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.


Edited books

KANNAN M. (ed.), 2016. Hindu India: Gita Press, accum matamum [Tamil translation of Gita press and the making of Hindu India by Akshaya Mukul], Vidiyal Publishers, Coimbatore, 720 p., ISBN: 978-81-89867-10-5.
KANNAN M. (ed.), 2016. Periyar anrum inrum [Selected writings of Periyar in Tamil], Vidiyal Publishers, Coimbatore, 960 p., ISBN: 978-818986725-3.
VINOTH M. (ed.), 2016. Jahnavi Sanskrit E-Journal vol. 7 (issues 23 & 24), Co-editor of the issues..

Book chapters

ASWATHY S., SARAVANAN G. and GOPIKUTTAN A., 2016. Research trends in Green Propulsion: A Scientometric Perspective, In: Jain P.K., [et al.] (ed), Emerging Trends and Issues in Scientometrics Informetrics and Webometrics, Ane Books, Delhi, p. 459-460, ISBN: 978-93-8546-291-7.
BRUCKERT M., 2016. Changing Food Habits in Contemporary India: Discourses and Practices From the Middle Classes in Chennai (Tamil Nadu), In: Jacobsen K.A. (ed), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India, Routledge, ISBN: 9780415738651. [Publisher link]
DE HEERING A., 2016. Dalits writing, Dalits speaking: On the encounters between Dalit autobiographies and oral histories, In: Abraham J.K., Misrahi-Barak J. (ed), Dalit Literatures in India, Routledge India, pp. 206-223, ISBN: 9781138891944 (Hbk). [Publisher link]
DURAND S. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2016. Le principe de prévention à l’épreuve des cultures locales du risque d’inondation, In: Rudolf F. (ed), Les Villes à la croisée des stratégies globales et locales des enjeux climatiques, Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 267-290 , ISBN: 978-2-7637-2874-2. [Publisher link]
DURAND S. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2016. Vivre avec le risque inondation ? Analyse des mécanismes de mise en (in)visibilité du danger dans deux quartiers du sud de la France, In: Becerra S., Lalanne M., Weisbein J. (ed), Faire face aux risques dans les sociétés contemporaines, Collection Le travail en débats, Octarès, Toulouse, p. 253-266, ISBN: 978-2-3663-0060-4. [Publisher link]
RIAUX J., MASSUEL S., BILLAUD J.-P., CORNU P., RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. and BARRETEAU O., 2016. Expériences interdisciplinaires : quel retour vers les disciplines?, In: Hubert B., Mathieu N. (ed), Interdisciplinarités entre Natures et Sociétés, Ecopolis, vol. 26, Peter Lang, Bruxelles, p. 305–322, ISBN: 9782807600188. [Publisher link]
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. and [et al.], 2016. La modélisation d'accompagnement comme espace d'hybridation de connaissances sur les eaux et sur les territoires, In: Goeldner-Gianella L., [et al.] (ed), Concilier la gestion de l’eau et des territoires, Editions Johanet, Paris, pp. 157-175, ISBN: 979-10-91089-25-8.
SCHATZ B., VOGT-SCHILB H., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2016. Using the past to predict the future: the case of French Mediterranean orchids, The Mediterranean Region under Climate Change - A scientific update, IRD Éditions/AllEnvi, Marseille, France, p. 377-386, ISBN: 978-2-7099-2219-7. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2016. Coping with the Diseases of Modernity: The Use of Siddha Medical Knowledge and Practices to Treat Diabetics, In: Jacobsen K.A. (ed), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India, Routledge, ISBN: 9780415738651. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2016. «I Hate Sharing Food». Partage de la nourriture en Inde : de la commensalité à la convivialité, In: Garine E., Rodrigo M.L., Medina F.X., Raimond C. (ed), Sharing food, Estudios del Hombre. Serie Antropologia de la Alimentacion, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara [Mexico], p. 237-251.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ANTIN C., LE BEC J., AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2016. Allometric projections of time-related growth trajectories of two coexisting dipterocarp canopy species in India, Plant Ecology & Diversity, 9 : 5-6, 603-614, DOI : 10.1080/17550874.2016.1266403. [Publisher link]
ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S., PRAMOD S. and DAS P.P., 2016. A Palynological Investigation of Quaternary Sediment Core from Cauvery Delta, Tamilnadu, India, Vistas in Geological Research. A Special Publication in Geology, 14 : 157-164.
ATTEWELL G., 2016. Alignments? X-ray Diversions, Haptics, Credibility-With a 'Bone-Setting' Clinic in Hyderabad City, Medical Anthropology, 35 (1) : 5-16, ISBN: 0145-9740, DOI : 10.1080/01459740.2015.1113962. [Publisher link]
AYYAPPAN N., STEPHEN A., MUTHUSANKAR G., JEYAKUMAR S. and PRESENA J., 2016. Spatio-temporal changes in fringe mangrove extent in Pondicherry, India after two phenomenal perturbations: tsunami and cyclone Thane, Tropical Ecology, 57 (2) : 361-368. [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N. and RAJENDIRAN K., 2016. Cordia ramanujamii (Cordiaceae): new species from Tamil Nadu, India, Taiwania, 61 (2) : 74-77, DOI : 10.6165/tai.2016.61.74. [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N. and RAJENDIRAN K., 2016. The taxonomic identity of Jasminum matthewii (Oleaceae), Rheedea, 26 (1) : 54-56. [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N., RAVIKUMAR K. and DHATCHANAMOORTHY N., 2016. Two new plant records to Southern India, The Indian Forester, 142 (9) : 849-851. [Publisher link]
BENTO S., VARANDA M., RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. and FAYSSE N., 2016. Is climate change research truly collaborative?, Revista Lusófona de Estudos Culturais, 3 (2) : 217-236. [Publisher link]
BOSE R., MUNOZ F., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2016. Past potential habitats shed light on the biogeography of endemic tree species of the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, South India, Journal of Biogeography, 43 (5) : 899–910, DOI : 10.1111/jbi.12682. [Publisher link]
CARBONI M., [et al.], MUNOZ F., DIVGRASS CONSORTIUM and THUILLER W., 2016. What it takes to invade grassland ecosystems: traits, introduction history and filtering processes, Ecology Letters, 19 (3) : 219-229, DOI : 10.1111/ele.12556. [Publisher link]
CLAEYS P. and PUGLEY D.D., 2016. Peasant and indigenous transnational social movements engaging with climate justice, Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement, DOI: [Publisher link]
COURTY P.-E., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2016. Into the functional ecology of ectomycorrhizal communities: environmental filtering of enzymatic activities, Journal of Ecology, DOI : 10.1111/1365-2745.12633. [Publisher link]
DE HEERING A., 2016. Dalits and Memories: Remembrance of Days Past, Economic & Political Weekly, 51 (11) : p. 70-77. [Publisher link]
DEBLAUWE V., DROISSART V., BOSE R., SONKÉ B., BLACH-OVERGAARD A., SVENNING J.-C., WIERINGA J.J., RAMESH B.R. and [et al.], 2016. Remotely sensed temperature and precipitation data improve species distribution modelling in the tropics, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25 (4) : 443-454, DOI: 10.1111/geb.12426. [Publisher link]
FOUILLET C., GUÉRIN I., MORVANT-ROUX S. and SERVET J.-M., 2016. De gré ou de force : Le microcrédit comme dispositif néolibéral, Revue Tiers Monde, 225 (1) : 21-48.
GANESAN T., 2016. Advaita refuted and Advaita redefined, Dhimahi: Journal of Chinmaya International Foundation Shodha Sansthan, 7 : 254-273.
GANESAN T., 2016. Śivaviśiṣṭādvaita of Śrīkaṇṭha and Śaṃkara's Advaita vedānta : review of some concepts, The Adyar Library Bulletin, 80 : 177-202.
GAUCHEREL C., FRELAT R., LUSTIG A., ROUY B., CHÉRY Y. and HUBERT P., 2016. Time-frequency analysis to profile hydrological regimes: application to Haiti, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61 (2) : 274-288, DOI : 10.1080/02626667.2015.1006231. [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., VEZY R., GONTRAND F., BOUCHET D. and RAMESH B.R., 2016. Spatial analysis of endemism to redefine conservation areas in Western Ghats (India), Journal for Nature Conservation, 34 : 33-41, [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., ALET J. and GARCIA C., 2016. Coffee monoculture trends in tropical agroforested landscapes of Western Ghats (India), Environmental Conservation, 44 (2) : 183-190, DOI : 10.1017/S0376892916000394. [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., PANDEY N., PURANIK R. and [et al.], 2016. Assessing and managing the rising rhino population in Kaziranga (India), Ecological Indicators, 66 : 55-64, [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., 2016. Market, Freedom and the Illusions of Microcredit. Patronage, Caste, Class and Patriarchy in Rural South India, The Journal of Development Studies, 53 (5) : 741-754, DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2016.1205735.
HO TONG MINH D., LE TOAN T., ROCCA F., TEBALDINI S., VILLARD L., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2016. SAR tomography for the retrieval of forest biomass and height: Cross-validation at two tropical forest sites in French Guiana, Remote Sensing of Environment, 175 : 138-147, doi : 10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.037. [Publisher link]
JACQUET A., VARREL A. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2016. Quand les migrants sont français: La population française de Pondichéry, Cahiers des IFRE, 3 : 58-67. [Publisher link]
LAMBEK N. and CLAEYS P., 2016. Institutionalizing a fully realized right to food: Progress, limitations, and lessons learned from emerging alternative policy models, Vermont Law Review, 40 : 744-789. [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2016. Les inégalités de genre en Inde, Géoconfluences [site web]. Dossier Le monde indien : populations et espaces, Mis en ligne le 23 novembre 2016. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., VIOLLE C. and CHEPTOU P.-O., 2016. CSR ecological strategies and plant mating systems: outcrossing increases with competitiveness but stress-tolerance is related to mixed mating, Oikos, 125 (9) : 1296–1303, doi: 10.1111/oik.02328. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F. and HUNEMAN P., 2016. From the Neutral Theory to a Comprehensive and Multiscale Theory of Ecological Equivalence, The Quarterly Review of Biology, 91 (3) : 321-342, DOI : 10.1086/688098. [Publisher link]
NARENTHIRAN R. and RAVICHANDRAN P., 2016. Cataloguing and Digitization of Multilingual Manuscript Libraries in Tamil Nadu: An Evaluative Study, Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science, 5 (3) : 248-253. [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., SCHROTH G. and BURSLEM D.F.R.P., 2016. Why do farmers plant more exotic than native trees? A case study from the Western Ghats, India, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 230 : 315-328, DOI : 10.1016/j.agee.2016.05.013, [Full text PDF available for Download from "Publisher link" till 15th Aug 2016]. [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., MUNOZ F., PÉLISSIER R., BURSLEM D.F.R.P. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2016. Growth rings in tropical trees: role of functional traits, environment, and phylogeny, Trees - Structure and Function, 1-23, DOI: 10.1007/s00468-016-1442-1. [Publisher link]
NORDMAN C.J., 2016. Do family and kinship networks support entrepreneurs?, IZA World of Labor, 262, DOI : 10.15185/izawol.262. [Publisher link]
OSURI A.M., [et al.] and RAMESH B.R., 2016. Contrasting effects of defaunation on aboveground carbon storage across the global tropics, Nature Communications, 7 : DOI : 10.1038/ncomms11351. [Publisher link]
PACKARAJ R., JEYAKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N. and [et al.], 2016. Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of endophytic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolated from endemic tree Cinnamomum malabatrum, Studies in Fungi, 1 (1) : 104-113, DOI : 10.5943/sif/1/1/10. [Publisher link]
PLOTON P., BARBIER N., TAKOUDJOU MOMO S., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2016. Closing a gap in tropical forest biomass estimation: taking crown mass variation into account in pantropical allometries, Biogeosciences, 13 (5) : 1571–1585, DOI : 10.5194/bg-13-1571-2016. [Publisher link]
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., FAYSSE N., BOUZIDI Z., MENON R. and RINAUDO J.D., 2016. The DIALAQ project on sustainable groundwater management: a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to participatory foresight, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 20 : 56–60, DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.06.002. [Publisher link]
RODENBURG J., LE BOURGEOIS T., GRARD P. and [et al.], 2016. Electronic support tools for identification and management of rice weeds in Africa for better-informed agricultural change agents, Cahiers Agricultures, 25 (1) : 15006, DOI : 10.1051/cagri/2016004. [Publisher link]