Preface to Volume 12 (2015)
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In May 2003, the Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (aegis) encouraged some of its member institutions to publish an Africa Yearbook with a wider international appeal. The African Studies Centre in Leiden (asc), the Institute of African Affairs in Hamburg (iaa) and the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala (nai) – all very active aegis centres with similar profiles – accepted this challenge and their joint efforts first bore fruit in the initial volume of the series in 2004. In 2007, the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation in Uppsala (dhf) joined this international project, w…

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“Preface to Volume 12 (2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 24 November 2017 <>
First published online: 2016

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