Seminars and Workshops

Lectures given and Paper presented at Conferences by Lancy Lobo

Made a presentation, "Understanding Collaboration in Lay Collaboration" at an international conference at St. Xavier's college, Ahmedabad on Feb. 25-27, 2014.

Presented a paper on "False Images of Tribals: A Challenges for New Evangelization" at Silvassa on October 29, 2013.

Gave a course of 15 lectures on "Socio-Religious Canvas of Gujarat" for the third year theology Students at Gujarat Vidya Deep, Sevasi, Vadodara on October 21-25, 2013

Presented a paper on "Land Acquisition, Displacement and Changing Nature of Gujarat State 1947-2010" at National Workshop on Industrialization and Land Acquisition: Challenges for Inclusive Development, on February 22, 2013, at Institute for Studies in Industrial Development, New Delhi.

Gave a course of 15 lectures on "Socio-Religious Canvas of Gujarat" for the third year Theology Students at Gujarat Vidya Deep, Sevasi, Vadodara on December 17-22, 2012.

Presented a paper on "Urbanization: Land Acquisition, Displacement and Migration" at Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand on August 22, 2012.

Presented a Paper on “Land Acquisition and Displacement in Gujarat: 1947-2010” at the International Conference on “Gujarat Society after Five Decades: Retrospect and Prospect”, at Centre for Social Studies, Surat on 17th to 20th January 2012.

Gave a talk on, “Two Sentence Interview Format” at English Department, M. S. University of Baroda on November 26, 2011.

Gave a course of 15 lectures on “Socio-Religious Canvas of Gujarat” for the third year Theology students at Gujarat Vidya Deep, Sevasi, Vadodara on August 1-6, 2011.

Gave a lecture on “Land Acquisition and Displacement in Gujarat: 1947-2010” on June 18, 2011 at Bhasha Research Centre, Tejgadh.

Gave a Keynote address on, “Ethics on Social Research”, at the Social Work Department, South Gujarat University, Surat on May 9, 2011.

Presented a paper on "Inter-religious Harmony and Globalisation with a Human Face" at a state level seminar on "Interfaith Harmony for a Global Civilisation" at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial, Vadodara on March 27, 2011.

Participated in a workshop on "Status of Social Science Research in Gujarat" at Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad on February 28, 2011.

Gave a lecture on "Ethics in Social Research" at Centre for Social Studies, Surat on February 23, 2011 for students of Research Methodology Course.

With Jayesh Shah presented a paper on, "Vadodara Municipal Corporation Election 2010 Religion and Caste-Wise Booth Level Analysis" at a National Seminar on "Mapping a City: Baroda through the Ages" at the Department of History, M.S University, Baroda on February 14-16, 2011.

Regional Team Meeting on "Pluralism Knowledge Programme – India" at Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore on October 27, 2010.

Presented a paper on "Socio-Cultural Eco-systems and their Challenges to the Church in India" at a National Mission Seminar on "Church in India Tomorrow: A Roadmap for her Mission and Ministry in the Third Millennium" on September 6-10, 2010.

Presented a paper on "Land Acquisition and Displacement in Gujarat: 1947-2004 with Reference to PESA", at a National Workshop on "A Comparative Perspective of Ground Realities in Implementation of PESA in the States of Orissa and Gujarat" at Centre for Social Studies, Surat on December 29 – 30, 2010.

Presented a paper on "Development, Displacement and Resettlement in Gujarat: 1947-2004" at a Western Zone Jesuit Meeting at Andheri Mumbai on October 29-30, 2010.

Sent a paper on "Inequalities of Development: Land Acquisition, Displacement and Resettlement in Gujarat: 1947-2004" to the seminar organized by the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, of Gujarat University on February 26-27, 2010.

Presented a paper on "Development-Induced Displacement among Tribals in Gujarat 1947-2004" at a Seminar on "Development of Tribal Communities in Gujarat and Maharashtra" at Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad on February 8-9, 2010.

Made a presentation on "Land Acquisition, Displacement and Resettlement in Gujarat" at XSSS, Ahmadabad for the Ahmadabad Study Group on February 6, 2010.

Gave a course of 15 lectures on "Socio-Religious Canvas of Gujarat" for the third year Theology students at Gujarat Vidya Deep, Sevasi, Vadodara on 13-17 September 2010.

Made a presentation on "Developmental Violence in Gujarat" at a seminar on "Imperialismand Marginalisation" organized by Jamayate Islami of India at Bhailal Amin Medical Hall, Vadodara on December 19, 2009.

Read a paper "Vikasno Atankvad ane Vikasni Hinsa" at Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad at a seminar on "Lok Swarajyani Yatra Ange Samuh Chintan" organized by Janpath, Nagarik Swatantrya Sanghtan, All India Secular Forum, People's Movement of India, Delhi and Agariya Hitchintak Manch on June 9, 2009.

Presented a paper on "Religious Fundamentalism - A Challenge to Democracy in the World, with Reference to India" at a seminar on "Spirituality and Religion" organised by Signis India General Assembly at Varanasi on February 13, 2009.

Presented a report on "World Religions Conference, Mahuva" at a workshop on "Region, Religion and Identity at the Department of English, M. S. University, Baroda" on January 12, 2009.

Presented a paper on "Cultural Nationalism & Missionary Education in India" at Jesuit Alumni for JAAI-Western Zonal Congress at Loyola Hall, Ahmedabad on October 1, 2008.

Presented a paper on "Hindutva: Cultural Nationalism and Cultural Intolerance" at a Seminar of the CBCI Commission for Education & Culture on "Cultural Challenges for Christian Mission in 21st Century" at Ishvani Kendra, Pune on August 2-4, 2008.

"Communalisation of Adivasis of Gujarat" at a meeting organized by Movement for Secular Democracy at LBS High School, Vadodara on 13.12. 2003.

"Fascism, Anti-Conversion Bill and a Response" at Anand, Catholic Church on April 25, 2003.

"Fascism in India and Possible Responses by Catholic Pastors" at Jeevan Darshan, Vadodara, for the National Pastoral Meeting of Jesuits, on September 24, 2002.

"Fascism in Gujarat and the Forthcoming Assembly Elections" at Vyara on August 31, 2002.

"Globalisation, Hindu Nationalism and Christians in India" at Gujarat Vidyadeep, Ahmedabad to the theology students on March 4-15, 2002.

"Insights from the Study of Thakors of North Gujarat" at Sanand, North Gujarat on February 23, 2002.

"Some Observations on Tribal Issues in South Gujarat" at Zankhvav, South Gujarat on September 6, 2001.

"Globalisation – A Sociological Perspective" at M. S. University, Baroda for the post graduate students and faculty, Department of Sociology, M.S.University, Baroda on August 24, 2001.

"Globalisation and Hindu Nationalism: Challenges for Jesuits" at Premal Jyoti, Ahmedabad on May 26, 2001.