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Dr. Satheesh Palanki

Dr. Satheesh Palanki

Dr. Satheesh Palanki

Assistant Professor History Department, Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Vakkad P O,Tirur,Malappuram Dt,Kerala,INDIA 676502

Educational Qualification

  • M.A  in History with Distinction (University Top scorer, 2005)
  • M.Phil in History with Distinction.
  • Ph. D (JNU)
  • B.Ed (RIE, NCERT ,Two year) in English & Social Sciences and has been selected as the best Student Teacher.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) with special training in Hardware maintenance and Software development.
  • Specialized in Social and Cultural History, History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Administrative History;

 Ph.D Topic

Western Medicine in Colonial Kerala: Patterns of Patronage and Institutionalisation CE 1800-1947

Research Experience

  •  Research Associate, Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi;
  •  Consultant in History, Central Board of Secondary Education, Siksha Sadan, New Delhi;


  • Missionaries, Women and Western Medicine in Colonial Kerala
  • Ke Em: Madikaiyyude Samaranaayakan: A Biography of Comrade K M Kunhikkannan, (mal.)
  • Western Medicine and Popular Response in Colonial Kerala,1800-1947

Published Articles

  •  Clinical Christianity as Philanthropy: Missionaries and Western Medicine in Colonial Travancore
  •  Transcending Heritage from Indigenous to Western: Smallpox Vaccination and Popular Responses in colonial Malabar in Indigenous Medicine in Colonial Kerala, NBS, Kottayam, 2017 (Forthcoming).
  • Smallpox Encounter and the Indigenous Response in Colonial Malabar.
  • Arab Transmarine Trade and the Development of Islam in Kerala during the Eastern World System.

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