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Front facade of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Front facade of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Rear side view of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Rear side view of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Garden of the IFP
Garden of the IFP
Main Indology Hall of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Main Indology Hall of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
The Library reading room of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
The Library reading room of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Jawaharlal Nehru Conference Hall
Jawaharlal Nehru Conference Hall
Visit of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) on October 4, 1955
Visit of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) on October 4, 1955
Dr. Jean Filiozat, 1st Director of the IFP
Dr. Jean Filiozat, 1st Director of the IFP
Inauguration of NACLIN 2014 in the presence of former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Inauguration of NACLIN 2014 in the presence of former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presenting at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on March 23, 2015, the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Pandit S. Sambandan Sivacharya
President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presenting at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on March 23, 2015, the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Pandit S. Sambandan Sivacharya
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Edited books

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PORDIÉ L. (ed.), 2011. Savoir thérapeutiques asiatiques et globalisation. Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances, (numéro spécial) 5 (1), 206 p., DOI: 10.3917/rac.012.0003. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

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ATTEWELL G., 2013. Subversion in a Liminal Space: Perso-Arab Learning, Asian Medicinals, and the European Classical Revival in the Colóquios of Garcia da Orta, In: Robbins K., Tokayer M. (ed.), Western Jews in India: from the Fifteenth Century to the Present, Manohar, New Delhi, p. 11-123, ISBN: 978-81-7304-983-5.
ATTEWELL G., 2013. Yunani Tibb and Foundationalism in Early Twentieth-Century India: Humoral Paradigms between Critique and Concordance, In: Horden P., Hsu E. (ed.), The Body in Balance : Humoral Medicines in Practice, Epistemologies of Healing; 13, Berghahn Books, Oxford, p. 129-148, ISBN: 978-0857459824. [Publisher link]
PORDIÉ L., 2012. Branding Indian aromatherapy. Differentiation through transnational networks, In: Scheid V.,MacPherson H. (ed.), Integrating East Asian Medicine into Contemporary Healthcare, Churchill Livingstone. Elsevier, Edinburgh, p. 199-214, ISBN: 978-0702030215. [Publisher link]
HARILAL M.S., 2012. Commercialising Traditional Medicine: Ayurvedic Manufacturing in Kerala, In: Sujatha V.,Abraham L. (ed.), Medical Pluralism in Contemporary India, Orient Blackswan, New Delhi, p. 305-329, ISBN: 978-81-250-4501-4. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2012. Competing for Medical Space: Traditional Practioners in the Transmission and Promotion of Siddha Medicine, In: Sujatha V.,Abraham L. (ed.), Medical Pluralism in Contemporary India, Orient Blackswan, New Delhi, p. 165-185, ISBN: 978-81-250-4501-4. [Publisher link]
PORDIÉ L., 2012. Ideal qualities and their religious matrix. Best practitioners of Tibetan medicine in rural Ladakh (short note), In: Scheid V.,MacPherson H. (ed.), Integrating East Asian Medicine into Contemporary Healthcare, Churchill Livingstone. Elsevier, Edinburgh, ISBN: 978-0702030215. [Publisher link]
ATTEWELL G., 2011. Indian medicine: Ayurveda in context, In: Bynum W.,Bynum H. (ed.), Great Discoveries in Medicine , Thames and Hudson, New York, p. 22-25, ISBN: 978-0500251805.
BLAIKIE C. and PORDIÉ L., 2011. Introductory remarks on traditional medicine, In: Savajol N.,Tuoun V.,John S. (ed.), Traditional therapeutic knowledge of the Bunong people in North-eastern Cambodia, Nomad RSI Editions, Phnom Penh.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

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ATTEWELL G., 2014. Compromised: Making Institutions and Indigenous Medicine in Mysore State, Circa 1908–1940, In: Pordié L., Naraindas H. (ed.), Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. Special issue: Learning Institutions in South Asian Medicine, 38 (3) : 369-386, DOI: 10.1007/s11013-014-9390-y. [Publisher link]
SAGLIO-YATZIMIRSKY M.C. and SEBASTIA B., 2014. Mixing tīrttam and tablets. A healing proposal for mentally ill patients in Gunaseelam (South India), Anthropology & Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/13648470.2014.967336. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2013. A medicine in loss of identity, The IIAS Newsletter, 65 : 28-29.
SEBASTIA B., 2013. Book Review of "Medical anthropology at the intersections: histories, activisms and futures" edited by Marcia C. Inhorn and Emily A. Wentzell, D., Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care, 16 (1) : 1-3, DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2013.831527. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2012. Concept of Sakti in Saivasiddhanta, Journal of Sanskrit Academy, 21 : 103-112.
SIELER R., 2012. Kalạri and Vaittiyacālai:Medicine and martial arts intertwined, Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity, 7 (1) : 164-195, DOI: 10.1163/15734218-12341247. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2011. Le passage des frontières de médecines pas très douces : prévenir l'innocuité ou préserver l'authenticité ? Le problème des formulations iatrochimiques dans la médication siddha, Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances, 5 (1) : 71-98, DOI: 10.3917/rac.012.0071. [Publisher link]
PORDIÉ L., 2011. Se démarquer dans l’industrie du bien-être. Transnationalisme, innovation et indianité, Anthropologie & Santé [En ligne], 3 . [Publisher link]

Working Papers

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ATTEWELL G., JAUZELON C. and GANESHAN N., 2012. Asset planning for environmental health in the communities of Avvai Nagar and Udayar Thoppu, Puducherry, India, USR3330 Working Papers Series; 5, Institut Français de Pondichéry/Centre de Sciences Humaines, 49 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

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DELPEU M., 2011. Enfances, Sida et religions en Inde du Sud : une ethnographie de la circulation des enfants séropositifs, Ph.D. Thesis : Ecole Doctorale "Sciences sociales. Société, Santé, Décision", Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, Advisor: F. Bourdier. [Publisher link]

Reports

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SEBASTIA B., 2013. The tribal migrants from Chhattisgarh in Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh, Health issues and health recourses of Dorlas and Marias, 42 p, Report of an anthropological study commissioned by Médecins du Monde.

Other productions

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PORDIÉ L., 2011. One-to-one discussion with G. Martin (University of Kent) on science and traditional knowledge filmed at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, The movie has been directed by the Rolex Institute, 10 min..
PORDIÉ L., 2011. Personal interview on medical travels broadcasted by France Culture, a leading national public radio station in France specialized in cultural affairs, March 2. [Radio talk / France Culture] .