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: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: copyright, internet
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 April 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, migration
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 April 2018
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: access to information, internet, languages
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 March 2018
P. Kamou; B. Kinyanjui; A. Akinyoade; C. Mukoko
Type of publication: Other

This paper documents and assesses productive employment policies in Kenya. The main objective being to reflect on the current state of affairs, identify constraints and gaps among these policies. The paper is mainly based on desk-top research which reviews available...

Keywords: employment, Kenya
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 March 2018
L.A. Faber-Jonker
Type of publication: Book

This book is based on Leonor Faber-Jonker's Research Master's thesis 'More than just an object: A material analysis of the return and retention of Namibian skulls from Germany', runner-up in the African Studies Centre, Leiden's 2016 Africa Thesis Award. This annual award for...

Keywords: colonial history, genocide, Germany, Herero, museums, Nama, Namibia, physical anthropology
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 07 March 2018
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Vice
Keywords: Africa, dictatorship, forced labour, monuments, North Korea
Added to database: 27 February 2018
A.J. Dietz; I. Ramdoo
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: iconography, Mauritius, postage stamps
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 19 February 2018
A.J. Dietz; I. Ramdoo
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Mauritius, postage stamps, postal services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 19 February 2018
A.J. Dietz; I. Ramdoo
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Mauritius, postage stamps, postal services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 19 February 2018
M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Sustainability

Education is the fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and considered an important gateway to many other SDGs being achieved. Education is, however, frequently interpreted in terms of its technical aspects, i.e., furthering skills and knowledge and strengthening human...

Keywords: Africa, education
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 February 2018
I. Brinkman; M.E. de Bruijn
Editors: B. Mutsvairo
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Palgrave handbook for media and communications research in Africa

The mobile phone has become part of the changing history of communication cultures in Africa. Instead of viewing the introduction of new communication technologies as 'having major effects', as is often the case in ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for...

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Cameroon, communication, ict, Mali, mobile phones
Added to database: 31 January 2018
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Leidraad
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 January 2018
A.J. Dietz; A. Akinyoade
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, development
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 December 2017
R. Devisch
Type of publication: Book

The volume draws from Ren‚ Devisch's encounters with groups in southsaharan Africa, primarily. The author had the privilege to immerse himself, around the clock, in the Yakaphones' activities and thoughts in southwest DR Congo from 1972 to 1974, and...

Keywords: body, culture contact, Democratic Republic of Congo Yaka (Angola,Democratic Republic of Congo), Eïla,Jean-Marc,1936-2008, folk medicine, health care, missions
Added to database: 13 April 2018
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Society & natural resources: an international journal
Keywords: Nigeria, petrol, subsidies
Added to database: 01 March 2018
C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Interventions: international journal of postcolonial studies

By far the most contentious issue in the postcolonial relationship between the UK and Uganda was the 1972 expulsion of British Asians by President Amin. Although it is well documented that Idi Amin refused to bow to international pressure to reverse this decision or extend...

Keywords: Amin,Idi,Dada,1925-2003;, expulsion, Great Britain, Uganda
Added to database: 01 March 2018
H. Schoenmakers
Type of publication: Other

This essay investigates the historical background of ethnic disunity in today's Western Uganda as part of the Great Lakes Region of East Africa. In general, there are two opposing views with respect to the existence of ethnicity in precolonial times. On the one hand, social...

Keywords: ethnicity, Great Lakes Region, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 February 2018
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Book

Scattered across the whole of southern Africa, impressive North Korean monuments celebrate the rise of young, independent African nations. In an extraordinary fashion, these constructions merge typical North Korean socialist realism with African nationalism. The research...

Keywords: monuments, Namibia, national liberation movements, North Korea, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 27 February 2018
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: access to information, photographs
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 February 2018
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: access to information, publishers
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 February 2018

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