Accounting History News

Dear Colleagues,

Happy new year. Below are a few announcements from the journal to begin 2022.

Although we have received a number of submissions for the “Accounting for Natural Disasters: An Historical Perspective” special issue, due to the impact of COVID19 we have decided to extend the due date of the call for papers to 15 September 2022. The call can be found at: . Potential contributors are welcome to contact the Guest Editor, Professor Massimo Sargiacomo of University G.d’Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, to discuss their proposed topics at:

We are looking forward to greeting you all at the eleventh Accounting History International Conference (11AHIC) to be held in Portsmouth, UK from 7 – 9 September 2022 with the theme of “How does accounting shape the past, present and future of society?”. This is hosted by the School of Business and Law, University of Portsmouth, and supported by the Accounting History SIG of AFAANZ and the journal. (The conference web site is found at: .) The final date for submission of papers should be submitted in Word format no later  than 1 March 2022 to . A special issue of the journal on the conference theme is scheduled to be published following the event and the call for papers will follow. 

The Accounting History International Emerging Scholars’ Colloquium (AHIESC) will be held as part of the 11AHIC on 7 September 2022.  Individuals who wish to express an interest in attending the AHIESC are requested to forward  their  research  proposals,  brief  biographical  details  and  a  CV  to  Carolyn  Fowler  no later  than  1  March  2022  at  the  following  address:  The call for proposals is at the following link under ‘call for papers’ towards the end of the page: .

Kindly pass on this information about the extension of the due date for the “Accounting for Natural Disasters: An Historical Perspective” special issue along with the 11AHIC and AHIESC information to any scholars and HDR students in your network who have an interest in Accounting History research.

Best wishes.

Carolyn, Carolyn and Laura

Carolyn Cordery, Carolyn Fowler and Laura Maran

Editors, Accounting History