Writers Project of Ghana

Author For June -- Dr Lloyd G Adu Amoah


For the month of June, Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institute Ghana proudly present a public reading with Ghanaian academic and author Dr. Lloyd G. Adu Amoah. Dr. Lloyd Amoah is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and the founding Director of the Centre for Asian Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon.

His latest book, #notesofapatriot: On Ghana, Asia, China, Fela, Women, Zidane and more was published by the University of Ghana Press in 2018. The author of several book chapters, Dr. Amoah's academic work has appeared in Administrative Theory and Praxis Journal, Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social SciencesJournal of African Affairs, the Journal of Asian and African Affairs and the Journal of African and Asian Studies among others. His research focuses on public policy formation theory, strategy in government, Africa-Asia-China relations, public administration and philosophy, e-governance and ICT policy in developing countries and the political-economy of space in developing polities.

Dr. Amoah is a fellow of the African Studies Centre and the International Institute of Asian Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands. Dr. Amoah is also member of the Ghana Studies Association, World Economics Association, Association for Heterodox Economics and the African Urban Planning Research Network. He has authored several book chapters and reviewed scholarly works for leading publishers such as Brill. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Pacific Affairs.

Lloyd has previously worked as an Associate editor of Accra Daily Mail and Cool Magazine and as a freelance journalist and photographer providing commentary for BBC's Focus on Africa magazine, Jeune Afrique’s The Africa Report, Third World Network's African Agenda magazine and Business World. He is also the editor of Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa. He is currently working on a major book on Ghana's relations with an Asian country.

Dr. Amoah is married to Sylvia and together with their two children Kwame and Otwiwa live in Accra. In his spare time he shoots hoops, lifts weights, listens to an ecletic mix of music (including jazz, hiphop, techno, highlife and classical music) and of course reads and writes. He currently has completed a second volume of #notesofapatriot and is finishing up a major book on Ghana’s relations with an Asian country.

Do join us for an interesting reading and discussion session with Dr. Lloyd G. Adu Amoah. Books will be on sale.

Date: Wednesday, 26th June, 2019

Time: 7.00 PM - 8.30 PM

Admittance is Free.

Venue: Goethe-Institut, 30 Kakramadu Close, East Cantonments, Accra.


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