The Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA) 17th Triennial Symposium - August 8 – 13, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 08:30
Great Hall


The Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, in partnership with Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA) will host for the first time in Africa the 2017 ACASA 17th Triennial Symposium at the University of Ghana, Legon from Tuesday, 8th – Sunday, 13th August 2017.

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 9th August, 2017 at 8.30am at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon.

Honourable Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State for Tertiary Education is the Special Guest of Honour. He will deliver the opening address and officially open the 2017 ACASA Triennial.

The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Atta Kwami, Artist. (Formerly of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology)

ACASA facilitates communication among scholars, teachers, students, artists, museum specialists, collectors, and all others interested in the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora. Its goals are to promote greater understanding of African material and expressive culture in all its forms, and to encourage contact and collaboration with African and Diaspora artists and scholars.

This historic Triennial Symposium, expected to be attended by over 350 international and national participants, will provide a unique opportunity for African artists and art historians on the African continent to connect with colleagues from across the world.

For more information contact the Conference Manager Mr. Akunu Dake, Chief Executive Officer, HERITAGE DEVELOPMENT on Cell: 0244 693 827, Tel. 0302 760441, 0302 798184, Email:

All are cordially invited




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