2021 February


23 Feb: J.B. Danquah Memorial Lecture 2021

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences has held its annual three-day J. B. Danquah Memorial Lectures from 22nd -24th February 2021. This year’s lecture which was themed; “The Family Our Nation: An Agenda for the 21st Century” was the 54th Edition of the J. B. Danquah Lecture series. Emerita Professor Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf, FGA was the speaker for all three days; she is a geographer, an environmental advisor, a development consultant, and an expert in rural energy systems.

Emeritus Prof. Samuel Sefah-Dedeh

23 Feb: Emeritus Professor Samuel Sefa-Dedeh Takes Over GAAS Presidency

Her Ladyship, Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, JSC, FGA has handed over the office of President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) to Emeritus Prof. Samuel Kofi Sefa-Dedeh, FGA for the period 2021-2022. The changing of batons took place at a brief ceremony held at the GAAS Secretariat at No.1 Casely Hayford Road, Research Crescent, Airport Resident Area, Accra on 14th January, 2020.