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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G. Bishi; V. Gwande; K. Manamere; D.J. Money; A. Stevenson; R. Swartz; S.-J. Walton
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: History Australia

Trove opens possibilities for collaborative, transnational and comparative research from scholars in the Global South, who often work with limited financial resources. Indeed, Trove has been indispensable for the South African-based historians in the International Studies...

Keywords: Africa, Australia, digital resources, history, Trove
Added to database: 30 November 2021
A. Idrissa
Editors: L.A. Villalón
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The Oxford handbook of the African Sahel
Keywords: Sahel
Added to database: 19 November 2021
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other

This paper offers a political analysis of the development of the TPLF-induced armed conflict in northern Ethiopia and considers the international responses in media and international policy circles. The extension of the conflict by the TPLF after the unilateral ceasefire...

Keywords: conflict, Ethiopia, European Union, mass communication, mass media, politics, Tigray People's Liberation Front, United States, violence
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2021
A. Idrissa
Editors: M. Ceccorulli; E. Fassi
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The EU’s external governance of migration perspectives of justice

The chapter analyses the European Union (EU) as an entity uniquely tailored to be put to the test of the GLOBUS criterion of global justice. The policy measures it developed regarding West African policy and especially the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),...

Keywords: European Union, migration, West Africa
Added to database: 16 November 2021
A. Idrissa
Editors: V. Fargion; M. Gazibo
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Revisiting EU-Africa relations in a changing world

This chapter argues that unequal pacts lead to sub-optimal outcomes for both the inferior and the superior party. The European Union's attempts to grapple with West African migration in ways that would prevent Europe-bound migration while protecting the human rights of...

Keywords: European Union, migration, West Africa
Added to database: 11 November 2021
K. van Walraven
Editors: M.B. Basto; others
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Socialismes en Afrique = African socialism

'Socialism in Sawaba' is a study about the different roots of and shifting ideas undergirding the ideology of the principal political and social movement in Niger during the 1950s. Grounded in the Marxian-inspired trade union world of semi-urbanised petit peuple, the...

Keywords: Niger, socialism
Added to database: 05 November 2021
R. Charak; J.T.V.M.de Jong; L.H. Berckmoes; H. Ndayisaba; R. Reis
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of traumatic stress

Studies investigating the associations between histories of childhood maltreatment (CM) in parent–child dyads have primarily involved samples from high-income countries; however, CM rates are higher in low- and middle-income countries. The present study aimed to examine...

Keywords: Burundi, child abuse, children, interpersonal relations, mental health, parents, trauma, violence
Added to database: 28 October 2021
N. Luning; R.A. van Dijk; L.ten Kate
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: human trafficking, migration, Netherlands, religion, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 October 2021
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other

With a fast-growing population, massive ongoing urbanisation and constant innovations across the continent, Africa looks poised to leapfrog other emerging markets over the next few decades in terms of economic development. This hopefully will lead to constructive flows from...

Keywords: Africa, COVID-19, economic development, sustainable development
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 01 October 2021
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Geografie
Keywords: Africa, migration
Added to database: 21 September 2021
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: conflict, Eritrea, Ethiopa, foreign policy, politics, Tigray People's Liberation Front, Tigre
Added to database: 16 September 2021
Z. Yilma; A.D. Mebratie; R. Sparrow; M. Dekker; G. Alemu; A.S. Bedi
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Health systems & reform

We use three years of household panel data to analyze the effects of ill-health on household economic outcomes in rural Ethiopia. We examine the immediate effects of various ill-health measures on health expenditure and labor supply, the subsequent coping responses, and...

Keywords: consumption, Ethiopia, household income, households, ill-health, living conditions, poverty
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2021
L.H. Berckmoes; M. Rosenkrantz Lindegaard; D. Rodgers
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Conflict and society

While many anthropologists have previously reflected on longitudinal ethnography — for example distinguishing between different categories of longitudinal research, including the ethnographic revisit, either by the same or another researcher, diachronic research...

Keywords: conflict, ethnography, violence
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 06 September 2021
A. Amha; J. Slotta; H.S. Sarvasy
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Frontiers in psychology

Music beats spoken language in identifying individuals uniquely in two disparate communities. In addition to their given names, which conform to the conventions of their languages, speakers of the Oyda (Omotic; SW Ethiopia) and Yopno (Finisterre-Huon; NE Papua New Guinea)...

Keywords: Ethiopia, konggap, moyzé, music, name tune, Oyda, Papua New Guinea, surrogate speech, whistled language, Yopno
Added to database: 13 August 2021
A.K. Gebeyehu; D. Snelder; B. Sonneveld; G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of arid environments

This study has examined traditional coping systems, emerging adaptation strategies and barriers to the adoption of these strategies. Structured questionnaires on coping and adaptation strategies were conducted among Nyangatom households, expounded by focus group discussions...

Keywords: agropastoralism, arid regions, climate change, droughts, Ethiopia, Livelihood, Nyangatom, semiarid regions
Added to database: 13 August 2021
M.M.A. Kaag; G. Khan-Mohammad; S. Schmid
Type of publication: Book

This work challenges received ideas of Africa as a marginal continent and place of exodus by considering the continent as a centre of global connectivity and confluence. Flows of people, goods, and investments towards Africa have increased and diversified over recent decades...

Keywords: Africa
Added to database: 13 August 2021
D.J. Money; D. van Zyl-Hermann
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International review of social history

This article is a contribution to and reassessment of the debate about the concept of ‘white labourism’ hosted in this journal in 2010. White labourism is a concept formulated by Jonathan Hyslop to describe an ideology combining an anti-capitalist critique with...

Keywords: 1900-1999, race relations, social history, Southern Africa, Whites
Added to database: 20 July 2021
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2021, economic conditions, political conditions, Sierra Leone
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 July 2021
J. Piccini; D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Comparative studies in society and history

This article explores the removal or exclusion in the late 1940s of people in interracial marriages from two corners of the newly formed Commonwealth of Nations, Australia and Britain's southern African colonies. The stories of Ruth and Sereste Khama, exiled from colonial...

Keywords: 1940-1949, Australia, colonial territories, human rights, marriage, race relations, United Kingdom
Added to database: 30 June 2021
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: History in Africa

This article examines the project to digitize and preserve the archives of the Mineworkers’ Union of Zambia and has two aims. The first aim is to discuss the process of cataloguing and digitizing an archive that has undergone significant deterioration, and the...

Keywords: archives, Mineworkers’ Union of Zambia (MUZ), Zambia
Added to database: 29 June 2021

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