The Accounting Historians Notebook, April 2016 1
Vol. 39, No. 1 © Academy of Accounting Historians April 2016
Much time has passed since the “Fourth International Congress of the History of Accountancy” was successfully organized in Pisa in 1984 by Tito Antoni. The University Gabriele d’Annunzio and its Department of Management and Business Administration are proud to host the 2016 World Congress of Accounting Historians, which will take place in Pescara, the trendy Italian seaside resort.
Supported by the Italian Society of Accounting History (SISR), the 14th WCAH will provide an international platform for scholars from around the world to present and discuss research across the full range of accounting history topics and methodological and theoretical perspectives.
Accounting History Symposium
As part of the WCAH, there will be a symposium where a panel of distinguished editors and delegates representing accounting history journals will be represented. The symposium will focus on the status
14th World Congress of Accounting Historians
June 25-27, 2016 ● Pescara, Italy ● wcah2016.org
of research in the field and trends in the worldwide research agenda.
Conference Keynote Speakers
Peter Miller (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Gary J. Previts* (Weatherhead School of Management - Case Western Reserve University)
Stephen P. Walker* (Business School – University of Edinburgh)
Massimo Sargiacomo* (University Gabriele d’Annunzio), Convener
Barbara Merino* (University of North Texas)
Joni Young (University of New Mexico - Anderson School of Management)
*Indicates that individual is a former president of the Academy.