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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K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Belgian Congo, colonialism, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo, diaries (form), Dutch, French Congo, ivory, novels, palm oil, personal narratives (form), photography, race relations, rubber, social history, traders, Vermeulen, Alfons (1877-1965)
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 April 2021
G.J. Abbink
Editors: A. de Guttry; H.H.G. Post; G. Venturini
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The 1998–2000 Eritrea-Ethiopia war and Its aftermath in international legal perspective: from the 2000 Algiers agreements to the 2018 peace agreement

In this chapter, included in a comprehensive legal-historical (re-edited) volume on the Ethiopia-Eritrea border conflict that erupted in 1998, J. Abbink explores the current state of the border issue between these two Horn of Africa countries, and considers the interplay of...

Keywords: boundaries, boundary conflicts, Eritrea, Ethiopia, international law, law of war
Added to database: 15 April 2021
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: digital publishing, electronic resources
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 April 2021
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: IP: vakblad voor informatieprofessionals
Keywords: bibliophilia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 April 2021
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Other

Global media discussion and policy responses to the armed conflict in Tigray Region, Ethiopia, that started op 4 November 2020 by the TPLF (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) party-led Tigray Regional government, are marked by bias, incompleteness, lack of context...

Keywords: conflicts, Eritrea, Ethiopia, European Union, foreign policy, mass communication, mass media, Tigray People's Liberation Front, Tigre, United States
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 08 April 2021
J.R.K.O. Kyei; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa spectrum

Literature on political vigilante groups has centred on the violence and conflict that emanate from their activities. This article approaches political vigilante groups as political actors who engage in political mobilisation and participation and therewith also contribute to...

Keywords: democracy, Ghana, politics, vigilante groups, youth
Added to database: 07 April 2021
L.H. Berckmoes; S. Turner
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Migration studies

Based on multisited fieldwork in Kigali, Rwanda, Belgium, and the Netherlands following the political crisis in Burundi in 2015, we explore decisions and plans for the future among Burundians in exile. In this way, we contribute to research about future making and social...

Keywords: Burundi, conflict, kinship, migration, parents
Added to database: 07 April 2021
Y. Ruzibiza; L.H. Berckmoes; S. Neema; R. Reis
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Sexual and reproductive health matters

This paper explores how Burundian adolescents in the Nakivale refugee settlement, Uganda, experience umwidegemvyo, loosely translated as “freedom”, with regard to their sexuality. We draw on ethnographic research conducted between August and November 2017 with...

Keywords: adolescents, Burundi, refugees, sexuality, Uganda
Added to database: 29 March 2021
G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Editors: G.J. Abbink; S. LaTosky
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Rhetoric and social relations

This volume explores the constitutive role of rhetoric in socio-cultural relations, where discursive persuasion is so important, and contains both theoretical chapters as well as fascinating examples of the ambiguities and effects of rhetoric used (un)consciously in social...

Keywords: oratory, social conditions
Added to database: 22 February 2021
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.B. 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
Open access: Full text
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

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