Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Godfrey’

January 2, 2010 0

Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights : A historical perspective

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Presented at Second International Law Conference organized by Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 15 Nov. 2004. Rajesh Kochhar Indian nationalist leadership of the late 19th century was in a confused state of mind. It could not decide whether it should challenge the colonial empire’s might and incur its wrath or appeal to its […]

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August 31, 2009 0

A universal history of astronomy as an educational aid

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Rajesh Kochhar Invited  talk delivered at XXVII General Assembly of International Astronomical Union  Special Session 4: Astronomy Education between Past and Future, Rio de Janeiro 6 August 2009 A man is wise with the wisdom of his age only, and ignorant with its ignorance.    -Henry David Thoreau History is an exercise in constructing the past carried […]

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December 1, 2008 0

Knowledge economy: Global or parochial?(2004)

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Prepared for ‘2004 STEPI International Symposium on Science and Technology Policy’, Seoul, 30 Nov. – 3 Dec. 2004 Knowledge economy: Global or parochial? Rajesh Kochhar NISTADS: National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi 110 012 [email protected] Abstract We introduce the concept of “rising” and “flat” technologies. Broadly speaking, knowledge-based […]

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