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Harry Wels

Associate Professor African Organisational Anthropology

Name
Dr. H. Wels
Telephone
+31 71 527 3771
E-mail
h.wels@asc.leidenuniv.nl

For an overview of Harry Wels' research and publications, visit his profile on the ASCL website.

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

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

Since May 2014 Harry is Professor (extraordinary) at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies.

Associate Professor African Organisational Anthropology

  • Afrika-Studiecentrum
  • Wetenschappelijke staf

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 3A11

Contact

  • Wels H. (2019), 2019: the year of decentring the human in African Studies?. ASCL Africanist Blog. Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) [blog entry].other
  • Gewald J.B., Kamsteeg F. & Wels H. (2019), Crucial elections in South Africa. ASCL Africanist Blog. Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) [blog entry].other
  • Gewald J.B., Kamsteeg F. & Wels H. (2019), 'New ordinary' of 'winners' : South Africa as part of BRICS, Clingendael Spectator 73(1).article in journal
  • Gewald J.B., Spierenburg M. & Wels H. (2018), Introduction : people, animals, morality, and marginality: reconfiguring wildlife conservation in Southern Africa. In: Gewald J.B., Spierenburg M., Wels,H. (Eds.) Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?. African dynamics no. 16 Leiden [etc.]: Brill. 1-21.book chapter
  • Gewald J.B., Spierenburg M. & Wels H. (Eds.) (2018), Nature conservation in Southern Africa: morality and marginality - towards sentient conservation? African dynamics no. 16. Leiden [etc.]: Brill.editorship of book
  • Boonzaaier C. & Wels H. (2018), Reconciling neo-liberalism and community based tourism in South Africa : the African Ivory route, EuropeNow (1 March 2018).article in journal: refereed
  • Wels H. (2018), Rewilding white lions : conservation through the eyes of carnivores?. In: Gewald J.B., Spierenburg M., Wels H. (Eds.) Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?. African dynamics no. 16 Leiden [etc.]: Brill. 67-98.book chapter
  • Kamsteeg F. & Wels H. (2018), The 'end of organization' and morality : a short reflexive essay in honour of Professor Peter Groenewegen. In: Moser C. (Ed.) The end of organization : in honour of Prof. Peter Groenewegen. Amsterdam: Department of Organization Sciences. 98-103.book chapter
  • Dijk R.A. van, Spierenburg M. & Wels H. (2017), The critical fence : a Dietzian reflection on divergent fieldwork. In: Beek W.E.A. van, Damen J.C.M., Foeken D.W.J. (Eds.) The face of Africa :.essays in honour of Ton Dietz. ASCL occasional publications no. 28 Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL). 133-247.book chapter
  • Spierenburg M.J., Wels & H. (2016), Fencing predators: hunters and prey on South African game farms. In: On the meaning and nature of contested 21st century political ecologies: book of abstracts. Wageningen: Wageningen University & Research Centre (WUR). 190-191.book chapter
  • Sabelis I., Vliet T. van & Wels H. (2016), Hidden lives, invisible vocation?: giving voice to game rangers’ wives in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In: Phillips M., Rumens N. (Eds.) Contemporary perspectives on ecofeminism. Routledge explorations in environmental studies London: Routlegde. 132-149.book chapter
  • Boonzaaier C. & Wels H. (2016), Juxtaposing a cultural reading of landscape with institutional boundaries: the case of the Masebe Nature Reserve, South Africa, Landscape research 41(8): 922-933.article in journal: refereed
  • Wels & H. (2015), Securing wilderness landscapes in South Africa : Nick Steele, private wildlife conservancies and saving rhinos Afrika-Studiecentrum series no. 34. Leiden [etc.]: Brill.book
  • Evers S., Spierenburg M. & Wels H. (2005), Competing jurisdictions: settling land claims in Africa Afrika-Studiecentrum series no. 6. Leiden [etc.]: Brill.book
  • Wels H. (2003), Private wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe: joint ventures and reciprocity Afrika-Studiecentrum series no. 2. Leiden: Brill.book
  • Stichting Internationale Samenwerking Breukelen Bestuurslid
  • CERES Algemeen Bestuurslid
  • Stichting Wild White Lion Voorzitter
  • Vrije Unversiteit Amsterdam Universitair Hoofddocent
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