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).

Browse our publications and those by our staff members using the simple search form below.

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F. Attoh; A. Akinyoade
Editors: A. Akinyoade; F. Carchedi; M. Galati; M.R. Impala
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Doppio sguardo: la tratta delle donne nigeriane per sfruttamento sessuale attraverso i dati dei servizi sociali dedicati della regione Calabria
Keywords: human trafficking, Libanon, Nigeria, return migration, women
Added to database: 03 March 2022
Editors: A. Akinyoade; F. Carchedi; M. Galati; M.R. Impala
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: human trafficking, Italy, Nigeria, sexual offences, social services, women
Added to database: 03 March 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: China, environment, fisheries, Sierra Leone
Added to database: 03 March 2022
S. Reinders; M. Dekker; J.-B. Falisse
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Development policy review

Motivation: Higher education is regarded as a key instrument to enhance socioeconomic mobility and reduce inequalities. Recent literature reviews have examined inequalities in the higher education systems of high-income countries, but less is known about the situation in low...

Keywords: higher education, inequality, low-income countries, middle-income countries, social justice
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 01 March 2022
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: feminism, gender, politicisation, Senegal, sexuality
Added to database: 28 February 2022
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa

Sutura (discretion, modesty) is a central element in Senegalese Wolof culture that, among other things, promotes feminine honour through chastity, silence with regard to discussing sexuality with elders, and refraining from articulating same-sex desires in general....

Keywords: lesbianism, Senegal, sutura, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 February 2022
M.E. de Bruijn; L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa

Slam poets in Africa are part of an emerging social movement. In this article, the focus is on women in this upcoming slam movement in francophone Africa. For these women, slam has meant a change in their lives as they have found words to describe difficult experiences that...

Keywords: Africa, identity, poetry, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 February 2022
A. Raia
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: book reviews (form), epic, folklore, Gkuyu, Kenya, local history, Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Added to database: 25 February 2022
A. Raia
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Josef, Kenya, manuscripts, Qu'anic stories, Swahili in Arab script
Added to database: 25 February 2022
A. Raia
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Josef, Kenya, manuscripts, Qu'anic stories, Swahili in Arab script
Added to database: 25 February 2022
Editors: A. Raia; C. van den Bergh; B. Caers; A. de Roest; C. Powell-Warren; L. Tissen; N. Tomberge
Type of publication: Book
In: Journal of the Lucas Graduate Conference
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 24 February 2022
A. Raia
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: literature, Somali
Added to database: 24 February 2022
R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Review
In: Anthropos
Keywords: Aids, Botswana, health care, middle class, social life
Added to database: 21 February 2022
Editors: F. Duarte dos Santos; T.G. Kirsch; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Other
In: Journal of religion in Africa
Keywords: activism, politics, protest, social change, Southern Africa
Added to database: 15 February 2022
R.A. van Dijk; T.G. Kirsch; F. Duarte dos Santos
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of religion in Africa
Keywords: activism, politics, protest, religion, social change, Southern Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 February 2022
R.A. van Dijk; K. Molenaar
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of religion in Africa

This contribution explores the significance of religious practices that put emphasis on encouraging people to hold their position when others question the ideological or dogmatic elements of their faith. Applying the term ‘religious insistence’, it investigates...

Keywords: Botswana, Pentecostalism
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 February 2022
A. Raia
Editors: R.H. Samsom; C. Vierke
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: One text, many forms: a comparative view of the variability of Swahili manuscripts
Keywords: Africa, manuscripts, Swahili
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 11 February 2022
G.J. Abbink
Editors: N. Sanz; C. Levis; A. Beaumont
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Africa in the UNESCO art collection
Keywords: Algeria, arts, Haddad, Aïcha (1937-2005)
Added to database: 10 February 2022

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G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
In: Business Day
Keywords: Ethiopa, mass media, misinformation, propaganda, Tigray People's Liberation Front
Added to database: 08 February 2022
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other
In: Business Day
Keywords: Ethiopa, mass media, misinformation, propaganda, Tigray People's Liberation Front
Added to database: 08 February 2022

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