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Annual Lecture in the Humanities and Sciences
GAAS

Besides inaugural lectures, the Academy also has the annual lecture series, instituted in 1993, where Fellows take turns in addressing topical issues in the humanities and the sciences. Annual Lectures delivered since 2003 are as follows:

Annual Lecture in the Humanities
Humanities
YEARTOPICSPEAKER
2004Language, the Mass media and Democracy in GhanaKwesi Yankah.
2005Parliamentary Vetting and our ConstitutionalDemocracy, George Kingsley Acquah.
2007Military Technology, the Nkrumah Government and Ghana Armed Forces,S. K. Addae.
2008The African Family in Crisis: the Case of GhanaG. K. Nukunya.
2009Signposts to Healthy Politics in GhanaJ.R.A. Ayee.
2010Language, Africa, and the Art of being HumanMary Esther Kropp-Dakubu.
2012Peaceful Electoral Environment and Elections: The Role of StakeholdersMost Rev. Prof. E. Asante
2013The Constitutional Phrase ‘We the People’ and the Politics of InclusionK. Gyekye.
2016Scholarly Publishing in Africa and the Role of the Open Access Initiative (OAI)A. A. Alemna
2017Of Demolished University Gates in a Fourth Republic: Is Academic Freedom under SiegeK. Yankah
2018Migration, Farmer-Herder Conflicts and Insecurity in Ghana: Unravelling the Recent Violent Incidents in the Afram PlainsProfessor Steve Tonah
2019“60 Years of Scholarly Excellence: Challenges, Achievements and Prospects”Nana S.K.B. Asante
Annual Lecture in the Sciences
Sciences
YEAR TOPIC SPEAKER
2003 Water: A Crisis in Development Letitia E. Obeng.
2005 The Landscape industry in Sustainable Environmental Management J.C. Norman.
2006 Avian Influenza. Science Section and College of Physicians and Surgeons – Symposium
2007 Who is a Sickle Cell Person S. K. Addae.
2008 Managing the Impact of Climate Change on Food Security: Some Post-Production Options for Ghana. S. Sefa-Dedeh.
2009 Technology for Development in Resource-Poor Countries W. S. Alhassan.
2010 The Threat of Counterfeit and Substandard Drugs to Healthcare Delivery in Developing Countries I. Addae-Mensah.
2012 Clay; Its Benefits to Mankind V.P.Y. Gadzekpo.
2013 Naturally Occurring Radioactivity in Our Homes Aba Bentil Andam.
2015 Galamsey: Effects on Soil Productivity, Yaw Ahenkorah & E. Owusu-Bennoah
2016 2017 Stress and Rest: Pharmacodynamic Modulation for Sustainable Human Health’ Arthur C. Sackeyfio