Publications

The African Studies Centre Leiden currently publishes eight different series. Books published in the ASCL Collection Series and Occasional Publications Series can be ordered from the Webshop or they can be purchased during a visit to the ASCL library, as long they are in stock. Book series published by Brill can be ordered directly from the publisher, or they can be purchased during a visit to the ASCL library, as long as they are in stock.
If you have questions about publishing with the ASCL, please contact Mrs. Maaike Westra (m.a.westra@asc.leidenuniv.nl).

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T. Shefer; I. Sabelis; H. Wels
Editors: U. Mellström; B. Pease
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Posthumanism and the man question: beyond anthropocentric masculinities

This chapter critically engages with narratives of game rangers on nature conservation in South and southern Africa, drawing on (auto)biographies of white male game rangers to surface the relationship between anthropocentric abuses to other species and dominating forms of...

Keywords: game rangers, masculinity, nature conservation, South Africa, Southern Africa
Added to database: 30 January 2023
I. Alwahaibi; V. Dauletova; H. Wels
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Anthrozoös

Cultures have usually been studied as a purely human phenomenon. Recent research challenges this single-focused perspective on exclusively human agency in the formation and sustainability of cultures and offers a more inclusive format for exploring cultural processes,...

Keywords: Bedouin culture, human-animals relationships, Oman, racing camels
Added to database: 30 January 2023

Algeria at 60 (2022)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; F. Veldkamp
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2022, Algeria, economic conditions, political conditions
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 January 2023
A. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business history

The 1970 nationalisation of foreign businesses in Uganda was arguably the first time that a country would announce to pay compensation for nationalised businesses from the future profits earned by such businesses. Using two interrelated models, namely the Obsolescing...

Keywords: foreign trade, nationalism, Uganda
Added to database: 24 January 2023
C.E. Swinkels; O.O. Miroro; M. Dekker
Editors: P. Goulart; R. Ramos; G. Ferrittu
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Global labour in distress, volume II: earnings, (in)decent work and institutions
Keywords: agroindustry, Uganda, youth employment
Added to database: 15 December 2022
L.H. Berckmoes
Editors: H. Selin
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Parenting across cultures childrearing, motherhood and fatherhood in non-Western cultures

In this chapter I explore how conflict as a contextual stressor interacts with parenting in Burundi, a country affected by repeated outbreaks of mass violence since Independence. Interested in understanding how these conflict experiences inform cultural understandings of what...

Keywords: Burundi, parenting
Added to database: 13 December 2022
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Reviews in history
Keywords: colonialism, migration, politics, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 December 2022
D.J. Money; D. Van Zyl-Hermann
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Amandla!: South Africa’s progressive magazine standing for social justice
Keywords: miners, Rand Revolt (1922), South Africa, strikes
Added to database: 04 December 2022
Editors: R. Declercq; D.J. Money; H.O. Frøland
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: copper, history
Added to database: 30 November 2022
Editors: T.G. Kirsch; K. Mahlke; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Book
In: Routledge studies in religion

This book explores local cultural discourses and practices relating to manifestations and experiences of the demonic, the spectral and the uncanny, probing into their effects on people’s domestic and intimate spheres of life. The chapters examine the uncanny in a cross-...

Added to database: 30 November 2022
T.A . van der Hoog
Editors: C. Stolte; S.L. Lewis
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The lives of Cold War Afro-Asianism

North Korea is an overlooked actor in studies of Afro-Asian solidarity or the Cold War, even though it developed an independent foreign policy and managed to forge connections to African liberation movements. This chapter explores North Korea’s cultural diplomacy during...

Keywords: diplomacy, Juche, North Korea, Southern Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 November 2022
M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Islamic Africa

This contribution aims to approach the theme of a traveling Islam by starting from moving people and considering how their religious “luggage”—in terms of beliefs, ideas, and practices—travels with them and what this means for the circulation of...

Keywords: Islam, migrants, Murid diaspora, Muridyya, religion, Senegal
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 21 November 2022
M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Other

Inaugural Address Delivered on the appointment to the Endowed Chair of The Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the University of Amsterdam on 5 October 2022 by Mayke Kaag.

 

Keywords: Africa, distrust, economic aid, education, globalization, interfaith relations, interpersonal relations, Islam, Muslims, NGO, religious organizations, social media, social networks, trust
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2022
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: Eef Overgaauw, special libraries
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 November 2022
T.G. Kirsch; K. Mahlke; R.A. van Dijk
Editors: T.G. Kirsch; K. Mahlke; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Hedging in demons and the uncanny

In contemporary Mozambique, avenging spirits may be appeased by marrying them to young women. For instance, when the spirit of a man who was a homicide victim keeps haunting the murderer’s family, ritually making it a spirit spouse turns it into an official family...

Keywords: magic, Mozambique
Added to database: 15 November 2022
R.A. van Dijk; S.D. Seturne
Editors: T.G. Kirsch; K. Mahlke; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Domestic demons and the intimate uncanny

Ambiguities, this chapter argues, are present in the execution of wedding arrangements in Botswana, which, in some locations in the country, revolve around particular ritual practices that are crucial to how people are prepared for marriage. A point concerning knowing...

Keywords: Botswana, marriage rites, Pentecostalism
Added to database: 15 November 2022
T.A . van der Hoog; B.C. Moore
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Journal of Namibian studies

Namibia was one of the final African states to gain independence, a political transformation which was the outcome of a decades-long liberation struggle. The global dimension of the struggle has been duly recognised by generations of historians. As a result, archival...

Keywords: archives, colonization, decolonization, Nambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 07 November 2022

Rwanda at 60 (2022)
A.J. Dietz; D.W.L. Ehrhardt; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: 2022, economic conditions, political conditions, Rwanda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 04 November 2022
G.C. van de Bruinhorst; J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: acquisition, Africa, African studies collections, collection development, university libraries
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 October 2022
W.E.A. van Beek; O.S. Ongoiba; A.D. Saye
Type of publication: Book

In the Dogon funeral proceedings, a major song cycle called baja ni is performed in a session of at least seven hours. The texts of the chants are attributed to a legendary figure called Abire, who as a blind singer in the nineteenth century roamed the heartland of the Dogon...

Keywords: Dogon, funerals, Mali, songs
Added to database: 19 October 2022

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