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.

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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Togo at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, economic conditions, political conditions, Togo
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 March 2020
D.J. Money
Editors: S. Bellucci; H. Weiss
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The internationalisation of the labour question: ideological antagonism, workers’ movements and the ILO since 1919

Who could be considered a legitimate representative of South Africa’s working class, and even who constituted this class, was bitterly contested during the twentieth century. This chapter examines the struggles for international recognition by the rival constituents of...

Keywords: labour, South Africa
Added to database: 20 March 2020
D.J. Money; D. van Zyl-Hermann
Type of publication: Book
In: Routledge studies in the modern history of Africa

This book showcases new research by emerging and established scholars on white workers and the white poor in Southern Africa.Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa challenges the geographical and chronological limitations of existing scholarship by presenting case...

Keywords: 20th century, Angola, Mozambique, social classes, social history, South Africa, Whites, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Added to database: 17 March 2020

Somalia at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, economic conditions, political conditions, Somalia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 March 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: dictionaries (form), history, Niger
Added to database: 20 February 2020
W.E.A. van Beek; A.D. Saye; O.S. Ongoiba
Type of publication: Book

English abstract. In the 19th century a blind singer roamed the plains and cliff side area of the Dogon in Central Mali. His name was Abirè Goro, and both as a singer and a prophet he gained a huge reputation that still reverberates among the Dogon, who not only still...

Keywords: Dogon, Dogon language, funerals, Mali, singing, songs, songs (form)
Added to database: 14 February 2020
A. Idrissa
Editors: L.A. Villalón; A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Democratic struggle, institutional reform, and state resilience in the African Sahel
Keywords: Democratization, Sahel
Added to database: 07 February 2020
L.A. Villalón; A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book

Long on the periphery of both academic research and international attention, the countries of the West African Sahel currently find themselves at the center of global concerns over security, terrorism, migration, and conflict. Since the early 1990s the Sahelian states have...

Keywords: Democratization, politics, Sahel
Added to database: 03 February 2020
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, Cameroon, economic conditions, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 27 January 2020
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Geografie
Keywords: autobiographies (form)
Added to database: 27 January 2020
A. Idrissa
Editors: A.R. Mustapha; K. Meagher
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Overcoming Boko Haram : faith, society & Islamic radicalization in Northern Nigeria
Keywords: Boko Haram, Niger, radicalism
Added to database: 27 January 2020
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: cultural heritage, Dutch trading history, Nieuwe Afrikaansche Handels-Vennootschap, Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville)
Added to database: 24 January 2020

Africa at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; N. de Vink
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, maps (form)
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 January 2020
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche; A. Ujunwa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business ethics: a European review

Using the case of Nigeria's Dangote Group and an exploratory research technique, we critique CSR practices in a developing country context based on a three‐pillar model—traditional CSR, strategic CSR and strategic business engagements. Our paper makes a unique...

Keywords: cement industry, Nigeria
Added to database: 18 November 2019
O. Ekumankama; A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International food and agribusiness management review (IFAMR)

Nigeria is arguably the largest importer of dairy products in Africa. Available statistics shows that up to 98% of the total dairy products consumed in the country are imported; and that about 75% of the entire dairy market is controlled by FrieslandCampina WAMCO (FCW). The...

Keywords: dairy industry, government policy, Nigeria
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 22 October 2019
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of Southern African studies

Following Zambia’s independence in 1964, several thousand non-Zambian Africans were identified and progressively removed from the Copperbelt mines as part of a state-driven policy of ‘Zambianisation’. Curiously, this process has been overlooked among the...

Keywords: copper mining, labour history, labour migration, Zambia
Added to database: 19 March 2020
D.J. Money; R. Jeffey
Editors: R. Jeffrey
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: India in Edinburgh: 1750's to the present
Keywords: Edinburgh (Scotland), history, India
Added to database: 17 March 2020
W.E.A. van Beek
Editors: A. Nugteren
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Religion, ritual and ritualistic objects

Dogon masks have been famous for a long time—and none more so than the kanaga mask, the so-called croix de Lorraine. A host of interpretations of this particular mask circulate in the literature, ranging from moderately exotic to extremely exotic. This contribution will...

Keywords: Dogon, funerals, Mali, masks
Added to database: 03 February 2020
W.E.A. van Beek
Editors: P. Post; M. Hoondert
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Absent ritual: exploring the ambivalence and dynamics of ritual
Keywords: marriage rites
Added to database: 03 February 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa : journal of the International African Institute

Review of the following four books:Brandon Kendhammer, Muslims talking politics: framing Islam, democracy, and law in northern Nigeria. Chicago IL: Chicago University Press (hb 978 0226 36898 6; pb 978 0 226 36903 7). 2016, 312 pp.
Alexander Thurston, Salafism in...

Keywords: history, Islam, Nigeria, politics
Added to database: 03 February 2020

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