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.

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G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other

Global media discussion and policy responses to the armed conflict in Tigray Region, Ethiopia, that started op 4 November 2020 by the TPLF (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) party-led Tigray Regional government, are marked by bias, incompleteness, lack of context...

Keywords: conflicts, Eritrea, Ethiopia, European Union, foreign policy, mass communication, mass media, Tigray People's Liberation Front, Tigre, United States
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 April 2021
J.R.K.O. Kyei; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa spectrum

Literature on political vigilante groups has centred on the violence and conflict that emanate from their activities. This article approaches political vigilante groups as political actors who engage in political mobilisation and participation and therewith also contribute to...

Keywords: democracy, Ghana, politics, vigilante groups, youth
Added to database: 07 April 2021
L.H. Berckmoes; S. Turner
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Migration studies

Based on multisited fieldwork in Kigali, Rwanda, Belgium, and the Netherlands following the political crisis in Burundi in 2015, we explore decisions and plans for the future among Burundians in exile. In this way, we contribute to research about future making and social...

Keywords: Burundi, conflict, kinship, migration, parents
Added to database: 07 April 2021
Y. Ruzibiza; L.H. Berckmoes; S. Neema; R. Reis
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Sexual and reproductive health matters

This paper explores how Burundian adolescents in the Nakivale refugee settlement, Uganda, experience umwidegemvyo, loosely translated as “freedom”, with regard to their sexuality. We draw on ethnographic research conducted between August and November 2017 with...

Keywords: adolescents, Burundi, refugees, sexuality, Uganda
Added to database: 29 March 2021
Editors: G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: oratory, social relations
Added to database: 22 February 2021
G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Editors: G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Rhetoric and social relations

This volume explores the constitutive role of rhetoric in socio-cultural relations, where discursive persuasion is so important, and contains both theoretical chapters as well as fascinating examples of the ambiguities and effects of rhetoric used (un)consciously in social...

Keywords: oratory, social conditions
Added to database: 22 February 2021
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Rhetoric and social relations
Keywords: oratory, social conditions, Suri
Added to database: 22 February 2021
J.C.M. damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: digital publishing, Netherlands, Utrecht
Added to database: 21 February 2021
C. Tize; L.H. Berckmoes; J.T.V.M.de Jong; R. Reis
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Transcultural psychiatry

This paper examines responses to the 2015 terror attack on Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, amongst students in a secondary school in Berlin-Neukölln, Germany. The Charlie Hebdo attack occurred in the final weeks of a 19-month ethnographic study in the...

Keywords: Charlie Hebdo, Germany, schools, terrorism
Added to database: 29 March 2021
L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Clingendael spectator
Keywords: Africa, development, future, peace, wars
Added to database: 29 March 2021
R.A.van Dijk
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa today
Added to database: 05 February 2021

Somalia (2020)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A.K. Awedoba; B. Kamski; A. Mehler; D. Sebududubu
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
In: Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2019
Keywords: development, economy, policy, politics, Somalia
Added to database: 03 February 2021

Ethiopia (2020)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A.K. Awedoba; B. Kamski; A. Mehler; D. Sebududubu
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
In: Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2019
Keywords: development, economy, Ethiopia, policy, politics
Added to database: 03 February 2021
K van Walraven
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The individual in African history: the importance of biography in African historical studies

Barthélémy Boganda, the principal anti-colonial politician in Oubangui-Chari (now the Central African Republic) during the 1950s, was an extraordinary character. Little known in the Anglophone literature on Africa, Boganda developed into an exceptional orator...

Keywords: Boganda,Barthélemy,1910-1959, Central African Republic
Added to database: 02 February 2021

Niger (2020)
K van Walraven
Editors: A.K. Awedoba; B. Kamski; A. Mehler; D. Sebududubu
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
In: Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2019
Keywords: development, economy, Niger, policy, politics
Added to database: 02 February 2021
A. Kazimierczuk
Type of publication: Book

This thesis investigates the potential contribution of the Dutch private sector, and supportive Dutch Private Sector Development policies, to inclusive development (in terms of outcomes and processes) in Kenya in three sectors: tea, flowers and renewable energy. This study is...

Keywords: dissertations (form), inclusive development, Kenya, Netherlands, private sector
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 01 February 2021
A. Akinyoade; Y.T. Agbaje; O.O. Olasanmi; I.E. Olubodun
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: European journal of business and management

The study assessed home ownership, social costs and wellbeing in self residence in Nigeria using the employees of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife as case study. Structured questionnaire was designed to elicit information from 279 respondents that were selected using...

Keywords: employees, home ownership, housing policy, Nigeria, social welfare, workers'housing
Added to database: 31 January 2021
A. Akinyoade; O.O. Olasanmi; Y.T. Agbaje
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International journal of humanities and social studies

The study was about the economic impact of covid-19 lockdown and the sustenance of commercial motorcycle operators in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The objective of the study was to compare the economic position of respondents during the compulsory stay at home order relative...

Keywords: COVID-19, economic conditions, motorcycle, Nigeria, transport
Added to database: 31 January 2021
A.L. Akyala; L. Muhammad; E. Akabe; A. Akinyoade; E. Agogo
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Pan African medical journal

The continued absence of viable vaccines, limited diagnostic tools, insufficient protocol for isolation period, and weak health care system in developing countries with Nigeria inclusive heightens the tension trailing the arrival of Novel SARS-CoV-2 that was officially...

Keywords: COVID-19, Nigeria
Added to database: 31 January 2021
D.J. Money
Editors: D.J. Money; D. van Zyl-Hermann
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Rethinking white societies in Southern Africa: 1930s–1990s
Keywords: poverty, race relations, social history, Southern Africa, Whites, working class
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 31 January 2021

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