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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
YEAR TOPIC SPEAKER
2004 Language, the Mass media and Democracy in Ghana Kwesi Yankah.
2005 Parliamentary Vetting and our Constitutional Democracy, George Kingsley Acquah.
2007 Military Technology, the Nkrumah Government and Ghana Armed Forces, S. K. Addae.
2008 The African Family in Crisis: the Case of Ghana G. K. Nukunya.
2009 Signposts to Healthy Politics in Ghana J.R.A. Ayee.
2010 Language, Africa, and the Art of being Human Mary Esther Kropp-Dakubu.
2012 Peaceful Electoral Environment and Elections: The Role of Stakeholders Most Rev. Prof. E. Asante
2013 The Constitutional Phrase ‘We the People’ and the Politics of Inclusion K. Gyekye.
2016 Scholarly Publishing in Africa and the Role of the Open Access Initiative (OAI) A. A. Alemna
2017 Of Demolished University Gates in a Fourth Republic: Is Academic Freedom under Siege K. Yankah
2018 Migration, Farmer-Herder Conflicts and Insecurity in Ghana: Unravelling the Recent Violent Incidents in the Afram Plains Professor Steve Tonah
2019 “60 Years of Scholarly Excellence: Challenges, Achievements and Prospects” Nana S.K.B. Asante
2022 The Parameters of Right to Information and its Impact on Ghana Justice Sir Dennis Dominic Adjei
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