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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Medvedev, Zhores A., 1925-
Medvedev papers: Fruitful meetings between scientists of the world.
London : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1971
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Zhores A Medvedev
|Description:||xiv, 471 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Some personal experiences. The Fifth International Congress of Gerontology ; The Sixth and Seventh International Congresses of Gerontology ; The plan for joint research with Dr. Bernard Strehler and the attempt to implement it ; The traditional Annual Lecture on the problem of ageing ; The Darwin Plaque, the Mendel Medal and the Kimber Prize --
International scientific co-operation : the facts and their consequences. The methods of exchange of information in world science today ; Joint international research ; Training abroad ; Scientists' trips abroad ; The problem of the "brain drain" ; The development of international scientific and cultural co-operation leads to the formation of an intellectual community --
Civil rights and legislation on travel abroad and state frontiers. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations, and its bearing on the problem of international co-operation ; The Soviet citizen and his passport, internal and external ; How a trip abroad from the USSR is arranged ; How to arrange a trip to the USSR from other countries ; Currency barriers to international co-operation ; The state frontier ; Present trends in the international integration of mankind --
Conclusion : What the author would like to say to certain organizations which control the international co-operation of Soviet citizens. To Intourist ; To the All-Union Geographical Society ; To the Ideological Commission of the Central Committee of the CPSU. First complications with the post --
The question of the return address --
A strange paradox of the Moscow International Post Office --
Another strange paradox of the international post --
Does the nature of international airmail affect its delivery time? --
The system of checking printed matter sent through the post --
Confiscation and alteration of printed matter from abroad --
Secrets of the "Black Office" --
The "Black Office" shows its face in the post today --
The revenge of the "Black Office" --
Law and justice against the "Black Office" : first stage --
Law and justice against the "Black Office" : second stage --
Preservation of the secrecy of correspondence in the internal post --
Instructive episodes, postal puzzles, notes and comments.
|Other Titles:||Fruitful meetings between scientists of the world.
Secrecy of correspondence is guaranteed by law.
|Responsibility:||Zhores A. Medvedev ; translated from the Russian by Vera Rich ; with a foreword by John Ziman.|