Publications

ASC publicationsThe African Studies Centre Leiden publishes nine different series. Four book series are published by Brill and one by Langaa (Cameroon). Publications can be ordered from the ASCL or directly from the (external) publisher. Many of the ASCL’s publications are also available in pdf format and can be downloaded free of charge.

Browse our publications and those by our staff members using the simple search form below to look for a keyword in the title.

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J.B. Gewald
Editors: M. Gosselink; M. Holtrop; R. Ross
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Good Hope. South Africa and The Netherlands from 1600
Keywords: South Africa, The Netherlands
Added to database: 23 February 2017
J.B. Gewald
Editors: M. Gosselink; M. Holtrop; R. Ross
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Goede Hoop. Zuid-Afrika en Nederland sinds 1600
Keywords: South Africa, The Netherlands
Added to database: 23 February 2017
Type of publication: Book

ASA Online provides a quarterly overview of journal articles and edited works on Africa in the field of the social sciences and the humanities available in the ASC library. Issue 55 (2016). African Studies Centre Leiden.

Keywords: abstracts journals (form), Africa, African studies, ASC, social sciences
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 January 2017
A. Akinyoade; O. Ekumankama; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of the Institute of Brewing

This paper critiques the attempt by Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB, a subsidiary of Heineken) to increase its use of local raw materials for beer brewing. It argues that the greatest threat to this initiative has been the inconsistent Nigerian Government policies, especially with...

Keywords: agricultural policy, beer, investment policy, multinational enterprises, Nigeria
Added to database: 25 January 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Cameroon, colonies, Germany, postage stamps, postal services
Added to database: 20 December 2016
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: colonies, Germany, postage stamps, postal services, Tanzania
Added to database: 20 December 2016
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: colonies, Germany, postage stamps, postal services, Togo
Added to database: 20 December 2016
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Book

List of publications by Stephen Ellis: books, articles & book chapters, book reviews, blogs, press articles, interviews

Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 November 2016
M. van den Bergh
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: bird conservation, birds, Burkina Faso, sustainable development
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 November 2016
W.E.A. van Beek
Type of publication: Book

This study on Kapsiki-Higi tales compares two corpuses of stories collected over two generations. In this oral setting, folktales appear much more dynamic than usually assumed, depending on genre, performance and the memory characteristics of the tales themselves. In...

Keywords: Cameroon, folk tales, Kapsiki, Nigeria
Added to database: 24 November 2016
M. van Leeuwen; D. Kobusingye; P.H. Justin; R.T. Djomo; J.W.M. van Dijk
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Burundi, governance, Great Lakes Region, land, land conflicts, land reform, land rights, land tenure, landownership, South Sudan, Uganda, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 03 November 2016
M. van Leeuwen; D. Kobusingye; P.H. Justin; R.T. Djomo; J.W.M. van Dijk
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Burundi, governance, Great Lakes Region, land, land conflicts, land reform, land tenure, landownership, pastoralism, South Sudan, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 03 November 2016
M. van Leeuwen; D. Kobusingye; P.H. Justin; R.T. Djomo; J.W.M. van Dijk
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Burundi, governance, Great Lakes Region, land, land conflicts, land reform, land tenure, landownership, South Sudan, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 03 November 2016
J. Abbink
Editors: E. Ficquet; A. Hassen; Th. Osmond
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Movements in Ethiopia: Ethiopia in movement : proceedings of the 18th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies
Keywords: anthropology, Ethiopia
Added to database: 03 November 2016
Editors: J. Abbink; S. Elischer; A. Mehler; H. Melber
Type of publication: Book

The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa - all related to developments in one calendar year. The Yearbook contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West...

Keywords: Africa, policy, politics
Added to database: 25 October 2016
M.M.E.M. Rutten
Editors: T. Tvedt; T. Oestigaard
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: A history of water

In February 2010, reports appeared in the news of wildebeest, zebra and eland found outside the world famous Amboseli National Park in Kenya being returned to their (unfenced) habitat by the Kenya Wildlife Service. The drought of 2008-2009 had killed many of them and, after...

Added to database: 25 October 2016
Type of publication: Book

ASA Online provides a quarterly overview of journal articles and edited works on Africa in the field of the social sciences and the humanities available in the ASC library. Issue 55 (2016). African Studies Centre Leiden.

Keywords: abstracts journals (form), Africa, African studies, ASC, social sciences
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 October 2016
S.D.K. Ellis
Type of publication: Book

Nigeria and Nigerians have acquired an unfortunate reputation for involvement in drug-trafficking, fraud, cyber-crime and other types of criminal activity. Successful Nigerian criminal networks have a global reach, interacting with their Italian, Latin American and Russian...

Keywords: corruption, cults, drug trafficking, human trafficking, Nigeria, organized crime, petroleum industry, political history
Added to database: 05 October 2016
P. Lange; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: development cooperation, economic integration, ECOWAS, investments, Netherlands, trade, trade policy, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 August 2016
P. Lange; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: development cooperation, economic integration, ECOWAS, investments, Netherlands, trade, trade policy, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 August 2016

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