Palat Madkhavan

Palat Madkhavan

Palat Madkhavan K., professor, researcher of the Indian Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi, India.

Member of the International Editorial Board of "Ideas and Ideals".

Madhavan K Palat (born 9 February 1947) is an Indian historian, scholar of modern world, and political commentator. He is an expert on European and Russian history. In the course of an academic career extending over nearly four decades, he has played a seminal role in promoting understanding of Russian history, culture, literature, and society in India.

Books and edited collections


  1. Ideological Choices in Post-Soviet Russia, Delhi Policy Group, 1997.

  2. Social Identities in Revolutionary Russia, ed. (Macmillan, Palgrave, UK, and St Martin's Press, New York, 2001).

  3. History of Civilizations of Central Asia, ed., vol. 6, Towards the Contemporary Period: From The Mid-Nineteenth Century To The End Of The Twentieth Century, UNESCO, Paris 2005.

  4. ‘Russia: The Time of Troubles,’ Special Number, Economic and Political Weekly, vol 28, no 51,18 December 1993.


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