Scientific Production

Scientific Production


The list below contains the scientific production of the French Institute of Pondicherry from 2009 onwards. It includes books, edited books, CD-ROMs, maps, book chapters, articles, published conference papers, theses, reports, working papers, awards and other miscellaneous publications.

For publications brought out under the imprint of the IFP and available for sale, please visit the Bookstore page. For the IFP’s scientific production deposited in the HAL-SHS open archive see the IFP's HAL-SHS page.


Working Papers

LANDY F., FRANCOIS T., RUBY D. and SEKHSARIA P., 2018. Vertical governance and corruption in urban India: The spatial segmentation of public food distribution, CSH-IFP Working Papers ; 11, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines, Pondicherry / New Delhi, 17 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

NORDMAN C.J., 2018. Compétences, réseaux, travail et inégalités de trajectoires dans les pays en développement, HDR en Sciences économiques : Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris, 86 p..
SUVAATHIMANI S., 2018. Morphological and phytochemical relationship between the host and parasite: Dendrophthoe Falcata [Masters Dissertation], MSc : Department of Life Sciences, Central University of Tamil Nadu & Ecology Department, French Institute of Pondicherry, Thiruvarur & Pondicherry, 49 p., Supervisor: N. Balachandran,.
UMA MAHESHWARI P., 2018. An illustrative key for the woody species of Aranya forest and sanctuary, Auroville [Masters Dissertation], MSc : Department of Botany, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post Graduate Studies, 83 p., Supervisor: T. Ganesan,.
VINOTHINI K., 2018. Relationship between the host and parasite: Dendrophthoe Falcata - approaching through anatomy and phytolith [Masters Dissertation], MSc : Department of Life Sciences, Central University of Tamil Nadu & Ecology Department, French Institute of Pondicherry, Thiruvarur & Pondicherry, 54 p., Supervisor: N. Balachandran,.


RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., LASSAUBE G., BERNARD X. and LATUSEK J., 2018. Mise en visibilité des eaux souterraines et de leurs enjeux de gestion- expériences des syndicats de nappes et structures porteuses de SAGE en France et perspectives indiennes, AFB/CNRS/IFP, Paris, 110 p..

Awards and Honours

LAKSHMINARASIMHAM S., 2018. Awarded the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour for the year 2018 by the Government of India for lifetime achievement in Sanskrit language and literature .
RAMAKRISHNAMACHARYULU K.V., 2018. Awarded the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour for the year 2018 by the Government of India for lifetime achievement in Sanskrit language and literature. .

Other productions

BRESSAN L.M., HERODEK J., [et al.], GUÉRIN I., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G. and SANTOSH KUMAR K.S., 2018. Bubbling Up: Solidarities, Feminisms and Social Reproduction [video], Gender Centre IHEID, Geneva, Duration: 23:52. This film presents findings of the research project Feminist Analysis of Social and Solidarity Economy Practices: Latin America and India, carried out between December 2015 and March 2018, financed by the Swiss Network for International Studies, SNIS, Geneva.. [Publisher link]
TEIL G. and MONTEL M.-C., 2018. Des fromages, des microbes et des hommes. [vidéo], 52 min 26 sec., DOI : 10.15454/1.5232590558167976E12. [Publisher link]
TEIL G., 2018. On Cheeses, microbes and humans [video], 52 min 26 sec., DOI : 10.15454/1.523260920749224E12. [Publisher link]


TATACHARYA N.S.R. and LAKSHMINARASIMHAM S., 2017. The Avacchedakatānirukti (of the Dīdhiti and Gādādharī) with the Subodhā commentary by N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya, Regards sur l'Asie du Sud no 8 / Vyākhyānamālā no 2. SCSVMV University Publication Series no 38, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Kanchipuram, vi, 290 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-210-1. [Publisher link]

Edited books

GRIMAL F., VENKATARAJA SARMA V., LAKSHMINARASIMHAM S. and BHAT JAGADEESH (ed.), 2017. Pāṇinīyavyākaraṇodāharaṇakośaḥ. La grammaire paninéenne par ses exemples. Paninian grammar through its examples. Vol. I.1 and I.2. Udāharaṇasamāhāraḥ. L'ensemble des exemples. The collection of examples, [rev. ed.], Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Tirupati Series no 309 & 310 ; Collection Indologie n˚ 93.1.1&2, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Tirupati / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondichery/Tirupati, xvi, 1397 p., ISBN: ISBN (Vol. I.1). : 978-81- 936368-0-0 (RSV, Tirupati); 978-2-85539-228-8 (EFEO); 978-81-8470-221-7 (IFP). ISBN Vol. (I.2): 978-81- 936368-1-7 (RSV, Tirupati); 978-2-85539-230-1 (EFEO); 978-81-8470-222-4 (IFP). [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B. (ed.), 2017. Eating Traditional Food : Politics, Identity and Practices, Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment, Routledge, 226 p., ISBN: 9781138187009. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

LANDY F., 2017. Urban leopards are good cartographers: Human-nonhuman and spatial conflicts at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai, In: Rademacher A., Sivaramakrishnan K. (ed), Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, p. 67-86, ISBN: 978-9888390595. [Publisher link]
LANDY F., 2017. Les parcs nationaux de Mumbai et Nairobi seront-ils un jour des campagnes périurbaines ?, In: Berger M., Chaléard J.L. (ed), Villes et campagnes en relations. Regards croisés Nords-Suds, Karthala, Paris, p. 155-168, ISBN: 9782811118693. [Publisher link]
PRAKASH V., 2017. Vaṇṇam : tracing the ancient Tamil music tradition, Tracing ancient India, through text and traditions, Puṣpikā; 4, Oxbow books, Oxford, p. 119-131, ISBN: 978-1-78570-756-8. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2017. Beef is our Secret of Life: Controversial Consumption of Beef in Andhra Pradesh, India, In: Sébastia B. (ed), Eating Traditional Food: Politics, Identity and Practices, Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment, Routledge, ISBN: 9781138187009. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2017. Eating Traditional Food: Politics, Identity and Practices, In: Sébastia B. (ed), Eating Traditional Food: Politics, Identity and Practices, Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment, Routledge, ISBN: 9781138187009. [Publisher link]
TEIL G., 2017. Protecting Appellations of Origin: One Hundred Years of Efforts and Debates, In: Caenegem W., Cleary J. (ed), The importance of place: geographical indications as a tool for local and regional development, Springer, p. 147-171, ISBN: 978-3-319-53073-4. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BALACHANDRAN N. and [et al.], 2017. A new species of Tetrastigma (Vitaceae) from Tamil Nadu, southern India, Webbia : Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography, 72 (1) : 113-116, DOI : 10.1080/00837792.2017.1308110. [Publisher link]
BALASUBRAMANIAN D. and SUMATHI S., 2017. Free laptops and Information Society: Will computers alone do?, Journal of the Madras School of Social Work, 11 : 54-64.
BARONE S., SANNIER B., RAZÈS M., CAMPARDON M., GUÉRIN-SCHNEIDER L. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2017. Qui sont les « élus de l’eau » ? À propos de l’investissement sectoriel des élus locaux, Développement durable et territoires, 8 (2) : 18 p., DOI : 10.4000/developpementdurable.11832, Online journal. Title of this journal issue: Lutte contre le changement climatique et maîtrise de la demande d’énergie. [Publisher link]
BORGY B., [et al.], MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. Sensitivity of community-level trait-environment relationships to data representativeness: a test for functional biogeography (In press), Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26 (6) : 729-739, DOI : 10.1111/geb.12573. [Publisher link]
BOUCHET D.C., CHEPTOU P.-O. and MUNOZ F., 2017. Mowing influences community-level variation in resource use strategies and flowering phenology along an ecological succession on Mediterranean road slopes, Applied Vegetation Science, 20 (3) : 376-387, doi : 10.1111/avsc.12311. [Publisher link]
COUDERT Y., BELL N.E., EDELIN C. and HARRISON J., 2017. Multiple innovations underpinned branching form diversification in mosses, New Phytologist, To complete once published (vol/issue & pages), DOI : 10.1111/nph.14553, [Publisher link]
DHATCHANAMOORTHY N., BALACHANDRAN N. and RAVIKUMAR K., 2017. Rediscovery and lectotypification of Lepidagathis diffusa (Acanthaceae), an endemic species from southern India, Rheedea, 27 (2) : 96-98, [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., THÉRO H., PUISEUX A. and BONHOMME V., 2017. Understand ecosystem regime shifts by modelling ecosystem development using Boolean networks, Ecological Complexity, 31 : 104-114, [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C. and MORON V., 2017. Potential stabilizing points to mitigate tipping point interactions in Earth’s climate, International Journal of Climatology, 37 (1) : 399-408, DOI : 10.1002/joc.4712. [Publisher link]
GOEDECKE J., GUÉRIN I., D’ESPALLIER B. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. Why Do Financial Inclusion Policies Fail in Mobilizing Savings from the Poor : Lessons from Rural South India, Development Policy Review, DOI : 10.1111/dpr.12272. [Publisher link]
GONMADJE C., PICARD N., GOURLET-FLEURY S., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2017. Altitudinal filtering of large-tree species explains above-ground biomass variation in an Atlantic Central African rain forest, Journal of Tropical Ecology, 33 (2) : 143-154, DOI : 10.1017/S0266467416000602. [Publisher link]
GRENIÉ M., DENELLE P., TUCKER C.M., MUNOZ F. and VIOLLE C., 2017. funrar: An R package to characterize functional rarity, Diversity and Distribution, 23 (2) : 1365-1371, DOI : 10.1111/ddi.12629. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., LANOS Y., MICHIEL S., NORDMAN C.J. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. Insights on Demonetisation from Rural Tamil Nadu: Understanding Social Networks and Social Protection, Economic & Political Weekly, 52 (52) : 44-53. [Publisher link]
HUDSON L.N., [et al.], PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2017. The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project, Ecology and Evolution, 7 (1) : 145-188, DOI : 10.1002/ece3.2579. [Publisher link]
JEYAKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N., MUTHURAMKUMAR S. and RAJARATHINAM K., 2017. Impacts of selective logging on diversity, species compostion and biomass of residual lowland dipterocarp forest in central Western Ghats, India, Tropical Ecology, 58 (2) : 315-330. [Publisher link]
JHA C.S., 2017. Bhuvadayo Dhatavah Itisutra vicharah” (भूवादयो धातवः इति सूत्रविचारः), International Journal of Indian Languages and Literature, 2 : 67-72. [Publisher link]
JHA C.S., 2017. Sarvatra Vibhasa goh Itisutra vicharah” (सर्वत्र विभाषा गोः इति सूत्रविचारः), International Journal of Sanskrit Research in Sanskrit, 3 : 18-21. [Publisher link]
JHA C.S., 2017. Purana vimarsah” (पुराणविमर्शः), International Journal of Sanskrit Research in Sanskrit, 3 : 116-119. [Publisher link]
JUCKER T., CASPERSEN J., CHAVE J., ANTIN C. and [et al.], 2017. Allometric equations for integrating remote sensing imagery into forest monitoring programmes, Global Change Biology, 23 (1) : 177-190, DOI : 10.1111/gcb.13388. [Publisher link]
LANDY F., BELAIDI N. and GAUDRY-SADA K.-H., 2017. Les espaces protégés urbains, vecteurs de justice ou d’injustice pour les populations autochtones ? Les cas de Xochimilco et des parcs nationaux de Mumbai et du Cap/Urban Protected Areas: Forces of justice or injustice for Indigenous populations? The cases of Xochimilco and the national parks of Mumbai and Cape Town, Justice spatiale / Spatial Justice, (11) . [Publisher link]
LANDY F., 2017. Rescaling the public distribution system in India: Mapping the uneven transition from spatialization to territorialization, Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 35 (1) : 113-129, DOI : 10.1177/0263774X16666080. [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2017. L’Inde : la loi avance, le patriarcat résiste, Travail, genre et sociétés, 38 (2) : 193-199, DOI : 10.3917/tgs.038.0193. [Publisher link]
MISHRA D., 2017. Mayūra : the poet and his popularity, Dhimahi: Journal of Chinmaya International Foundation Shodha Sansthan, 8 : 178-187.
MISHRA D., 2017. Madhusūdana Bhaṭṭa : an unknown commentator, Journal of the Oriental Institute, 66 : 173-188.
MOREL J., BAC A. and VEGA C., 2017. Terrain Model Reconstruction from Terrestrial LiDAR Data Using Radial Basis Functions, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 37 (5) : 72-84, DOI : 10.1109/MCG.2017.3621225 . [Publisher link]
MURUGAN K. and SARAVANAN G., 2017. A Scientometric Study on International Journal of Remote Sensing: 2006-2015, Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science, 6 (2) : 139-145. [Publisher link]
MUTHUSANKAR G. and [et al.], 2017. Coastal erosion vs man-made protective structures: evaluating a two-decade history from southeastern India, Natural Hazards, 85 (1) : 637-647, DOI : 10.1007/s11069-016-2583-7. [Publisher link]
NAVYA R., KRISHNAKUMAR C., BALACHANDRAN N., ARAVAJY S. and ANUPAMA K., 2017. Resilience of the tropical dry evergreen forest in the human-impacted region of Coromandel Coast, India, Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 41 : 31-46.
OSURI A.M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and [et al.], 2017. Successional status, seed dispersal mode and overstorey species influence tree regeneration in tropical rain-forest fragments in Western Ghats, India, Journal of Tropical Ecology, DOI : [Publisher link]
PARGAL S., [et al.], BALACHANDRAN N., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and PÉLISSIER R., 2017. Inverting Aboveground Biomass–Canopy Texture Relationships in a Landscape of Forest Mosaic in the Western Ghats of India Using Very High Resolution Cartosat Imagery, Remote Sensing, 9 (3) : 228, DOI : 10.3390/rs9030228. [Publisher link]