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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L.H. Berckmoes
Editors: B. Holá; H.N. Nzitatira; M. Weerdesteijn
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The Oxford handbook of atrocity crimes

This chapter explores how, over time, scientific research has dealt with questions about effects of mass atrocity violence on people born after the violence. It shows that the interdisciplinary field of scholarship on the intergenerational transmission of violence and trauma...

Keywords: conflict trap, cycle of violence, intergenerational transmission, mass atrocity violence, mechanisms of intergenerational transmission, philosophy of science, trauma
Added to database: 16 May 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Editors: K. Yonho
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Ideology and economic policy in North Korea
Keywords: Africa, agriculture, development aid, Ghana, North Korea, Tanzania
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 May 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: History in Africa

Abstract: Since Namibian independence in 1990, historians have increasingly made use of Namibian archives to explore the history of the German and South African occupation. Researching the recent past is, however, much more difficult, considering the absence of a SWAPO...

Keywords: archives, Nambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 06 May 2022
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Labour history

This article examines the working life of Frank Maybank (1901-94), a self-described Australian trade unionist on the Central African...

Keywords: Maybank, Frank (1901-1994), trade unions, Zambia
Added to database: 04 May 2022
Y. Ruzibiza; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of refugee studies

Based on ethnographic research among Burundian refugee boys and young men in Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda, we explore how boys and young men in the camp, guided by the longing for a better life, aspire for onward migration and develop strategies based on their...

Keywords: boys, Burundi, migration, refugees, Resettlement, sexuality, young men
Added to database: 02 May 2022
Editors: J.-N. Bach; G.J. Abbink; S. Ancel; A.A.A. Aziz; E. Fantini; P. Ferras; H. Mwakimako; C. Nallet; A. Ylönen; J. Záhořík
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Northeast Africa
Added to database: 21 April 2022
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J.-N. Bach; G.J. Abbink; S. Ancel; A.A.A. Aziz; E. Fantini; P. Ferras; H. Mwakimako; C. Nallet; A. Ylönen; J. Záhořík
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Routledge handbook of the Horn of Africa

This chapter presents a brief history of 20th-century Ethiopian ‘state of emergency’ (SoE) declarations in the light of theory and practice, interpreting the most recent ones in connection with the change of regime in 1991, the 1995 constitution, and the Ethiopian...

Keywords: Ethiopa, history
Added to database: 21 April 2022
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J.-N. Bach; G.J. Abbink; S. Ancel; A.A.A. Aziz; E. Fantini; P. Ferras; H. Mwakimako; C. Nallet; A. Ylönen; J. Záhořík
Type of publication: Book Chapter
Keywords: Northeast Africa
Added to database: 21 April 2022
S.T.M. Zanen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Southern Sudan
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 April 2022
D. Elwood Dunn
Type of publication: Book

An account of the author’s triple careers in academia, and services to two distinct governments of Liberia – William R. Tolbert’s and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s (consultant). Situated between the crisis years of the True Whig Party (TWP) regime, and the...

Keywords: Dunn, D. Elwood (1972- ), Liberia, memoirs (form), politicans
Added to database: 01 April 2022
A. Ezeoha; A. Akinyoade; I. Amobi; O. Ekumanikama; P. Kamau; A. Kazimierczuk; C. Mukobo; I. Okoye; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: European journal of development research

 In this paper, we employed a blend of multiple and historical case study design, and a mix of institutional, behavioral, resource-based, and multinational theories, to examine the nature of multinational companies’ (MNC) engagements in local economic development...

Keywords: beer, cement industry, dairy industry, multinational enterprises, Nigeria
Added to database: 31 March 2022
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History
Until the late 19th century, the central Sahel was a trade corridor between West and North Africa, which, especially since the fall of Gao at the end of the 16th century, had become a fairly violent and chaotic place. Around 1900, the French added to the violence when they...
Keywords: history, Niger
Added to database: 30 March 2022
M.E. de Bruijn
Editors: C. Greiner; S. van Wolputte; M. Bollig
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: African futures

Can we understand the future better when we consider the past? One way of comprehending the present-day turmoil in the Sahel is to consider how colonial, even pre-colonial, social inequalities inform the socially and politically marginalized positions of some social groups....

Keywords: Sahel
Added to database: 28 March 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, conflicts, North Korea
Added to database: 18 March 2022
T.D. Hendriks; R.A.R.L. Verbuyst; M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: The European journal of development research

Informal workers are a heterogeneous group distinguished by diverse activities and interests, but they have in common that they operate largely outside state regulations.In this article, we analyse the ways in which informal workers in Ghana are organising (themselves) in...

Keywords: Ghana, informal sector, informal workers, Resettlement
Added to database: 14 March 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, food imports, food market, food prices, Russia, Ukraine
Added to database: 11 March 2022
D.J. Money; L. Teh
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International labor and working class history
Keywords: China, Democratic Republic of Congo, labour history, miners, mining, race relations, working conditions, Zambia
Added to database: 01 March 2022
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Added to database: 17 February 2022
B. Haverkort
Type of publication: Book

Bertus Haverkort groeide op in een boerengezin in Slagharen. Hij genoot van modernisering op de boerderij van zijn jeugd, omdat dit het werk verlichte en de opbrengsten verbeterde. Met in zijn bagage een dosis moderne landbouwkennis uit Wageningen, werkte hij aan programma...

Keywords: Agricultural development, agriculture extension, Colombia, Ghana, India, international cooperation, Netherlands, personal narratives (form), Sri Lanka
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 January 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Geografie
Keywords: Africa, migration
Added to database: 21 September 2021

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