AAH Webinar

Academy of Accounting Historians Section Webinar

Generating Accounting Theory from Accounting

Day & Time of Webinar:
Friday, February 22, 2019
11:00 am (EST) (1:00 pm EST)

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Day & Time of Webinar:
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:00 am (EST) (1:00 pm EST)

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Webinar Description:
The Accounting Historians Journal and the Academy of Accounting Historians section of the AAA are pleased to sponsor a research workshop webinar on February 22, 2019 and March 1, 2019. For each of those days, the webinar will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm EST.

The theme is, Generating Accounting Theory and Knowledge from Accounting History. This theme will appeal to accounting history researchers especially those using qualitative techniques.  Related papers will also be accepted for presentation.

The purpose of this research workshop is to provide detailed and insightful commentary on accounting history papers to facilitate publication in the Accounting Historians Journal and other quality journals. Each paper will be reviewed and discussed by subject experts.


  • Academy of Accounting Historian Section members will be requested to submit a paper for presentation.
  • Preference with be given to papers dealing with the theme.

Program Information for February 22, 2019 Webinar
Moderator: Gary Spraakman, York University

Speculative Accounting: A Research Agenda
Presenter: Martin Persson, Western University 
Discussant: Bill Black, Senior editor, Accounting Historians Journal, USA

Contrasting Institutional Logics: Historical development of the Public Accounting Profession in the UK and France
Presenter: Richard Baker, Adelphi University
Discussant: Nadia Matringe, London School of Economics, UK

Household accounting in the American Style according to Enrico Caruso
Presenters: Valerio Antonelli, University of Salerno, Italy
Emanuela Mattia Cafaro, University of Salerno, Italy
Carlo Torre, University of Salerno, Italy
Discussants: Jennifer Reynolds-Moehrle, University of Missouri- St. Louis
Stephanie Moussalli-Kurtz, University of Mississippi 

Program Information for March 1, 2019 Webinar
Moderator: Gary Spraakman, York University

Clarifying the confusion in Pacioli's epilogue: the last remaining mystery
Presenter: Alan Sangster, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Discussant: Massimo Sargiacomo, University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Accounting, Emotions and Social Space: Materializing Shakespeare's Imaginary in the City of Verona
Presenters: Alessandro Lai, University of Verona 
Co-authors: Elena Giovannoni, University of London
Riccardo Stacchezzini, University of Verona
Discussant: Dale Flesher, Univerisyt of Mississippi 

Explaining Social Control Through Comparative Biography
Presenter: Louella Moore, Washburn University 
Discussant: Yvette Lazdowski, University of New Hampshire

CPE Information:
Field of Study: Accounting
Credit: 2.4 Credit Hours
Instructional Delivery Method: Group Internet Based Program
Program Level: Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide detail feedback to authors to improve their papers for publication
  • Develop accounting theory papers from the accounting literature including, most importantly the accounting history literature


  • No fee for the webinar. For more information regarding refunds, complaints and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (941) 921-7747.

For more information regarding this webinar, please contact Gary Spraakman,

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