Edem Adotey

Dr. Edem Adotey is a Research Fellow in the History and Politics section of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana where he teach courses on the history of Africa and its Diaspora both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He holds a Ph.D and an M.Phil in African Studies (History) from the University of Ghana and a BA (Hons) in History and English from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

His research interests are in international relations both at the inter-state and inter-community levels with a focus on traditional governance, resource and conflict management and citizenship. He is presently working on Ewe communities astride the Ghana-Togo boundary within the context of sub-regional and regional integration.

His publications include “The Paradox of Colonialism: The German Colonial Project, Pan-Ewe Identity and Consciousness in Togo, 1884 – 1914”, in Wazi Apoh and Beatrice Lundt (eds.), Germany and its West African Colonies: “Excavations” of German Colonialism in Post-Colonial Times (Lit Verlag, 2013).

Dr. Adotey is a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and is also a member of the Historical Society of Ghana.

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