Ms. Lucie Dejouhanet, who had conducted part of her PhD thesis at the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) from 2004 to 2007, has won the 3rd Prix de thèse 2013 (3rd Prize for best PhD), awarded by the French National Committee for Geography, for her dissertation entitled ” ’Unclear Occupation’. The Channel of Ayurvedic Plants: Paradoxes and Limits in State Management of Forest Resources in Kerala (India)” (University of Paris X – Nanterre, 2012).
This prize rewards the three best theses in Geography selected in the year by the French National Council of Universities. She was awarded the prize on October 6, 2013, on the occasion of the International Festival of Geography.
A copy of Ms. Lucie Dejouhanet’s thesis can be found at the library of the IFP.
Ms. Dejouhanet is now posted as Lecturer in Geography at the University of the Antilles and Guyana.
More information on her dissertation.