Jon Abbink

Region of Study Africa  
Primary Country of Residence Netherlands  
Title Dr.  
Affiliation Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands  
Email abbink@ascleiden.nl  
Mailing Address African Studies Center
P.O. Box 9555
2300 RB
Leiden
The Netherlands
 
Phone / Fax Number(s) phone: +31-71-5273367
fax: +31-71-5273344  
Countries Of Specialization Ethiopia, Eritrea  
Research Interests The Horn of Africa (esp. Ethiopia); Themes of interest:
Ethnicity, political anthropology, ethnology and material culture of
Ethiopia.  
Publications Selected publications:
For a list of publications (not complete) in the ASC Leiden catalogue, see: http://opc-ascl.oclc.org/REL?PPN=07072766X

A Bibliography on Christianity in Ethiopia. Leiden, The Netherlands:
African Studies Center, 2003. Working paper 52. (102 p.)

Eritreo-Ethiopian studies in society and history: a supplementary
bibliography 1960-1995. Leiden, The Netherlands: African Studies
Center, 1996.

Ethiopian society and history: a bibliography of Ethiopian studies
1957-1990. Research reports (Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden.
Afrika-Studiecentrum); no. 45. Leiden, The Netherlands: African Study
Centre, 1991.

Co-Editor, with Göran Aijmer.
Meanings of violence: a cross cultural perspective. Oxford ; New
York : Berg Publishers, 2000.

Co-Editor, with Gerti Hesseling.
Election observation and democratization in Africa. Basingstoke,
UK : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.

Journal articles:

"An historical-anthropological approach to Islam in Ethiopia: issues of
identity and politics," Journal of African cultural studies. Vol.
11, no. 2 (1999): 109-24.

"Violence, ritual and reproduction: culture and context in Surma
duelling," Ethnology. Vol. 38, no. 2 (1999): 227-42.

"The Eritrean-Ethiopian border dispute," African affairs. Vol. 97,
no. 389 (1998): 551-65.  
Keywords ethnicity ; political anthropology ; ethnology ; material culture ; ...