African Studies Centre - Leiden

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Afrika-Studiecentrum
Leiden, Netherlands

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Pieter de la Courtgebouw / Faculty of Social Sciences
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

Tel: + 31 71 52 73 376

asc[AT]ascleiden.nl

News

News

Research, staff and publications

Research
The research programme focuses on the following four major areas:
1. Africa's global connections,
2. Constellations of governance,
3. Identification and belonging in a media age,
4. Resources and well-being.

Staff
Our research staff.

Publications
Main ASC publications: African Dynamics, Afrika-Studiecentrum series and the African Studies Collection.

Seminars and conferences

Seminars and Conferences
The ASC organises seminars, conferences, films and special events.

African Studies

Research Master's Programme in African Studies
The Master’s programme is taught by leading scholars in African studies from all the relevant institutions in the Netherlands and Flanders, including the African Studies Centre in Leiden, which coordinates the Master’s programme.

Library

Library
The ASC library's collection focuses entirely on Africa, both North and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is the most extensive and specialized collection on Africa in the Netherlands, with 80,000 books, 500 current periodicals (including electronic journals)1,000 documentaries and feature films.

Guest researchers and awards

Visiting Fellowship Programme

The Africa Thesis Award
Students from Africa are specifically encouraged to submit their theses for this annual competition.