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.



PONCEAUD-GOREAU E. and GOREAU A., 2019. Dictionnaire insolite de l'Inde du Sud, Cosmopoles, Paris, 160p., ISBN: 978-2-84630-145-9. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

GOREAU A., 2019. Pratiques et vécus des situations de marge: Le cas des réfugiés sri-lankais en Inde, In: Xavier B. (ed), Mobilités et marginalités, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, Rennes, pp. 59-79. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BOSE R., RAMESH B.R., PÉLISSIER R. and MUNOZ F., 2019. Phylogenetic diversity in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot reflects environmental filtering and past niche diversification of trees, Journal of Biogeography, 46 (1) : 145-157, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13464. [Publisher link]
MALANGIN R., 2019. Pièces d’Inde : commerce oriental et domaine atlantique français au XVIIIe siècle, Annales historiques de la Révolution française, n°395 (jan 2019) : p. 81-101. [Publisher link]
MOREAU C., BARNAUD C. and MATHEVET R., 2019. Conciliate Agriculture with Landscape and Biodiversity Conservation: A Role-Playing Game to Explore Trade-Offs among Ecosystem Services through Social Learning, Sustainability, 11 (310) : doi:10.3390/su11020310.


BURGOS A., [et al.] and PROISY C., 2018. Mangrove. Une forêt dans la mer, CNRS & Le Cherche-Midi, Paris, 168 pages, ISBN: 978-2-7491-5764-1, Sous la direction de F. Fromard, E. Michaud, M. Hossaert-McKey.
DE HEERING A., 2018. Speak, memory : oral histories of Kodaikanal dalits, Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives; 11, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, xxi, 401 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-220-0. [Publisher link]
PRAKASH V., 2018. Tamiḻ moḻi oli aṭippaṭaikaḷ, Vēlā veḷiyīṭṭakam, Kōyamputtūr, 39 p..

Edited books

CARU V. and BENSIMON F. (ed.), 2018. Un autre XIXe siècle : L’Inde sous domination coloniale. Revue d'histoire du XIXe siècle. N° 56 - 2018/1 . [Publisher link]
DEJENNE N. and TIGNOL E. (ed.), 2018. Expressions de la bhakti dans les littératures indiennes. Special issue of the Archiv Orientální. Journal of African and Asian Studies. Vol. 86.2 (2018), Oriental Institute, Prague, 329 p..
LANDY F. (ed.), 2018. From Urban National Parks to Natured Cities in the Global South: The Quest for Naturbanity, Springer, Singapore, xxi, 329 p., ISBN: 978-981-10-8462-1. [Publisher link]
LANDY F. (ed.), 2018. L’Inde française et la Grande Guerre / French India and the Great War, Consulat Général de France à Pondichéry et Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 160 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-229-3.
SAMBANDAN S., DAGENS B., BARAZER-BILLORET M.-L., GANESAN T. and CREISMEAS J-M. (ed.), 2018. Sūksmāgama. Volume III (Chapters 54 to 85), Collection Indologie; 114.3, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient, Pondicherry, cxcviii, 348 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-218-7 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-224-0 (EFEO). [Publisher link]


BALBIR N., LADRECH K. and RAMESHKUMAR K., 2018. Jain sites of Tamil Nadu : [DVD-ROM], Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives; 12, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, ISBN: 978-81-8470-223-1. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

CHARLERY DE LA MASSELIÈRE B. and LANDY F., 2018. La petite agriculture de l’Afrique et de l’Inde. Entre modèles de développement, intégration aux marchés et nouveaux rapports au territoire, In: Sanjuan T. et al. (ed), Tropiques, développement et mondialisation. Hommages à Jean-Louis Chaléard, L’Harmattan, Paris, pp. 99-112.
LANDY F., 2018. Fragmentation of irrigated family farms in Southern India, In: Bosc P.-M., [et al.] (ed), Diversity of family farming around the world, Springer-Quae, pp. 259-272, ISBN: 978-94-024-1616-9 (hbk). [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2018. Genre, travail et empowerment, un exemple en Inde du Sud, In: Maruani M. (ed), Je travaille, donc je suis : perspectives féminines, La Découverte, Paris, p. 228-237, ISBN: 978-2-7071-9970-6.
VATTAKAVEN T., RAJAGOPAL P., BALASUBRAMANIAN D., GRARD P. and LE BOURGEOIS T., 2018. Traits: Structuring Species Information for Discoverability, Navigation and Identification, In: Joly A., Vrochidis S., Karatzas K., Karppinen A., Bonnet P. (ed), Multimedia Tools and Applications for Environmental & Biodiversity Informatics, Multimedia Systems and Applications, Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018, New York, NY, p. 93-112, ISBN: 978-3-319-76444-3,

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BALACHANDRAN N., RAJENDIRAN K. and GASTMANS W.F., 2018. Endemic plants of tropical dry evergreen forest, Southern India, Biodiversity Research and Conservation, 52 : 11-23, DOI : 10.2478/biorc-2018-0015.
BARNAUD C., [et al.] and MATHEVET R., 2018. Ecosystem services, social interdependencies, and collective action: a conceptual framework, Ecology and Society, 23 (1) : 15, [Publisher link]
BASTIN J-F., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and RAMESH B.R., 2018. Pan‐tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27 (11) : 1366-1383, DOI : 10.1111/geb.12803. [Publisher link]
BRET B., 2018. Liberté, capabilité, échelles : une lecture critique d’Amartya Sen, Justice spatiale, (12) : En ligne. [Publisher link]
CHANDELIER M., STEUCKARDT A., MATHEVET R., DIWERSY S. and GIMENEZ O., 2018. Content analysis of newspaper coverage of wolf recolonization in France using structural topic modeling, Biological conservation, 220 : 254-261, [Publisher link]
DAVIDAR P., MUNOZ F., PUYRAVAUD J.-P., MOHANDASS D. and RAMACHANDRAN V.S., 2018. Multiple facets of rarity among rain forest trees in the Western Ghats of India, Biological Conservation, 228 : 110-119, [Publisher link]
DORNELAS M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and RAMESH B.R., 2018. BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27 (7) : 760-786, DOI : 10.1111/geb.12729. [Publisher link]
FÉRET J.-B., [et al.] and PROISY C., 2018. Estimating leaf mass per area and equivalent water thickness based on leaf optical properties: Potential and limitations of physical modeling and machine learning. Remote Sensing of Environment [in press], Remote Sensing of Environment, [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2018. Mahābhārata with its commentaries : Bhāratabhāvadīpa and Bhāratatātparyasamgraha, The Journal of Oriental Research Madras, 88-90 : 159-168.
GUSMAWATI N., [et al.], PROISY C. and [et al.], 2018. Surveying shrimp aquaculture pond activity using multitemporal VHSR satellite images - case study from the Perancak estuary, Bali, Indonesia, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 131, Part B : 49-60, [Publisher link]
MARIUS K. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2018. Industrial Clusters and Economic Resilience. The Case of Ranipet in Tamil Nadu (India), Revue internationale des études du développement, 137-161, DOI: 10.3917/ried.236.0137. [Publisher link]
MATHEVET R., BOUSQUET F. and RAYMOND C. M., 2018. The concept of stewardship in sustainability science and conservation biology, Biological Conservation, 217 : 363-370, [Publisher link]
MATHEVET R. and [et al.], 2018. A Conceptual Framework for Heuristic Progress in Exploring Management Regime Shifts in Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Adaptation of Coastal Areas, Sustainability, 10 (11) : 4171, doi:10.3390/su10114171. [Publisher link]
MATHEVET R., BOUSQUET F., LARRÈRE C. and LARRÈRE R., 2018. Environmental Stewardship and Ecological Solidarity: Rethinking Social‑Ecological Interdependency and Responsibility, Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, [Publisher link]
MOREL J., BAC A. and VEGA C., 2018. Surface reconstruction of incomplete datasets: a novel Poisson surface approach based on CSRBF, Computers & Graphics, 74 : 44-55, [Publisher link]
MUTHUSANKAR G., PROISY C., BALASUBRAMANIAN D., BAUTES N., BHALLA R.S., MATHEVET R., RICOUT A., SENTHIL BABU D. and VASUDEVAN S., 2018. When socio-economic plans exacerbate vulnerability to physical coastal processes on the South East Coast of India, Journal of Coastal Research, 85 : 10.2112/SI85-001.1.
NATH C.D., ARAVAJY S., RAZASEKARAN D. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2018. Heritage conservation and environmental threats at the 192-year-old botanical garden in Pondicherry, India, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 31 : 241-251, [Publisher link]
NORDMAN C.J. and GUÉRIN I., 2018. The shock of Indian demonetisation: a failed attempt to formalise the economy, This article has appeared on the web platform The Conversation on April 4th, 2018. [Publisher link]
NORDMAN C.J., SARR L.R. and SHARMA S., Smriti Sharma, Leopold Sarr 2018. Skills, personality traits, and gender wage gaps: evidence from Bangladesh, In: Oxford University Press (ed), Oxford Economic Papers, 2018 , 1–22, doi: 10.1093/oep/gpy043.
PROISY C., [et al.], MUTHUSANKAR G., [et al.] and RICOUT A., 2018. Monitoring mangrove forests after aquaculture abandonment using time series of very high spatial resolution satellite images: A case study from the Perancak estuary, Bali, Indonesia, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 131, Part B : 61-71, DOI : [Publisher link]
RAGHUNATH T.P. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2018. Managed Aquifer Recharge in India: Consensual Policy but Controversial Implementation, Water Alternatives, 11 (3) : 749-769. [Publisher link]
REY-VALETTE H., BEURET J.-E. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2018. Des indicateurs pour identifier les effets des démarches participatives : application au cas du département du Gard / Indicators to explore the effects of participatory settings : the case of the Gard [online article], Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, 5 (1) : 5-31. [Publisher link]
RIOTTE J., [et al.], ANUPAMA K. and PRASAD S., 2018. Processes controlling silicon isotopic fractionation in a forested tropical watershed: Mule Hole Critical Zone Observatory (Southern India), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 228 : 301-319, [Publisher link]
SAHARAN T., PFEFFER K. and BAUD I., 2018. Shifting approaches to slums in Chennai: Political coalitions, policy discourses and practices, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 10.1111/sjtg.12244. [Publisher link]
SHIVAPRAKASH K.N., RAMESH B.R., UMASHANKER R. and DAYANANDAN S., 2018. Functional trait and community phylogenetic analyses reveal environmental filtering as the major determinant of assembly of tropical forest tree communities in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot in India, Forest Ecosystems, 5:25 : [Publisher link]
VIMAL R., GATISO T. and MATHEVET R., 2018. Monitoring in Tropical National Parks: The Power of Knowledge, Conservation and Society, 1-15, DOI : 10.4103/cs.cs_17_12. [Publisher link]
WALCKER R., GANDOIS L., PROISY C. and [et al.], 2018. Control of ‘blue carbon’ storage by mangrove ageing: evidence from a 66-year chronosequence in French Guiana, Global Change Biology, doi : 10.1111/gcb.1410. [Publisher link]

Non peer-reviewed journal articles

DESMOTS E., MATHEVET R., PROISY C. and ARUNKUMAR P., 2018. Kaḻiveḷi : vaḷrccikum vaḷm pēṇaliṟkum iṭaiyil.. (Kalivelli wetlands: in the quest for integrated conservation and development?), Uyir, 44-47.
VINOTH M., 2018. Vikatthante Mamāhamiti Durdhiyaḥ, Samskritasri, A Monthly Journal of Samskrit Education Society, 40 (11) : 31-33.

Conference papers (published)

MURUGAN K., SARAVANAN G. and RAVI S., 2018. Scientometric Study In Landscape Journal, In: Ravi S., Dhanavandan S. (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Innovative Librarianship: challenges and opportunities, 26th & 27th March 2018, Department of Library and Information Science & Central Library, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, p. 423-430, ISBN: 978-81-935783-4-6.
NAHEEM K.T., SIVARAMAN P. and SARAVANAN G., 2018. Library and Information Science journals indexed in Scopus Citation Database: an analytical study using SJR 2015, In: Ravi S., Dhanavandan S. (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Innovative Librarianship: challenges and opportunities, 26th & 27th March 2018, Department of Library and Information Science & Central Library, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, p. 372-377, ISBN: 978-81-935783-4-6.
NARENTHIRAN R. and RAVICHANDRAN P., 2018. Digitization Initiation : Tools and Techniques, In: RAVICHANDRAN P. (ed), Proceedings of the International Confefrence on Rejuvenating Libraries for Information Access in the Digital Era, 9-10 March, 2018, Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, ISBN: 978-81-935783-4-6.