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.
• Richard Asante Lecture (free)
11/14/2017 12:00 AM
How to register
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