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.A . van der Hoog
Editors: M. van Groesen; K. van Ommen; A.-I. Richard; A. Schrikker; M. Storms; G. verhoeven
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Maps that made history: 1000 years of world history in 100 old maps
Civil wars and wars of liberation put southern Africa at the centre of world attention from the 1960s to the 1990s. It was a region where hope alternated with despair, disaster with dreams. This chapter analyses a map of southern Africa that was produced in 1970 by the...
Keywords: history, liberation, maps (form), Southern Africa
Added to database: 14 October 2022
V. Prange; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Somalia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 06 October 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, arms contracts, cold war, international relations, media, military intervention, Russia, Ukraine, United Nations
Added to database: 05 October 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Somaliland, United Kingdom
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 September 2022
V. Prange; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Jubaland, Oltre Giuba, postage stamps, Somalia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 September 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Somalia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 September 2022
V. Prange; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Italian Somaliland, postage stamps, Somalia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 September 2022
J.A.M.M. Jansen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, Senegal
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 September 2022
F.K. Ameka; A. Amha
Editors: S. Völkel; N. Nassenstein
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Approaches to language and culture

The chapter surveys research into the relations among language, culture, and cognition in Africa. A leitmotif is linguistic relativity; the hypothesis that our habitual linguistic practices influence the way we categorize and express the perceptual flow of daily experiences....

Keywords: Africa, culture, languages, linguistics
Added to database: 20 September 2022
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: African studies review : the journal of the African Studies Association
Keywords: Zambia
Added to database: 16 September 2022
T. Botes
Type of publication: Book

This book is based on Tamia Botes’s Master’s thesis ‘Where Have the Midwives Gone? Everyday Histories of Voetvroue in Johannesburg’, winner of the African Studies Centre, Leiden’s 2021 Africa Thesis Award. This annual award for Master’s...

Keywords: midwives, South Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 11 September 2022
D.J. Money
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: copper mining, miners, racism, Zambia
Added to database: 07 September 2022
D.J. Money; T.D. Hendriks; J.B. Foudraine
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Southern Africa, students, writing
Added to database: 07 September 2022
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Geografie
Keywords: Africa, cities, Subregional Human Development Index (SHDI)
Added to database: 06 September 2022
M. Dekker; N. Pouw
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: The European journal of development research

While there is increasing academic analysis and policy concern regarding growing inequality and the need for more inclusive development trajectories, it is equally important to advance our understanding of the pathways to attain more inclusive development in practice. This...

Keywords: Africa, development policy, employment, governance, inclusive development, social protection
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 September 2022
E. Onah; C. Okoyeuzu; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business history

Using materials from three relevant archives, this article explores the 1967 Nationalisation of the banking industry in Tanzania with particular focus on the three British banks that dominated the sector. Although it is widely agreed that prompt, adequate, and effective...

Keywords: banking, British banks, British government, compensation, nationalisation, Tanzania
Added to database: 02 September 2022
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Cahiers d'études africaines

African postcolonial national identities are under (re)construction, facing persistent problems of disparity and social and “ethnic” inequality. Ethiopia, despite a heritage of State identity and “unity in diversity,” is vulnerable to fragmentation and...

Keywords: decolonization, Ethiopia, ethnicity, history education, national identity
Added to database: 01 September 2022
A.K. Gebeyehu; G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article

This study assesses the impact of a large, state-sponsored sugar plantation scheme on agro-pastoralists’ livelihoods and local land use change in southern Ethiopia, specifically in the lower Omo Valley. The study compares the local perceptions on the ongoing Omo-Kuraz...

Keywords: agropastoralism, Ethiopia, plantations, sugar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 August 2022
B. van Pinxteren
Type of publication: Book

This book starts with Vansina, who holds that old cultural traditions in Africa have been destroyed, but that new ones are emerging. With Prah, the study argues that a key role is played by education, which has to be based on African languages and values. Using a new...

Keywords: Africa, African languages, culture, education, educational policy, identity, language policy, languages of instruction
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 July 2022
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Newspaper Article
In: Le Temps
Keywords: democratization, Mali, political stability
Added to database: 28 July 2022

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