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.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Book

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

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Added to database: 28 November 2016
M. van den Bergh
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: bird conservation, birds, Burkina Faso, sustainable development
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Added to database: 30 August 2016
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other

OURSUS (Our Sustainable Cities) is a flagship IGU project. The OURSUS approach and findings will be discussed in two sessions during the 33rd International Geographical Congress in Beijing: one session about 'Chinese and International Experiences' and one about '...

Keywords: Africa, China, geography, local government, sustainable development, urban planning, urbanization
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Added to database: 16 August 2016
Editors: A. Yeadell; M. van Winden
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
Keywords: African studies, annual reports (form), ASC, Netherlands
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Added to database: 12 July 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
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Added to database: 04 July 2016
R. Verbuyst
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Anthropology Southern Africa

Current political negotiations in South Africa which explore the possibility of pre-1913 land claims and the recognition of Khoisan traditional authorities have spurred the growth of the "Khoisan revival": the phenomenon of people identifying as Khoisan and asserting...

Keywords: Khoikhoi, land rights, San, South Africa
Added to database: 21 June 2016
C. Cawood
Type of publication: Other

This paper explores explicit and implicit forms of intertextuality in the rhetoric of Nelson Mandela. Intertextuality is viewed as a mechanism of thought and part of the process of dianoia in Classical rhetoric as conceptualised by Aristotle and is also considered crucial in...

Keywords: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013), oratory
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Added to database: 21 June 2016
S.D.K. Ellis; G.ter Haar
Editors: N. Cheeseman
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: African politics : Volume 3: Identity politics, conflict and accommodation: class, religion and ethnicity, Part 2. The politics of religion
Keywords: Africa, politics, religion
Added to database: 20 June 2016
M.van den Akker
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: colonialism, convervation of national heritage, Kenya, landownership, national parks and reserves, political conditions
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Added to database: 13 June 2016

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