First Pan African Heritage world conference to be held in August

The First Pan African Heritage world conference has been scheduled to take place from 5th to 7th of August 2021.

The conference will be a hybrid three-day event at the Association of African Universities in Accra, Ghana under the theme “Building Bridges among Africans worldwide through Scholarship, Culture, Technology and Innovation”.

The Education Minister, Dr Yaw Adutwum is among the many speakers of the event. He is expected to deliver the keynote address on the 6th of August 2021.

Other speakers of the conference include Professor Molefi Kete Asante of Temple University, USA, Dr Runoko Rashidi, historian and public lecturer, Professor Maulana Karenga, professor on African Studies and founder of Kwanzaa Festival, Emeritus Professor Kofi Asare Opoku of Ghana, Emeritus Prof Rupert Lewis of Jamaica, Emeritus Professor Iva Carruthers of California, Mr Onyekachi Wambu of AFFORD-UK, Dr Aurola Vergara-Figueroa of Colombia, Professor Toyin Falola of the University of Texas at Austin, and Dr Sheila Walker, Cultural Anthropologist, USA.

The conference precedes the start of the Pan African Heritage World Museum which will be completed in December 2022 and commissioned in Ghana in 2023.