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.


Book chapters

MORELLE N., 2020. Torgal Fort, a complete survey, Forts of the Deccan, 1200-1800, Aryan Books International, p. 155-176.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

GUETAT-BERNARD H., LANDY F., OGER-MARENGO M., DESCHAMPS-RÉBÉRÉ J. and RUIZ L., 2020. Injustices environnementales, crise de l'eau et crise de reproduction sociale du monde paysan. Les effets multiplicateurs de la Révolution verte en Inde, Nature et Progrés, no. 126, fev-mars 2020 : pp. 35-37.
KATTGE J., BÖNISCH G., DÍAZ S., [et al.], MUNOZ F., RAEVEL V., AYYAPPAN N. and BALACHANDRAN N., 2020. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access, Global Change Biology, 26 (1) : 119-118, DOI : 10.1111/gcb.14904. [Publisher link]
LAROCHE F., VIOLLE C., TAUDIERE A. and MUNOZ F., 2020. Analyzing snapshot diversity patterns with the Neutral Theory can show functional groups’ effects on community assembly, Ecology, e02977,
OSURI A.M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N., PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2020. Tree diversity and carbon storage cobenefits in tropical human-dominated landscapes, Conservation Letters, e12699, DOI : 10.1111/conl.12699. [Publisher link]


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]

Edited books

AGIER M., KOBELINSKY M. and PICHERIT D. (ed.), 2019. Multitudes migrantes, Monde Commun ; n°3, Presses Universitaires de France, France, 184 p., ISBN: 978-2-13-081896-0. [Publisher link]
RAMAKRISHNAMACHARYULU K.V. (ed.), 2019. Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇam.The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇa of Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa with the Nirañjanī commentary by Ramyatna Shukla and Prakāśa explanatory notes by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu. Part II, Collection Indologie; 139; Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Shastragrantha series; 5, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Veraval / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient, 628 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-230-9 (IFP) / 978-93-83097-33-3 (SSSU) / 978 2 85539 234 9 (EFEO), Link in HAL:


DELOCHE J., 2019. Pondichéry hier et aujourd'hui. Pondicherry past and present. 2nd ed. [CD-ROM], Collection Indologie; 107, Institut Francais de Pondichéry / École Française d'Extrême-Orient, Pondichéry, ISBN: 978--81-8470-154-8.

Book chapters

BAUTES N. and SOARES G.R., 2019. Cidade Nova, Praça Onze e a abertura da Avenida Presidente Vargas: do apagamento à ressurgência da memória da Pequena Africa do Rio de Janeiro, In: Duarte Lanna A.L., Souchaud S., Cymbalista R. (ed), Transições metropolitanas e Centralidades nas cidades brasileiras no breve século XX, Coll. Fapesp/IRD editions, Anna Blume, Sao Paulo. [Publisher link]
BOUSQUET F. and MATHEVET R., 2019. Cultural Resilience as the Resilience of a Distinctness. Distinctness from What? for What?, In: Rampp B., Endreß M., Naumann M. (ed), Resilience in Social, Cultural and Political Spheres, Springer VS, Wiesbaden, 305-321, ISBN: 978-3-658-15328-1, DOI : , Link in HAL: [Publisher link]
CARU V., 2019. A Powerful Weapon for the Employers? : Workers' housing and social control in Interwar Bombay, In: Kidambi P., Kamat M., Dwyer R. (ed), Bombay before Mumbai. Essays in honour of Jim Masselos, Hurst, London, 213-235, ISBN: 978-1-78738-148-3.
GARCIA C.A., VENDÉ J., NANAYA K.M., NAY M., KALLA J. and [et al.], 2019. Understanding coffee farmers: using games to explore future coffee agroforestry landscapes in the Western Ghats (India), In: Dupraz C., Gosme M., Lawson G. (ed), Book of Abstracts, 4th World Congress on Agroforestry held at Montpellier, France from 20-22 May 2019. Agroforestry: strengthening links between science, society and policy, CIRAD, INRA, World Agroforestry, Agropolis International, MUSE, Montpellier, p. 587, Link in HAL: [Publisher link]
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]
GOREAU A., 2019. L’hindouisme shivaïte (Tamouls indiens et sri-lankais), In: Zwilling A-L., Allouche-Benayoun J., Hermon-Belot R., Obadia L. (ed), Les minorités religieuses en France. Panorama de la diversité contemporaine, Bayard, Paris, p. 121-133, ISBN: 978-2-227-49485-5, Link in HAL:
LANDY F., 2019. L’agriculture et le monde rural, In: C. Jaffrelot (ed), L’Inde contemporaine. De 1990 à aujourd’hui, Pluriel , pp.293-324.
MALANGIN R., 2019. « L’anti-gouverneur » André Boyelleau. Hommes de la Compagnie et hommes du Roi à Pondichéry en 1766, In: Chaillou-Atrous V., Penot P.-E. (ed), Outre-terre, outre-mer : cultures, colonialisme, impérialismes : mélanges pour Jacques Weber, Collection Etudes Asie, Les Indes savantes, p. 55-76, ISBN: 978-2-84654-478-8, Link in HAL:
NAHEEM K.T., SUBRAMANIAN P. and SARAVANAN G., 2019. Authorship and collaboration pattern in Indian journal of human genetics (2005-2014): a bibliometric study, In: Ramesh Babu, Azaria Jena Kumar (ed), Paper presented in the National Workshop on Visualising Library Services in 2030 held at CHTC Auditorium, CMC Bagayam and Jointly Organized by Department of Library Services, CMC Vellore & I-LISS(LISSAPAC) on 27.04.2019. Festschrift in honour of Dr. D Joyson Soundrarajan, Department of Library Services, Christian Medical College, Vellore, p. 367-377, ISBN: 978938788249.
NAHEEM K.T., SIVARAMAN P. and SARAVANAN G., 2019. Authorship pattern and collaboration in Indian Parasitology research output during 2007-16, In: Jeyshankar R., Thanushkodi S., Kishore Kumar S., Associate editors, Raja S., Jayasundari A., Ashok Kumar A. (ed), Enhancement of Technology and Innovations in Contemporary Libraries , Department of Library and Information Science, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, p. 220-224, ISBN: 978-81-941886-0-5.
PICHERIT D., 2019. Violences politiques et démocratie en Inde du sud : Une ethnographie des hommes de main Dalit de politiciens mafieux, In: Pascale A., Bourdarias F., Guérin I. (ed), Figures anthropologiques de la domination, L’Harmattan, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-343-18721-1. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2019. Red sanders mafia' in South India: violence, electoral democracy and labour, In: Harris-White B., Michelutti L. (ed), The Wild East. Criminal Political Economies Across South Asia, UCL Press, London, p. 194-214, ISBN: ISBN: 9781787353244. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2019. Circuler pour faire migrer, In: Agier M., Kobelinsky M., Picherit D. (ed), Multitudes migrantes, Monde Commun ; n°3, Presses Universitaires de France, France, p. 34-51, ISBN: 978-2-13-081896-0. [Publisher link]
PONCEAUD-GOREAU E. and GOREAU A., 2019. Mythologie indienne et connerie d'aujourd'hui, In: Marmion J-F. (ed), Histoire universelle de la connerie, Éditions Sciences humaines, Paris, pp. 151-164, ISBN: 978-2-36106-566-9. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2019. From siddha corpus to siddha medicine. Reflection on the reduction of siddha knowledge through exploration of manuscripts, In: Mishra A. (ed), Local Health Traditions: Plurality and marginality in South Asia, Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, pp. 129-155, ISBN: 9789352876617, Link in HAL: [Publisher link]
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2019. Forced labour and peasantry in medieval Tamil Nadu : 900-1300 CE, In: Bahirabi Prasad Sahu, Kesavan V. (ed), Histroy and theory : the study of stare, institutions and the making of history, Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, p. 204-220, ISBN: 978-93-5287-464-4.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ANGE P., BALLET J., CARIMENTRAND A. and MARIUS K., 2019. Changing women’s lives? Empowerment and aspirations of fair trade workers in South India, Journal of Global Ethics, 15 (1) : 32-44, DOI: 10.1080/17449626.2019.1582554. [Publisher link]
ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2019. Green technology literature from India as reflected in Web of Science from 2000 to 2015, Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2188. [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N., DHATCHANAMOORTHY N. and GASTMANS W.F., 2019. Carallia borneensis Oliver (Family Rhizophoraceae) - a new record to India from Andaman Islands, Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 116 : 17-18, DOI : 10.17087/jbnhs/2019/v116/105941, Uploaded in HAL dt. 15.04.2019. [Publisher link]
BENTZ A. and GOREAU A., 2019. To be or not to be a refugee? Reflections on refugeehood and citizenship among Sri Lankan Tamils in India, Citizenship Studies, DOI : 10.1080/13621025.2019.1706446 . [Publisher link]
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]
CHAVE J., [et al.] and RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., 2019. Ground Data are Essential for Biomass Remote Sensing Missions, Surveys in Geophysics, 40 (4) : pp. 863-880, 10.1007/s10712-019-09528-w. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2019. Śaivāgama manuscripts : their importance & critical edition, Kriti Rakshana, 9 (7) : 3-8.
GAUCHE E., [et al.] and LANDY F., 2019. Culture du paysage, gouvernance territoriale et mise en tourisme dans des montagnes rurales de l’Asie méridionale (Népal, Inde, Chine, Laos, Vietnam), Développement durable et territoires, 10 (2) : [En ligne], DOI : 10.4000/developpementdurable.14449, Linh in HAL: [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., FRELAT R. and [et al.], 2019. Weak relationships between landforms and hydro-climatologic processes: a case study in Haiti, Hydrology Research, 50 (2) : 744-760,, Link in HAL: [Publisher link]
GOREAU A., 2019. Attentats à Sri Lanka : comment se met en place le climat de terreur, The Conversation, le 23 avril 2019 . [Publisher link]
GOREAU A., 2019. Dans l'Inde de Modi, les réfugiés sri-lankais craignent pour leur avenir, The Conversation, le 20 décembre 2019 . [Publisher link]
GOREAU A., 2019. Le jour où l'Inde a fermé ses portes aux Musulmans, The Conversation, le 13 décembre 2019 . [Publisher link]
GOREAU A., 2019. Au Sri Lanka, des musulmans modérés pris dans la tourmente des attentats, The Conversation, le 25 avril 2019 . [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., 2019. Résister à la financiarisation ? Formes de mobilisation et de circulation de la richesse dans les campagnes indiennes, Mouvements, 1 (n° 97) : p. 113-120,, Uploaded in HAL dated 25.04.2019. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2019. Rethinking saving: Indian ceremonial gifts as relational and reproductive saving, Journal of Cultural Economy, DOI: 10.1080/17530350.2019.1583594, [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., ROUBAUD F. and BÉDÉCARRATS F., 2019. Prix Nobel d’économie 2019 : les limites de la méthode des essais cliniques, La Conversation, le 25 octobre, 2019 . [Publisher link]
HILGER A. and NORDMAN C.J., 2019. Coping with a policy shock in rural South India: Social networks as a determinant of trust, Ideas for India, Online. [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]
MARTIN N. and PICHERIT D., 2019. Introduction: electoral fraud and manipulation in India and Pakistan, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics,, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics. Special issue., DOI : 10.1080/14662043.2020.1700016 . [Publisher link]
MILLAN M., ROWE N.P. and EDELIN C., 2019. Deciphering the growth form variation of the Mediterranean chamaephyte Thymus vulgaris L. using architectural traits and their relations with different habitats, Flora, 251 : 1-10,, Link in HAL: [Publisher link]
MOHAPATRA P.P., STEPHEN A., PRASAD S., SINGH P. and ANUPAMA K., 2019. Late Pleistocene and Holocene vegetation changes and anthropogenic impacts in the Cauvery delta plains, southern India, Quaternary International, 507 : 249-261,, Uploaded in HAL dt. 19.04.2019. [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.
NAHEEM K.T., SIVARAMAN P. and SARAVANAN G., 2019. Applicability of Lotka’s Law in Parasitology research output of India, Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2958, Link to HAL: [Publisher link]
NAHEEM K.T., SIVARAMAN P. and SARAVANAN G., 2019. Application of Lotka’s Law in Bell’s palsy (facial paralysis) research output during 2004 -2018, Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2892, Link in HAL: [Publisher link]
NAHEEM K.T., SIVARAMAN P. and SARAVANAN G., 2019. A scientometric analysis of Indian research output in Parasitology during 2007-2016, KELPRO Bulletin, 23 (1) : 32-46. [Publisher link]