The Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ghana, Legon has begun discussions with Sapienza University of Rome for a possible collaboration between the two institutions, via their respective Universities. Professor Pino Schirripa, Professor of Medical Anthropology, and Head of the Department of History, Cultures and Religions, Sapienza University, and Professor Albert Awedoba, Professor of
The Secretary of International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS), Dr. Paulus van der Velde, has paid a courtesy call on the new Acting Director of the Institute of African Studies (IAS), Professor Francis Dodoo.
The visit was to apprise Professor Dodoo about preparations towards the inaugural and first biennial international conference of the Association for Asian Studies in Africa (A-ASIA),
Professor Takyiwah Manuh, former Director of the Institute of African Studies, and currently Director of the Social Development Division of the Economic Commission for Africa, has been conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree by the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.
The award was in recognition of Professor Manuh's 'contributions to the fields of law,