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Fringe and Geekery

Fringe Topics and Geekery Track of The Goa Project 2016

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Nupur Jain

Writing a pop academic graphic novel

To engage people in a discussion and hands-on workshop on marrying the popular with academic writing and analysis- in order to maximise knowledge dissemination through the popular medium more
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  • Cancelled
  • 17 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Anindo Ghosh

Science (no longer) Fiction

A set of discussions on various “science fiction” scenarios which sound futuristic, but are (close to) reality today: Each discussion will be headlined by a simplistic scifi short story, putting technology hot topics into plainspeak context, and thereby provoke relevant debate. more
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  • Cancelled
  • 21 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

aditya kv

Rewriting Mythology for present Day India

Mythology has a great impact in the cultural development of the society. The stagnation of the mythological endeavour brings about societal dysfunction. Indian mythology has been rewritten multiple times to suit the societal needs and reflects the time we live in. more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 22 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Tathagat

How I wrote my first book for a global major publisher?

I published my first book in Nov 2015. In this talk, I will share my journey with other prospective authors. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 23 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Nitika Agarwal

​­ FOSS : What’s the Fuss About?

The workshop aims at introducing the audience to the world of FOSS and help them in picking up their first project no matter what their background has been in this domain as of now. The workshop will focus not only on developers, but also motivate the ones not into coding and development by introducing opportunities in design, documentation and outreach. The speakers will discuss their involvemen… more
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  • Submitted
  • 26 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Vani Murarka

Poetry and Rhythm - more accessible than we believe it to be

There are some mindsets around poetry such as - it is tough to understand, only some people’s ball-game, poetry writing cannot be taught, rhythm is tough to write … The objective is to explore via discussion and an interactive workshop how poetry is much more accessible to us to read and to write that we believe it to be. more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 27 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Karan Bellani

What is it like to work on a global book project with a celebrity Chef?

A candid discussion about the experience of working on Utsav - a global, once in a lifetime book project about Indian festivals being authored by Chef Vikas Khanna. more
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  • Submitted
  • 31 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Asmi Uniqus

The BDSM lifestyle, a practitioner's view: In India and beyond fiction

A realistic look at practical BDSM lifestyles as they actually play out in India. The session will address “vanilla” people curious about the realities behind the recent and infamous BDSM books and movie, as well as aspiring “lifestylers” seeking practical insight into how to dabble or plunge into the lifestyle while keeping it sane, safe and consensual. The speaker will share from her extensive … more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 13 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

LoveDoctor.in

Hacking Love In India: Teaching A Billion To Love, Fuck, and Live Well

take away the biggest life, love, and initmacy lessons that will transform the way you see human connection - based on lessons from thousands of questions to LoveDoctor.in more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 14 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Manek D'Silva

The Art of Remix. Breathing new life into old ideas.

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” - Pablo Picasso more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 14 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Anindo Ghosh Proposing

The #100SareePact Proposal

To show how a simple idea that stemmed from a conversation between two virtual friends brought people across the globe together over their love for sarees and stories. To understand why a hashtag went viral and what it meant to several people. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 15 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Jeeva Anna George

Writing an Autobiography and Fact Book in your 30's - The First of its Kind in India

Talk about why I would be asked to write an Autobiography and how to go about it and the TGP connect . more
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  • Submitted
  • 17 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Jayati Doshi

Talking to strangers about love

You know those intense emotions we go through while falling in and out of love? the ones we thought no one would ever understand? I was curious about them, so a year ago I started talking to strangers intimately about love, and learnt (among other lessons) that there was so much universal in all the many ways we love, and yet each experience so uniquely ours. Through this session, I wish to let y… more
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  • Submitted
  • 18 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

gayatri rao

Let us Talk Evil

The aim of the talk will briefly look at different theories & studies related to evil and aim to draw on common themes towards action to stop ‘evil’. To look into mechanisms of how evil gets perpetuated we may also start looking at our own acts – if we are abetting or abating evil more
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  • Submitted
  • 18 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

gayatri rao

Butterflies to Chaos to Complexity... and to life thereof

This session would engage participants by Looking at the limits of a deterministic, analytic approach to science and generally the world Delving on some key concepts from chaos theory and the study of complex systems Simulation of interesting models from diverse fields (ecology, social-science, computer science etc) based on the approach of complexity more
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  • Submitted
  • 18 Jan 2016
Technical level: Advanced

Navin Kabra

Practical Lessons from the Gita for modern life: Entrepreneurship, Relationships, Social Media

Modern life is quite different from the world our parents grew up in; and a lot of what we do in our lives and careers has no parallels in what they did. So it appears that we’re on our own as far as navigating this new world is concerned. I take timeless advice from the Gita and show how, with appropriate mappings to modern concepts, the advice is surprisingly effective. And I show how it parall… more
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  • Confirmed
  • 14 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Devanshi Shah

Of Legends and Tall-tales

A presentation of the evolution and the diffirent visualizations Utopia’s and legendary lands, across time and using different mediums. more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 11 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner
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