Jan Abbink

Jan Abbink is an anthropologist-historian and carries out research on the history and cultures of the Horn of Africa (Northeast Africa), particularly Ethiopia.

He has done a number of research projects, the first one being a study of Ethiopian immigrants in Israel in the 1980s. His current projects are a socio-cultural history of South Ethiopia, an historical-cultural study of the relation between governance, political culture and religious discourse, and an ethnological study of southwest Ethiopian ethnic groups, livelihoods and conflict. He is also interested in theoretical and epistemological issues in social science.

Since 2001 he has been Professor (extraordinary) of African Ethnic Studies at the VU University in Amsterdam and supervises a number of PhD students there.

Keywords: Africa, political culture, religious discourse and politics, ethnography of food cultures, governance and development, cultural history.

Prof. Dr. G.J. (Jan) Abbink
Senior researcher
+31 (0)71 527 3367
Room number: 3.A14

Publications by G.J. Abbink in the ASCL catalogue
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"Wie est eigentlich gewesen..." : Eike Haberland's Rankean approach to Southern Ethiopian cultures and iets legacy today
(2017)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S. Dinslage; S. Thubauville
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

A decade of Ethiopia : politics, economy and society 2004-2016
(2017)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book

Traditional Ethiopian legal culture : Amharic proverbs and maxims on law and justice
(2017)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Carter McCollum
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Rethinking the anthropology of Ethiopia through culture and ritual
(2016)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: E. Ficquet; A. Hassen; Th. Osmond
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Africa Yearbook 2015 : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara
(2016)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; S. Elischer; A. Mehler; H. Melber
Type of Publication: Book

The cross in Ethiopian Christianity: ecclesial symbolism and religious experience
(2016)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: E.K. Bongmba
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The Ethiopian revolution after 40 years (1974-2014) : plan B in progress?
(2015)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Ethiopia's stalemate "election" hinders generational change
(2015)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Lands of the future: transforming pastoral lands and livelihoods in Eastern Africa
(2014)
G.J. Abbink; K. Askew; D.F. Dori; E. Fratkin; E.C. Gabbert; J. Galaty; S. LaTosky; J. Lydall; H.A. Mahmoud; J. Markakis; G Schlee; I. Strecker; D. Turton
Type of Publication: Book

Religion and politics in Africa : the future of "the secular"
(2014)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Stabiele instabiliteit : Somalië, Al Shabaab en de wijdere regio
(2014)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Languages and peoples in Ethiopia and Eritrea
(2014)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S. Uhlig; A. Bausi
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethiopia
(2013)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Eureka! : discovery during ethnographic fieldwork
(2013)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: I. Strecker; S. LaTosky
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The anthropology of Ethiopia 1999-2011 : highlights and trends
(2013)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Somalia
(2013)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Introduction to the society and history of the Suri people
(2013)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M. Bryant; D. Bambu
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

From my perspective as a Suri - narratives on Suri life: introduction
(2013)
M. Bryant; G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M. Bryant; D. Bambu
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The anthropology of elites: power, culture, and the complexities of distinction
(2012)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; T. Salverda
Type of Publication: Book

De politiek-maatschappelijke context van een terugkerend probleem
(2011)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Democracy deferred : understanding elections and the role of donors in Ethiopia
(2011)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Religion in public spaces: emerging Muslim-Christian polemics in Ethiopia
(2011)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Review of: Gaim Kibreab: "Eritrea: a dream deferred"
(2011)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Review

Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state
(2011)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn
Type of Publication: Book

Ethiopia
(2010)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Berhanu Gebeyehu, 24 December 1964 - 19 July 2010
(2010)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

De toeristische 'ontmoeting'
(2010)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

24 entries in S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopia, vol. 4 (O-Z)
(2010)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S. Uhlig
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Somalia
(2010)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Transformations de l'Islam et relations communautaires dans la province de Wallo, en Éthiopie.
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: R. Otayek; B.F. Soares
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Suri images: the return of exoticism and the commodification of an Ethiopian "tribe"
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Law against reality? Contextualizing the Ethiopian-Eritrean border problem.
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. de Grutty; H. Post; G. Venturini
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The total Somali clan genealogy (second edition)
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Other

Ethiopia
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The Islamic Courts Union: the ebb and flow of a Somali Islamist movement
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S.D.K. Ellis; I. van Kessel
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Tourism and its discontents: Suri-Tourist encounters in southern Ethiopia.
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S. Bohn Gmelch
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Somalische piraten - het zijn geen Robin Hoods
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Revolution as warfare in the Horn of Africa (review article)
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The fate of the Suri: conflict and group tension on the Southwest Ethiopian frontier
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G Schlee; E.E. Watson
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The Ethiopian second republic and the fragile 'social contract'.
(2009)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

'Repensar la resistencia en la historia de Africa
(2008)
K. van Walraven; G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Muslim monasteries? Some aspects of religious culture in Northern Ethiopia
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Inleiding
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

A propósito de resistir: repensar la insurgencia en Africa
(2008)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book

Verdeeld Afrika : etniciteit, conflict en de grenzen van de staat.
(2008)
G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum
Type of Publication: Book

Somalia
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethiopia
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Verdeeld Afrika. Etniciteit, conflict en de grenzen van de staat
(2008)
G.J. Abbink; R.A. van Dijk; A. van Dokkum
Editors: G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Introduction. The struggle for development in Africa: the culture of politics and the rooting of culture
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Darfur: de weerslag van genocidaal geweld
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

"Cannibalism" in Southern Ethiopia: an exploratory study of Me'en discourse.
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Derviches, moryaan y combatientes por la libertad: ciclos de rebelión y fragmentación en la sociedad somalí (1900-2000)
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Federaal Ethiopië: etniciteit, grenzen en de productie van conflict
(2008)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Warfare in Africa: overview
(2007)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J. Middleton; J.C. Miller
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Eureka! Constructing discovery in ethnographic fieldwork.
(2007)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: I. Strecker; S. LaTosky
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Transformations of Islam and communal relations in Wällo, Ethiopia
(2007)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: B.F. Soares; R. Otayek
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Culture slipping away: violence, social tension and personal drama in Suri society, southern Ethiopia.
(2007)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Rao; M. Bollig; M. Böck
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

16 entries in S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopia, vol. 3 (He-N)
(2007)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S. Uhlig
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethiopia
(2007)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Warfare in Africa: reframing state and "culture" as factors of violent conflict
(2006)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: T. Otto; H. Thrane; H. Vandkilde
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Slow awakening? The Ethiopian diaspora in the Netherlands, 1977-2007
(2006)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Interpreting Ethiopian elections in their context : a reply to Tobias Hagmann
(2006)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Of snakes and cattle: The dialectics of group esteem between Suri and Dizi in Southwest Ethiopia
(2006)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: I. Strecker; J. Lydall
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Transformaties van staat en geweld in Afrika: de teloorgang van de postkoloniale orde
(2005)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: T. Zwaan
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Vanguard or vandals : youth, politics and conflict in Africa
(2005)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; I. van Kessel
Type of Publication: Book

Being young in Africa : the politics of despair and renewal
(2005)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; I. van Kessel
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Eritrean beauty : the wonderful people of Eritrea
(2005)
A. Alders; G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book

Ethiopia
(2005)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

An obituary of Aberra Jembere 1928-2004
(2004)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Violence and State (re)Formation in the African context: global and local aspects of crisis and change
(2004)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: R.E. Westerfield
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Remembering Londósa : mediator and counterpoint in a "violent" society
(2004)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: V. Böll
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Obituary: Alexander Naty
(2004)
G.J. Abbink; C. Ybarra; D.L. Donham; T. Woldemikael; J. Woldemikael
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Ritual and political forms of violent practice among the Suri of southern Ethiopia
(2004)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: T. Young
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Converting pastoralists: reflections on missionary work and development in southern Ethiopia
(2004)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. Kumar Giri; A. van Harskamp; O. Salemink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

A bibliography on Christianity in Ethiopia
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Other

Chaises éthiopiennes
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: P. Benitez Johannot
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Love and death of cattle : the paradox in Suri attitudes toward livestock
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Dervishes, 'moryaan' and freedom fighters: cycles of rebellion and the fragmentation of Somali society, 1900-2000
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; K. van Walraven; M.E. de Bruijn
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Encyclopedia Aethiopica
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: S. Uhlig
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Rethinking resistance in African history: an introduction
(2003)
K. van Walraven; G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethiopia-Eritrea: proxy wars and prospects of peace in the Horn of Africa
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Local leadership and State governance in southern Ethiopia : from charisma to bureaucracy
(2003)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: O. Vaughan
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Rethinking resistance : revolt and violence in African history
(2003)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven
Type of Publication: Book

Paradoxes of power and culture in an old periphery: Surma, 1974-1998
(2002)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: D. Donham
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Drinking, prestige, and power : alcohol and cultural hegemony in Maji, southern Ethiopia
(2002)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: D.F. Bryceson
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

De Hoorn van Afrika: op weg naar vrede?
(2001)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

African studies in the Netherlands: a brief survey
(2001)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

A Salute to Ato Tamrat Bekele
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Introduction: Rethinking democratization and election observation in Africa
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Meanings of violence : a cross cultural perspective
(2000)
Editors: G. Aijmer; G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book

The Legacy of Macau
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Restoring the balance: violence and culture among the Suri of Southern Ethiopia
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G. Aijmer; G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Violence and State (re)Formation in Africa
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

On the Ethio-Eritrean Conflict
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Love and Death of Cattle: The Paradox in Suri Attitudes towards Livestock
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

The organization of elections in federal Ethiopia : Retrospect and prospect
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Tourism and its discontents : Suri-tourist encounters in southern Ethiopia
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Preface: violation and violence as cultural phenomena
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G. Aijmer; G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

'Loof de Heer!' Jeugd en religie in Afrika
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: I. van Kessel; H. ter Borg
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Can Africa claim the 21st century?' A World Bank publication, May 2000. Review and comments
(2000)
H.A. Meilink; D.F. Bryceson; G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book

Election observation and democratization in Africa
(2000)
Editors: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling
Type of Publication: Book

De staat van Congo-Brazza
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Creating Borders: The Impact of the Ethio-Eritrean War on the Local Population
(2000)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

Paradoxes of Power and Culture in an Old Periphery: Surma 1974-1998
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

Violence, ritual, and reproduction : culture and context in Surma dueling
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The total Somali clan genealogy : a preliminary sketch
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Other

Doing justice to Clastres
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Artifacts as 'daily art' in Me'en culture: the life and work of Bogine Shala and Gelta Foroshowa
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: R.A. Silverman
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

International election observation: A discussion on policy and practice
(1999)
W.M.J. van Binsbergen; G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Eritrea
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.E. DeLury; D. Kaple
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethiopian Studies in Japan: The 13th ICES in Kyoto
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The Elusive Chief: Authority and Leadership in Surma Society (Ethiopia)
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: E.A.B. van Rouveroy van Nieuwaal; R.A. van Dijk
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The production of 'primitiveness' and identity : Surma-tourist interactions
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: R. Fardon; R.A. van Dijk; W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Surmic bibliography
(1999)
G.J. Abbink; P. Unseth
Editors: G.J. Dimmendaal; M. Last
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Review of 'Aethiopia - Peoples of Ethiopia'
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Review

Regional Variation in the Cultural Systems of Southern Ethiopia
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

Ethiopian Islam and the Challenge of Diversity
(1999)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Cross-ethnic clan identities among Surmic groups and their neighbours: the case of the Mela
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Dimmendaal; M. Last
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Review of Nordstrom, C. and Robben, A. (eds), 'Fieldwork under Fire'
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Review

New configurations of Ethiopian ethnicity: the challenge of the South
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

An historical-anthropological perspective on Islam in Ethiopia
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

Democratisering als schaduwtheater?: Afrikaanse experimenten
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Against the boredom of the facts: the need for theory in African Studies
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

Afrika in Nederland
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Violence and political discourse among the Chai Suri
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Dimmendaal; M. Last
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Briefing: the Eritrean-Ethiopian border dispute
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

New configurations of Ethiopian ethnicity : the challenge of the South
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The Eritrean-Ethiopian border dispute
(1998)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Staatsomvorming in Afrika
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Visuele etnografie - theorie, methoden en mogelijkheden
(1997)
G.J. Abbink; D. Nijland
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Violence, ritual, and reproduction : Surma ceremonial dueling as a construction of sociality and sexuality
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: K. Fukui; E. Kurimoto; M. Shigeta
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The shrinking cultural and political space of East African pastoral societies
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The production of "primitiveness" and identity: Surma - tourist interactions
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

De ingebeelde EU - vorm als inhoud van de Europese Unie
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Review of Tiruneh, A. 'The Ethiopian Revolution 1974-1987'
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Review

Ethnicity and constitutionalism in contemporary Ethiopia
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Territory, space and state among the Suri: changes in an Ethiopian periphery, 1977-1997
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: F. Fukui; E. Kurimoto; M. Shigeta
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Review of Tareke, G., 'Ethiopia: Power and Protest'
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Review

Authority and leadership in Surma society (Ethiopia)
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Competing practices of drinking and power: alcoholic hegemonism in southern Ethiopia
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Conference Paper

Het Surma stokduel : sport en ritueel geweld
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Afrika bezuiden de Sahara
(1997)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: H.D. Driessen
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Schrijven als proces
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The Suri
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J. Middleton; A. Rassam
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The Falasha
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J. Middleton; A. Rassam
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

De afstand tussen antropologie en toerisme
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The challenges of education in an Ethiopian agro-pastoral society: Surma childhood in crisis
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: H. Habtamu Wondimu
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Violence, state and ethnicity in the Horn of Africa
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Bomen en planten bij de Ethiopische Surma: ritueel en praktisch gebruik
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

De Nilo-Saharaanse en Omotisch sprekende bevolkingsgroepen
(1996)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: X. van der Stappen
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Tussen cognitie en cultuur
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Etniciteit en democratisering in Ethiopië
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Antropologen zijn geen toeristen
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Breaking and making the State : the dynamics of ethnic democracy in Ethiopia
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Ritual and environment: the 'mósit' ceremony of the Ethiopian Me'en people
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The impact of violence : the Ethiopian 'Red terror' as a social phenomenon
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: P.J. Bräunlein; A. Lauser
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethiopie: le dilemme entre ethnicité et "démocratisation"
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Review of Timmerman, E. de : 'Rwanda één jaar later'
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Review

Disaster, relief and political change in southern Ethiopia : developments from within Suri society
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J. Sorenson
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Ethnicité et 'démocratisation' : le dilemme éthiopien
(1995)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Refractions of revolution in Ethiopian "Surmic" societies: an analysis of cultural response
(1994)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: H.G. Marcus
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The irrevocable past: history and image of the Beta Esra'el
(1994)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

De boodschap der ingewanden - divinatie in een Afrikaanse samenleving
(1994)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: H.D. Driessen; H. de Jonge
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

'Tribal' violence, peace-making and ethnology. A comment
(1994)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: B. Zewde
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Suri-English basic vocabulary
(1993)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Ethnic conflict in the 'tribal zone': the Dizi and Suri in southern Ethiopia
(1993)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Famine, gold and guns : the Suri of southwestern Ethiopia, 1985-91
(1993)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Reading the entrails: analysis of an African divination discourse
(1993)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Funeral as ritual: an analysis of Me'en mortuary rites (southwest Ethiopia)
(1992)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Islam en politiek in de Hoorn van Afrika
(1991)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The enigma of Beta Esra'el ethnogenesis : an anthro-historical study
(1990)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Missionaries, anthropologists and rationality
(1990)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: R. Bonsen; [et al.]
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Tribal formation on the Ethiopian fringe : toward a history of the 'Tishana'
(1990)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

A preliminary ethnographic bibliography of Ethiopia, 1959-1982
(1985)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Book

Anthropology and the missions: a critical epistemological perspective
(1985)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article

'Militair socialisme' : de politieke verhoudingen in Ethiopië
(1985)
G.J. Abbink
Type of Publication: Journal Article
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Ethiopian-Eritrean studies: a bibliography on society and history, 2010-2015
Leiden: African Studies Centre, Leiden University, ASC occasional publications 24, 2016
G.J. Abbink
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Lands of the future: transforming pastoral lands and livelihoods in Eastern Africa
Max Planck Institute, Working papers / Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology 154, 2014
G.J. Abbink; K. Askew; D.F. Dori; E. Fratkin; E.C. Gabbert; J. Galaty; S. LaTosky; J. Lydall; H.A. Mahmoud; J. Markakis; G Schlee; I. Strecker; D. Turton
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Suri orature : introduction to the society, language and oral culture of the Suri people (Southwest Ethiopia)
Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, Verbal art and documentary literature in African languages ; 33 33, 2013
G.J. Abbink; M. Bryant; D. Bambu

Revolte en revolutie in de 'Arabische Lente' : duurzame politieke klimaatverandering?
Amsterdam: Faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2012
G.J. Abbink; P. Kerkhof
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A Bibliography of Ethiopian-Eritrean Studies in Society and History, 1995-2010
Addis Ababa [etc.]: Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) [etc.], 2010
G.J. Abbink

Verdeeld Afrika : etniciteit, conflict en de grenzen van de staat.
Diemen: AMB Publishers, 2008
G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum

Dilemmas of development : conflicts of interest and their resolutions in modernizing Africa
Leiden: African Studies Centre, African studies collection 12, 2008
G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum
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Eritrean beauty : the wonderful people of Eritrea
Veenendaal: PrimaMedia, 2005
A. Alders; G.J. Abbink

Can Africa claim the 21st century?' A World Bank publication, May 2000. Review and comments
Leiden: African Studies Centre, 2000
H.A. Meilink; D.F. Bryceson; G.J. Abbink
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Eritreo-Ethiopian studies in society and history: 1960-1995 : a supplementary bibliography
Leiden: African Studies Centre, Research report ; 55 1996
G.J. Abbink
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Mytho-légendes et histoire : l'énigme de l'ethnogenèse des Beta Esra'el
Bruxelles: Centre d'Étude et de Documentation Africaines, Les cahiers du CEDAF, ISSN 0250-1619 ; 3/1991 1991
G.J. Abbink

Ethiopian society and history : a bibliography of Ethiopian studies 1957-1990
Leiden: African Studies Centre, Research report ; 45 1990
G.J. Abbink
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A preliminary ethnographic bibliography of Ethiopia, 1959-1982
Nijmegen: Katholieke Universiteit, Instituut voor Culturele en Sociale Antropologie, Sociaal antropologische cahiers ; 17 1985
G.J. Abbink

The Falashas in Ethiopia and Israel : the problem of ethnic assimilation
Nijmegen: ICSA, Sociaal antropologische cahiers ; 15 1984
G.J. Abbink

'Traditional Ethiopian legal culture : Amharic proverbs and maxims on law and justice'
In: A. Carter McCollum: 'Studies in Ethiopian languages, literature, and history: Festschrift for Getatchew Haile', Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017.

'"Wie est eigentlich gewesen..." : Eike Haberland's Rankean approach to Southern Ethiopian cultures and iets legacy today'
In: S. Dinslage; S. Thubauville: 'Seeking out wise old men : six decades of Ethiopian studies at the Frobenius Institute revisited', Berlin: D. Reimer Verlag, 2017.

'The cross in Ethiopian Christianity: ecclesial symbolism and religious experience'
In: E.K. Bongmba: 'Routledge companion to Christianity in Africa', London [etc.]: Routledge, 2016.

'Rethinking the anthropology of Ethiopia through culture and ritual'
In: E. Ficquet; A. Hassen; Th. Osmond: 'Movements in Ethiopia: Ethiopia in movement : proceedings of the 18th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies', Los Angeles ; Addis Ababa: Tsehai Publishers ; Centre Français d'Études Éthiopiennes and AAU Institute of Ethiopian Studies, 2016.

'Languages and peoples in Ethiopia and Eritrea'
In: S. Uhlig; A. Bausi: 'Encyclopaedia Aethiopica ; vol. 5', Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014.

'Somalia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2012', Leiden: Brill, 2013.

'Eureka! : discovery during ethnographic fieldwork'
In: I. Strecker; S. LaTosky: 'Writing in the field : festschrift for Stephen Tyler', Hamburg: Lit Verlag, 2013.

'Ethiopia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2012', Leiden: Brill, 2013.

'From my perspective as a Suri - narratives on Suri life: introduction'
In: G.J. Abbink; M. Bryant; D. Bambu: 'Suri orature : introduction to the society, language and oral culture of the Suri people (Southwest Ethiopia)', Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2013.

'Introduction to the society and history of the Suri people'
In: G.J. Abbink; M. Bryant; D. Bambu: 'Suri orature : introduction to the society, language and oral culture of the Suri people (Southwest Ethiopia)', Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2013.

'Democracy deferred : understanding elections and the role of donors in Ethiopia'
In: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn: 'Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state', Leiden: Brill, 2011.
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'24 entries in S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopia, vol. 4 (O-Z)'
In: S. Uhlig: 'Encyclopaedia Aethiopia IV (O-Z)', Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2010.

'Berhanu Gebeyehu, 24 December 1964 - 19 July 2010'
'ASC website', Leiden: African Studies Centre, 2010.

'Ethiopia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2009', Leiden: Brill, 2010.

'Somalia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2009', Leiden: Brill, 2010.

'The fate of the Suri: conflict and group tension on the Southwest Ethiopian frontier'
In: G Schlee; E.E. Watson: 'Changing identifications and alliances in Northeast Africa', Oxford/New York: Berghahn Books, 2009.

'Law against reality? Contextualizing the Ethiopian-Eritrean border problem.'
In: A. de Grutty; H. Post; G. Venturini: 'The 1998-2000 war between Eritrea and Ethiopia : an international legal perspective', The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2009.
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'Tourism and its discontents: Suri-Tourist encounters in southern Ethiopia.'
In: S. Bohn Gmelch: 'Tourists and tourism: a reader', Long Grove, Ill: Waveland Press, 2009.

'The Islamic Courts Union: the ebb and flow of a Somali Islamist movement'
In: S.D.K. Ellis; I. van Kessel: 'Movers and shakers : social movements in Africa', Leiden/ Boston: Brill Publishers, 2009.
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'Ethiopia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2008', Leiden: Brill, 2009.

'Transformations de l'Islam et relations communautaires dans la province de Wallo, en Éthiopie.'
In: R. Otayek; B.F. Soares: 'Islam, État et société en Afrique', Paris: Karthala, 2009.

''Repensar la resistencia en la historia de Africa'
In: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven: 'A propósito de resistir: repensar la insurgencia en África ', Barcelona: Ozebap, 2008.

'Introduction. The struggle for development in Africa: the culture of politics and the rooting of culture'
In: G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum: 'Dilemmas of Development. Conflicts of Interest and their Resolution in Modernizing Africa', Leiden: African Studies Centre, 2008, 2008.

'Verdeeld Afrika. Etniciteit, conflict en de grenzen van de staat'
In: G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum: 'Verdeeld Afrika. Etniciteit, conflict en de grenzen van de staat', Diemen: Uitgeverij AMB, 2008.

'Ethiopia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2007', Leiden: Brill, 2008.

'Somalia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2007', Leiden: Brill, 2008.

'Inleiding'
'Verdeeld Afrika. Etniciteit, Conflict en de Grenzen van de Staat', Diemen: AMB Publishers, 2008, 2008.

'Federaal Ethiopië: etniciteit, grenzen en de productie van conflict'
In: G.J. Abbink; A. van Dokkum: 'Verdeeld Afrika. Etniciteit, Conflict en de Grenzen van de Staat', Diemen: AMB Publishers, 2008, 2008.

'Derviches, moryaan y combatientes por la libertad: ciclos de rebelión y fragmentación en la sociedad somalí (1900-2000)'
In: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven: 'A Propósito de Resistir. Repensar la Insurgencia in Africa', Barcelona: Oozebap 2008, 2008.

'Transformations of Islam and communal relations in Wällo, Ethiopia'
In: B.F. Soares; R. Otayek: 'Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa', Basingstoke, UK/ New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, 2007.

'Eureka! Constructing discovery in ethnographic fieldwork.'
In: I. Strecker; S. LaTosky: 'Writing in the Field. Festschrift for Stephen Tyler's 75th Birthday, 8 May 2007', 2007.

'Warfare in Africa: overview'
In: J. Middleton; J.C. Miller: 'New Encyclopedia of Africa', Farmington Hills: MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.

'Culture slipping away: violence, social tension and personal drama in Suri society, southern Ethiopia.'
In: A. Rao; M. Bollig; M. Böck: 'The Practice of War. Production, Reproduction and Communication of Armed Violence', Oxford: Berghahn, 2007.

'Ethiopia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2006', Leiden: Brill, 2007.

'16 entries in S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopia, vol. 3 (He-N)'
In: S. Uhlig: 'Encyclopaedia Aethiopia III (He-N)', Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2007.

'Warfare in Africa: reframing state and "culture" as factors of violent conflict'
In: T. Otto; H. Thrane; H. Vandkilde: 'Warfare and society: archaeological and social anthropological perspectives', Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2006.

'Of snakes and cattle: The dialectics of group esteem between Suri and Dizi in Southwest Ethiopia'
In: I. Strecker; J. Lydall: 'Ethiopian images of self and other. Essays on cultural contact, respect and self-esteem in Southern Ethiopia', Münster: Lit Verlag, 2006.

'Transformaties van staat en geweld in Afrika: de teloorgang van de postkoloniale orde'
In: T. Zwaan: 'Etnisch Conflict, Oorlog en Genocide in de 20e Eeuw', Zutphen - Amsterdam: De Walburg Pers - Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie, 2005.

'Being young in Africa : the politics of despair and renewal'
In: G.J. Abbink; I. van Kessel: 'Vanguard or vandals : youth, politics and conflict in Africa', Leiden ; Boston: Brill, 2005.
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'Ethiopia'
In: A. Mehler; H. Melber; K. van Walraven: 'Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2004', Leiden: Brill, 2005.
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'Remembering Londósa : mediator and counterpoint in a "violent" society'
In: V. Böll: 'Studia Aethiopica : in honour of Siegbert Uhlig on the occasion of his 65th birthday', Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2004.
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'Converting pastoralists: reflections on missionary work and development in southern Ethiopia'
In: A. Kumar Giri; A. van Harskamp; O. Salemink: 'The Development of Religion, the Religion of Development', Delft: Eburon, 2004.

'Ritual and political forms of violent practice among the Suri of southern Ethiopia'
In: T. Young: 'Readings in African politics in Africa', Oxford: James Currey, 2004.

'Violence and State (re)Formation in the African context: global and local aspects of crisis and change'
In: R.E. Westerfield: 'Current issues in Globalization', New York: Happauge, 2004.
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'Local leadership and State governance in southern Ethiopia : from charisma to bureaucracy'
In: O. Vaughan: 'Indigenous political structures and governance in Africa', Ibadan: Sefer Books, 2003.
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'Rethinking resistance in African history: an introduction'
In: G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven: 'Rethinking resistance : revolt and violence in African history', Leiden: Brill, 2003.
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'Encyclopedia Aethiopica'
In: S. Uhlig: 'Encyclopedia Aethiopica', Wiesbaden: Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, 2003.

'Chaises éthiopiennes'
In: P. Benitez Johannot: 'Sièges de Afrique Noire du Musée Barbier-Mueller', Genève: Musée Barbier-Mueller, 2003.

'Dervishes, 'moryaan' and freedom fighters: cycles of rebellion and the fragmentation of Somali society, 1900-2000'
In: G.J. Abbink; K. van Walraven; M.E. de Bruijn: 'Rethinking resistance : revolt and violence in African history', Leiden: Brill, 2003.
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'Paradoxes of power and culture in an old periphery: Surma, 1974-1998'
In: D. Donham: 'Remapping Ethiopia : socialism & after', Oxford: James Currey, 2002.
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'Drinking, prestige, and power : alcohol and cultural hegemony in Maji, southern Ethiopia'
In: D.F. Bryceson: 'Alcohol in Africa : mixing business, pleasure, and politics', Portsmouth: Heineman, 2002.
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'Restoring the balance: violence and culture among the Suri of Southern Ethiopia'
In: G. Aijmer; G.J. Abbink: 'Meanings of violence : a cross cultural perspective', Oxford: Berg, 2000.
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'Introduction: Rethinking democratization and election observation in Africa'
In: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling: 'Election observation and democratization in Africa', Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.
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'The organization of elections in federal Ethiopia : Retrospect and prospect'
In: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling: 'Election observation and democratization in Africa', Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.
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''Loof de Heer!' Jeugd en religie in Afrika'
In: I. van Kessel; H. ter Borg: 'Beelden van Afrika', Utrecht: Het Spectrum, 2000.
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'Preface: violation and violence as cultural phenomena'
In: G. Aijmer; G.J. Abbink: 'Meanings of violence : a cross cultural perspective', 2000.
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'Surmic bibliography'
In: G.J. Dimmendaal; M. Last: 'Surmic Languages and Cultures', Cologne: Köppe, 1999.

'The Elusive Chief: Authority and Leadership in Surma Society (Ethiopia)'
In: E.A.B. van Rouveroy van Nieuwaal; R.A. van Dijk: 'African Chieftaincy in a New Socio-Political Landscape', Hamburg: Lit Verlag, 1999.
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'Eritrea'
In: G.E. DeLury; D. Kaple: 'World Encyclopaedia of Political Systems and Parties', New York: Fact on File Inc., 1999.

'Artifacts as 'daily art' in Me'en culture: the life and work of Bogine Shala and Gelta Foroshowa'
In: R.A. Silverman: East Lansing: Michigan State University Museum, 1999.

'International election observation: A discussion on policy and practice'
In: G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling: 'Election observation and democratization in Africa', London [etc.]: Basingstoke [etc.], 1999.
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'The production of 'primitiveness' and identity : Surma-tourist interactions'
In: R. Fardon; R.A. van Dijk; W.M.J. van Binsbergen: 'Modernity on a shoestring : dimensions of globalization, consumption and development in Africa and beyond', Leiden: EIDOS, 1999.

'Cross-ethnic clan identities among Surmic groups and their neighbours: the case of the Mela'
In: G.J. Dimmendaal; M. Last: 'Surmic Languages and Cultures', Cologne: Köppe, 1998.
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'Violence and political discourse among the Chai Suri'
In: G.J. Dimmendaal; M. Last: 'Surmic languages and cultures', Cologne: Köppe, 1998.
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'Afrika bezuiden de Sahara'
In: H.D. Driessen: 'In het huis van de islam: geografie, geschiedenis, geloofsleer, cultuur, economie, politiek', Nijmegen: SUN, 1997.
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'Territory, space and state among the Suri: changes in an Ethiopian periphery, 1977-1997'
In: F. Fukui; E. Kurimoto; M. Shigeta: 'Ethiopia in Broader Perspective', Kyoto: Shokado, 1997.

'Violence, ritual, and reproduction : Surma ceremonial dueling as a construction of sociality and sexuality'
In: K. Fukui; E. Kurimoto; M. Shigeta: 'Ethiopia in Broader Perspective', Kyoto: Shokado, 1997.

'De Nilo-Saharaanse en Omotisch sprekende bevolkingsgroepen'
In: X. van der Stappen: 'Aethiopia,Volkeren van Ethiopië: Geschiedenis, Bevolking, Geloof, Kunst en Ambacht', Tervuren / Berlijn: Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika / Gordon and Breach Arts International, 1996.

'The challenges of education in an Ethiopian agro-pastoral society: Surma childhood in crisis'
In: H. Habtamu Wondimu: 'Research Papers on the Situation of Children and Adolescents in Ethiopia', Addis Ababa: Addis Ababa University Press, 1996.
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'The Falasha'
In: J. Middleton; A. Rassam: 'Encyclopedia of World Cultures 9 (Africa / Middle East)', Boston: G.K. Hall, 1996.

'The Suri'
In: J. Middleton; A. Rassam: 'Encyclopedia of World Cultures 9 (Africa / Middle East)', Boston: G.K. Hall, 1996.

'Violence, state and ethnicity in the Horn of Africa'
In: G.J. Abbink: 'Societies of Fear', Utrecht: ISOR (CERES / ASSR), 1996.

'Disaster, relief and political change in southern Ethiopia : developments from within Suri society'
In: J. Sorenson: 'Disaster and development in the Horn of Africa', New York: Macmillan Press, 1995.
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'The impact of violence : the Ethiopian 'Red terror' as a social phenomenon'
In: P.J. Bräunlein; A. Lauser: 'Krieg und Frieden : ethnologische Perspektiven', Bremen: Kea-Edition, 1995.
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''Tribal' violence, peace-making and ethnology. A comment'
In: B. Zewde: 'Proceedings of the XIth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa 1991( vol. 2)', Addis Ababa: Institute of Ethiopian Studies, 1994.

'De boodschap der ingewanden - divinatie in een Afrikaanse samenleving'
In: H.D. Driessen; H. de Jonge: 'In de Ban van Betekenis. Proeven van Symbolische Antropologie', Nijmegen: Uitgeverij SUN, 1994.

'Refractions of revolution in Ethiopian "Surmic" societies: an analysis of cultural response'
In: H.G. Marcus: 'New Trends in Ethiopian Studies', Lawrenceville: Red Sea Press, 1994.
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'Islam en politiek in de Hoorn van Afrika'
'Macht, mobilisatie en moskee: de diversiteit van de islam', Baarn [etc.]: Ambo [etc.], 1991.
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'Missionaries, anthropologists and rationality'
In: R. Bonsen; [et al.]: 'The Ambiguity of Rapprochement: Reflections of Anthropologists on their Controversial Relationship with Missionaries', Nijmegen - Rotterdam: Focaal - NSAV, 1990.

Africa Yearbook 2015 : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara
G.J. Abbink; S. Elischer; A. Mehler; H. Melber (editors)
Leiden: Brill, 12, 2016.

The anthropology of elites: power, culture, and the complexities of distinction
G.J. Abbink; T. Salverda (editors)
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state
G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn (editors)
Leiden [etc.]: Brill, African dynamics 10, 2011.
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A propósito de resistir: repensar la insurgencia en Africa
G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven (editors)
Barcelona: Oozebap, 2008.

Vanguard or vandals : youth, politics and conflict in Africa
G.J. Abbink; I. van Kessel (editors)
Leiden ; Boston: Brill, African dynamics 4, 2005.
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Rethinking resistance : revolt and violence in African history
G.J. Abbink; M.E. de Bruijn; K. van Walraven (editors)
Leiden [etc.]: Brill, African dynamics 2, 2003.
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Meanings of violence : a cross cultural perspective
G. Aijmer; G.J. Abbink (editors)
Oxford [etc.]: Berg, 2000.

Special issue: Cultural variation and social change in southern Ethiopia : comparative approaches.
G.J. Abbink (editors)
East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, Northeast African studies, ISSN 0740-9133 ; new series, vol. 7, no. 3 2000.

Election observation and democratization in Africa
G.J. Abbink; G.S.C.M. Hesseling (editors)
Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.

'Paradoxes of electoral authoritarianism : the 2015 Ethiopian elections as hegemonic performance'
in: Journal of contemporary African studies, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 1 - 21, 2017.

'Menstrual synchrony claims among Suri girls (Southwest Ethiopia) ; between culture and biology'
in: Cahiers d'études africaines, no. 218, pp. 279 - 302, 2015.

'The Ethiopian revolution after 40 years (1974-2014) : plan B in progress?'
in: Journal of developing societies, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 333 - 357, 2015.

'Religion and politics in Africa : the future of "the secular"'
in: Africa Spectrum, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 83 - 106, 2014.
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'Stabiele instabiliteit : Somalië, Al Shabaab en de wijdere regio'
in: Internationale spectator : tijdschrift voor internationale politiek, vol. 68, no. 11, pp. 4 - 8, 2014.
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'The anthropology of Ethiopia 1999-2011 : highlights and trends'
in: Journal of Ethiopian studies, vol. 43, pp. 103 - 148, 2013.

'De Hoorn van Afrika als regionale (on)veiligheidszone: conflicten en dilemma's'
in: Internationale spectator : tijdschrift voor internationale politiek, vol. 66, no. 5, pp. 235 - 240, 2012.
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''Land to the foreigners': economic, legal, and socio-cultural aspects of new land acquisition schemes in Ethiopia'
in: Journal of contemporary African studies, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 513 - 539, 2011.
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'Religion in public spaces: emerging Muslim-Christian polemics in Ethiopia'
in: African affairs, vol. 110, no. 439, pp. 253 - 274, 2011.
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'Ethnic-based federalism and ethnicity in Ethiopia : reassessing the experiment after 20 years'
in: Journal of Eastern African Studies, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 596 - 618, 2011.
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'De toeristische 'ontmoeting''
in: De Volkskrant, no. 4 November, 2010.

'The Ethiopian second republic and the fragile 'social contract'.'
in: Afrika Spectrum, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 3 - 28, 2009.
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'Revolution as warfare in the Horn of Africa (review article)'
in: Africa Review of Books, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 5 - 6, 2009.

'Suri images: the return of exoticism and the commodification of an Ethiopian "tribe"'
in: Cahiers d'études africaines, vol. 49, no. 196, pp. 893 - 924, 2009.

'Conflict and social change on the south-west Ethiopian frontier: an analysis of Suri society.'
in: Journal of Eastern African Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 22 - 41, 2009.

'Muslim monasteries? Some aspects of religious culture in Northern Ethiopia'
in: Aethiopica : international journal of Ethiopian studies, vol. 11, pp. 117 - 133, 2008.
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'Darfur: de weerslag van genocidaal geweld'
in: In de Marge.Tijdschrift voor Levensbeschouwing en Wetenschap, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 64 - 74, 2008.

'"Cannibalism" in Southern Ethiopia: an exploratory study of Me'en discourse.'
in: Anthropos, vol. 103, no. 1, pp. 3 - 13, 2008.

'Causes and trajectories of local conflict among pastoral peoples in Northeast Africa'
in: Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 25 - 42, 2007.
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'Ethnicity and conflict generation in Ethiopia: some problems and prospects of ehno-regional federalism'
in: Journal of Contemporary African, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 389 - 414, 2006.

'Interpreting Ethiopian elections in their context : a reply to Tobias Hagmann'
in: African affairs, vol. 105, no. 421, pp. 613 - 620, 2006.

'Slow awakening? The Ethiopian diaspora in the Netherlands, 1977-2007'
in: Diaspora: a journal of transnational studies, vol. 15, no. 2/3, pp. 361 - 380, 2006.

'Discomfiture of democracy? The 2005 election crisis in Ethiopia and its aftermath'
in: African affairs, vol. 105, no. 419, pp. 173 - 199, 2006.
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'Reconstructing Haberland reconstructing the Wolaitta: writing the history and society of a former Ethiopian Kingdom'
in: History in Africa : a journal of methodHistory in Africa, vol. 33, pp. 1 - 15, 2006.
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'An obituary of Aberra Jembere 1928-2004'
in: Aethiopica : international journal of Ethiopian studiesAethiopica, vol. 7, pp. 189 - 193, 2004.
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'Obituary: Alexander Naty'
in: Anthropology Newsletter, pp. 24 - 24, 2004.

'Badme and the Ethio-Eritrean border: the challenge of demarcation in the post-war period'
in: Africa : journal of the International African InstituteAfrica, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 219 - 231, 2003.
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'Ethiopia-Eritrea: proxy wars and prospects of peace in the Horn of Africa'
in: Journal of contemporary African studies, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 407 - 425, 2003.
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'Plant use among the Suri people of southern Ethiopia: a system of knowledge in danger?'
in: Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere : Schriftenreihe des Kölner Instituts für Afrikanistik, no. 70, pp. 199 - 206, 2002.
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'African studies in the Netherlands: a brief survey'
in: African research and documentation : the journal of the African Studies Association of the UK and the Standing Commission [Conference] on Library Materials on AfricaAfrican research and documentation, no. 87, pp. 3 - 10, 2001.
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'Creating borders: exploring the impact of the Ethio-Eritrean war on the local population'
in: Africa : journal of the International African InstituteAfrica, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 447 - 458, 2001.
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'De Hoorn van Afrika: op weg naar vrede?'
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'A Salute to Ato Tamrat Bekele'
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'On the Ethio-Eritrean Conflict'
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'New configurations of Ethiopian ethnicity : the challenge of the South'
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'Briefing: the Eritrean-Ethiopian border dispute'
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'Afrika in Nederland'
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'The Eritrean-Ethiopian border dispute'
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'Ritual and political forms of violent practice among the Suri of southern Ethiopia'
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'Staatsomvorming in Afrika'
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'Schrijven als proces'
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'Ethiopie: le dilemme entre ethnicité et "démocratisation"'
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'Antropologen zijn geen toeristen'
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'Transformations of violence in twentieth-century Ethiopia : cultural roots, political conjunctures'
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'Ethnicité et 'démocratisation' : le dilemme éthiopien'
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'Ritual and environment: the 'mósit' ceremony of the Ethiopian Me'en people'
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'Etniciteit en democratisering in Ethiopië'
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'Medicinal and ritual plants of the Ethiopean southwest: an account of recent research'
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'Tussen cognitie en cultuur'
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'The irrevocable past: history and image of the Beta Esra'el'
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'Suri-English basic vocabulary'
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