The workshop is being held by the Accounting History Special Interest Group (AH SIG) at Southampton University on Monday, 30 March 2020 10:30–17:00, before the main BAFA Annual Conference.
Accounting history research involves investigating the development and role of accounting in the past. The stories of history are gleaned from several sources, including documents in archives, libraries, private collections, and oral recollections. They are illuminated by knowledge of context, including, social, economic, commercial, legal, educational, financial, and religious factors identified in the literature. And they are interpreted and explained using those factors, often in combination with a selection of theories.
The aim of this workshop is to demonstrate the relevance of accounting history; to encourage participation in this genre of research; to describe various methods for carrying out accounting history research; to focus on how to publish historical research; and to provide an opportunity to establish networks and identify mentors and co-authors. Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive feedback on their research ideas and projects.
The one-day workshop will begin with an overview of accounting history methods and practice and an introduction to the Accounting History Special Interest group, followed by sessions on:
· Carrying out accounting history research.
· How to find primary sources.
· How to find secondary sources.
· Writing-up historical research: what should you include?
· How to publish accounting history in leading journals.
· Feedback on your ideas and projects (small group session)
The workshop is suitable for anyone considering beginning historical accounting research and anyone currently working in this area.
Full Ticket: £55
Reduced Rate for PhD Students Only: £25
The fee includes lunch.
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Unsalaried PhD/MPhil Student or Retired Academic: £15
Look forward to seeing you there!