Richard Asante Lecture

DateNovember 14, 2017Time3:30 - 5:00 pm
LocationCox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library

, TX
Description

The Role of Religion in Electoral Politics in Ghana and America: The Surprising Similarities.


In this talk, Asante examines the role of religion (Christian) in electoral politics in Ghana and America during the 2016 Elections. He will present preliminary findings on ongoing research project on religion and electoral politics in Ghana and America. He demonstrates that despite the separation of religion from the state, religion played an important role in the 2016 Elections in Ghana and America. He concludes by looking at the implications for the future of democracy in Ghana and America.


Dr. Richard Asante a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon. Asante holds a PhD in Political Science under the Harvard University, Boston (USA) and University of Ghana Split-PhD Program.



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• Richard Asante Lecture (free)

Deadline

11/14/2017 12:00 AM

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PublisherInstitute for Studies of Religion
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