• Review of Ayesha Jalal’s The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan, Cambridge, 1985 (in) Pondicherry University Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 3, 1, 2002

  • Review of M.P.Sridharan’s French Colonial rule in India, Calicut, 1997 (in) Contributions to Indian Sociology, 34, 1, 2000

  • Review of C.R.Narasimhan’s Rajagopalachari: A Biography, London, 1993 (in) Journal of South Asian Studies(Australia), New Series, vol.XIX, No.2, December 1996

  • Review of Susan Bayly’s, Saints, Goddesses and Kings: Muslims and Christians in South Indian Society, 1700-1900, Cambridge, 1989 (in) Contributions to Indian Sociology,28, 1994

  • 'Origin of Chennai/Madras', talk at Roja Muthiah Research Library, Madras on the occasion of the 375th anniversary of the foundation of Madras on 22nd August 2014

  • 'From Arikamedu to the Foundation of Modern Pondicherry', talk at Alliance Française Pondicherry, 29th April 2014

  • ‘Leon Prouchandy: A Tamil Social Reformer of Pondicherry in French India’, paper read at the Ninth International Tamil Research Conference, Karur, Thamizhnadu, 21-22, December 2013

  • ‘Vasco Da Gama and Sheikh Zainuddin’, Golden Jubillee Lecture, History Department, University of Calicut, 28th October 2013

  • ‘Portuguese Encounter with Malabar and its Muslims’, Annual Extension Lecture, Farook College, Feroke, Kerala, 28th October 2013

  • ‘Tamizhaga Neeravi Kappal Varthagam, 1891-1900’ (Tamil Steam Navigation Ventures, 1891-1900), Namakkal Kavignar Special Endowment Lecture, International Institute of Tamil Studies, Chennai, 5th October 2013

  • ‘Recovering Tamil Scholars: Indo-French Intellectual Interaction in Colonial Pondicherry’, World Research Conference of Tamilological Studies, London, 17th August 2013

  • ‘Portuguese Interactions with Malabar and its Muslims in the 16th century: A New Era in Clash of Civilisations’, Talk at Roja Muthiah Research Library, 24 May 2013

  • ‘Portuguese Interactions with Malabar and its Muslims in the 16th century’, Talk at St.Antony’s College, Oxford, 30 April 2013

  • ‘Culture and Modernity in South India’. Keynote Address by J.B.P.More. International Seminar on History, 16th September 2011, Ernakulam Cluster of Colleges, Ernakulam, 2011

  • “Rise and Fall of the ‘Dravidian’ Justice party, 1916-1946", Centre of South Asian Studies,Cambridge University, 25 January 2011

  • “History of the Muslims in Tamilnadu”, School of Oriental and African Studies, 25 January 2011

  • ‘Geo-political and Strategic Implications Related to the emergence of the Indian and Pakistani Nation States’, International Seminar, The State in South Asia, organised by the Department of History, University of Hyderabad, 22nd October 2010

  • ‘Forgotten Heroes of Pondicherry’, Department of History, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post-Graduate Studies, Pondicherry, 600008, 7th October 2010

  • « Rise and Fall of the ‘Dravidian’ Justice party, 1916-1946 », Roja Muthiah Research Library, Chennai, 4 September 2009

  • “Implication geopolitique et strategique de la partition de l’Inde” (Geopolitical and Strategic Implications of the partition of India), Sciences Politiques, 29, rue St.Guillaume, Paris, 3 June 2009

  • “The Demand for Dravidanadu and the Tamil Muslims”, paper presented at the Tamil Studies’ Conference, University of Toronto, 31 May-2 June 2007, Toronto

  • « A Mahesian in the French Resistance Movement », Paper presented at the International Conference, 13-18 Janvier 2002, Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Tellicherry, India