We have pleasure in inviting you to the Inaugural Newcastle Accounting & Business History Conference to be held at the Beehive, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RU on the 27th of June 2005.
Guest speakers: Professor Thomas Tyson of Department of Accounting, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, USA and Professor Stephen Walker of Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, U.K.The title of Professor Stephen Walker’s address is ‘Accounting in history’ and Professor Thomas Tyson’s is ‘Accounting and slavery’.
Papers are invited on any accounting and business history topic. Inter-disciplinary papers are encouraged. Papers or abstracts may be submitted in either hard copy or electronic WORD or WordPerfect format. A hard-copy volume of abstracts will be available at the conference.
The one-day conference will provide an informal arena for participants to present, discuss and debate ideas relating to accounting and business history in the form of working drafts or fully developed manuscripts. The format of the conference will be 40 minutes for presentation and discussion. The conference will also provide an opportunity for participants to foster research networks.
There is no conference fee but participants are expected to make presentations or to actively engage in discussions. Registration will begin at 9.30 a.m. Beverages and snacks will be available during registration. There will also be a buffet lunch and a short coffee/tea break in the afternoon.
Those wishing to participate should send an electronic copy of an abstract or an expression of interest by the 13th of June 2005 to Shanta Davie e-mail (e-mail address and contact information provided below).
Organised by: Cultures, Imperialism & Accounting Practices Research Group (CIAP), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Shanta Davie University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Business school, Tel. +44(0) 191 222 7310, Fax. +44(0) 191 222 8758 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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