The career of Dr. Piet Konings, a foremost Dutch Africanist and Cameroon/Ghana specialist with a prolific record, has been honoured in a book with original contributions on African issues. It is published on the occassion of his retirement, a couple of years ago, from his position as senior reseacher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden, the Netherlands.
J. Abbink, ed. (2012), Fractures and Reconnections: Civic Action and the Redefinition of African Political and Economic Spaces. Studies in Honor of Piet J.J. Konings. Berlin – Hamburg - Münster: Lit Verlag, 258 p.
Order at: ASC Leiden (Rooijenlavan@ascleiden.nl), or see http://www.lit-verlag.de/isbn/978-3-643-90256-6.
The book is also dowloadable as an e-book from the site of Lit Publishers: http://wwww.litwebshop.de/ (for a somewhat reduced price than the print edition).
With this work, the authors - colleagues, friends, and co-authors - wish to express their respect for Piet Konings's distinguished career and for his great contributions to African Studies.
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