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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J.N. Mangarella
Editors: V. Adetula; B. Kamski; A. Mehler; H. Melber
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Africa yearbook : politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2018
Keywords: development, economy, Equatorial Guinea, policy, politics
Added to database: 09 December 2019
A.J. Dietz
Editors: I. Haltermann; J. Tischler
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Environmental change and African societies

Africa is not only the fastest growing continent in terms of population (reaching at least two billion inhabitants by 2050), it has also been probably the fastest-growing continental economy of the last decade, with urban centres bursting with energy, (and demand, and...

Keywords: Africa, climate change, environment
Added to database: 19 November 2019

Mayotte (2019)
A.J. Dietz; D. Allançon
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Mayotte, postage stamps, postal services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019

The Comores (2019)
A.J. Dietz; D. Allançon
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Comores, postage stamps, services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Madagascar, postal services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Madagascar, postal services, stamps
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Madagascar, postage stamps, postal services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019

Réunion (2019)
A.J. Dietz; D. Allançon
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Réunion
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019
A.J. Dietz; D. Allançon
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, postage stamps
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2019
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Other
In: Alternatives économiques
Keywords: Burkina Faso, conflict, Mali, Niger, Sahel
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 22 October 2019
A.E. Ezeoha; C. Okoyeuzu; E. Onah; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business history

This article critiques the second-hand vehicle markets in the West African region, focusing on the triad trading arrangements among Nigeria, Benin, Togo, and Niger. These countries are connected by a number of underlying conflicting interests in the second-hand vehicles trade...

Keywords: Benin, informal sector, Niger, Nigeria, Togo, trade, used goods, vehicles, West Africa
Added to database: 21 October 2019
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Other

[Abstract in English]. This article investigates the possibility of long-term causation in the political history of the Central African Republic. It does so by looking at the biography of Barthélémy Boganda (1910-1959). It argues that the upheavals of European...

Keywords: biographies (form), Boganda, Barthélémy (1910-1959), Cental African Republic
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 21 October 2019
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Book

Namibian beer is celebrated as an inextricable part of Namibian nationalism, both within its domestic borders and across global markets. But for decades on end, the same brew was not available to the black population as a consequence of colonial politics. This book aims to...

Keywords: advertising, beer, Europe, marketing, Nambia, nationalism, race relations
Added to database: 27 September 2019
A. Steyn
Type of publication: Book

This book is based on Adriaan Steyns’ Master's thesis ‘A new laager for a new South Africa : Afrikaans film and the imagined boundaries of Afrikanerdom’, winner of the African Studies Centre, Leiden's 2017 Africa Thesis Award. This annual award for...

Keywords: film industry, films, South Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 September 2019
A. Raia
Editors: F. Aiello; R. Gaudioso
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: LUGHA NA FASIHI. Scritti in onore e memoria di = Essays in honour and memory of Elena Bertoncini Zúbková

This article presents a first study of the Islamic ideas and social committment expressed through the poetry of Mahmoud Mau, an imam poet and social philantrophist from Kenya. This contribution aids in illuminating intellectual history and poetic productions from the Eastern...

Keywords: Kenya, literary criticism, Mau,Mahmoud, poetry
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 September 2019
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Book

This volume provides an overview of political and socioeconomic developments in Niger during the last ten years. Besides demonstrating the structural continuities in the politics of Niger, its society and economy, it goes into some of the fundamental changes that the country...

Keywords: economic history, Niger, political history, social history
Added to database: 12 September 2019
L.C.G.J. ligtvoet; L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Editors: M.E. de Bruijn
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Biographies of radicalization

Through ethnographic observations, using online as well as offline sources, we focus on the new Biafra protests between 2014 and 2016. This period was a peak in the quest for the rebirth of the autonomous Republic of Biafra, a concept which had lived on among a part of the...

Keywords: Biafra conflict, Igbo, leadership, Nigeria, radicalism, social media, youth
Added to database: 18 July 2019
H. van den Breemer
Type of publication: Book

As an undergraduate in cultural anthropology at Leiden University in 1964, Hans van den Breemer was asked to participate in a research project on the most efficient distribution of new water wells in rural Niger. This brought him unforgettable contact with Hausa people and to...

Keywords: anthropological research, Dutch, fieldwork, rural areas, Senegal, students
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 July 2019
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, football, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 July 2019
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: homosexuality, Senegal, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 July 2019

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