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Public Lectures

J.B. Danquah Memorial Lecture Series

The J. B. Danquah Memorial Lecture Series was instituted in 1968 in memory of a foundation member of the Academy, Dr Joseph Boakye Danquah, who died in prison in February 1965, fighting for freedom in all its manifestations. Read More

Founder’s Week Celebrations

The Academy's Anniversary programme is the oldest of its traditions. It started in November 1960 as the first Anniversary celebration and in November every year, since then, the Academy has celebrated the Anniversary. The week is always intense with activities, as attention is firmly focused on important national or topical issues. Read More

Inaugural Lectures

Other Public Events include the Inaugural Lectures which, since 1973, all newly elected Fellows have had to deliver before other Fellows and specially invited guests at evening meetings arranged for the purpose. These lectures are expected to be of a high standard but not so technical as to be beyond the comprehension of non-specialists. Read More

Annual Lectures in the Arts and Sciences

The Academy instituted the Annual Lectures in the Sciences and Humanities in 1993, with a view to creating a platform where Fellows could take turns in addressing topical issues in the humanities and the sciences. Read More

June Public Forum

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences started working closely with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in 1993. The Foundation has as one of its aims, the promotion and strengthening of democracy and social justice; and the Academy, the promotion and dissemination of knowledge. Read More

Academy Awards

Another of the Academy’s traditional flagship activities with which it endeavours to fulfill its mandate are the Prizes and Awards issued in the Gold, Silver and Bronze categories. The Gold medal is awarded to Ghanaians, based on their publication or invention, in recognition of contribution to knowledge. Submissions for the Gold award are mostly from fairly senior scholars. Read More

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Be more Patriotic – Prof Asamoah-Gyadu

Reverend Professor J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences has urged Ghanaians to be more patriotic as Dr Ephraim Amu portrayed by in his works.

Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Gets 2nd Female President

Professor Aba Bentil Andam, has been elected as the new President for the Ghana Academy of Arts (GAAS) and Sciences.


On the second anniversary of the Academy in 1961, the Academy’s