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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Editors: A. Raia; C. Vierke
Type of publication: Book
In: Islam in Africa
Keywords: Kenya, Mau, Ustadh (1952-), poetry, poetry (form), Swahili language, writers
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 April 2023
A. Raia
Editors: A. Raia; C. Vierke
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: In this fragile world: Swahili poetry of commitment by Ustadh Mahmoud Mau
Keywords: Kenya, Mau, Ustadh (1952-), poetry, special libraries, Swahili language, writers
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 March 2023
A. Raia
Editors: A. Raia; C. Vierke
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: In this fragile world: Swahili poetry of commitment by Ustadh Mahmoud Mau
Keywords: Islam, Kenya, Mau, Ustadh (1952-), poetry, Swahili language, writers
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 March 2023
A. Raia
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Islamic Africa

At a time of sociocultural changes that started questioning established Islamic learning traditions (independence years, post-Cold War/book market liberalization), printing diasporas exerted influence on the circulation of Islamic texts in East Africa: published overseas (...

Keywords: Adam traders, book publishing, Indian Ocean, Kenya, printing industry, Swahili, Swahili Muslim networks
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 March 2023

In Bamako (2023)
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: London review of books

In the 1990s and early 2000s, Mali was the poster child of democratisation in Africa. It is now seen as the West’s biggest disappointment on the continent. It has experienced three...

Keywords: Mali
Added to database: 13 March 2023
N.C. Andiema; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: European journal of education studies

This paper focuses on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the education system in Kenya with reference to vocational training institutions. The paper analyses how the provision of vocational training was impacted after Covid-19 from the perspective of principals of...

Keywords: COVID-19, Kenya, vocational education
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 March 2023
T.A . van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other
In: North Korea in the World Special Series

Visitors to Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia, will quickly learn a remarkable fact that is well-known among the local population—much of the capital’s architectural landscape is...

Keywords: Namibia, North Korea, relations
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 07 March 2023
C.E. Swinkels
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Uganda, women's employment
Added to database: 27 February 2023
C.E. Swinkels
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: agriculture, employment, small farms, sustainable development, Uganda
Added to database: 27 February 2023
T.A . van der Hoog
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Connections: a journal for historians and area specialists
Keywords: book reviews (form), copper mines, history, white workers, Zambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 February 2023
T.A . van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: ballistic missiles, North Korea
Added to database: 13 February 2023
B. Mutsvairo; L.R. Bruls; M.E. de Bruijn; K. Skare Orgeret
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: The bulletin of technology & public life

This article explains how Africa-specific dynamics of democratisation, state control, and mobility shape the creation of Africa's information disorder. By conducting expert interviews, the authors explain about existing studies on the continent's information...

Keywords: Africa, disinformation, misinformation
Added to database: 07 February 2023
T.A . van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, ideology, Juche, North Korea
Added to database: 31 January 2023
W.E.A. van Beek; W. Decoo
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Trajecta: religion, culture and society in the low countries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as LDS or Mormon Church, translates its originally English scriptures worldwide, also in Dutch for its 10,000 members in the Low Lands. The focus in this article is on the Book of Mormon, written in an English...

Keywords: bible, Book of Mormon, doctrine, Latter-day Saints, translation
Added to database: 29 January 2024
T.A . van der Hoog
Editors: M. van Groesen; K. van Ommen; A.-I. Richard; A. Schrikker; M. Storms; G. verhoeven
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
In: Kaarten die geschiedenis schreven: 1000 jaar wereldgeschiedenis in 100 oude kaarten
Keywords: history, liberation, maps (form), Southern Africa
Added to database: 12 May 2023
A.J. Dietz
Editors: S.D. Brunn
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Stamps, nationalism and political transition

Mauritius had a turbulent colonial history. It was uninhabited before it was occupied by the Dutch in the 17th Century, who then left it again. Afterwards the French made it their colony, who lost it to the British during Napoleonic times. With a mixed French and English...

Keywords: Mauritius, politics, postage stamps
Added to database: 25 April 2023
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Politique africaine
Keywords: Africa, book reviews (form)
Added to database: 13 March 2023
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2022, Burkina Faso, coups d'état, Damiba, Paul-Henri (1981-)
Added to database: 13 March 2023
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: London review of books
Keywords: 2022, Burkina Faso, coups d'état
Added to database: 13 March 2023
Editors: M. Bedert; A. Bochow; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Other
In: Africa today
Keywords: Africa, ethnography
Added to database: 13 March 2023

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