Keynote Speakers

Akosua Adomako Ampofo
Professor of African Studies - University of Ghana

Akosua Adomako Ampofo is a Professor of African Studies at University of Ghana. She is the founding Head of the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy, CEGENSA, (2005-2009); the Director of the Institute of African Studies (2010-2015), and has served on numerous statutory boards and committees and is a member of various continental and international editorial boards, professional and civil society associations.

Akosua Adomako Ampofo
Professor of African Studies - University of Ghana
Molly Andrews
Professor of Political Psychology, and Co-director of the Centre for Narrative Research at the University of East London

Molly Andrews is Professor of Political Psychology, and Co-director of the Centre for Narrative Research at the University of East London. Her research interests include political narratives, the psychological basis of political commitment, political identity, patriotism, and aging. She is currently working on a project called “The Unbuilding of East Germany: Excavating Biography and History.”

Molly Andrews
Professor of Political Psychology, and Co-director of the Centre for Narrative Research at the University of East London
Gabeba Baderoon
Author of Regarding Muslims: from Slavery to Post-apartheid

Gabeba Baderoon is the author of Regarding Muslims: from Slavery to Post-apartheid (awarded the 2017 National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Best Non-fiction Monograph Award) and the poetry collections The Dream in the Next Body, The Museum of Ordinary Life and A hundred silences. She is a recipient of the Daimler Award for South African Poetry and is a member of the editorial board of the African Poetry Book Fund.

Gabeba Baderoon
Author of Regarding Muslims: from Slavery to Post-apartheid