Profiles-Kwesi Kwaa Prah

Kwesi Kwaa Prah is the Director of the Africa-wide Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) based in Cape Town.  He has worked extensively across Africa, Europe and Asia researching and teaching Sociology and Anthropology in various universities including Makerere University, Uganda; University of Botswana and Swaziland; University of Juba, Sudan; Cape Coast University, Ghana; National University of Lesotho; University of Namibia; University of the Western Cape, South Africa; University of Heidelberg, Germany; the Amsterdam Municipal University, the Netherlands and The Institute for West Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, in Beijing. Professor Prah has also been a Fellow and Associate at the Centre for African Studies, and Darwin College, Cambridge University.  Prof. Prah is currently mainly involved with work in Anthropological Linguistics, specifically the harmonization of African orthographic conventions. He has published numerous books, some of which have been translated into French and Arabic.