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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A.H.M. Leliveld
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Corona (COVID-19), health care, innovations, The Netherlands
Added to database: 23 April 2020
S. Turner; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: African diaspora

Based on fieldwork amongst Burundians in Rwanda, the Netherlands and Belgium, this article explores how information circulates transnationally in times of political and violent crisis and how ordinary members of the diaspora seek to manage these flows of information. Our main...

Keywords: Burundi, conflict, diaspora, emotions, kin
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 April 2020
C.A. Olufade
Type of publication: Book

This book is based on Cynthia A. Olufade’s Master’s thesis ‘Oath taking and the transnationalism of silence among Edo female sex workers in Italy’, winner of the African Studies Centre, Leiden’s 2018 AfricaThesis Award. This annual award for...

Keywords: Edo, Italy, Nigeria, oaths, prostitution, rituals
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 April 2020
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Book

This volume investigates the development of biographical study in African history and historiography. Consisting of 10 case studies, it is preceded by an introductory prologue, which deals with the relationship between historiography and different forms of biographical study...

Keywords: Africa, biography, historiography, history
Added to database: 07 April 2020
D.J. Money
Editors: K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The individual in African history: the importance of biography in African historical studies

Today, Jack Hodgson is best-known as a tenacious anti-apartheid militant and for his role in Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress. Details about his earlier life as a miner on the Rand and the Copperbelt are virtually unknown, and this helps...

Keywords: Hodgson, Percy John (1910-1977), South Africa
Added to database: 07 April 2020
K. van Walraven
Editors: K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The individual in African history: the importance of biography in African historical studies

This essay deals with the relationship between historiography and various forms of biographical study – in the context of Western history but especially that of African studies. First, it charts how, earlier in the twentieth century, structuralist perspectives led to a...

Keywords: Africa, biography, historiography, history
Added to database: 07 April 2020

Mali at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, economic conditions, Mali, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 06 April 2020

Togo at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, economic conditions, political conditions, Togo
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 March 2020
D.J. Money
Editors: S. Bellucci; H. Weiss
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The internationalisation of the labour question: ideological antagonism, workers’ movements and the ILO since 1919

Who could be considered a legitimate representative of South Africa’s working class, and even who constituted this class, was bitterly contested during the twentieth century. This chapter examines the struggles for international recognition by the rival constituents of...

Keywords: labour, South Africa
Added to database: 20 March 2020

Somalia at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, economic conditions, political conditions, Somalia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 March 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: dictionaries (form), history, Niger
Added to database: 20 February 2020
W.E.A. van Beek; A.D. Saye; O.S. Ongoiba
Type of publication: Book

English abstract. In the 19th century a blind singer roamed the plains and cliff side area of the Dogon in Central Mali. His name was Abirè Goro, and both as a singer and a prophet he gained a huge reputation that still reverberates among the Dogon, who not only still...

Keywords: Dogon, Dogon language, funerals, Mali, singing, songs, songs (form)
Added to database: 14 February 2020
A. Idrissa
Editors: L.A. Villalón; A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Democratic struggle, institutional reform, and state resilience in the African Sahel
Keywords: Democratization, Sahel
Added to database: 07 February 2020
L.A. Villalón; A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book

Long on the periphery of both academic research and international attention, the countries of the West African Sahel currently find themselves at the center of global concerns over security, terrorism, migration, and conflict. Since the early 1990s the Sahelian states have...

Keywords: Democratization, politics, Sahel
Added to database: 03 February 2020
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2020, Cameroon, economic conditions, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 27 January 2020
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Geografie
Keywords: autobiographies (form)
Added to database: 27 January 2020
A. Idrissa
Editors: A.R. Mustapha; K. Meagher
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Overcoming Boko Haram : faith, society & Islamic radicalization in Northern Nigeria
Keywords: Boko Haram, Niger, radicalism
Added to database: 27 January 2020
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: cultural heritage, Dutch trading history, Nieuwe Afrikaansche Handels-Vennootschap, Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville)
Added to database: 24 January 2020

Africa at 60 (2020)
A.J. Dietz; N. de Vink
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, maps (form)
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 January 2020
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche; A. Ujunwa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business ethics: a European review

Using the case of Nigeria's Dangote Group and an exploratory research technique, we critique CSR practices in a developing country context based on a three‐pillar model—traditional CSR, strategic CSR and strategic business engagements. Our paper makes a unique...

Keywords: cement industry, Nigeria
Added to database: 18 November 2019

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