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prof. J.M. (Annemiek) Richters

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15509
    1001 NA Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications

    2019

    • Eichelsheim, V., Berckmoes, L., Hola, B., Rutayisire, T., & Richters, A. (2019). Before my time? Addressing the intergenerational legacies of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Intervention : the international journal of mental health, psychosocial work and counselling in areas of armed conflict, 17(1), 31-39. https://doi.org/10.4103/1571-8883.239711 [details]

    2018

    • Groen, S. P. N., Richters, A., Laban, C. J., & Deville, W. L. J. M. (2018). Cultural Identity Among Afghan and Iraqi Traumatized Refugees: Towards a Conceptual Framework for Mental Health Care Professionals. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 42(1), 69–91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11013-016-9514-7 [details]
    • Sarabwe, E., Richters, A., & Vysma, M. (2018). Marital conflict in the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda: An explorative study within the context of community based sociotherapy. Intervention : the international journal of mental health, psychosocial work and counselling in areas of armed conflict, 16(1), 14-21. https://doi.org/10.1097/WTF.0000000000000147 [details]

    2017

    • Berckmoes, L. H., Eichelsheim, V., Rutayisire, T., Richters, A., & Hola, B. (2017). How Legacies of Genocide Are Transmitted in the Family Environment: A Qualitative Study of Two Generations in Rwanda. Societies, 7(3), [24]. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc7030024 [details]
    • Groen, S. P. N., Richters, A., Laban, C. J., & Devillé, W. L. J. M. (2017). Implementation of the Cultural Formulation through a newly developed Brief Cultural Interview: Pilot data from the Netherlands. Transcultural Psychiatry, 54(1), 3-22. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363461516678342 [details]
    • Ingabire, C. M., Kagoyire, G., Karangwa, D., Ingabire, N., Habarugira, N., Jansen, A., & Richters, A. (2017). Trauma informed restorative justice through community based sociotherapy in Rwanda. Intervention : the international journal of mental health, psychosocial work and counselling in areas of armed conflict, 15(3), 241-253. https://doi.org/10.1097/WTF.0000000000000163 [details]

    2016

    • Karangwa, D., Richters, J. M., & Mbabazize, M. (2016). Economic development through psychosocial interventions: Community based socio-therapy program in Muhanga District, Rwanda. International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies, 4(10), 138-150. [details]
    • Planas, M. E., Middelkoop, B., Cruzado, V., & Richters, A. (2016). Navigating ethnicity in Peru: a framework for measuring multiple self-identification among indigenous Quechua women. Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies, 11(1), 70-92.

    2015

    • Jansen, S., White, R., Hogwood, J., Jansen, A., Gishoma, D., Mukamana, D., & Richters, A. (2015). The ‘‘treatment gap’’ in global mental health reconsidered: sociotherapy for collective trauma in Rwanda. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 6, [28706]. https://doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v6.28706 [details]
    • Lakika, D., Kankonde, P., & Richters, A. (2015). Violence, suffering and support: Congolese forced migrants’ experiences of psychosocial services in Johannesburg. In I. Palmary, B. Hamber, & L. Núñez (Eds.), Healing and Change in the City of Gold: Case Studies of Coping and Support in Johannesburg (pp. 101-119). (Peace Psychology Book Series; Vol. 24). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08768-9_6 [details]
    • Maringira, G., Gibson, D., & Richters, A. (2015). 'It's in my blood': the military habitus of former Zimbabwean soldiers in exile in South Africa. Armed Forces & Society, 41(1), 23-42. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095327X14523001 [details]
    • Maringira, G., Richters, A., & Núňez, L. (2015). Between remorse and nostalgia: Haunting memories of war and the search for healing among former Zimbabwean soldiers in exile in South Africa. In I. Palmary, B. Hamber, & L. Núñez (Eds.), Healing and Change in the City of Gold: Case Studies of Coping and Support in Johannesburg (pp. 79-100). (Peace Psychology Book Series; Vol. 24). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08768-9_5 [details]
    • Richters, A. (2015). Enhancing family and community resilience and wellbeing across the generations: The contribution of community-based sociotherapy in post-genocide Rwanda. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience, 17(3), 661-662. [details]

    2014

    • Richters, A., & Sarabwe, E. (2014). Everyday partner violence in Rwanda: The contribution of community-based sociotherapy to peaceful family life. African Safety Promotion: A Journal of Injury and Violence Prevention, 12(1), 18-34. [details]
    • Rutayisire, T., & Richters, A. (2014). Everyday suffering outside prison walls: a legacy of community justice in post-genocide Rwanda. Social Science & Medicine, 120, 413-420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.06.009 [details]

    2013

    • Maringira, G., Richters, A., & Gibson, D. (2013). Zimbabwean army deserters in South Africa: military bonding and survival. Africa Peace and Conflict Journal, 6(2), 32-43. [details]
    • Richters, A., Rutayisire, T., & Slegh, H. (2013). Sexual transgression and social disconnection: healing through community-based sociotherapy in Rwanda. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 15(S4), S581-S593. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2013.780261 [details]

    2012

    • Richters, J. M., Ormel, H., & van der Kwaak, A. (2012). Multi-country programme on social science research redesigned: The case for a Great Lakes Applied Research Centre. In A. van der Kwaak, H. Ormel, & A. Richters (Eds.), Capacity-building for knowledge generation: Experiences in the context of health and development (pp. 125-138). Amsterdam: KIT.
    • Slegh, H., & Richters, A. (2012). Masculinity and gender-based violence in Rwanda: the potential contribution of community-based strategies to make a change. In J. Freedman (Ed.), Engaging men in the fight against gender violence: case studies from Africa (pp. 131-158). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [details]
    • van der Kwaak, A., Richters, J. M., & Ormel, H. (2012). Creative pathways: From capacity development to action learning. In A. van der Kwaak, H. Ormel, & A. Richters (Eds.), Capacity-building for knowledge generation: Experiences in the context of health and developmentCapacity-building for knowledge generation: Experiences in the context of health and development (pp. 11-21). Amsterdam: KIT.

    2011

    • Holten, L., & Richters, A. (2011). A maternity clinic in Mali: bioethics and moral experiences in a zone of awkward engagement. Medische Antropologie, 23(1), 11-28. [details]
    • Jonkers, M., Richters, A., Zwart, J., Öry, F., & van Roosmalen, J. (2011). Severe maternal morbidity among immigrant women in the Netherlands: patients' perspectives. Reproductive health matters, 19(37), 144-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0968-8080(11)37556-8 [details]
    • Nahar, P., & Richters, A. (2011). Suffering of childless women in Bangladesh: the intersection of social identities of gender and class. Anthropology & Medicine, 18(3), 327-338. https://doi.org/10.1080/13648470.2011.615911 [details]
    • Zwart, J. J., Jonkers, M. D., Richters, A., Öry, F., Bloemenkamp, K. W., Duvekot, J. J., & van Roosmalen, J. (2011). Ethnic disparity in severe acute maternal morbidity: a nationwide cohort study in the Netherlands. European Journal of Public Health, 21(2), 229-234. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckq046 [details]

    2010

    • Akello, G., Reis, R., & Richters, A. (2010). Silencing distressed children in the context of war in northern Uganda: An analysis of its dynamics and its health consequences. Social Science & Medicine, 71(2), 213-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.03.030 [details]
    • Akello-Ayebare, G., Richters, J. M., Polderman, A. M., & Visser, L. G. (2010). Healthcare-seeking strategies among displaced children in war-ridden northern Uganda: the case of malaria. Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology, 104(5), 369-376. https://doi.org/10.1179/136485910X12743554760342 [details]
    • Igreja, V., Dias-Lambranca, B., Hershey, D. A., Racin, L., Richters, A., & Reis, R. (2010). The epidemiology of spirit possession in the aftermath of mass political violence in Mozambique. Social Science & Medicine, 71(3), 592-599. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.04.024 [details]
    • Kapteijns, L., & Richters, A. (2010). Introduction. In L. Kapteijns, & A. Richters (Eds.), Mediations of violence in Africa: fashioning new futures from contested pasts (pp. 1-23). (African-Europe group for interdisciplinary studies; No. 5). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004185364.i-266.7 [details]
    • Kapteijns, L., & Richters, A. (2010). Preface. In L. Kapteijns, & A. Richters (Eds.), Mediations of violence in Africa: fashioning new futures from contested pasts (pp. xvii-xviii). (African-Europe group for interdisciplinary studies; No. 5). Leiden: Brill. [details]
    • Richters, A. (2010). Suffering and healing in the aftermath of war and genocide in Rwanda: mediations through community-based sociotherapy. In L. Kapteijns, & A. Richters (Eds.), Mediations of violence in Africa: fashioning new futures from contested pasts (pp. 173-210). (African-Europe group for interdisciplinary studies; No. 5). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004185364.i-266.56 [details]
    • Richters, A., Rutayisire, T., & Dekker, C. (2010). Care as a turning point in sociotherapy: remaking the moral world in post-genocide Rwanda. Medische Antropologie, 22(1), 93-108. [details]
    • Verduin, F., Scholte, W. F., Rutayisire, T., & Richters, A. (2010). How qualitative information helped to shape quantitative research instruments in Rwanda. Intervention : the international journal of mental health, psychosocial work and counselling in areas of armed conflict, 8(3), 233-244. https://doi.org/10.1097/WTF.0b013e3283417522 [details]

    2014

    • Richters, A. (2014). Conclusion. Torture, 24(S1), 54-57. [details]
    • Richters, A. (2014). Introduction. Torture, 24(S1), 6-11. [details]

    2012

    • Akello, G., Richters, A., Reis, R., & Rwabukwali, C. B. (2012). Children's psychological distress and needs in Northern Uganda's conflict zone: an assessment of stakeholder's conflicting engagements. In E. M. Alvarez, & A. J. Escobar (Eds.), Psychology of war (pp. 33-61). New York: Nova Science Publishers. [details]
    • van der Kwaak, A., Ormel, H., & Richters, J. M. (Eds.) (2012). Capacity-building for knowledge generation: Experiences in the context of health and development. Amsterdam: KIT.

    2010

    • Akello, G., Richters, A., & Ovuga, E. (2010). Children’s management of complaints symptomatic of psychological distress: a critical analysis of the different approaches in Northern Uganda. African Journal of Traumatic Stress, 1(2), 70-79. [details]
    • Kapteijns, L., & Richters, A. (2010). Mediations of violence in Africa: fashioning new futures from contested pasts. (Africa-Europe group for interdisciplinary studies; No. 5). Leiden: Brill. [details]
    • Richters, A. (2010). Migrants, discrimination and equity in access to health promotion and health care. In V. Lasch, U. Sonntag, & U. Maschewsky-Schneider (Eds.), Equity in access to health promotion, treatment and care for all European women (pp. 63-78). Kassel: Kassel University Press. [details]
    • Richters, A., Rutayisire, T., Sewimfura, T., & Ngendahayo, E. (2010). Psychotrauma, healing and reconciliation in Rwanda: the contribution of community-based sociotherapy. African Journal of Traumatic Stress, 1(2), 55-63. [details]

    2009

    • Akello, G., Richters, A., & Reis, R. (2009). Coming to terms with accountability: why the reintegration of former child soldiers in Northern Uganda fails. In P. Gobodo-Madikizela, & C. van der Merwe (Eds.), Memory, narrative, and forgiveness: perspectives on the unfinished journeys of the past (pp. 188-212). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. [details]

    2015

    • Richters, A. (2015). [Review of: G. Frerks, A. Ypeij, R.S. König (2014) Gender and conflict: Embodiments, discourses and symbolic practices]. LOVA, 36.

    2014

    2010

    • Richters, A. (2010). De spin en het web: een context-gestuurde benadering van psychosociaal lijden. In H. Beijers, & R. van Dijk (Eds.), Kralen zonder ketting: een verkenning van het antropologisch perspectief in de psychiatrie (pp. 2-6). Diemen: AMB. [details]
    • Richters, A., & van Mens, L. (2010). Van feministisch gynaecoloog tot behoeder van het zelfbeschikkingsrecht voor ouderen: in gesprek met Eylard van Hall. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 13(2), 65-72. [details]
    • Richters, A., & van Thiel, T. (2010). Genezingsprocessen in het perspectief van cultuur, herinneringspolitiek, recht, vergeving en verzoening: verslag van de lezing door prof. dr. Annemiek Richters, hoogleraar Cultuur, gezondheid en ziekte aan het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, gehouden op 3 november 2009 in het Parrotia Podium, bibliotheek VANnU, Roosendaal. Bulletin GGZ WNB (Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg Westelijk Noord-Brabant), 7(1), 25-28. [details]

    Journal editor

    • Richters, A. (editor) & Kagoyire, G. (editor) (2014). Torture (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Richters, J. M. (invited speaker) (10-3-2011). Oorlogsgeweld tegen vrouwen: Gevolgen, overlevingskracht en solidariteit, Annie Romein Verschoor lezing, Universiteit Leiden.
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