to provide  communication  infrastructure, including Internet-based applications, to groups and individuals who work for peace, human rights, protection of the environment, and sustainability. Here, the Knowledge Sharing & Network Development Coordinator  Karel Novotný shares insights into the organisation, its history and its work.
Topics: apc, Karel Novotný, association for progressive communications, internet, alternate, campaigns,...
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Novella is a platform for aspiring and established authors to publish their work. See  http://www.novella.co.in/home.php A talk by Inacio Fernandes, founder.
Topics: writing, goa, young people, novella, short stories
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Recording of the launch function of the book From Darkness to Dawn, a recounting of the militant campaign against Portuguese rule in Goa. Authored by Prabhakar Sinari. Released on December 15, 2017.
Topics: colonialism, campaign, Azad Gomantak Dal, Goa, India, 1961, 1947, 1946, campaign against colonialism
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A brief discussion on possibilities to publish, and what this meant to authors then.
Topics: goa, publishing, 20th century
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Margao (Goa)-based chartered accountant Ganesh Daivajna, an octogenarian, looks back on his life and times in the South Goa capital, an ever changing place in the 1960s till the current times. A story of his life, his encounter with a changing Goa and the chartered accountancy profession (besides Lions and educational activity).
Topics: biography, ganesh daivajna, margao, goa, chartered accountant, an audit of my life
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From her book Espi Mai Is Stuck Again and other Goan tales... Mamma don't preach By: Meher Marfatia Date: 2011-12-26 Place: Mumbai Anita Pinto's colourful book of stories for children bubbles with Goan wit and wisdom without thrusting morals down young throats, says Meher Marfatia The shenanigans lighting up the colourful cover illustration itself make you grin, then giggle, whatever your age. More quirky images await readers of the 21 delightful adventures in Espi Mai is Stuck Again and other...
Topics: short stories, children, espi mai, goa, india, goa1556, anita pinto, goan short stories
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Online session introducing social media to journalists.
Topics: social media, journalists
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This session of April 8, 2021, held at 1 p.m. Brazilian time was the first meeting of the year for the "Pensando  Goa ". The session was led by Frederick Noronha, who, among other issues related to the press and publishing in 20th century Goa, also focussed on  "A Brief Introduction to Konkani-Marathi Issues", pages 207-214 of his PhD thesis "From Text to  Print : Case Study of  Goa . Understanding Literary Production of Fiction and Non-Fiction Works in...
Topics: goa, printing, publishing, 20th century, books, history of the book, goan books, konkani, marathi,...
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Film: Remembering Kurdi (2016) Director & Cinematographer: Saumyananda Sahi Run-Time: 64 mins 'Remembering Kurdi' witnesses the brief resurfacing of a  census town submerged for three decades by the Salaulim dam,  in Goa. Through the explorations of a young man and woman in  search of their ancestral home and history, the film is an  allegory for the universal quest to preserve memory and so  also a sense of belonging.
Topics: dam, goa, salaulim, kurdi, submerged town, ancestral home, history, allegory, quest, belonging
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Ramu Ramanathan is editor of PrintWeek India. He helped launch the magazine in May 2008. Ramanathan has been a driving force in reshaping coverage of the Indian print market through Industry Specials, Awards and Survey Reports. Under his leadership, PrintWeek has grown into one of the largest teams covering print in India. He is also a playwright and director. The book 3, Sakina Manzil and Other Plays (Orient Blackswan & EFLU), is a collection of eight of his plays in English. He has...
Topics: print, india, printweek, ramu ramanathan, industry, technology, printing in india
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Nonagenarian editor and writer Victor Rangel-Ribeiro has called this the "very first definitive biography of my contemporary and friend, the noted artist Francis Newton (FN)  Souza. The work was launched on December 19, 2020, in an online coversation between the  Director of the Grosvenor Gallery in London     Conor Macklin and Rangel-Ribeiro. This is an audio recording of the interaction. Cover photo: Frederick Noronha.
Topics: fn souza, victor rangel-ribeiro, goa, india, art, artists, books, biography
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Launch of Preia - Mar (High Tide), a novel by Epitácio Pais. Date: Jan 15, 2016 (Friday) Time: 5.30 pm (tea at 5.15 pm) Venue: XCHR, Xavier Centre of Historical Research at Alto Porvorim, Goa, India. During this function, there was a special round-table discussion on  Epitácio Pais’s Preia - Mar and the History of the Goan Novel in Portuguese with: Paul Castro e Melo (Univ of Leeds, UK) Helder Garmes  (University of São Paulo, CNPq, FAPESP,  Brazil) Cielo Festino (Paulista University,...
Topic: goa portuguese novel epitacio pais posthumous paul melo e castro
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Raghuraman  S Trichur, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology, California State University, Sacramento, speaks and releases his recently written book  Refiguring  Goa  at a function at Broadway Book Centre, on March 26, 2014. Refiguring  Goa    "sets out to challenge our current understanding of Goan society and its history". It also "pushes the study of the region in a new direction. It asks fresh questions, challenges long-held orthodoxies, and encourages...
Topics: refiguring goa, goa, raghuraman trichur, california state university, history of goa, understanding...
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A list of the most important and basic words in Konkani. Study this to learn the language.
Topics: konkani, language learning, Roman script, isidore dantas, Goa1556
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Sheena Pereira and Ambrose Vaz share an unusual interest in creating crafts from the past -- crochet and macrame. They are a generation apart, but their common interest and passion shows in their work and products. Amidst quite some reluctance, the modest duo agreed to go before the mic....
Topics: goa, crochet, macrame, art, handicrafts, traditional, made-in-saligao, saligao institute
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The Stuti Choral Ensemble, live, at the Kala Academy, Goa, India.
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Topics: goa, india, stuti, choral music, sanskrit, latin, english, konkani, chamber music, violin concerto,...
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Brenda Rodrigues and Joe talk about their book The House at 43, Hill Road . Set in Bandra, relevant to Goa and many other places.
Topics: bandra, home, real estate, speculation, land pressures, real estate mafia
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Garcia de Orta (1501 or 1502â1568) was a Portuguese Renaissance Sephardi Jewish physician and naturalist. He was a pioneer of tropical medicine.Goa, where he was based for part of his life, marked the 450th anniversary of his book COLLOQUIOS.
Topics: garcia da orta, goa, botany, portuguese, naturalists
Gregory  Stachowiak, with the Goa University's Department of French (2017), shares some views, information, backgrounds and experiences while here with student-interviewer Brinsley Almeida (MA-English, Part II).
Topics: goa university, french, Gregory Stachowiak, panjim, goa, india, french teaching