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.


Peer-reviewed journal articles

ARNAN X., GAUCHEREL C. and ANDERSEN A., 2011. Dominance and species co-occurrence in highly diverse ant communities: a test of the interstitial hypothesis and discovery of a three-tiered competition cascade, Oecologia, 166 (3) : 783-794. [Publisher link]
AUBRIOT O. and GUNNELL Y., 2011. Les réservoirs séculaires multi-usages de l'Inde du Sud, ASAinfo, (35) .
AUBRIOT O. and PRABHAKAR P.I., 2011. Water institutions and the 'revival' of tanks in South India: What is at stake locally?, Water Alternatives, 4 (3) : 325-346. [Publisher link]
BAL P., NATH C.D., NANAYA K.M., KUSHALAPPA C.G. and GARCIA C., 2011. Erratum to: Elephants also like coffee: Trends and drivers of human-elephant conflicts in coffee agroforestry landscapes of Kodagu, Western Ghats, India, Environmental Management, 48 (2) : 263-275, DOI : 10.1007/s00267-011-9718-0.. [Publisher link]
BAL P., NATH C.D., NANAYA K.M., KUSHALAPPA C.G. and GARCIA C., 2011. Elephants Also Like Coffee: Trends and Drivers of Human–Elephant Conflicts in Coffee Agroforestry Landscapes of Kodagu, Western Ghats, India, Environmental Management, 47 (5) : 789-801. [Publisher link]
BENJAMIN S. and RAMAN B., 2011. Illegible claims, legal titles, and the worlding of Bangalore, Revue Tiers Monde, 206 (2) : Paris, 37-54, DOI: 10.3917/rtm.206.0037. [Publisher link]
CHADOEUF J., CERTAIN G., BELLIER E., BAR-HEN A., COUTERON P., MONESTIEZ P. and BRETAGNOLLE V., 2011. Estimating inter-group interaction radius for point processes with nested spatial structures, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55 (1) : 627-640. [Publisher link]
D’ESPALLIER B., GUÉRIN I. and MERSLAND R., 2011. Women and repayment in microfinance: A global analysis, World Development, 39 (5) : 758-772. [Publisher link]
DENIS É., 2011. La financiarisation du foncier observée à partir des métropoles égyptiennes et indiennes, Revue Tiers Monde, 206 (2) : 139-158. [Publisher link]
DENIS É. and MARIUS K., 2011. Toward a better appraisal of urbanization in India: A fresh look at the landscape of morphological agglomerates, Cybergeo, revue européenne de géographie, [Publisher link]
GADGIL M., RANJIT DANIELS R.J., GANESHAIAH K.N., PRASAD S.N., MURTHY M.S.R., RAMESH B.R. and SUBRAMANIAN K.A., 2011. Mapping ecologically sensitive, significant and salient areas of Western Ghats: proposed protocols and methodology, Current Science, 100 (2) : 175-182. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T. and SATHYANARAYANAN R., 2011. Bhakti as a fundamental element in Saivism, Bulletin d'études indiennes, 28-29 : 51-62.
GANESAN T. and SATHYANARAYANAN R., 2011. Śuddhatattva-s in Śaivasiddhānta, The Journal of Sanskrit Academy, 20 : 127-132.
GAUCHEREL C., 2011. Wavelet analysis to detect regime shifts in animal movement, Computational Ecology and Software, 1 (2) : 69-85. [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., 2011. Self-organization of patchy landscapes: hidden optimization of ecological processes, Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography, 1 (2) : DOI: 10.4172/2157-7625.1000105. [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., MUNOZ F. and BÉRARD S., 2011. Equation against Algorithm: differences and choosing between them?, Acta Biotheoretica, 59 (1) : 67-79. [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., SALOMON L. and LABONNE J., 2011. Variable self-similar sinuosity properties within simulated river networks, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36 (10) : 1313-1320. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., 2011. Les effets insoupçonnés de la microfinance, Travail, Genre et Sociétés, 25 (1) : 61-79. [Publisher link]
GUILLERME S., KUMAR B.M., MENON A., HINNEWINKEL C., MAIRE E. and SANTHOSKUMAR A.V., 2011. Impacts of public policies and farmer preferences on agroforestry practices in Kerala, India, Environmental Management, 48 (2) : 351-364. [Publisher link]
JØRGENSEN P.S, BONHOMME V., EZARD T.H.G., POISOT T., SALGUERO-GOMEZ R., VIZZINI SALVATRICE and ZIMMERMANN N., 2011. A global network of next generation ecologists, INTECOL Bulletin, 5 (2) : 3-5. [Publisher link]
MACURA B., ZORONDO-RODRIGUEZ F., GRAU-SATORRAS M., DEMPS K., LAVAL M., GARCIA C. and REYES-GARCIA V., 2011. Local community attitudes toward forests outside protected areas in India. Impact of legal awareness, trust, and participation, Ecology and Society, 16 (3) : 10. [Publisher link]
MICHEL A., DENIS É. and SOARES G.R., 2011. Introduction : les enjeux du foncier urbain pour le développement : nouveaux marchés et redistribution des responsabilités, Revue Tiers Monde, 206 (2) : 7-20, Introduction au dossier: Dynamiques foncières dans les villes du sud. [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., PÉLISSIER R., RAMESH B.R. and GARCIA C., 2011. Promoting native trees in shade coffee plantations of southern India: comparison of growth rates with the exotic Grevillea robusta, Agroforestry Systems, 83 (2) : 107-119. [Publisher link]
PÉLISSIER R., PASCAL J.-P., AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R., ARAVAJY S. and RAMALINGAM S., 2011. Twenty years of tree demography in an undisturbed dipterocarp Permanent Sample Plot at Uppangala, Western Ghats of India, Ecology, 92 (6) : 1376. Data Paper: Ecological Archives E092-115. [Publisher link]
PORDIÉ L., 2011. Savoir thérapeutiques asiatiques et globalisation, Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances, 5 (1) : 3-12, DOI: 10.3917/rac.012.0003. [Publisher link]
PORDIÉ L., 2011. Accentuations et pragmatismes: Le savoir médical tibétain à destination des étrangers, Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances, 5 (1) : 99-130, DOI: 10.3917/rac.012.0099. [Publisher link]
PORDIÉ L., 2011. Se démarquer dans l’industrie du bien-être. Transnationalisme, innovation et indianité, Anthropologie & Santé [En ligne], 3 . [Publisher link]
RAMAN B. and BAWA Z., 2011. Interacting with the state via information and communication technologies. The case of Nemmadi Kendras in Karnataka, Media Asia, an Asian Mass Communication Quarterly, 38 (1) : 52-62. [Publisher link]
REYES-GARCIA V., AUBRIOT O., ARIZA-MONTOBBIO P., GALAN-DEL-CASTILLO E., SERRANO-TOVAR T. and MARTINEZ-ALIER J., 2011. Local Perception of the Multifunctionality of Water Tanks in Two Villages of Tamil Nadu, South India, Society and Natural Resources: An International Journal, 24 (5) : 485-499, DOI : 10.1080/08941920802506240. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2011. Le corps affligé : regard sur les médecines indiennes et la possession en Inde du Sud, Online on March 15 2011. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2011. Le passage des frontières de médecines pas très douces : prévenir l'innocuité ou préserver l'authenticité ? Le problème des formulations iatrochimiques dans la médication siddha, Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances, 5 (1) : 71-98, DOI: 10.3917/rac.012.0071. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2011. Revaloriser les millets en Inde : les produits biologiques et écologiques au bénéfice de l’environnement et de la santé, Food & History, 9 (2) : 239-260, DOI: 10.1484/J.FOOD.1.102701. [Publisher link]
SUBBARAYALU Y., KARASHIMA N. and SHANMUGAM P., 2011. Mathas and medieval religious movements in Tamil Nadu : An epigraphical study (Part II), Indian Historical Review, 38 (2) : 199-210, DOI: 10.1177/037698361103800202 . [Publisher link]
VEGA C. and DURRIEU S., 2011. Multi-level filtering segmentation to measure individual tree parameters based on Lidar data: application to a mountainous forest with heterogeneous stands, International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 13 (4) : 646-656. [Publisher link]

Non peer-reviewed journal articles

BABU G., 2011. Kunrap pālayam hero stone inscription, Āvaṇam, Journal of Archaeological Society, 22 : Tolliyal Kaḻakam, Thanjavur, 125.

Working Papers

AULONG S. and KAST R., 2011. A conceptual framework to assess vulnerability : Application to global change stressors on South Indian farmers, Lameta Document de Recherche; DR no. 2011-3, Unité de Formation et de Recherche d'Economie, Montpellier. [Publisher link]
DENIS É. and MARIUS-GNANOU K., 2011. Toward a better appraisal of urbanization in India: a fresh look at the landscape of morphological agglomerates, USR3330 Working Paper Series; 2, Institut Français de Pondichéry & Centre de Sciences Humaines, Pondicherry & New Delhi, 41 p.. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., ROESCH M. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2011. The Social meaning of Over-Indebtedness and Creditworthiness in the Context of Poor Rural South India households (Tamil Nadu), RUME Working Papers Series ; 2011-1, Rural Microfinance and Employment Project, Développement et societies - IRD - Université Paris 1, Paris, 31 p.. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., D’ESPALLIER B., ROESCH M. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2011. Debt in Rural South India: Fragmentation, Social regulation and Discrimination, RUME Working Papers Series ; 2011-3, Rural Microfinance and Employment Project, Institute of Research for Development, Paris, 50 p.. [Publisher link]
KAST R., 2011. Managing financial risks due to natural catastrophes, USR3330 Working Paper Series; 4, Institut Français de Pondichéry & Centre de Sciences Humaines, Pondicherry & New Delhi, 45 p.. [Publisher link]
KAST R., 2011. Managing catastrophe risks: the case of seisms, USR3330 Working Papers Series; 3, Institut Français de Pondichéry & Centre de Sciences Humaines, Pondicherry & New Delhi, 16 p.. [Publisher link]
MARIMOUTOU V. and CHARLOT P., 2011. Hierarchical hidden Markov structure for dynamic correlations: The hierarchical RSDC model, USR3330 Working Paper Series; 1, Institut Français de Pondichéry & Centre de Sciences Humaines, Pondicherry & New Delhi, 34 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

ALET J., 2011. What are the possible current and future dynamics of agroforestry and agricultural landscapes in the Western Ghats (Southern India)? A case study: Kottoli, a village in Coorg, Masters Dissertation : AgroParisTech – ENGREF & Institut Français de Pondichéry, Montpellier & Pondicherry, 63 p., Advisors: C. Gaucherel C. Garcia.
BOUCHET D., 2011. Endemism in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests of the Western Ghats (India): understand its distribution pattern as a first step towards the reassessment of conservation priorities, Masters Dissertation (Sciences De l'Univers, Environnement et Écologie) : Institut Français de Pondichéry & CNRS, Pondicherry & Paris, 41 p., Advisors: C. Gaucherel & B.R. Ramesh.
DELPEU M., 2011. Enfances, Sida et religions en Inde du Sud : une ethnographie de la circulation des enfants séropositifs, Ph.D. Thesis : Ecole Doctorale "Sciences sociales. Société, Santé, Décision", Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, Advisor: F. Bourdier. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., 2011. Dette et pauvreté en Inde rurale du Sud, Université Paris Dauphine, Paris, 50 p.. [Publisher link]
LE BEC J., 2011. Modélisation de la mortalité des arbres en forêt tropicale humide : dispositif permanent d’Uppangala dans les Ghâts occidentaux d’Inde, Master 2R Dissertation (Science et Technologie du Vivant et de l'Environnement, Spécialité Ecologie, Biodiversité, Evolution) : Université Paris Sud, Paris, 45 p., Advisors: R. Pélissier & C. Courbaud.
MUTHUSANKAR G., 2011. Multi-hazard Risk Assessment and Management Strategies for Nagapattinam Coastal Zone, Tamil Nadu, PhD Thesis : Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 134 p., Advisor: C. Lakshumanan.
STEPHEN A., 2011. Pollen analysis of lake sediments, surface soils and leaf trait measurements in the Eastern Ghats, India, PhD Thesis : Department of Botany, Madras Christian College (Autonomous) (Affiliated to University of Madras), Chennai, Advisor: C. Livingstone.


KUSHALAPPA C.G., GARCIA C., YENUGULA R. and VAAST P., 2011. Connecting Environmental Services and Market Values of Coffee Agroforestry (CAFNET) project. Final Report - India Regional Center, College of Forestry, University of College of Agricultural Sciences, Ponnampet, 114 p..