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Forthcoming research seminars
The Impact of Accounting & Finance Research on Public Interest
British Accounting and Finance Association Northern Area Group & Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group Annual Conference
The conference aims to provide participants with the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas, to discuss new concepts and progressive methodologies, and to present their current research work.
Papers are welcome from all areas of accounting and finance.
Professor Marc Goergen
Professor Marc Goergen holds a chair in finance at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. His main research interests are in corporate governance and corporate control, IPOs, corporate investment models, M&As, insider trading, human capital issues across corporate governance systems and dividend policy. He has papers published in a number of academic journals, including European Financial Management, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation and Journal of Law, Economics & Organization. He has also (co-)written three research monographs on corporate governance, a textbook on corporate governance and has contributed chapters to several edited books. Marc is a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Topic to be presented in the conference ‘‘Trust, Owner Rights, Employees and Firm Performance’’
Professor Prem Sikka
Professor Prem Sikka interdisciplinary research is published in international peer reviewed journals and he has also authored a number of books and monographs. His research specialisms include globalisation, governance, regulation, tax havens, insolvency and business ethics. He is a regular contributor to newspapers, magazines and other media outlets. Because of his expertise and critical assessment of the financial and business world, Prem was named on the Financial Power List of 2010. Further, in 2008 he was given the Working for Justice Award by the Tax Justice Network and also received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PQ Magazine
The plenary sessions will be followed by parallel sessions for research paper presentations.
Call for Papers
Papers are welcome from all areas of accounting and finance. Submissions can range from early working drafts to fully developed papers. Please submit via email a 250-word abstract of your proposed submission to Dr Amir Michael (email: email@example.com) by 25 July your abstract should be in an attached Word file.
Selection will be undertaken by a committee of reviewers in the International Accounting & Auditing Studies Group, Durham Business School, Durham University. The authors will be notified of their decision by 31 July.
Full versions of accepted abstracts should be submitted by 20 August. Papers will be available on the conference website shortly after the submission deadline.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Amir Michael.
Please register for the conference online at:
£175 for members or £205 for non-members (to include annual membership)
£175 for PhD students or £190 for non-members (to include annual membership)
The fees will cover conference registration and pack, lunch for the two days, tea, coffee and biscuits, transportation between Ushaw College and accommodation and dinner in Ushaw College. Accommodation fee is not included.
The organiser has held a limited number of rooms in Durham University's Grey College for delegates attending this event. The rate for single bed and breakfast in an en-suite room is £35.00 per night including VAT.
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