Invitation to the Kwame Gyekye Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 16:00
Great Hall,UG




The Department of Philosophy and Classics in collaboration with the Gyekye family is organizing the first Kwame Gyekye Memorial Lecture on 16th April, 2024 at 4:00pm. The Memorial Lecture has been instituted to celebrate the life of, and reflect on the intellectual legacy of, Emeritus Prof. Kwame Gyekye – one of the foremost African philosophers of our time. This first public lecture marks the 5th Anniversary of his passing on April 13, 2019. 

Below are details of the lecture:


Guest Speaker: Prof. Martin Odei Ajei, Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences

Host: Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana


Chairperson: His Lordship, Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, Justice of the Supreme Court

Special Guest of Honour: His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana

Guest of Honour: His Excellency, John Agyekum Kufuor, Former President of Ghana

Venue: Great Hall    


We humbly invite the university community to this maiden lecture in honour of Emeritus Prof. Kwame Gyekye on Tuesday, 16th April, 2024 at 4pm


Thank you.