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.


Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

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..
LEROY M., GARCIA C., AUBERT P.-M., VENDÉ J., BERNARD C., BRAMS J., CARON C., JUNKER C., PAYET G. and RIGAL S., 2011. Thinking the Future: Coffee, Forests and People. Conservation and Development in Kodagu, AgroParisTech -ENGREF, Paris, 90 p..
LUSTIG A., 2011. Cyclostationnarity analysis of Enso memory. Part of the INC ("Incendies Nouvelle Caledonie") ANR project: Improvement of fire management for biodiversity conservation in New Caledonia by developing a comprehensive understanding of the climatic, ecological and social drivers of fire, 34 p., Student Report presented to the Departement of Bioinformatics and Modeling, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France and to the Departement of Computer Sciences in collaboration with the Complex Systems Insitute IXXI, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France.
RAO V., 2011. Impact of Grevillea Robusta Composition on Bird Diversity in Coffee Plantations in Cauvery Watershed Area of Coorg District, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 42 p..

Awards and Honours

TATACHARYA N.S.R., 2011. Awarded the Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de La Légion d’honneur) by the Government of France in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Sanskrit studies .

Other productions

PORDIÉ L., 2011. Personal interview on medical travels broadcasted by France Culture, a leading national public radio station in France specialized in cultural affairs, March 2. [Radio talk / France Culture] .
PORDIÉ L., 2011. One-to-one discussion with G. Martin (University of Kent) on science and traditional knowledge filmed at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, The movie has been directed by the Rolex Institute, 10 min..


LADRECH K., 2010. Le crâne et le glaive : représentations de Bhairava en Inde du Sud (VIIIe-XIIIe siècles), Collection Indologie; 112, Institut Français de Pondichéry / École Française d'Extrême-Orient, Pondichéry, ISBN: 978-81-8470-178-4. [Publisher link]
MADHAVAN H., 2010. Ayurvedic Manufacturing Industry in Kerala: Growth and Linkages of a Traditional Knowledge Sector, VDM Verlag, Germany, 147 p., ISBN: 978-3-639-24555-4.
SERVET J.-M., 2010. Le grand renversement : de la crise au renouveau solidaire, Solidarité et société, Desclée De Brouwer, Paris, 269 p., ISBN: 978-2-220-06213-6.
TATACHARYA N.S.R., 2010. Sāstrārtharatnamāla : nanasāstriyaśodhanibandhaḥ, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha publication series; 237. Centre of Excellence publication series; 71. Golden Jubilee Publication series; 27, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, 580 p.

Edited books

BAIXAS L., DEJOUHANET L. and TROUILLET P.-Y. (ed.), 2010. Conflit et Rapports Sociaux en Asie du Sud, L’Harmattan, Paris, 292 p., ISBN: 978-2-296-10836-3. [Publisher link]
DELOCHE J. and LY-TIO FANE M. (ed.), 2010. Nouveau voyage aux Indes orientales (1786-1813), Collection Indologie; 115, Institut Français de Pondichéry / École française d'Extrême-Orient, Pondicherry, xl, 377 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470--182-1, Author of the text: P. Sonnerat. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T. (ed.), 2010. Nigamajñānadeśikaviracita śivajñānabodhopanyāsa : a commentary on the Śivajñānabodha by Nigamajñānadeśika, critically edited with introduction and notes and English translation, Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, New Delhi, xxiv, 79 p..
GOWRI BALAN and KANNAN M. (ed.), 2010. Oppaṉai Niḻal : short stories, Parisal, Chennai, 127 p..
KUPPUSAMY B. S. and VIJAYAVENUGOPAL G. (ed.), 2010. Putuccēri Mānilakkalveṭṭukkaḷ. Pondicherry inscriptions. Vol 2: Translation, appendices, glossary and phrases, Collection Indologie; 83.2, Institut Français de Pondichéry / École Française d'Extrême-Orient, Pondicherry, cxlviii, 379 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-179-1 (IFP); 978-285539-103-8 (EFEO), Preface by Emmanuel Francis and Charlotte Schmid. [Publisher link]
RITTI S. and SUBBARAYALU Y. (ed.), 2010. Vijayanagara and Kṛṣṇadevarāya : seminar papers, Indian Council of Historical Research, Southern Regional Centre, Bangalore, xxvii, 180 p. : ill., 3 maps, ISBN: 978-81-9065050-39.
SAMBANDAN S. and GANESAN T. (ed.), 2010. Sūkṣmāgama. Volume I. Chapters 1 to 13, Collection Indologie; 114, Institut Français de Pondichéry / École Française d'Extrême-Orient, Pondicherry, xlix, 203 p., ISBN: 978-81-8470-181-4 (IFP); 978-285539-105-2 (EFEO). [Publisher link]


RAMESH B.R., AYYAPPAN N., GRARD P., PROSPERI J., ARAVAJY S. and PASCAL J.-P., 2010. BIOTIK : Biodiversity Informatics and co-Operation in Taxonomy for Interactive Shared Knowledge Base. Western Ghats v.1.0. A multimedia identification system of evergreen tree species of the Western Ghats, India [DVD & Online Application], Collection Ecologie; 46, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, ISBN: 978-81-8470-168-5. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

ATTEWELL G., 2010. Interweaving substance trajectories: tiryaq, circulation and therapeutic transformation in the nineteenth century, In: Digby A., Ernst W., Mukharji P.B. (ed), Crossing colonial historiographies : histories of colonial and indigenous medicines in transnational perspective, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, p. 1-20, ISBN: 978-1-4438-2154-4.
BAUMANN E., 2010. La microfinanza, une extension de los mercados financieros. Reflexiones a partir de experiencias en tres continentes (en Georgia, La India y Senegal), In: Hernández V.A. (ed), Trabajo, Conflictos y dinero en un Mundo Globalizado, Biblos, Buenos Aires, p. 59-89.
FOUILLET C. and AUGSBURG B., 2010. La microfinance, un objet de pouvoir de plus? Conflit en Andhra Pradesh, In: Baixas J., Dejouhanet l., Trouillet P.Y. (ed), Conflits et rapports sociaux en Asie du Sud, L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 189-203.
GARCIA C., PÉLISSIER R., MARIE-VIVIEN D. and RAMESH B.R., 2010. Biodiversité, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l'Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, p. 84-85, ISBN: 978-2-200-35247-9.
GUENZI C., 2010. Astrologie, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-200-35247-9.
GUÉRIN I., 2010. Coopératives, Dette, Microfinance, Tontine, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200352479.
GUÉRIN I., 2010. Travail illégal et servitude pour dette en Inde du Sud, In: Fontaine L., Weber F. (ed), Les paradoxes de l’économie informelle. A qui profitent les règles?, Karthala, Paris, p. 93-112, ISBN: 9782811104177. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., HERSENT F., ROESCH M., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G. and SANGARE M., 2010. Crise, microfinance et surendettement. Une étude de cas en Inde du Sud, In: Phélinas P., Sélim M. (ed), La crise vue d’ailleurs, l’Harmattan, Paris, p. 241-269, ISBN: 978-2-296-11544-6. [Publisher link]
MARIUS-GNANOU K., 2010. Mahindra, Ouvriers agricoles, Pondichéry, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200352479.
PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2010. Flore, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l'Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, p. 224-225, ISBN: 978-2-200-35247-9.
PICHERIT D., 2010. La microfinance, un objet de pouvoir de plus?, In: Baixas J., Dejouhanet L., Trouillet P.-Y. (ed), Conflits et rapports sociaux en Asie du Sud, L’Harmattan, Paris, p.189-203.
PICHERIT D., 2010. In Vino Veritas ? Alcool, camaraderie et contestation des rapports de domination en Andhra Pradesh, In: Baixas L., Dejouhanet L., Trouillet P.Y. (ed), Conflit et rapports sociaux en Asie du Sud, Points sur l’Asie, L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 171-187. [Publisher link]
PICHERIT D., 2010. Migrations internes, Migrations saisonnières, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l'Inde, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200-3524-79.
PORDIÉ L., 2010. Médecine traditionnelle, Pharmacopée traditionnelle, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200-3524-79.
PREVOT S., 2010. Elevage, Nomadisme, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200-3524-79.
SEBASTIA B., 2010. Psychanalyse, Psychiatrie, Psychologie, In: Landy F. (ed), Dictionnaire de l’Inde contemporaine, Armand Colin, Paris, ISBN: 978-2200-3524-79.
SERVET J.-M., 2010. Une nouvelle forme d’appui au microentrepreneuriat : les fonds internationaux de garantie, In: Harison V., Ratsimbazafy C. (ed), Les mutations entrepreneuriales, Tsipika/L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 483-495. [Publisher link]
SERVET J.-M., 2010. La microfinance au Sud soumise au Grand Renversement, In: Phelinas P., Selim M. (ed), La crise vue d'ailleurs, L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 271-297, ISBN: 978-2-296-11544-6. [Publisher link]
SERVET J.-M., 2010. Microcredit, In: Hart K., Laville J.-L., Cattani A. D. (ed), The Human Economy, Polity Press, Boston, p. 130-141, ISBN: 978-07-45649-80-1 (Pbk). [Publisher link]
SERVET J.-M., 2010. Corporate Responsibility Versus Social Performance and Financial Inclusion, In: Armendariz B., Labie M. (ed), The Handbook of Microfinance, World Scientific Publishing, London, p. 301-323, ISBN: 978-981-4295-65-9 .
SERVET J.-M., 2010. L’économie contractée par le néolibéralisme, In: Phélinas P., Selim M. (ed), La crise vue d’ailleurs, L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 17-28, ISBN: 978-2-296-11544-6. [Publisher link]
ZUPANOV I., 2010. Santé, In: Azria R., Hervieu-Léger D. (ed), Dictionnaire des faits religieux, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, ISBN: 978-2-13-054576-7.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S., PONNUCHAMY R. and STEPHEN A., 2010. Facets of applied palynology at the French Institute of Pondicherry over the last fifty years, Journal of Palynology, 46 ('Vistas of Palynological Science', Prof. M.S. Swaminathan Festschrift volume) : 343-363.
AUBRIOT O., 2010. Quel partage des responsabilités dans la gestion de l’eau souterraine en Inde du Sud ? (cas du Tamil Nadu et de Pondichéry) = Sharing responsibility for groundwater management in South India: Cases from Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, Sécheresse, 21 (1) : 28-33, ISBN: ISSN : 1777-5930.
AUGSBURG B. and FOUILLET C., 2010. Profit Empowerment: The Microfinance Institution’s Mission Drift, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, 9 : 323-351, ISBN: ISSN : 1569-1500, 10.1163/156914910X499732. [Publisher link]
AVDEEFF A., 2010. The Art of Living: Un mouvement indien au-delà des clivages religieux?, Archives de sciences sociales des religions, 149 : 169-187, DOI : 10.4000/assr.21902. [Publisher link]
BISWAS R., MARJIT S. and MARIMOUTOU V., 2010. Fiscal federalism, state lobbying and discretionary finance : evidence from India, Economics & Politics, 22 (1) : 68–91. [Publisher link]
DEJOUHANET L., 2010. Participatory eco-development in question : the case of the Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary in South, Revue de géographie alpine/Journal of Alpine Research, 98 (1) : 83-96. [Publisher link]
FOUILLET C. and HARRISS-WHITE B., 2010. Le défi du climat, La Libre Belgique, 8 . [Publisher link]