Special Issue on Historical Accounting for Enterprise and Society in Africa 

Virtual Workshop 

Friday, 31 March 2023 | 09:00 – 14:00 GMT/UTC 

The Guest Editors of the special issue on Historical Accounting for Enterprise and Society in Africa are pleased to invite contributors to the special online workshop in respect to this Special Issue on 31 March 2023. 

The virtual workshop is aimed at prospective contributors and academics who have an interest on the topical issues the special issue seeks to address. This Special Issue seeks to understand the history and legacy of accounting and accounting systems in the development of enterprise and society in Africa. It directs attention to all traditions of accounting through the long history of African indigenous economies and cultures. The full call for papers is available here. 

Those wishing to present their ongoing work at the workshop should reach out to the Guest Editors: Professor Grietjie Verhoef (gverhoef@uj.ac.za) and Dr Olayinka Moses (yinka.moses@vuw.ac.nz) with a proposal or an extended abstract of the intended paper by Friday, 10 March 2023

Workshop submission guideline: 

  • The proposal/extended abstracts for consideration should clearly identify:
    • purpose of the research 
    • research design including theoretical framework and contextual focus/data of the study. 
    • research method and expected results 
    • intended contribution(s) of study and how it aligns with the special issue. 


  • Click here to register for the workshop. 
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 


  • The closing date for full paper submission is 30 September 2023