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

ROUMEAU S., SEIFELISLAM A., JAMESON S. and KENNEDY L., 2015. Water Governance and Climate Change Issues in Chennai, USR 3330 « Savoirs et Mondes Indiens » Working Papers Series - 8, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines, 30 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

ANEST A., 2015. Preliminary study of Spurge's (Euphorbia L.) architectural diversity. [Internship Report. Master Biodiversité Végétale Tropicale], Université de Montpellier, 20 pp. + annexes, Under the guidance of C. Edelin.
BORDAGI J., 2015. De la ville décidée à la ville vécue. Emergence et croissance des petites villes indiennes [PhD Thesis], Université d'Avignon, Dirigé par François Moriconi, financé par l'IFP et réalisé dans le cadre du programme SUBURBIN co-dirigé par Eric Denis.
DAVENEL F., 2015. Processions politiques, protestations et violences à Madurai : La métropole indienne postcoloniale à l’épreuve du mouvement Dalit. Rapport de stage. Mémoire de Master 2 de géographie Science de l'espace et du territoire, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Mémoire dirigé par D. Retaillé et R. Delage.
FOLLIOT F., 2015. Urbanisation et inégalités socio-spatiales dans le district de Pondichéry. Rapport de stage. Mémoire de Master 2 de géographie Structure et dynamiques spatiales, Université Aix-Marseille, Mémoire dirigé par S. Oliveau et R. Delage.
JACQUET A., 2015. Caractérisation de la population « franco-pondichérienne » et de ses dynamiques, Stage de troisième année de l'École polytechnique, Sous la supervision de I. Méjean, A. Richard-Ferroudji et A. Varrel.
JEYAKUMAR S., 2015. Biodiversity and biomass of tropical evergreen forest at Uppangala, Western Ghats, India: spatial patterns and residual impacts of selective logging, PhD thesis : Department of Botany, VHNSN college, Madurai Kamaraj University, Advisor: K. Rajarathinam, S. Muthuramkumar, N. Ayyappan.
MOHAPATRA P.P., 2015. Palynological and Rare Earth Element (REE) - speciation studies on Quaternary sediments from the Cauvery delta, South India [PhD thesis], Department of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, ix, 183 p., Advisor: P. Singh, K. Anupama.
MUNOZ F., 2015. Biodiversity dynamics from community assembly to biogeographical processes: theoretical and empirical approaches. [Habilitation à diriger des recherches], University of Montpellier, 57p..
ODINGO F., 2015. Etude du rôle des enfants dans la migration au sein de la population rurale du Tamil Nadu. Rapport de stage. Mémoire de Master 2 Economie Appliquée « Pratique du développement », Université de Bordeaux, Mémoire dirigé par I. Guérin et C. Gondard-Delcroix.
OUSSENI ALI K., 2015. Caractérisation de la migration circulaire dans la population rurale du Tamil Nadu entre 2004 et 2014. Rapport de stage. Mémoire de Master 2 Economie Appliquée « Pratique du développement », Université de Bordeaux, Mémoire dirigé par I. Guérin et C. Gondard-Delcroix.
SENTHIL BABU D., 2015. The Culture of Science and Politics in Colonial Tamil Nadu c. 1860 - c. 1940 [PhD], PhD : Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, vii, 107 p., Advisor: Kamtekar I..
VAN KLINK I., 2015. Past and future land and water uses in Sorapet (2004-2040) [MSc Dissertation], Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Pondicherry University, 57, xxvi p., Advisors: Prof. K. V. Deviprasad & Dr. Audrey Richard-Ferroudji [For Full-text PDF click on "Publisher link"]. [Publisher link]

Awards and Honours

GRIMAL F., 2015. Awarded the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour for the year 2014 by the Government of India for lifetime achievement in Sanskrit language and literature .
MISHRA D., 2015. Awarded the Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Award for the year 2015 by the Government of India for his outstanding work as a young scholar in Sanskrit .
SAMBANDAN S., 2015. Awarded the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour for the year 2014 by the Government of India for lifetime achievement in Sanskrit language and literature .
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2015. Awarded the Hem Chandra Raychaudhuri Birth Centenary Gold Medal by the Asiatic Society for 2014 .


DELOCHE J., 2014. Contribution to the History of the Wheeled Vehicle in India, Collection Indologie; 126, Institut Français de Pondichéry / École française d'Extrême Orient, Pondicherry, viii, 145 p., ill., ISBN: 978-81-8470-201-9 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-217-2 (EFEO). [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., 2014. La microfinance et ses dérives: émanciper, discipliner ou exploiter ?, Démopolis, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-35457-049-1. [Publisher link]
PRAKASH V., 2014. Pāṭa āyviyal kaiyeṭu, Ataiyalam, Tirucci, xv, 110 p., ISBN: 978-81-7720-228-1.
SUBBARAYALU Y., MUTHUSANKAR G. and BALAMURUGAN P., 2014. Iṭaikkālat Tamiḻnāṭṭil Nāṭukaḷum ūrkaḷum : ki. Pi. 800-1300, Tamiḻakat Tolliyal Kaḻakam, Tañcavur, 56 p.
TATACHARYA N.S.R. and VEEZHINATHAN N., 2014. The Kārikāvalī - Muktāvalī - Dinakarī with the commentary Rajīvollāsa by N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya. Part II. Upamāna-Khaṇḍa, Śabda-Khaṇḍa and Guṇa-Khaṇḍa, Sri Mahalakshmi-Mathrubhutheswarar Trust, Chennai, xv, 568 p., Edited by N. Veezhinathan.

Edited books

KANNAN M., WHITTINGTON R., SENTHIL BABU D. and BUCK D.C. (ed.), 2014. Time Will Write a Song For You : Contemporary Tamil Writing from Sri Lanka, Regards sur l'Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives; 5, Penguin Books India in association with French Institute of Pondicherry, Gurgaon, xxx, 273 p., ISBN: 978-0-143-42304-1.
KANNAN M. (ed.), 2014. Nilammāki varum katai : Srilankan Tamil short stories, Vitial patippakam, Coimbatore, 100 p., ISBN: 978-81-89867-93-5.
KANNAN M. (ed.), 2014. Puyal pārvai : Srilankan Tamil memoir, Vitial patippakam, Coimbatore, 120 p., ISBN: 978-81-89867-90-4.
KANNAN M. (ed.), 2014. Nanthini Xavier paṭaippukkaḷ, Vitial patippakam, Coimbatore, 350. p, ISBN: 978-81-89867-88-1.
KANNAN M. (ed.), 2014. Maḻaippāṟai, Vitial patippakam, Coimbatore, 223 p., ISBN: 978-81-89867-80-5.
KANNAN M. (ed.), 2014. Kiḷi niṉṟa cālai, Vitial patippakam, Coimbatore, 200 p., ISBN: 978-81-89867-81-2.
KAUL H.K., NAIK A. and KAUL S. (ed.), 2014. Knowledge, Library and Information Networking - NACLIN 2014 - Papers of the 17th National Convention on Knowledge,Llibrary and Information Networking held at Pondicherry from December 9-11, 2014, DELNET - Developing Library Network, New Delhi, xiii, 404 p., ISBN: 978-93-82735-04-5.
SUBBARAYALU Y. and RAJAVELU S. (ed.), 2014. Inscriptions of the Vijayanagara Rulers. Volume V, Part I: Tamil Inscriptions, Indian Council of Historical Research & Primus Books, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-80607-88-7. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

ANUPAMA K., PREMATHILAKE T.R., PRASAD S. and ORUKAIMANI G., 2014. Archeobotanical studies, In: Rajan K., Yathees Kumar V. P. (ed), Archeology of Amaravathi River Valley : Porunthal Excavations. Vol.1, Chapter IV, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya & Sharada Publishing House, Bhopal & Delhi, p. 95-98 & 1 plate, ISBN: 978-93-83221-01-1.
ANUPAMA K., PREMATHILAKE T.R., PRASAD S. and RAJAN K., 2014. Phytolith and pollen studies at Porunthal, In: Rajan K., Yathees Kumar V. P. (ed), Archeology of Amaravathi River Valley : Porunthal Excavations. Vol. 2, Appendix F, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya & Sharada Publishing House, Bhopal & Delhi, p. 557-564 & 3 plates, ISBN: 978-93-83221-01-1.
BALAMURUGAN P., 2014. Archaeology of lower Vaigai river valley, Tamil Nadu, In: K.N. Dikshit, Ajit Kumar (ed), The Megalithic Culture of South India, Indian Archaeological Society, New Delhi, p. 148-157.
BORDAGI J., 2014. Labour circulations and small town growth in India. Comparison between Valavanur and Sholinganallur, In: J.-C. Edouard, A. Kwiatek-Soltys, H. Mainet, K. Wiedermann (ed), Small and Medium Towns’ Attractiveness at the Beginning of the 21st Century, CERAMAC; n° 33, Presses universitaires Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, ISBN: 978-2-84516-635-6.
DE FEO G., ANTONIOU G.P., MAYS L.W., DRAGONI W., FARDIN H.F., EL-GOHARY F., LAUREANO P., KANETAKI E.I., ZHENG X.Y. and ANGELAKIS A.N., 2014. Historical Development of Waste Water Management, In: Eslamian S. (ed), Handbook of Engineering Hydrology, Vol. 3: Environmental Hydrology and Water Management, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton (USA), p. 163-217 , ISBN: 9781466552494, doi: 10.1201/b16766-10). [Publisher link]
FARDIN H.F., HOLLÉ A., GAUTIER-COSTARD E. and HAURY J., 2014. Sanitation and water management in ancient South Asia, In: Angelakisand A.N., Rose J.B. (ed), Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries, IWA Publishing, London, p. 43-53, ISBN: 9781780404844. [Publisher link]
GAILLARD N., BARRETEAU O. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2014. Participatory Policy Making in Practice: Simulating Boundary Work in Water Governance, In: Kaminski B., Koloch G. (ed), Advances in Social Simulation. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; 229, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 333-342, ISBN: 978-3-642-39828-5, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39829-2_29. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T. and DAGENS B., 2014. Transmission of manuscripts, rewriting and interpretation: the case of the Śaivāgamas in South India, In: Balbir N., Szuppe M. (ed), Lecteurs et copistes dans les traditions manuscrites iraniennes, indiennes et centrasiatiques / Scribes and readers in Iranian, Indian and Central Asian manuscript traditions, Eurasian Studies; XII (2014), Istituto per l’Oriente C. A. Nallino, Roma, p. 11-22, ISBN: 978-88-97622-20-8.
MARIUS K., 2014. Mondialisation, activités économiques et nouveaux rapports de genre : des exemples en Inde du Sud, In: Anglade M.P., et al. (ed), Expériences du genre, intimités, marginalités travail et migration, Le Fennec/Karthala, Paris, p. 149-168, ISBN: 978-2811109356. [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2014. Genre et marché du travail en Inde, In: Maruani M. (ed), Travail et genre dans le monde, l’état des savoirs, Hors collection Sciences Humaines, La Découverte, Paris, p. 150-160, ISBN: 9782707174567. [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2014. Notice 'Bangladesh', In: Bost F. et al. (ed), Images économiques du monde : Géoéconomie-géopolitique 2015, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-200-29303-1.
MARIUS K., 2014. Notice 'Inde', In: Bost F. et al. (ed), Images économiques du monde : Géoéconomie-géopolitique 2015, Armand Colin, Paris, 424-426, ISBN: 978-2-200-29303-1.
MUTHUSANKAR G., LAKSHUMANAN C. and ESWARAMOORTHI S., 2014. Inundation Risk Assessment for Nagapatinam Coast, Tamil Nadu, Southeast Coast of India, In: Mohanty U.C., Mohapatra M., Singh O.P., Bandopadhyay B.K., Rathore L.S. (ed), Monitoring and Prediction of Tropical Cyclones over Indian Ocean and Climate Change, Capital Publishing Co. & Springer Publications, Delhi, p. 364-373, ISBN: 978-93-81891-07-0. [Publisher link]
PARTHASARATHY N., MUTHURAMKUMAR S., MUTHUPERUMAL C., AYYAPPAN N. and SREEDHAR REDDY M., 2014. Liana composition and diversity among tropical forest types of peninsular India, In: Schnitzer S.A., Bongers F., Burnham R.J., Putz F.E. (ed), The Ecology of Lianas, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex, p. 36-49, ISBN: 978-1-118-39249-2. [Publisher link]
SARAVANAN G. and DOMINIC J., 2014. A ten-year bibliometric study of the journal "Ecological Applications", In: K.S. Sivakumaran ...[et al.] (ed), Trends in library and Information Science: A Festschrift Volume in Honour of Prof.A. Manoharan, Almighty Book Company, Chennai, p. 19-24, ISBN: 978-81-920309-1-3.
SENTHIL BABU D., 2014. The First Sourcebook on Asian Research, In: B. Sriraman, [et al.] (ed), Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, and India, Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, pp. 1727–1748.
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2014. Sec. 1 Before the Common Era : Beginnings of South Indian History (Chapters 1.2 & 1.4); Sec. 2 First Century BCE to Fifth Century CE : The Satavahanas, the Early Tamil Polities and Their Successors (Chapters 2.1 to 2.5), In: Noboru Karashima (ed), A Concise History of South India : Issues and Interpretations, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, Various pagings, ISBN: 0-19-809977-0. [Publisher link]
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2014. A copperplate inscription of Krishnadevaraya's time: its historical implication, In: Kesavan V., Davis D. R. (Jr.) (ed), Irreverent history: essays in honour of M.G.S. Narayanan, Primus Books, Delhi, p. 251-259, ISBN: 978-93-84082-14-7. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S. and REDDY C.S., 2014. Vegetation, land cover and land use changes of the last 200 years in the Eastern Ghats (southern India) inferred from pollen analysis of sediments from a rain-fed tank and remote sensing, Quaternary International, 325 : 93-104. [Publisher link]
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]