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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J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
Keywords: human-animal relations, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
H. Wels
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
Keywords: human-animal relations, lions, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
J.B. Gewald
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
Keywords: human-animal relations, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book

Nature conservation in southern Africa has always been characterised by an interplay between Capital, specific understandings of Morality, and forms of Militarism, that are all dependent upon the shared subservience and marginalization of animals and certain groups of people...

Keywords: human-animal relations, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
A.J. Dietz
Editors: D.van Soest; S. Smulders; R. Gerlagh; R. Kleinknecht
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Klimaatbeleid : kosten, kansen en keuzes
Keywords: Africa, climate change, migration
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 November 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International development policy/revue internationale de politique de d‚veloppement

Africa's rapid population growth, and even more rapid urbanisation, creates serious sustainability challenges. Like many cities in other parts of the world, African cities try to become 'green', and promote change in urban design and lifestyles to encourage more sustainable...

Keywords: Africa, cities, local government, sustainable development, urban planning, urbanization
Added to database: 13 November 2018
W.M.J. van Kessel
Editors: J.W. Osei-Tutu
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Forts, castles and society in West Africa; Gold Coast and Dahomey, 1450-1960
Keywords: black soldiers, dyeing, Ghana, historiography, history, Indonesia, Netherlands, textiles, veterans
Added to database: 08 November 2018
Editors: F. Brandt; G. Mkodzongi
Type of publication: Book

Content: Revisiting South Africa's land and agrarian questions / Grasian Mkodzongi and Femke Brandt -- Broadening conceptions of democracy and citizenship : the subaltern histories of rural resistance in Mpondoland and Marikana / Sarah Bruchhausen and Camalita Naicker -- From...

Keywords: agricultural history, inequality, land acquisition, land reform, South Africa, wild animals, Zimbabwe
Added to database: 07 November 2018
S. Zanen
Type of publication: Book

In het gebied van de Boven-Nijl heette de schoolprent die aan de muur hing in de dorpsschool waar Sjoerd Zanen zijn lagere schoolopleiding genoot. Op de plaat staat een nijlpaard in het moeras van de Boven-Nijl (nu Zuid-Soedan) afgebeeld. Twintig jaar later vliegt hij zelf,...

Added to database: 02 November 2018
Editors: G.J. Abbink; V. Adetula; A. Mehler; H. Melber
Type of publication: Book

The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa - all related to developments in one calendar year. The Yearbook contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West...

Keywords: Africa, policy, politics
Added to database: 31 October 2018
Editors: M.R. Doortmont; . H.-P. Klijnsma; M. Prüst
Type of publication: Book

The photos in this book show that Northern Ghana is a society in continuous change. The images offer a shift in perspective to those who are not acquainted with the region. Foreigners tend to see 'Africa' as a backward continent, with persisting traditions that do not give...

Keywords: Ghana, pictorial works (form)
Added to database: 16 October 2018
A. Akinyoade; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business history

This paper critiques the emergence of Dangote Cement as the dominant player in cement manufacturing in Nigeria. It argues that the changed economic environment General Obasanjo met when he became president of Nigeria for a second time in 1999 made it difficult for him to...

Keywords: cement industry, Nigeria
Added to database: 12 October 2018
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Review
In: History of Humanities
Keywords: book review (form), Eritrea, Ethiopa, history
Added to database: 12 October 2018
G.J. Abbink
Editors: F. Girke; S. Thubauville; W.G.C. Smidt
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Anthropology as homage : Festschrift for Ivo Strecker
Keywords: Ethiopia, religion
Added to database: 12 October 2018
J.C.M. Damen; T.van der Eb
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Leidraad
Added to database: 10 October 2018
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

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