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

SUBBARAYALU Y., 2015. Trade Guilds of south India up to the tenth century, Studies in People’s History, 2 (1) : 21–26, DOI: 10.1177/2348448915574403. [Publisher link]
TAUDIERE A., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Beyond ectomycorrhizal bipartite networks: projected networks demonstrate contrasted patterns between early- and late-successional plants in Corsica, Frontiers in Plant Science, 6 : 881, DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2015.00881. [Publisher link]
VARREL A., 2015. Book review of "Indian Transnationalism Online: New Perspectives on Diaspora" edited by Sahoo AK and De Kruijf JG, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 24 (1) : 130-132, DOI : 10.1177/0117196814565229. [Publisher link]
VEGA C., VEPAKOMMA U., MOREL J., BADER J.-L., RAJASHEKAR G., JHA C.S., FERET J., PROISY C., PÉLISSIER R. and DADHWAL V.K., 2015. Aboveground-Biomass Estimation of a Complex Tropical Forest in India Using Lidar, Remote Sensing, 7 : 10607-10625, DOI: 10.3390/rs70810607. [Publisher link]
VIOLLE C., CHOLER P., BOGRY B., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Vegetation ecology meets ecosystem science: Permanent grasslands as a functional biogeography case study, Science of The Total Environment, 534 : 43-51, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.141. [Publisher link]
VOGT-SCHILB H., MUNOZ F., RICHARD F. and SCHATZ B., 2015. Recent declines and range changes of orchids in Western Europe (France, Belgium and Luxembourg), Biological Conservation, 190 : 133-141, DOI : 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.05.002. [Publisher link]
ZORI C., GONI M.F.S., ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S. and [et al.], 2015. Indian monsoon variations during three contrasting climatic periods: The Holocene, Heinrich Stadial 2 and the last interglacialeglacial transition, Quaternary Science Reviews, 125 : 50-60. [Publisher link]

Non peer-reviewed journal articles

BALAMURUGAN P., 2015. Tiruvintaḷur Ceppeṭukal: Rajentra-caturvetimaṅkalam [Tiruvindalur copperplates : Rajendra-Chaturvedimangalam], Avaṉam, 26 : 340–345.
KANNAN M. and PRAKASH A., 2015. Etuvār Leve (1965-2008), Kalkutirai, 25 : 146-148, Translation of a long French poem (by Edouard Leve) through English.
KANNAN M. and PRAKASH A., 2015. Pāl Celān aintu kavitaikaḻ, Kalkutirai, 24 : 93-94, Translation of 5 German poems (by Paul Celan) through English .
SARAVANAN G. and KRISHNASWAMY N., 2015. Cumulative bibliometric studies of Seven Ecology journals from 2003 to 2012: A study, Journal of Library Advancements, 5 (2) : 5-15.
SRINIVASAN K., KANNAN M. and NATRAJ M.V., 2015. Cūriyak kal, Kalkutirai, 24 : 3-20, Translation of a long Spanish poem (by Octavio Paz) through English.
VINOTH M., 2015. Kataṃ Tarhi Trilokanāthapitṛsadmagocaraḥ” (कथं तर्हि त्रिलोकनाथपितृसद्मगोचरः), Chetana - Sanskrit Magazine, p. 36-37.

Conference papers (published)

ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2015. Authorship pattern in cryogenics research as reflected in Cryogenics Journal, In: Fazlur Rahman S.A., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Innovative Librarianship in the Knowledge Society : Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Research (NCILKS), 14-16, May 2015, Organized by Vankatram Learning Centre, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore and Jointly with Indian Academic Library Association (IALA), Kuniamuthur, Coimbatore, p. 324-331, ISBN: 978-93-83069-21-7.
ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2015. Authorship productivity in Green Propulsion research, In: Elavazhagan E., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Advancement in Library and Information Science & Technology : Challenges and Opportunities (SALIS 2015) 10th & 11th July, 2015, B.S. Abdur Rahman University & Soceity for the Advancement of Library and Information Science, Chennai, p. 74-80, ISBN: 978-93-85469-00-8.
MOREL J., BAC A. and VEGA C., 2015. Computation of tree volume from terrestrial LiDAR data, In: Durrieu s., Vega C. (ed), Proceedings of SilviLaser 2015 - 14th Conference on Lidar Applications for Assessing and Managing Forest Ecosystems, September 28-30, 2015, Organized by The French Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SFPT), IRSTEA, IGN, La Grande Motte, France, p. 308-310. [Publisher link]
NARENTHIRAN R., ARAVINTHAN M. and SATHIYAMOORTHY M.G., 2015. Role and Importance of National Mission for Manuscripts Catalogues : a study, In: Tamizhchelvan M. (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Libraries : Issues and Challenges, Dr. G. Ramachandran Library, The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram, p. 78-80, ISBN: 978-93-84556-82-2.
RAVICHANDRAN P. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2015. Exploratory study of Indian languages information retrieval in online bibliographical databases, In: S. Thanushkodi (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Role of LIS Professionals in Developing Information Literacy Skills in the Digital Era, 19-20 March, 2015, Department of Library and Information Science, Alagappa University, Karaikkudi, p. 334-337, ISBN: 978-81-922221-5-8.
RAVICHANDRAN P. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2015. Need and purpose of manuscript catalogues for Indologist, In: Surendrababu (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on User Studies in the Academic Libraries in the ICT Era, 26-27 August, 2015, University Library, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
SARAVANAN G. and RAJAN V.R., 2015. A Ten-year Bibliometric Analysis of the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (2003-12) [CD-ROM], In: Nagarajan M. (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Advancement of Science through Scientometrics, 27 - 28 March, 2015, Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, p. 366-373, ISBN: 978-81-922221-5-8.

Working Papers

RAMAN B., PRASAD-ALEYAMMA M., DE BERCEGOL R., DENIS É. and ZERAH M.-H., 2015. Selected Readings on Small Town Dynamics in India, USR 3330 « Savoirs et Mondes Indiens » Working Papers Series - 7; SUBURBIN Papers Series - 2, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines, 114 p. [Publisher link]
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.