Publications

The African Studies Centre Leiden currently publishes eight different series. Books published in the ASCL Collection Series and Occasional Publications Series can be ordered from the Webshop or they can be purchased during a visit to the ASCL library, as long they are in stock. Book series published by Brill can be ordered directly from the publisher, or they can be purchased during a visit to the ASCL library, as long as they are in stock.
If you have questions about publishing with the ASCL, please contact Mrs. Maaike Westra (m.a.westra@asc.leidenuniv.nl).

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M. Rasenberg; A. Amha; M. Coler; M. M. van Koppen; E. van Miltenburg; L. van Rijk; W. Stommel; M. Dingemanse
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Linguistics in the Netherlands

What is language and who or what can be said to have it? In this essay we consider this question in the context of interactions with non-humans, specifically: animals and computers. While perhaps an odd pairing at first glance, here we argue that these domains can offer...

Keywords: human-animal interaction, human-computer interaction, language, large language models, meaning-making
Added to database: 21 December 2023

Introduction (2023)
A. Akinyoade; F. Attoh
Editors: P. Aweto; F. Carchedi; A. Akinyoade
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Human trafficking in Nigeria 1960-2020: pattern, people, purpose and places

The subject of this enquiry is human trafficking in Nigeria, its manifestations, and how the institutional response as well as context of interventions has been in Nigeria in the period 1960-2020. This period is purposively chosen to coincide with the marking of the...

Keywords: human trafficking, Nigeria
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 06 December 2023
Editors: A.H.M. Leliveld; S. Bhaduri; P. Knorringa; C. van Beers
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: frugal innovation
Added to database: 13 November 2023
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Review of African political economy

This debate piece contains an assessment of the debate on the ‘Pretoria Agreement’ (or Cessation of Hostilities Agreement) concluded on 2 November 2022 regarding the armed conflict in Ethiopia. On the basis of a critical discussion of a paper by F. Gebresenbet and...

Keywords: African conflicts, armed conflict, Ethiopia, ethno-political tensions
Added to database: 07 November 2023
A. Raia; F. Ngom; M.M.A. Kaag; M.G. Kossmann
Type of publication: Other
In: Islamic Africa
Keywords: Africa, Islam
Added to database: 19 October 2023
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: book reviews (form)
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 19 October 2023
A. Raia; F. Ngom; M.M.A. Kaag; M.G. Kossmann
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Islamic Africa
Keywords: Africa, Islam
Added to database: 19 October 2023
R. Okello
Type of publication: Book

Arguably, the Covid-19 pandemic has presented new opportunities for digital transformation within the justice sectors in African countries and beyond. The LEWUTI project (Legal Empowerment of Women Using Technology and Innovation) predates the pandemic, and is run by...

Keywords: access to justice, digital technology, rural women, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 05 October 2023
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Caert-Thresoor
Keywords: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), African studies collections, Maps, Netherlands
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 September 2023
M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Other

European policymakers ask themselves why African governments and citizens no longer seem to want to deal with European partners, but instead turn to Russian, Chinese, Brazilian and other collaborators....

Keywords: Africa, BRICS, Europe-Africa relations, European Union, Russia-Africa relations
Added to database: 14 September 2023
M. Dekker; M. Ditmars
Type of publication: Other

As part of its teaching innovation agenda, the ASCL took the lead in a EUniWell (European University for Well-Being) project that explored how students from different geographical and cultural backgrounds perceive well-being in their respective societies. Marleen Dekker and...

Keywords: education, students, well-being
Added to database: 14 September 2023
A. Kamanzi; K.S. Dede; L.J. de Haan
Type of publication: Other

Nowadays, urban-rural connections are accelerating in sub-Saharan Africa resulting in agricultural transformations, which in turn lead to the transformation of rural livelihoods. This paper examines agricultural transformations in the Dodoma Region, Tanzania, and their impact...

Keywords: agricultural transformations, rural livelihoods transformation, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 September 2023
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: Bibliotheca Thysiana, Netherlands, public libraries, special libraries
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 12 September 2023
P. Aweto; F. Carchedi; A. Akinyoade
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: human trafficking, Nigeria
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 31 August 2023
R.G.L. Jongenelen; T. Leighton; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: African studies, annual reports (form), ASCL, Netherlands
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 August 2023

Uganda at 60 (2023)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2022, economic conditions, political conditions, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 July 2023
L.H. Berckmoes; Anonymous
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Peacebuilding

April 2015, Burundi. What started as peaceful demonstrations against another term of president Nkurunziza, quickly turned into violent confrontations between mostly young male civilians and government forces. The demonstrations signalled the beginning of a new political...

Keywords: Burundi, civil wars, generation, violence, youth
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 July 2023
L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Other

Starting in September 2022, Lidewyde Berckmoes was invited for a three-month Embassy Science Fellowship at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Jakarta. She was asked to contribute ‘to structurally strengthen Indonesian knowledge of Africa’ and relations with African...

Keywords: Africa, educational cooperation, educational exchanges, Indonesia, Netherlands, scientific cooperation
Added to database: 17 July 2023
A. Becker; I. ter Avest; C. Roux
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: education, human rights, Human Rights Education (HRE), South Africa, The Netherlands
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 03 July 2023
R. Ross
Type of publication: Book

Since the early nineteenth century, the things which Black South Africans have had in their homes have changed completely. They have adopted things like tables, chairs, knives, forks, spoons, plates, cups and saucers, iron pots, beds, blankets, European clothing, and later...

Keywords: apartheid, Black people, consumer goods, material culture, South Africa, standard of living
Added to database: 27 June 2023

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