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. Idrissa
Type of publication: Other

This study analyses some aspects of the impact of European Union migration policies on ECOWAS, the West African regional economic integration project, and on the migration policies of three countries in the region, Nigeria, Mali, and Niger. The study focuses in particular on...

Keywords: ECOWAS, EU, Mali, migration policy, Niger, Nigeria, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 May 2019
J.B. Gewald; F. Kamsteeg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Clingendael spectator
Keywords: BRICS, elections, South Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 April 2019
M.M.A. Kaag; G. Baltissen; G. Steel; A. Lodder
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Land

This paper presents the results of a short-term research project conducted in 2017/2018 on the various ways in which migration and land dynamics in West Africa are intertwined. Contrary to much conventional (policy) thinking in the European Union (EU) today, our point of...

Keywords: governance, land, migration, West Africa, youth
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 April 2019
M.E. de Bruijn
Type of publication: Book

Urbanization in Africa also means rapid technological change. At the turn of the 21st century, mobile telephony appeared in urban Africa. Ten years later, it covered large parts of rural Africa and – thanks to the smartphone – became the main access to the...

Keywords: African studies, Central Africa, information technology, mobile phone, West Africa
Added to database: 09 April 2019
A. Barr; M. Dekker; W. Janssens; B. Kebede; B. Kramer
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: American economic journal: applied economics
Keywords: economic behaviour, households, Nigeria, polygamy
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 27 March 2019
A.H. Kazimierczuk
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Renewable and sustainable energy reviews

This article provides a review of the latest status and policy framework for wind energy in Africa. In addition, it takes a close look at Kenya, which is one of the most successful African countries in terms of attracting renewable energy (RE) investments, including the...

Keywords: energy policy, Kenya, wind energy
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 21 March 2019
M. Venkatachalam
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, international relations, Turkey
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 March 2019
M.M.A. Kaag; G. Steel
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Built environment
Keywords: investments, land, migration, Senegal, Sudan, urbanization
Added to database: 20 March 2019
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Seychelles
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 January 2019
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Seychelles
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 January 2019
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Seychelles
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 January 2019
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Leidraad
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 15 January 2019
H. Smits
Editors: G. Schneider-Blum; B. Hellwig; G.J. Dimmendaal
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nuba mountain language studies: new insights
Keywords: Lumun language, Sudan
Added to database: 12 February 2020
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Islam, politics, Sahel
Added to database: 28 January 2020
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Revista de agricultura urbana
Keywords: Africa, employment, migration, youth
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 27 January 2020
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Galadima, Ousmane Dan (1927-2018), Niger
Added to database: 24 January 2020
A. Raia
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Swahili forum

Although a textual relationship between Arabic Muslim texts and their rendition through Swahili epic poems (tendi) is acknowledged in Swahili poetry studies, “translation” is not a straightforwardexplanation of this relationship. Furthermore, Swahili narrative...

Keywords: East Africa, poetry, Swahili literature
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 September 2019
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Book

This thesis explores how same-sex intimacies are navigated by young women in contemporary urban Senegal. Central to this research are various social spaces where sociality and sexuality are co-constructed among women. The analysis is based on six months of ethnographic...

Keywords: football, homosexuality, Senegal, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 July 2019
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa development

(Abstract) This article argues that the contemporaneous phenomana of the ‘third wave of democratisations’ and the ‘second wave of liberalisations’ – or neoliberalism as it were – has disrupted the promise of democracy in the Global South....

Keywords: Democratization, liberalism, Niger, West Bengal
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 03 June 2019
M. van 't Wout
Type of publication: Book

This research project aims at understanding the expectations and motivations of young women in Ghana's Upper East region with regard to starting their own business. Supporting the owners of small-scale businesses in the informal economy has become a central objective of...

Keywords: employment creation, Ghana, informal sector, labour policy, poverty reduction, women entrepreneurs
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 March 2019

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