Gibson Award for the best article in Accounting History announced

The 2022 Robert W. Gibson Manuscript Award was awarded to Lee Moerman and Sandy van der Laan for their article ‘Accounting for and accounts of death: Past, present and future possibilities’ which was published in volume 27, issue 1 of Accounting History.

The award is presented to the author(s) of the article published during the year “which makes the most significant contribution to the accounting history literature”.  We feel sure that you will join us in congratulating Lee and Sandy for this high-quality contribution to accounting history scholarship. 

The 2022 Robert W. Gibson Manuscript Award is sponsored by the AFAANZ Accounting History Special Interest Group (AHSIG). Their sponsorship support is much appreciated. Our thanks are also expressed to the members of the AHSIG and Accounting History Editorial Board who submitted votes during the voting process. 

We also wish to acknowledge voting also highly commended the paper by Alan Sangster and Fabio Santini ‘Lost in translation: Pacioli’s de computis et scripturis’ in Volume 27, issue 3.  

Carolyn Cordery, Carolyn Fowler and Laura Maran 

Editors, Accounting History