ANNUAL LECTURES IN THE HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

    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:

    Humanities

    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

    Sciences

    2003Water: A Crisis in DevelopmentLetitia E. Obeng.
    2005The Landscape industry in Sustainable Environmental ManagementJ.C. Norman.
    2006Avian Influenza. Science Section and College of Physicians and Surgeons– Symposium
    2007Who is a Sickle Cell PersonS. K. Addae.
    2008Managing the Impact of Climate Change on Food Security: Some Post-Production Options for Ghana.S. Sefa-Dedeh.
    2009Technology for Development in Resource-Poor CountriesW. S. Alhassan.
    2010The Threat of Counterfeit and Substandard Drugs to Healthcare Delivery in Developing CountriesI. Addae-Mensah.
    2012Clay; Its Benefits to MankindV.P.Y. Gadzekpo.
    2013Naturally Occurring Radioactivity in Our HomesAba Bentil Andam.
    2015Galamsey: Effects on Soil Productivity,Yaw Ahenkorah & E. Owusu-Bennoah
    20172017       Stress and Rest: Pharmacodynamic Modulation for Sustainable Human Health’Arthur C. Sackeyfio
    2017Abnormal Haemoglobins (Sickle Etc.) and Us Ghanaians: Research and Practice at Home and AbroadF. I. D. Konotey-Ahulu