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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S.N. Abokyi
Type of publication: Other

Conflicts are multi causal and remain an inevitable part of human existence, and Africa like other parts of the world has had to grapple with the phenomenon. The Northern Region of Ghana has over the years been a hotbed of conflicts as several communities have gained...

Keywords: colonialism, communities, conflict, Ghana, politics
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 24 August 2018
A.H. Kazimierczuk; P. Kamou; B. Kinuthia; C. Mukoko
Type of publication: Other

The flower sector in Kenya accounted for over 65 per cent of new jobs created in the agricultural sector between 2010 and 2015 and remains a major employer in the country. The floriculture value chain involves a variety of players involved in activities, such as plant...

Keywords: employment, floriculture, Kenya, multinational enterprises
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 24 August 2018
T.A. van der Hoog
Editors: R.E. Breuker; I.B.L.H. van Gardingen
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: People for profit: North Korean forced labour on a global scale

The footprints of North Korean influence can be found all over Africa, most clearly in the form of monuments, museums, and government buildings constructed using forced labour. Such prominent projects, which are potent symbols of African nationalism, simultaneously adopt the...

Keywords: diplomacy, forced labour, foreign policy, history, monuments, national liberation movements, slavery, Zimbabwe
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 21 August 2018
A.J. Dietz; H. de Haas
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Geografie

Afrika is een mobiel continent: mensen zijn on the move. Daarnaast groeit Afrika sinds het begin van dit millennium economisch en sociaal snel. Welk verband is er met de internationale migratie? We nemen een duik in de migratiedynamiek toen het nog niet zo goed ging, v...

Keywords: Africa, migration
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 July 2018
G.C.van de Bruinhorst
Editors: F. Declich
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Translocal connections across the Indian Ocean : Swahili speaking networks on the move.

This is a post-refereed pre-print version of an article published in: Translocal connections across the Indian Ocean : Swahili speaking networks on the move / Francesca Declich.

Keywords: birth, Islam, pilgrimages, sacrificial rites, Tanzania
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 05 July 2018
R. van Gemert
Type of publication: Book

In 2050 zullen er in de Afrikaanse steden naar schatting 1,3 miljard mensen wonen, tweemaal zoveel als in heel Europa. Deze steden ontwikkelen zich vanuit een geheel eigen dynamiek. De stad Kisumu in Kenia telt in 2018 700.000 inwoners, waarvan er 550.000 in krottenwijken...

Keywords: Kenya, urban development, urban renewal
Added to database: 04 July 2018
C. Dekker
Type of publication: Book

This handbook describes the process of training community-based sociotherapy in four geographically and politically diverse areas where war had left deep scars. The training is aimed at developing three skills in targeted groups: the ability to facilitate sociotherapy groups...

Keywords: Congo (Kinshasa), handbooks (form), Liberia, Rwanda, social participation, social work
Added to database: 04 July 2018
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The environmental crunch in Africa : growth narratives vs. local realities
Keywords: Africa, economic growth, environment, environmental degradation
Added to database: 18 June 2018
G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The environmental crunch in Africa : growth narratives vs. local realities
Keywords: agropastoralism, environment;, environmental degradation;, Ethiopia,, rural development
Added to database: 18 June 2018
M. Matelski; B. Otundo; S. Zijlstra; M. Dekker; L. van Kempen; A. Nangulu; M. Spierenburg
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Kenya, land rights
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 12 June 2018
Editors: G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Book

This book discusses the problems and challenges of environmental-ecological conditions in Africa, amidst the current craze of economic growth and 'development'. Africa's significant economic dynamics and growth trajectories are marked by neglect of the environment...

Keywords: Africa, economic growth, environment, environmental degradation
Added to database: 11 June 2018
J.A.M.M. Jansen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Mali, postage stamps
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, South Africa
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Nyasaland, postage stamps, postal services, Zimbabwe
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zimbabwe
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zimbabwe
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, South Africa
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, South Africa
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Added to database: 08 June 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, South Africa
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Added to database: 08 June 2018

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