Publications

The 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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T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, ideology, Juche, North Korea
Added to database: 31 January 2023
W.E.A. van Beek
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Tribale kunst
Keywords: Dogon, Mali
Added to database: 03 February 2023
W.E.A. van Beek
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Tribale kunst
Keywords: Dogon, Mali
Added to database: 03 February 2023
R. Okech; D. Kieti; V.R. van der Duim
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: biodiversity, climate change, festschrifts (form), Sub-Saharan Africa, tourism, Wishitemi, B.E. (1958-2021)
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 February 2023

Burundi at 60 (2022)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2022, Burundi, economic conditions, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 February 2023
F. Kamsteeg; H. Wels
Editors: J. Stobbe; R. Deen; M. van der Waal
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Magic visions: portraying and inventing South Africa with lantern slides
Keywords: Rhodes, Cecil (1853-1902), South Africa
Added to database: 30 January 2023
H. Wels; F. Kamsteeg
Editors: L. Tallberg; L. Hamilton
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The Oxford handbook of animal organization studies

Teaching and researching multispecies organizational ethnography needs a pedagogy that decentres the human animal and has a basic multisensorial approach to sensemaking in organizations, in order to try to do (more) justice to nonhuman sentience, animals, and plants, that is...

Keywords: anthropology, San, Southern Africa, tracking, wild pedagogy
Added to database: 30 January 2023
T. Shefer; I. Sabelis; H. Wels
Editors: U. Mellström; B. Pease
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Posthumanism and the man question: beyond anthropocentric masculinities

This chapter critically engages with narratives of game rangers on nature conservation in South and southern Africa, drawing on (auto)biographies of white male game rangers to surface the relationship between anthropocentric abuses to other species and dominating forms of...

Keywords: game rangers, masculinity, nature conservation, South Africa, Southern Africa
Added to database: 30 January 2023
I. Alwahaibi; V. Dauletova; H. Wels
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Anthrozoös

Cultures have usually been studied as a purely human phenomenon. Recent research challenges this single-focused perspective on exclusively human agency in the formation and sustainability of cultures and offers a more inclusive format for exploring cultural processes,...

Keywords: Bedouin culture, human-animals relationships, Oman, racing camels
Added to database: 30 January 2023

Algeria at 60 (2022)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2022, Algeria, economic conditions, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 January 2023
A. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business history

The 1970 nationalisation of foreign businesses in Uganda was arguably the first time that a country would announce to pay compensation for nationalised businesses from the future profits earned by such businesses. Using two interrelated models, namely the Obsolescing...

Keywords: foreign trade, nationalism, Uganda
Added to database: 24 January 2023
C.E. Swinkels; O.O. Miroro; M. Dekker
Editors: P. Goulart; R. Ramos; G. Ferrittu
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Global labour in distress, volume II: earnings, (in)decent work and institutions
Keywords: agroindustry, Uganda, youth employment
Added to database: 15 December 2022
L.H. Berckmoes
Editors: H. Selin
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Parenting across cultures childrearing, motherhood and fatherhood in non-Western cultures

In this chapter I explore how conflict as a contextual stressor interacts with parenting in Burundi, a country affected by repeated outbreaks of mass violence since Independence. Interested in understanding how these conflict experiences inform cultural understandings of what...

Keywords: Burundi, parenting
Added to database: 13 December 2022
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Reviews in history
Keywords: colonialism, migration, politics, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Added to database: 13 December 2022
D.J. Money; D. Van Zyl-Hermann
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Amandla!: South Africa’s progressive magazine standing for social justice
Keywords: miners, Rand Revolt (1922), South Africa, strikes
Added to database: 04 December 2022
Editors: R. Declercq; D.J. Money; H.O. Frøland
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: copper, history
Added to database: 30 November 2022
Editors: T.G. Kirsch; M. Kirsten; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Book
In: Routledge studies in religion

This book explores local cultural discourses and practices relating to manifestations and experiences of the demonic, the spectral and the uncanny, probing into their effects on people’s domestic and intimate spheres of life. The chapters examine the uncanny in a cross-...

Added to database: 30 November 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Editors: C. Stolte; S.L. Lewis
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The lives of Cold War Afro-Asianism

North Korea is an overlooked actor in studies of Afro-Asian solidarity or the Cold War, even though it developed an independent foreign policy and managed to forge connections to African liberation movements. This chapter explores North Korea’s cultural diplomacy during...

Keywords: diplomacy, Juche, North Korea, Southern Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 November 2022
M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Islamic Africa

This contribution aims to approach the theme of a traveling Islam by starting from moving people and considering how their religious “luggage”—in terms of beliefs, ideas, and practices—travels with them and what this means for the circulation of...

Keywords: Islam, migrants, Murid diaspora, Muridyya, religion, Senegal
Added to database: 21 November 2022
M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Other

Inaugural Address Delivered on the appointment to the Endowed Chair of The Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the University of Amsterdam on 5 October 2022 by Mayke Kaag.

 

Keywords: Africa, distrust, economic aid, education, globalization, interfaith relations, interpersonal relations, Islam, Muslims, NGO, religious organizations, social media, social networks, trust
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2022

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