Harry Wels

Harry Wels portraitHarry Wels is the Publications Manager of the African Studies Centre Leiden. He is trained as an organisational anthropologist.

His research is primarily focused on South and Southern Africa and is about organisational structures of cooperation in the context of nature conservation and touches on and relates to broader issues in Human-Animal studies.

Harry is the convenor of the ASCL Collaborative Research Group Trans-species perspectives on African Studies, and a Research Fellow at the University of Pretoria.

 

Dr. H. (Harry) Wels
Publications manager
+31 (0)71 527 3771
Room number: 3.A11
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'New ordinary' of 'winners' : South Africa as part of BRICS
(2019)
J.B. Gewald; F. Kamsteeg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
(2018)
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Book

Rewilding white lions : conservation through the eyes of carnivores?
(2018)
H. Wels
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Introduction : people, animals, morality, and marginality: reconfiguring wildlife conservation in Southern Africa
(2018)
J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The 'end of organization' and morality : a short reflexive essay in honour of Professor Peter Groenewegen
(2018)
F. Kamsteeg; H. Wels
Editors: C. Moser
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Reconciling neo-liberalism and community based tourism in South Africa : the African Ivory route
(2018)
C. Boonzaaier; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The critical fence : a Dietzian reflection on divergent fieldwork
(2017)
R.Avan Dijk; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: W.E.A. van Beek; J.C.M. Damen; D.W.J. Foeken
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Fencing predators: hunters and prey on South African game farms
(2016)
M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Hidden lives, invisible vocation?: giving voice to game rangers' wives in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
(2016)
I. Sabelis; T. van Vliet; H. Wels
Editors: M. Phillips; N. Rumens
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Diversification strategies in the Netherlands agricultural sector
(2013)
M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: F. Hendricks; L. Ntsebeza; K. Helliker
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Whispering empathy: transdisciplinary reflections on research methodology
(2013)
H. Wels
Editors: B. Musschenga; A. van Harskamp
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Globalization and diversity - from local quality to global inspiration
(2012)
I. Sabelis; F. Kamsteeg; H. Wels
Editors: C. Cremer-Renz; B. Jansen-Schultz
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Foreword two: Business anthropology is a growing field of study
(2012)
H. Wels
Editors: R. Tian; D. Zhou; A.H. van Marrewijk
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The organization of hypocrisy?: juxtaposing tourists and farm dwellers in game farming in South Africa
(2012)
S. Brooks; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: W.E.A. van Beek; A. Schmidt
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Victor Turner and liminality: an introduction
(2011)
H. Wels; K. van der Waal; A. Spiegel; F. Kamsteeg
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Special edition: Thinking Victor Turner's 'liminality' from southern Africa today
(2011)
Editors: H. Wels; C.S. van der Waal; A. Spiegel; F. Kamsteeg
Type of Publication: Book

Waiting in liminal space : migrants' queuing for Home Affairs in South Africa
(2011)
R. Sutton; D. Vigneswaran; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Sponsoring nature: environmental philanthropy for conservation
(2011)
Editors: M. Ramutsidela; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Book

Van kwaad tot regenboog: emoties rond verzoening. Van Desmond Tutu tot Jonathan Jansen
(2011)
F. Kamsteeg; H. Wels
Editors: B. Musschenga; B. Siertsema
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Conservative philanthropists, royalty and business elites in nature conservation in southern Africa
(2011)
M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: D. Brockington; R. Duffy
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Foreword two: Business anthropology is a growing field of study
(2011)
H. Wels
Editors: R. Tian; D. Zhou; A.H. van Marrewijk
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Resistance of local communities against marginalization in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area
(2011)
M. Spierenburg; C. Steenkamp; H. Wels
Editors: T. Salman; M. de Theije
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Competing jurisdictions : settling land claims in Africa
(2005)
S.J.T.M. Evers; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of Publication: Book
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Competing jurisdictions : settling land claims in Africa
Leiden [etc.]: Brill, Afrika-Studiecentrum series 6, 2005
S.J.T.M. Evers; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
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Private wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe : joint ventures and reciprocity
Leiden [etc.]: Brill, Afrika-Studiecentrum series 2, 2003
H. Wels
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'Introduction : people, animals, morality, and marginality: reconfiguring wildlife conservation in Southern Africa'
In: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels: 'Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?', Leiden [etc.]: Brill, 2018.

'Rewilding white lions : conservation through the eyes of carnivores?'
In: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels: 'Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?', Leiden [etc.]: Brill, 2018.

'The 'end of organization' and morality : a short reflexive essay in honour of Professor Peter Groenewegen'
In: C. Moser: 'The end of organization : in honour of Prof. Peter Groenewegen', Amsterdam: Department of Organization Sciences, 2018.

'The critical fence : a Dietzian reflection on divergent fieldwork'
In: W.E.A. van Beek; J.C.M. Damen; D.W.J. Foeken: 'The face of Africa: essays in honour of Ton Dietz', Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), 2017.

'Fencing predators: hunters and prey on South African game farms'
Wageningen: Wageningen University & Research Centre (WUR), 2016.

'Diversification strategies in the Netherlands agricultural sector'
In: F. Hendricks; L. Ntsebeza; K. Helliker: 'The promise of land: undoing a century of dispossession in South Africa', Auckland Park: Jacana Media, 2013.

'Whispering empathy: transdisciplinary reflections on research methodology'
In: B. Musschenga; A. van Harskamp: 'What makes us moral?: on the capacities and conditions for being moral', Dordrecht: Springer, 2013.

'Foreword two: Business anthropology is a growing field of study'
In: R. Tian; D. Zhou; A.H. van Marrewijk: 'Advanced readings in business anthropology', Atlanta: North American Business Press, 2012.

'Globalization and diversity - from local quality to global inspiration'
In: C. Cremer-Renz; B. Jansen-Schultz: 'Von der Internationalisierung der Hochschule zur Transkulturellen Wissenschaft', Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2012.

'The organization of hypocrisy?: juxtaposing tourists and farm dwellers in game farming in South Africa'
In: W.E.A. van Beek; A. Schmidt: 'African hosts & their guests: cultural dynamics of tourism', Rochester, NY: James Currey, 2012.

'Van kwaad tot regenboog: emoties rond verzoening. Van Desmond Tutu tot Jonathan Jansen'
In: B. Musschenga; B. Siertsema: 'Het kwaad: reflecties op de zwarte zijde van ons bestaan', Vught: Uitgeverij Skandalon, 2011.

'Resistance of local communities against marginalization in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area'
In: T. Salman; M. de Theije: 'Local battles, global stakes: the globalization of local conflicts and the localization of global interests', Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2011.

'Conservative philanthropists, royalty and business elites in nature conservation in southern Africa'
In: D. Brockington; R. Duffy: 'Capitalism and conservation', Baden-Baden: Oxford, 2011.

'Foreword two: Business anthropology is a growing field of study'
In: R. Tian; D. Zhou; A.H. van Marrewijk: 'Advanced readings in business anthropology', Atlanta: North American Business Press, 2011.

Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels (editors)
Leiden [etc.]: Brill, African dynamics 16, 2018.

Sponsoring nature: environmental philanthropy for conservation
M. Ramutsidela; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels (editors)
London: Earthscan, 2011.

Special edition: Thinking Victor Turner's 'liminality' from southern Africa today
H. Wels; C.S. van der Waal; A. Spiegel; F. Kamsteeg (editors)
1-2, 2011.

''New ordinary' of 'winners' : South Africa as part of BRICS'
in: Clingendael spectator, vol. 73, no. 1, 2019.
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'Traveling ideas: equality and power play around "diversity" at North-West University (NWU), South Africa'
in: International journal of business anthropology, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 88 - 106, 2012.

'Waiting in liminal space : migrants' queuing for Home Affairs in South Africa'
in: Anthropology Southern Africa, vol. 34, no. 1-2, pp. 30 - 37, 2011.

'Victor Turner and liminality: an introduction'
in: Anthropology Southern Africa, vol. 34, no. 1-2, pp. 1 - 4, 2011.