Publications

The 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.K. Gebeyehu; G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article

This study assesses the impact of a large, state-sponsored sugar plantation scheme on agro-pastoralists’ livelihoods and local land use change in southern Ethiopia, specifically in the lower Omo Valley. The study compares the local perceptions on the ongoing Omo-Kuraz...

Keywords: agropastoralism, Ethiopia, plantations, sugar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 August 2022
B. van Pinxteren
Type of publication: Book

This book starts with Vansina, who holds that old cultural traditions in Africa have been destroyed, but that new ones are emerging. With Prah, the study argues that a key role is played by education, which has to be based on African languages and values. Using a new...

Keywords: Africa, African languages, culture, education, educational policy, identity, language policy, languages of instruction
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 July 2022
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Newspaper Article
In: Le Temps
Keywords: democratization, Mali, political stability
Added to database: 28 July 2022
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Book

J. Abbink produced a new bibliography on Ethiopian-Eritrean studies in society and history. It is a by- product of research he did on these countries in the past five years and is the ultimate volume in the series. The volume covers the period from 2016 to July 2022 and...

Keywords: Bibliographies (form), Eritrea, Ethiopia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 July 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: African National Congress (South Africa), archives, secret communication, South Africa
Added to database: 14 July 2022
R Verbuyst
Type of publication: Book

The Khoisan of the Cape are widely considered virtually extinct as a distinct collective following their decimation, dispossession and assimilation into the mixed-race group ‘coloured’ during colonialism and apartheid. However, since the democratic transition of...

Keywords: anthropology, Khoikhoi, San, South Africa
Added to database: 21 June 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Other

The United Nations (UN) sanctions against North Korea are weakened by structural evasion techniques and weak enforcement. The African continent is a crucial node in the global illicit networks of North Korea. This paper examines three motives for African states to cooperate...

Keywords: cooperations, North Korea, sanctions, Southern Africa, United Nations
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 June 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa Spectrum

The call to decolonize African Studies has a profound influence on the field, with varying degrees of success. This article addresses this topic in relation to the author’s personal experiences in the publishing industry in Namibia. By describing the attempt to publish...

Keywords: decolonization, genocide, history, Namibia, publishing industry
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 16 June 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Cold War History

During the decolonisation of southern Africa (1960s-1990s), several national liberation movements benefited from support from the Nordic countries, where they established foreign missions and mobilized international aid. As a result, a considerable amount of African primary...

Keywords: archives, cold war, decolonization, liberation archives, Nordic countries, Southern Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 June 2022
L.H. Berckmoes
Editors: B. Holá; H.N. Nzitatira; M. Weerdesteijn
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The Oxford handbook of atrocity crimes

This chapter explores how, over time, scientific research has dealt with questions about effects of mass atrocity violence on people born after the violence. It shows that the interdisciplinary field of scholarship on the intergenerational transmission of violence and trauma...

Keywords: conflict trap, cycle of violence, intergenerational transmission, mass atrocity violence, mechanisms of intergenerational transmission, philosophy of science, trauma
Added to database: 16 May 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Editors: K. Yonho
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Ideology and economic policy in North Korea
Keywords: Africa, agriculture, development aid, Ghana, North Korea, Tanzania
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 May 2022
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: History in Africa

Abstract: Since Namibian independence in 1990, historians have increasingly made use of Namibian archives to explore the history of the German and South African occupation. Researching the recent past is, however, much more difficult, considering the absence of a SWAPO...

Keywords: archives, Nambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 06 May 2022
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Labour history

This article examines the working life of Frank Maybank (1901-94), a self-described Australian trade unionist on the Central African...

Keywords: Maybank, Frank (1901-1994), trade unions, Zambia
Added to database: 04 May 2022
Y. Ruzibiza; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of refugee studies

Based on ethnographic research among Burundian refugee boys and young men in Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda, we explore how boys and young men in the camp, guided by the longing for a better life, aspire for onward migration and develop strategies based on their...

Keywords: boys, Burundi, migration, refugees, Resettlement, sexuality, young men
Added to database: 02 May 2022
Editors: J.-N. Bach; G.J. Abbink; S. Ancel; A.A.A. Aziz; E. Fantini; P. Ferras; H. Mwakimako; C. Nallet; A. Ylönen; J. Záhořík
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Northeast Africa
Added to database: 21 April 2022
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J.-N. Bach; G.J. Abbink; S. Ancel; A.A.A. Aziz; E. Fantini; P. Ferras; H. Mwakimako; C. Nallet; A. Ylönen; J. Záhořík
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Routledge handbook of the Horn of Africa

This chapter presents a brief history of 20th-century Ethiopian ‘state of emergency’ (SoE) declarations in the light of theory and practice, interpreting the most recent ones in connection with the change of regime in 1991, the 1995 constitution, and the Ethiopian...

Keywords: Ethiopa, history
Added to database: 21 April 2022
G.J. Abbink
Editors: J.-N. Bach; G.J. Abbink; S. Ancel; A.A.A. Aziz; E. Fantini; P. Ferras; H. Mwakimako; C. Nallet; A. Ylönen; J. Záhořík
Type of publication: Book Chapter
Keywords: Northeast Africa
Added to database: 21 April 2022
S.T.M. Zanen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Southern Sudan
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 14 April 2022
D. Elwood Dunn
Type of publication: Book

An account of the author’s triple careers in academia, and services to two distinct governments of Liberia – William R. Tolbert’s and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s (consultant). Situated between the crisis years of the True Whig Party (TWP) regime, and the...

Keywords: Dunn, D. Elwood (1972- ), Liberia, memoirs (form), politicans
Added to database: 01 April 2022
A. Ezeoha; A. Akinyoade; I. Amobi; O. Ekumanikama; P. Kamau; A. Kazimierczuk; C. Mukobo; I. Okoye; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: European journal of development research

 In this paper, we employed a blend of multiple and historical case study design, and a mix of institutional, behavioral, resource-based, and multinational theories, to examine the nature of multinational companies’ (MNC) engagements in local economic development...

Keywords: beer, cement industry, dairy industry, multinational enterprises, Nigeria
Added to database: 31 March 2022

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