Dean's Message

Professor Charity Sylvia Akotia
Dean, School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences, College of Humanities, University of Ghana is pleased to announce its 3rd International Conference scheduled to take place on 5th and 6th of April, 2017 on the beautiful campus of the University of Ghana, Legon. The International Conference of the School of Social Sciences has become an integral part of the activities of the School.

The theme for the 2017 conference is “Fostering Inclusiveness and Sustainable Development in Africa”. The conference aims to provide a platform for experts, professionals and researchers to disseminate their research findings in the social sciences in order to stimulate discussions in the field. It also provides an opportunity for academicians from various social science-related fields from all over the world to come together to exchange new ideas and learn from each other. Additionally, the conference will create the opportunity for scholars with varied backgrounds to develop research partnerships and collaborations that will help advance research in the social sciences.

The 2017 International Conference promises to be a very inspiring and exciting one. I therefore cordially invite scientists and professionals from all over the world to join the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in April 2017!



Call For Papers

Fostering inclusiveness and sustainable development in Africa


The School of Social Sciences is organizing the third International conference on the theme “Fostering Inclusiveness and Sustainable Development in Africa”. The chair and organizing committee of the conference is inviting abstract submissions on topical issues under the broad areas of inclusiveness and sustainable development. We particularly invite papers that combine empirical findings with theoretical reflections under the following sub-themes: