Call for research proposals: Accounting History Symposium

The 16th Accounting History Symposium 

Virtual format: Friday, 3 December 2021 

Following the great success of the 15th Accounting History Symposium, held on July 3, 2021, the Accounting History Special Interest Group (AHSIG) is pleased to announce a second event for the year. 

The 16th Accounting History Symposium will be held on 3 December 2021. 

The Symposium will take place in virtual format (details TBA) and it will be free of charge for AHSIG members and non-members. 

In addition to the virtual presentations of research proposals relating to studies of accounting’s past, a panel of scholars will be in (virtual) attendance, discussing and/or providing feedback on the presentations of the participants. 

We look forward to your participation at the 16th Accounting History Symposium

 Individuals interested in making a presentation about a planned or existing research project are invited to submit a research proposal (of no more than three pages, single-spaced) containing the following: 

1. Project (working) title 

2. Background (or scenario for investigation) 

3. Main research objective in one sentence 

4. Concise key research question(s) 

5. Research methodology 

6. Period selection 

7. Limitations of the study 

8. Expected (original) contribution. 

The final date for submission of research proposals is Friday, 5 November 2021, and should be sent to

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We look forward to welcoming you to the 16th Accounting History Symposium. 

 Giulia Leoni and Maryam Safari 
AHSIG Convenor and Deputy Convenor