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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G.J. Abbink
Editors: G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Rhetoric and social relations
Keywords: oratory, social conditions, Suri
Added to database: 22 February 2021
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: digital publishing, Netherlands, Utrecht
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 21 February 2021

Somalia (2021)
G.J. Abbink
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 2020
Keywords: development, economy, policy, politics, Somalia
Added to database: 09 December 2019
T. Banda; O'Brien Kaaba; M. Hinfelaar; M. Ndulo
Type of publication: Book

Democracy and Electoral Politics in Zambia aims to comprehend the current dynamics of Zambia's democracy and to understand what was specific about the 2015/2016 election experience. While elections have been central to understanding Zambian politics over the last decade,...

Keywords: democracy, elections, Zambia
Added to database: 01 April 2022
A. Raia
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal for Islamic studies

In Swahili poetry, praising God through blessings and salutations finds aesthetic expression in a plethora of genres, particularly mashairi, utendi and takhmis. In this article, I will draw attention to a lesser-known rhymed poetic genre known as gungu “songs,” in...

Keywords: Africa, manuscripts, poetry, Swahili
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 16 September 2021
A. Idrissa
Editors: E. Apard
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Transnational Islam: circulation of religious ideas, actors and practices between Niger and Nigeria
Keywords: Islam, Niger, Nigeria, radicalism
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 August 2021

Untitled (2020)
E. Apard
Type of publication: Miscellaneous
In: West African politics and society series
Keywords: Islam, Niger, Nigeria
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 August 2021
E. Apard
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Islam, Niger, Nigeria
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 August 2021
A. Bakuri; R. Spronk; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Ethnography

This paper examines the productive role of secrecy in the nexus of transnational mobility, kinship, and intimate relations among Ghanaian-Dutch and Somali-Dutch in the Netherlands. Whereas secrecy is typically understood as one person concealing knowledge from another,...

Keywords: diasporas, Ghana, kinship, Netherlands, secrecy, sexuality
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 25 July 2021
R.A. van Dijk
Editors: H. Dilger; A. Bochow; M. Burchardt; M. Wilhelm-Solomon
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Affective trajectories: religion and emotion in African city-scapes
Keywords: Africa, Pentecostalism, religion
Added to database: 25 July 2021
L.ten Kate; A.W. Braam; R.A. van Dijk; J. van Ravesteyn; F. Bergmans
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies
Keywords: Africa, Pentecostalism, The Netherlands, trafficking
Added to database: 25 July 2021
A. Raia
Editors: A. Brita; G. Ciotti; F. De Simini; A. Roselli
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Copying manuscripts: textual and material craftsmanship
Keywords: manuscripts, Swahili, Swahili language
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 22 April 2021
L. Zuidberg; S. Kortbeek; K. Kingma; A. Koning
Type of publication: Book

Abstract: In 2012 we returned to Southern Mali, where we have worked in the Women and Development programme of the Malian cotton company (CMDT) between 1987 and 1995. We were curious to find out what had changed for women in the cotton area since 1980.Have women been able to...

Keywords: cotton industry, economic conditons, Mali, social conditions, social status, women, women's employment
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 22 April 2021
J. Westeneng; R. Reis; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Burundi, health education
Added to database: 12 April 2021
C. Tize; L.H. Berckmoes; J.T.V.M.de Jong; R. Reis
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Transcultural psychiatry

This paper examines responses to the 2015 terror attack on Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, amongst students in a secondary school in Berlin-Neukölln, Germany. The Charlie Hebdo attack occurred in the final weeks of a 19-month ethnographic study in the...

Keywords: Charlie Hebdo, Germany, schools, terrorism
Added to database: 29 March 2021
L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Clingendael spectator
Keywords: Africa, development, future, peace, wars
Added to database: 29 March 2021
R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa today
Added to database: 05 February 2021

Somalia (2020)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A.K. Awedoba; B. Kamski; A. Mehler; D. Sebududubu
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2019
Keywords: development, economy, policy, politics, Somalia
Added to database: 03 February 2021

Ethiopia (2020)
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A.K. Awedoba; B. Kamski; A. Mehler; D. Sebududubu
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Africa yearbook: politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2019
Keywords: development, economy, Ethiopia, policy, politics
Added to database: 03 February 2021
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The individual in African history: the importance of biography in African historical studies

Barthélémy Boganda, the principal anti-colonial politician in Oubangui-Chari (now the Central African Republic) during the 1950s, was an extraordinary character. Little known in the Anglophone literature on Africa, Boganda developed into an exceptional orator...

Keywords: Boganda,Barthélemy,1910-1959, Central African Republic
Added to database: 02 February 2021

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