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

ARPIN I., BOULEAU G., CANDAU J. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. (ed.), 2015. Activités professionnelles à l’épreuve de l’environnement, Collection Le travail en débats, Octarès, Toulouse, 222 p., ISBN: 9782366300390. [Publisher link]
ELAVAZHAGAN K., PANNEERSELVAM P., [et al.], Associate editors, MAHALAKSHMI K., GOPALAKRISHNAN S. and SARAVANAN G. (ed.), 2015. Proceedings of the National Conference on Advancement in Library and Information Science & Technology : Challenges and Opportunities (SALIS 2015), 10th & 11th July, 2015, B.S. Abdur Rahman University & Soceity for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Chennai, ix, 613 p., ISBN: 978-93-85469-00-8.
GANESAN T. (ed.), 2015. Pauṣkarāgamaḥ jñānapaādaḥ. Part 1, Prakashika; 16, National Mission for Manuscripts / New Bharatiya Book Corporation, New Delhi, lviii, 163 p., ISBN: 978-93-80829-02-9.
GUÉRIN I., LABIE M. and SERVET J.-M. (ed.), 2015. The crises of microcredit, Zed Books, London, xi, 207 p., ISBN: 978-1-78360-374-9. [Publisher link]
MONOT A., MARIUS K., PARIS F. and SOULANCÉ D. (ed.), 2015. L'Union indienne, Collection CAPES - AGREGATION, Editions Bréal, Paris, 272 pp., ISBN: 978-2-7495-3443-5. [Publisher link]
RAMAKRISHNAMACHARYULU K.V. (ed.), 2015. The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇa of Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa with the Nirañjanī commentary by Ramyatna Shukla and Prakāśa explanatory notes by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu. Part I, Regards sur l'Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 6; Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Shastragrantha series n˚ 2, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Pondichéry, xl, 592 p, ISBN: 978-81-8470-204-0. [Publisher link]
SANDEEP S., SIVARAM M., GAMARRA J.G.P. and RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. (ed.), 2015. Proceedings of the regional training on data analysis for tree volume, biomass and carbon stock assessment, 10-13 November 2014. KFRI , Peechi, India. UN-REDD Programme MRV report 20, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy, 19 p..
SUBBARAYALU Y. (ed.), 2015. South Indian Inscriptions. Vol. XXXIV. (Inscriptions collected during the year 1914), Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi, xxxiii, 416 p..

Book chapters

DELOCHE J., 2015. Old Pondicherry (1673-1824) : Revisited, In: Sharma Y., Malekandathil P. (ed), Cities in Medieval India, Primus Books, Delhi, p. 647-658, ISBN: 978-93-80607-99-3. [Publisher link]
DURRIEU S., VEGA C. and [et al.], 2015. Optical remote sensing of tree and stand heights, In: Prasad S.T. (ed), Remote Sensing Handbook, Vol II, Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing., Chapter 17:, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, Fla, p. 449-485, ISBN: 978-1-4822-1795-7. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2015. Principal emotions contributing to the supreme love of Śiva : a study of early Śaiva hymnal corpus, In: Bilimoria P., Wenta A. (ed), Emotions in Indian thought-systems, Routledge, New Delhi, p. 137-155, ISBN: 978-1-138-85935-7. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., ROESCH M., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G. and SANGARE M., 2015. Microfinance and the dynamics of financial vulnerability, In: Nair T. (ed), Microfinance in India. Approaches, Outcomes, Challenges, Routledge, New Delhi, pp. 114-141.
GUÉRIN I. and FOUILLET C., 2015. La microfinance en Inde: trajectoire et limites, In: Cadène P., Dumortier B. (ed), L’Inde : une géographie, Armand Colin, Paris, pp. 319-330.
GUÉRIN I., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G. and MICHIEL S., 2015. Labour in contemporary South India, In: Harriss-White B., Heyer J. (ed), Indian capitalism in development, Routledge contemporary South Asia series ; 88, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London, p. 118-135, ISBN: 978-1-138-77994-5. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., FOUILLET C., ROESCH M. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2015. The crisis of Microcredit: Is the demand for microcredit in rural Tamilnadu sustainable?, In: Guérin I., Labie M., Servet J.-M. (ed), The crisis of Microcredit, Zed Books, p. 73-91, ISBN: 9781783603749. [Publisher link]
HEADLEY Z.E., 2015. 'The Devil's Court!' The Trial of 'Katta Panchayat' in Tamil Nadu, In: Berti D., Bordia D. (ed), Regimes of Legality: Ethnography of Criminal Cases in South Asia, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-0-19-945674-1. [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2015. Inde, In: Bost F. et al. (ed), Images économiques du monde : Géoéconomie-géopolitique 2016, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-200-29309-3.
MASSOL F., JABOT F., MANEL S. and MUNOZ F., 2015. Étude des réseaux en écologie, In: Sueur J. (ed), Analyse des réseaux sociaux appliquée à l’éthologie et l’écologie, Collection Modélisations, simulations, systèmes complexes, Editions Matériologiques, Paris, p. 49-98, ISBN: 978-2-919694-98-3.
PARTHASARATHY N., VIVEK P., MUTHUPERUMAL C., MUTHURAMKUMAR S. and AYYAPPAN N., 2015. Biodiversity of Lianas and Their Functional Traits in Tropical Forests of Peninsular India, In: Parthasarathy N. (ed), Biodiversity of Lianas, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity; 5, Springer, p. 123-148, ISBN: 978-3-319-14591-4. [Publisher link]
RAVICHANDRAN P. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2015. Manuscripts, Catalogues and Databases in India, In: Karunai Raghavan K., [et al.] (ed), Library and Information Services: Advancing with Technology. Festschrift in Honour of Dr. A. Hariharan and Dr. S. Surianarayan, 26th September 2015, Dr. A. Hariharan and Dr. S. Surianarayan Felicitation Committee and Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Chennai, p. 1-10, ISBN: 978-93-85469-01-5.
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2015. Les professionnels de la gestion territoriale de l’eau : des médecins de famille plutôt que des spécialistes pour soigner les milieux aquatiques, In: Arpin I., Bouleau G., Candau J., Richard-Ferroudji A. (ed), Activités professionnelles à l’épreuve de l’environnement, Collection Le travail en débats, Octarès, Toulouse, pp. 189-207, ISBN: 9782366300390. [Publisher link]
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2015. Le jeu comme cadre privilégié d’exploration : un instrument de la démocratie technique, In: Mermet L., Zaccai-Reyners N. (ed), Au prisme du jeu: concepts, pratiques, perspectives, coll. « Société », Éditions Hermann, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-7056-9061-8. [Publisher link]
ROY P.D., RIVERO-NAVARETTE A., HERNÁNDEZ-JUÁREZ N.L., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R., 2015. Peat Fires in Northeastern Mexico: Geochemistry, Chronology, and Paleo-reconstruction, In: Stracher G.B., Prakash A., Rein G. (ed), Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective. Volume 4: Peat -- Geology, Combustion, and Case Studies, 1st ed., Elsevier, p. 75-88, ISBN: 978-0-444-59510-2. [Publisher link]
SARAVANAN G. and ASWATHY S., 2015. Research Trends in Ecology: an analysis using bibliometric laws, In: Karunai Raghavan K., [et al.] (ed), Library and Information Services: Advancing with Technology. Festschrift in Honour of Dr. A. Hariharan and Dr. S. Surianarayan, 26th September 2015, Dr. A. Hariharan and Dr. S. Surianarayan Felicitation Committee and Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Chennai, p. 313-320, ISBN: 978-93-85469-01-5.
SEBASTIA B., 2015. Like an Indian god: Saint Anthony of Padua in Tamil Nadu as a healer and exorcist, In: Vargas-O', Bryan I. M., Xun Z. (ed), Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions, Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy, Routledge, London, p. 22-36, ISBN: 978-1-13-802365-9. [Publisher link]
SENTHIL BABU D., 2015. Self Respect Movement, In: Gita D.F., [et al.] (ed), Key Concepts in Modern Indian Studies, Oxford University Press, Delhi, p. 254-255, ISBN: 9780199452750. [Publisher link]
TATACHARYA N.S.R., 2015. Āśrayānupapattiḥ, In: Mishra G. (ed), Vedānta Without Māyā ? : a debate on Saptavidha-Anupapatti, ICPR / Motilal Banarsidass, New Delhi, p. 76-84, ISBN: 978-81-2083-979-3. [Publisher link]
VARREL A., 2015. Bangladesh, In: Simon G. (ed), Dictionnaire des migrations internationales. Approche géohistorique, Armand Colin, Paris, pp. 672-676. [Publisher link]
VARREL A., LACROIX T. and PHILIPPE V., 2015. Inde, In: Simon G. (ed), Dictionnaire des migrations internationales. Approche géohistorique, Armand Colin, Paris, pp. 678-690. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2015. Authorship productivity in “Green Propulsion” research, Indian Journal of Science, 21 (71) : 60-67.
BAKKOUR D., ENJOLRAS G., THOURET J.-C., KAST R. and [et al.], 2015. The adaptive governance of natural disaster systems: Insights from the 2010 mount Merapi eruption in Indonesia, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 13 : 167-188, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.05.006, HAL URL: [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N., DHATCHANAMOORTHY N. and RAJENDIRAN K., 2015. Interesting Plant Records from Tamil Nadu, Indian Journal of Forestry, 38 (4) : 339-342.
BONHOMME V., CASTETS M., MOREL J. and GAUCHEREL C., 2015. Introducing the vectorial Kappa: An index to quantify congruence between vectorial mosaics, Ecological Indicators, 57 : 96-99, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.04.007. [Publisher link]
CHARLES-DOMINIQUE T., EDELIN C., BOUCHARD A., LEGENDRE P. and BRISSON J., 2015. Using intra-individual variation in shrub architecture to explain population cover, Oikos, 124 (6) : 707–716, DOI: 10.1111/oik.01654. [Publisher link]
CHAVEZ-LARA C.M., ROY P.D., PÉREZ L., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LEMUS NERI V.H., 2015. Ostracode and C/N based paleoecological record from Santiaguillo basin of subtropical Mexico over last 27 cal kyr BP, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, 32 (1) : 1-10. [Publisher link]
CLAEYS P., 2015. The Right to Land and Territory: New Human Right and Collective Action Frame, Revue interdisciplinaire d'études juridiques, 75 (2) : 115-137, DOI: 10.3917/riej.075.0115. [Publisher link]
DEARING J.A., ACMA B., BUB S., ANUPAMA K. and [et al.], 2015. Social-ecological systems in the Anthropocene: the need for integrating social and biophysical records at regional scales, The Anthropocene Review, 1–27, DOI: 10.1177/2053019615579128. [Publisher link]
DELOCHE J., 2015. Old Water-Works on the Eastern Part of the Mysore Plateau, Indian Journal of History of Science, 50 (1) : 148-153.
DHATCHANAMOORTHY N., SOOSAIRAJ S. and BALACHANDRAN N., 2015. Notes on the distribution of Crotalaria globosa Wight & Arn. - a rare and endemic legume in Tamil Nadu, Phytotaxonomy, 15 : 104-106.
DIEZ J.G., 2015. Costruire templi per tessere reti. Una lettura socio-spaziale della transizione urbana a Pondicherry, India meridionale (1960-2014), Quaderni Storici. Special issue,
GANESAN T., 2015. Lesser known Śaiva initiations : critical edition of the Vijñānadīkṣa chapter of the hitherto unpublished Acintyaviśvasādākhyāgama, one of the Āgamas of the Śaivasiddhānta tradition and its brief presentation, Cracow Indological studies, 16 : 145-167. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2015. Finding the fundamental import of the Veda-s : study based on some early Vedic commentaries, Vaidika Vag Jyotih: an international refereed research journal on Vedic studies, 3 : 348-355. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2015. Revisiting Mahābhārata : Śrīkṛṣṇa is the earlist Śaiva, Bulletin d'études indiennes, 33 : 29-38, Hommage à Bruno Dagens. [Publisher link]
GARIN P., ROLLIN D., MATON L., RINAUDO J.D., RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. and CABALLERO Y., 2015. Prospective participative sur l’agriculture du Roussillon face au changement climatique, Agronomie, Environnement & Sociétés. Revue de l'Association française d'agronomie, 5 (1) . [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C. and GRIMALDI V., 2015. The Pluviophone: Measuring Rainfall by Its Sound, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics-Transactions of the Asme, 137 (3) : DOI : 10.1115/1.4029645. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2015. Debt Bondage and the Tricks of Capital, Economic & Political Weekly, 50 : 11-18. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., D’ESPALLIER B. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2015. The Social Regulation of Markets: Why Microcredit Fails to Promote Jobs in Rural South India, Development and Change, 46 (6) : 1277-1301, DOI : 10.1111/dech.12197. [Publisher link]
HAMROUNI A., VEGA C., RENAUD J.P., DURRIEU S. and BOUVIER M., 2015. A tree-based approach to estimate wood volume from Lidar data : a case study in a pine plantation, Revue française de Photogrammetrie et de Télédétection, 211-212 : 63-70.
HENRY M., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., CIFUENTES JARA M. and [et al.], 2015. An overview of existing and promising technologies for national forest monitoring, Annals of Forest Science, DOI: 10.1007/s13595-015-0463-z. [Publisher link]
HENRY M., CIFUENTES JARA M., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2015. Recommendations for the use of tree models to estimate national forest biomass and assess their uncertainty, Annals of Forest Science, DOI: 10.1007/s13595-015-0465-x. [Publisher link]