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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O. Ekumankama; A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International food and agribusiness management review (IFAMR)

Nigeria is arguably the largest importer of dairy products in Africa. Available statistics shows that up to 98% of the total dairy products consumed in the country are imported; and that about 75% of the entire dairy market is controlled by FrieslandCampina WAMCO (FCW). The...

Keywords: dairy industry, government policy, Nigeria
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 22 October 2019
I. Pesa
Type of publication: Book

Roads through Mwinilunga provides a historical appraisal of social change in Northwest Zambia from 1750 until the present. By looking at agricultural production, mobility, consumption, and settlement patterns, existing explanations of social change are reassessed. Using a...

Keywords: economic history, social change, social life, Zambia
Added to database: 12 May 2020
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of Southern African studies

Following Zambia’s independence in 1964, several thousand non-Zambian Africans were identified and progressively removed from the Copperbelt mines as part of a state-driven policy of ‘Zambianisation’. Curiously, this process has been overlooked among the...

Keywords: copper mining, labour history, labour migration, Zambia
Added to database: 19 March 2020
D.J. Money; R. Jeffey
Editors: R. Jeffrey
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: India in Edinburgh: 1750's to the present
Keywords: Edinburgh (Scotland), history, India
Added to database: 17 March 2020
W.E.A. van Beek
Editors: A. Nugteren
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Religion, ritual and ritualistic objects

Dogon masks have been famous for a long time—and none more so than the kanaga mask, the so-called croix de Lorraine. A host of interpretations of this particular mask circulate in the literature, ranging from moderately exotic to extremely exotic. This contribution will...

Keywords: Dogon, funerals, Mali, masks
Added to database: 03 February 2020
W.E.A. van Beek
Editors: P. Post; M. Hoondert
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Absent ritual: exploring the ambivalence and dynamics of ritual
Keywords: marriage rites
Added to database: 03 February 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa : journal of the International African Institute

Review of the following four books:Brandon Kendhammer, Muslims talking politics: framing Islam, democracy, and law in northern Nigeria. Chicago IL: Chicago University Press (hb 978 0226 36898 6; pb 978 0 226 36903 7). 2016, 312 pp.
Alexander Thurston, Salafism in...

Keywords: history, Islam, Nigeria, politics
Added to database: 03 February 2020
A.H. Kazimierczuk; M. Dekker
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, youth
Added to database: 31 January 2020
L. Didier; M.E. de Bruijn; T.P.V.M.de Jong
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: JMIR public health and surveillance

Background: Schistosoma haematobium is a parasitic digenetic trematode responsible for schistosomiasis (also known as bilharzia). The disease is caused by penetration of the skin by the parasite, spread by intermediate host molluscs in stagnant waters, and can be treated by...

Keywords: Chad, schistosomiasis, tropical diseases
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 January 2020
M.E. de Bruijn
Type of publication: Book Chapter

Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a significant rise in terrorist acts and radicalized youth since the appearance of Boko Haram in 2009 and the fall of Libya in 2012. In this book we search for the deeper layers of radicalization in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is situated in a larger...

Keywords: radicalism, Sub-Saharan Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 30 January 2020
M.E. de Bruijn
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Biographies of radicalization, hidden messages of social change
Keywords: Africa, anthropology, history, social change
Added to database: 30 January 2020
I. Boas; C. Farbotko; H. Adams; H. Sterly; S. Bush; K.van der Geest; H. Wiegel; H. Ashraf; A. Baldwin; G. Bettini; S. Blondin; M.E. de Bruijn; D. Durand-Delacre; C. Fröhlich; G. Gioli; L. Guaita; E. Hut; F.X. Jarawura; M. Lamers; S. Lietaer; S.L. Nash; E. Piguet; D. Rothe; P.L. Smith; B.T. Furlong; E. Turhan; J. Warner; C. Zickgraf; R. Black; M. Hulme
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Nature climate change

Misleading claims about mass migration induced by climate change continue to surface in both academia and policy. This requires a new research agenda on ‘climate mobilities’ that moves beyond simplistic assumptions and more accurately advances knowledge of the...

Keywords: climate change, migration
Added to database: 30 January 2020
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Wobbe de Vries
Added to database: 30 January 2020
E. Maes; L. Robert; L. Pauwels; A. Blokland; T.H. Pham; R. de Blander; M. Deblock; L.H. Berckmoes; L. de Kruijff; P. Spaan; D. Delannoy; I. Strzoda; E. Telle; M. Blom; B. Wartna
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: sexual offences
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 January 2020
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, decolonization, libraries
Added to database: 29 January 2020
H. Smits; J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, decolonization, libraries
Added to database: 29 January 2020
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Gerrit Grootenhuis (1930-2019), in memoriams (form)
Added to database: 29 January 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Benjamin Netanyahu, Chad, George Weah, Idriss Déby, international relations, Israel, Liberia, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo
Added to database: 28 January 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Aethiopica: International Journal of Ethiopian Studies
Keywords: in memoriams (form), Ulrich Braukämper (1944-2018)
Added to database: 28 January 2020
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other
In: Global observatory
Keywords: Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia, politics
Added to database: 28 January 2020

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