Papers/Book Chapters/Lectures’ Texts


  1. Astronomy in India: A Perspective


  1. Ardaseer Cursetjee (1808-1877), The First Indian Fellow of the Royal Society of London
  2. The Dhokra Artisans of Bankura and Dariapur, West Bengal: A Case Study and Knowledge Archive of Technological Change in Progress
  3. Denationalised middle class: Global escape from Mandal
  4. English Education in India: Hindu Anamnesis versus Muslim Torpor
  5. Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights : A historical perspective
  6. Inventive individuals; innovative systems
  7. J.C. BOSE: The Inventor Who Wouldn’t Patent
  8. J.C. BOSE: The Inventor Who Wouldn’t Patent [Reproduced from Science Reporter, Feb 2000]
  9. Knowledge economy: Global or parochial? [Prepared for ‘2004 STEPI International Symposium on Science and Technology Policy’, Seoul, 30 Nov. – 3 Dec. 2004]
  10. The Rgvedic Soma Plant [‘Medicine and Life Sciences in India’, published by Centre for Studies in Civilization, 2001, New Delhi]
  11. Till Science Transcends the Scientist: Role of Human Factor in Science [From the book: History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization, Vol XI, Part 1, Philosophical Conciousness and Scientific Knowledge : Conceptual Linkage and Civilizational Background, Edited by D.P. Chattopadhyaya, Published by Centre for Studies in Civilization, New Delhi, 2004]
  12. Science in British India. I. Colonial tool [Current Science, Vol.63, No.11, 10 December 1992; 689-694]
  13. Science in British India. II. Indian response [Current Science, Vol.64, No.1, 10 January 1993; 53-62]
  14. Science and domination: India before and after independence [Current Science, Vol.76, No.4, 25 February 1999, 596-601]
  15. Secondary Tools of Empire: Jesuit Men of Science in India [Discoveries, Missionary Expansion and Asian Cultures’ edited by Teotonio R. de Souza, Director, Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Forword by Gregory Naik, S.J.; Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi 110059; 1994, pp.175-183)]
  16. Shipbuilding at Bombay [Current Science 1994, 66, 965-969]
  17. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar: Life and times
  18. The rise of the techno-baboo :IT is a brain-sink [Current Science, Vol.76, No.12, 25 June 1999; 1531-1533]
  19. The Truth Behind the Legend: European doctors in pre-colonial India [J. Biosci., 24, No.3, September 1999; 259-268]
  20. Towards a global perspective on globalization [Current Science, 83, 1056-1057, 2002]
  21. The Growth of Modern Astronomy in India, 1651-1960
  22. Continuity Embedded in change: Technological and Integrated Assistance to Dhokra Metal Casting Craftsmen in Eastern India
  23. Is globalisation encouraging flat-earth mentality?
  24. Historical perspective
  25. Small Telescopes in Research and Education
  26. Education and Training in Basic Space Science and Technology

2 Replies to “Papers/Book Chapters/Lectures’ Texts”

  1. I would like to get in touch with Prof. R Kochhar to invite him to the London School of Economics for a lecture on Useful and Reliable Knowledge in South Asia.

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