Academy Announcements

American Accounting Association Annual Meeting

Each year the Academy holds multiple activities during the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.  Next year, the meeting will be held in San Diego, California. Check back for additional information on specific Academy events, including an accounting history focused CPE session.

15th World Congress of Accounting Historians

Start planning now, the next World Congress will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia from July 1, 2020 to July 4, 2020 (dates are tentative).


Recent Conferences & Events

14th World Congress of Accounting Historians

Congratulations on a very successful 14th World Congress of Accounting Historians, which took place in picturesque Pescara, Italy.  With over 200 guests and 20+ countries represented, the event brought together colleagues from around the world.

Letter from the President

This is an exciting time for the Academy as we leverage our successful past to expand our reach as a 21st century global organization.

In 2015 the membership voted to authorize the Academy leadership, under the direction of President Massimo Sargiacomo, to actively pursue an affiliation with the American Accounting Association (AAA).

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Accounting Historians Journal

First volume was published in 1974. We publish twice a year. Older volumes are available online at AAA Digital Library

Overview of acceptable submissions:

  • History of profession
  • Biography
  • History of accounting change
  • Entity case studies: industries, companies, governmental or NFP entities
  • Development of accounting theory
  • Critical examinations of new or old research
  • Does not have to be old to be a part of our history

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