Konkan

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Neha Desai
In this interview, he presents a representative opinion of the Korlai villagers about their language, why they think it is necessary to preserve it and their worries about the increasing influence of other languages due to TV and mobile phones. It provides a new perspective regarding the values…
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Neha Desai
Language is a living system, continually changing and evolving. As much as the existence of the language is based on the people who speak it, the existence and worldview of people is also dependent on the language they speak. When people migrate from rural areas to cities, not only do the numerous…
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Neha Desai
Languages are living systems that undergo constant processes of structural and semantic changes. One such way in which languages change is through contact with other languages. When people speaking one language come in contact with another dominant language and start using it for various purposes,…
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  Father Joaquim Pereira, Secretary to the Archbishop of Goa, talks about the sacred music tradition that began with the arrival of the first Portuguese missionaries in Goa. The Jesuits followed the then-prevalent system of elementary education in Goa that taught children letters and numbers…
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  Father Romero Monteiro is Chancellor at Bishop’s Palace, Panjim. He holds a PhD in Canon Law, is a postgraduate in Liturgical Music and has a diploma in Composition. Sebanti Chatterjee is a sound anthropologist and storyteller. She is a PhD scholar in the Department of Sociology, Delhi School of…
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  Based in Goa, the Aradhon Choir is a leading vocal ensemble founded and conducted by Omar de Loiola Pereira. Goa has strong traditions of choral music that can be traced back to the arrival of Christianity in the fifteenth century. Presently, the state has a flourishing choral-music scene in…
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Sebanti Chatterjee
Christianity is believed to have been introduced in India by Thomas, one of the Twelve Apostles, in the Malabar coast in 52 CE. Another version credits Bartholomew, another of the Apostles, with the introduction of the faith in the Konkan coast around the same time. Either way, scholars seem to be…
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Anuja Dasgupta
Khotachiwadi is a captivating village surrounded by the busy streets of Girgaum in South Mumbai. Buildings in the neighbourhood display the strong Portuguese influence of the mid-sixteenth century, at the time when it was a part of vast coconut plantations of the then Girgaum wadi. The module…
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