Global Ghana: A Ghana Studies Association Conference in Cape Coast, July 6-9, 2016.

A Ghana Studies Association Conference in Cape Coast 6-9 July, 2016. Here are the Twitter highlights from four days of all things Ghana! Day 1. It started on a bus taking us from Accra to green Cape Coast. On our way to the Triennial Ghana Studies Association Conference in Cape Coast, Ghana! #GlobalGhana pic.twitter.com/hHPFzxt1hu GHANA STUDIES ASSOC@GHANASTUDIESASA …

House Girl – A Film by Koby Adom on The Plight of Domestic Workers

I recently linked up with Ghanaian filmmaker Koby Adom to learn more about his new project, House Girl, a short film dedicated to telling the story of the plight of young domestic workers in Ghana. I think we do not discuss the topic at all enough in Ghana and hence silently agree to, at times, …

Research

Research Interests: Higher Education in Africa. Youth, Youth Migration and Mobility. Digital Humanities and Social Media. Inclusive Sustainable Economic Development, Democratization and Ghanaian Politics. Postdoc Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute in the project “The Space and Role of Political Science in the Evolving Democratic Transformation in Africa” (link to project site). PhD project at …

>Dead Aid Debate

> Surfed into Guernica Magazine ( a wonderful web based magazine on art and politics!) and saw this interview with writer and economist Dembisa Moyo. Moyo has recently written a book, “Dead Aid”. Her agument is that aid dependence is doing more to hurt than to help Africa. And that aid is being sustained not …