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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A. Raia
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Matatu

In this paper, I seek to investigate the manifold relationships between traditional and contemporary, oral and written Swahili poetry—in the utendi and mashairi forms—and its recitation in terms of the following considerations: how have advances in technology...

Keywords: Africa, poetry, Swahili
Added to database: 15 July 2020
M. Boter
Type of publication: Other
In: Voertaal
Keywords: Africa, african collections, African Studies centres, libraries, Netherlands, South Africa
Added to database: 08 July 2020
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Democratic Republic of Congo, economic conditions, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 07 July 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: London review of books
Keywords: history, Mali
Added to database: 03 July 2020
M. Shannon; K. Otsuki; A. Zoomers; M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Urban studies

A new era of global interventionism in African cities is emerging. The implications of which for existing claims to urban space are poorly understood. This is particularly true for the claims of farmers. Despite being a ubiquitous feature of many African cities, urban...

Keywords: Mozambique, urban agriculture, urban planning, urbanization
Added to database: 01 July 2020
M. Venkatachalam; R. Modi; J. Salazar
Type of publication: Book

Common Threads explores the ties that bind India and Africa through the material medium of cloth, from antiquity to the present. Cloth made in India has been sold across African markets for millennia, by Indian, African, and European traders. The history of this trade offers...

Keywords: Africa, cloth, India, textile industry
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 June 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Clingendael spectator
Keywords: Africa, politics
Added to database: 12 June 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, Corona (COVID-19)
Added to database: 12 June 2020
A. Barr; M. Dekker; F. Mwansa; T.L. Zuze
Type of publication: Other

This document presents the preliminary findings from the quantitative data generation and analysis conducted as part of the project “Financial decision-making, gender and social norms in Zambia”.Using a series of specially designed behavioural experiments,we...

Keywords: households, savings, social norms, spouses, Zambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 04 June 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: poverty, race relations, social history, Southern Africa, Whites, working class
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 May 2020
D.J. Money; D. van Zyl-Hermann
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 20th century, Angola, Mozambique, social classes, social history, South Africa, Whites, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 May 2020
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: copper mines, decolonization, miners, white workers, Zambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 May 2020
A. Barr; M. Dekker; F. Mwansa; T.L. Zuze
Type of publication: Other

This document presents the preliminary findings from the quantitative data generation and analysis conducted as part of the project “Financial decision-making, gender and social norms in Zambia”. Using a series of specially designed behavioural experiments, we...

Keywords: households, savings, social norms, spouses, Zambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 May 2020
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, Corona (COVID-19), Netherlands
Added to database: 14 May 2020
A. van Dokkum
Type of publication: Book

Nationalism, as an ideology coupling self-conscious peoples to fixed territories, is often seen as emerging from European historical developments, also in postcolonial countries outside Europe. André van Dokkum’s Nationalism and Territoriality in Barue and...

Keywords: Mozambique, nationalism
Added to database: 12 May 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa: revista semestrale di studi e ricerche

‘Good governance’ has been defined as a necessary condition for (economic) ‘growth’ and ‘development’ not only in in developing world but also in the wealthier, developed nations. This paper seeks to sociologically explore the ‘...

Keywords: Ethiopa, governance
Added to database: 01 May 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Cahiers d'Études Africaines
Keywords: politics, Sudan
Added to database: 01 May 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Politics, religion & ideology

Religiously inspired violence is a global phenomenon and connects to transnational narratives, necessitating comparative analysis of socio-historical context and patterns of ideological mobilization. Northeast Africa hosts several radical-extremist and terrorist groups,...

Keywords: Northeast Africa, religion, violence
Added to database: 01 May 2020
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Corona (COVID-19), homosexuality, Senegal
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 April 2020
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, economic conditions, Madagascar, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 24 April 2020

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