BROCHURE
E A  Ofosu Mensah  is a Head of Department,University Of Ghana,GHANA

E A Ofosu Mensah

Head of Department

Organizing Committee

GHANA

University Of Ghana

PUBLICATIONS

A. Published Book

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2017). The Economic, Social and Political Impact of Mining on Akyem Abuakwa from the Pre-Colonial Era up to 1943. Hauppage, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

 

B. Book Chapter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Anarfi J.& Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2018). A Historical Perspective of Migration from and to Ghana. In Awumbila, Badasu &Teye (Eds), Migration in a Globalizing World: Perspectives from Ghana (pp. 51-71). Legon- Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers. ISBN: 978-9988-647-11-7

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2016). Obuasi- Sabara Connection. In Olhares Cruzados (Eds), Brazil Ghana Meeting of Eyes (81-100). Sao Paulo, Brazil: Reflexo Editora. (English and Portuguese).   ISBN: 978-85-88120-16-7

 

C. Book

Reviewed

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2015). Indigenous and Exogenous Sources: The Akan People: A documentary History. By Kwasi Konadu. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2014. Pp. xv+446. ISBN: 978-0-44879-5795.” Journal of African History. Vol 56/Issue 3. doi: 10.1017/s0021853715000481

 

D. Refereed

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Refereed

Journals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2019). The Politics of Property Rights: The Case of Akyem Abuakwa, Ghana (1912–1943). Journal of West African History5(1), 83-113.

 

  1. Adum-Kyeremeh K., Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. & Agyemang, K. J. (2018). Colonial Boundaries and Chieftaincy Disputes in Gyaman. Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana. New Series,18, 1-20.

 

  1. Asamoah, K., &Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2018). Fruitlessness of Anti-Corruption Agencies: Lessons from the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in Ghana. Journal of Asian and African Studies53(7), 987-1001.

 

  1. Ashong T., Sapong N.Y.B., Smith V.E., Ofosu-Mensah Emmanuel Ababio(In Press). Albert Adu Boahen: An Agent of Change in African Historiography and Ghanaian Politics. International Journal of African Historical Studies.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2017). Historical and Modern Artisanal Small-Scale Mining in Akyem Abuakwa, Ghana. Africa Today, 64(2), 69-91.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2017). Political Corruption in Ghana: A Case Study of the Colonial Akyem Abuakwa Traditional State. Issues in Political Discourse Analysis,Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 5(1), 41-59.

 

  1. Adum-Kyeremeh, K., & Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (In Press). Coup d’état and sports development in Ghana – 1966-1969. Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2017). Mining in Ghana and its connections with mining in the Brazilian diaspora. The Extractive Industries and Society, Elsevier. 4(3), 473-480.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2016). Mining in colonial Ghana: Extractive capitalism and its social benefits in Akyem Abuakwa under Nana Ofori Atta I. Africa Today63(1), 23-55.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E. A. (2015). Mining and conflict in the Akyem Abuakwa Kingdom in the Eastern Region of Ghana, 1919–1938. The Extractive Industries and Society, Elsevier 2(3), 480-490.

 

 

 

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A.Book Chapter

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2013). Traditional Gold Mining in the Akan States of Ghana. In I. Nishkov, I. Grigorova & D. Mochev (Eds), Proceedings of XV Balkan Mineral Processing Congress (1265-1269). Sofia: University of Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” Publishing House.

B.Refereed   

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  1. Ferede, Wuhibegezer &Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2014). The trajectories of the Ethio-Eritrean distinct identity construction and the invention of nationalist historiography.International Journal of Educational Development, 3(3), 46-50.
  1. Agyemang, J.K., Ofosu-Mensah, E.A.& Gyamerah, E.Y. (2013). The Impact of Colonial Rule on the Gyaman State. History Research, 3(6), 389-405.

 

  1. Agyemang, J.K. &Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2013). The People the Boundary could not Divide: the Gyaman of Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in Historical Perspective. Journal of African Studies and Development, 5(7), 177-189.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A.,& Ansah, GN, (2012). The Effects of the Loss of Linguistic Identity on Ethnic identity: The Case of Akwamu in Ghana.African Journal of History and Culture, 4(5), 74-79 (ISSN 2141-6672) ©2012 Academic Journals

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2012). Mining as a Factor of Social Conflict in Ghana. Global Journal of History and Culture, 1(1), 007-021.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2011). Labour migration during the colonial period to the Obuasi mines in Ghana. International Research Journal of Library, Information and Archival Studies, 1(3), 068-080.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2011). Historical overview of traditional and modern gold mining in Ghana. International Research Journal of Library, Information and Archival Studies, 1(1), 006-022.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, E.A. (2011). Gold mining and the socio-economic development of Obuasi in Adanse.African Journal of History and Culture, 3(4),54-64.

 

  1. Ofosu-Mensah, EA. (2010).Traditional Gold Mining in Adanse.Nordic Journal of African Studies, 19(2), 24-24.

 

 

EDUCATION

DATE

DEGREE/QUALIFICATION

INSTITUTION

2014

Ph.D. History

University of Ghana Legon

1999

M.Phil. History

University of Ghana Legon

1994

B.A (Hons)

University of Ghana Legon

RESEARCH INTEREST

Emmanuel Ababio Ofosu an Economic and Social Historian with a special interest in mining in Ghana and issues in Migration in the West African sub-region. My current research interest focuses on the following themes:

  • History of Gold Mining and Current Issues in the Mining Sector in Ghana with a particular focus on Akyem Abuakwa and Adanse (Obuasi) Traditional Areas.
  • Impact of Artisanal Mining on the Ecology of affected communities in Ghana.
  • History of the Extractive Industries-Gold and Diamond Mining: Oil and Gas in Ghana.
  • Historiography and Reconstruction of Migration in West Africa.

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