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Refereed academic


Emmanuel Sarabwe, Annemiek Richters & Marianne Vysma (2017) “Marital conflict in the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda: An explorative study in the context of community-based sociotherapy”, Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of Armed Conflict. Accepted for publication.

Simon Groen, Annemiek Richters, Kees Laban & Walter Devillé (2017) “Cultural Identity Among Afghan and Iraqi Traumatized Refugees: Towards a Conceptual Framework for Mental Health Care Professionals”, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, Published 20 January 2017, open access.

Simon Groen, Annemiek Richters, Kees Laban & Walter Devillé (2017) “Implementation of the cultural formulation through a newly developed brief cultural interview”, Transcultural Psychiatry 54(1): 3–22. (first published on line December 15, 2016)


Diogene Karangwa, Annemiek Richters & Mbabazi Mbabazize (2016) “Economic development through psychosocial interventions: Community based socio-therapy program in Muhanga District, Rwanda”, The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies 4(10): 138-150.

Maria-Elena Planas, Barend Middelkoop, Viviana Cruzado & Annemiek Richters (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.


Annemiek Richters (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): 661-663.

Godfrey Maringira, Diana Gibson, and Annemiek Richters, “‘It’s in my blood’: The military habitus of former Zimbabwean soldiers in exile in South Africa”, Armed Forces & Society: An interdisciplinary jurnal on military institutions, arms control and peacekeeping, and conflict management 41(1): 23-42. Published on line 6 March 2014.


Theoneste Rutayisire and Annemiek Richters (2014) “Everyday suffering outside prison walls: A legacy of community justice in post-genocide Rwanda”, Social Science & Medicine 120: 413-420.

Annemiek Richters and Emmanuel Sarabwe (2014) “Everyday partner violence in Rwanda: The contribution of community-based sociotherapy to peaceful family life”, African Safety Promotion Journal: A Journal of Injury and Violence Prevention 12(1):18-34.


Godfrey Maringira, Annemiek Richters, and Diana Gibson, “Zimbabwean army deserters in South Africa: Military bonding and survival”, Africa Peace and Conflict Journal 6(2):32-44.

Annemiek Richters, Théoneste Rutayisire & Henny Slegh (2013) “Sexual transgression and social disconnection: Healing through community-based sociotherapy in Rwanda” Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care, 14 (Suppl. 4): S581–S593 DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2013.780261


  • P. Nahar & J.M. Richters (2011). Suffering of childless women in Bangladesh: The intersection of social identities of gender and class.Anthropology & Medicine, 18(3), 327-338.
  • L.J. Holten & J.M. Richters (2011). A maternity clinic in Mali: Bioethics and moral experiences in a zone of awkward engagement. Medische Antropologie, 23(1), 11-28.
  • M.D. Jonkers, J.M. Richters, J.J. Zwart, F.G. Ory & J. van Roosmalen (2011). Severe maternal morbidity among immigrant women in the Netherlands: patients' perspectives. Reproductive health matters, 19(37), 144-153.
  • J.J. Zwart, M.D. Jonkers, J.M. Richters, F.G. Ory, K.W. Bloemenkamp, J.J. Duvekot & J. van Roosmalen (2011). Ethnic disparity in severe acute maternal morbidity: a nationwide cohort study in the Netherlands. European Journal of Public Health, 21(2), 229-235.